Category Archives: Experiential Learning

Student Spotlight: Ben Horwitz, Claiming Chicago for his own city

Third-year student Ben Horwitz came to Loyola with dual interests in trial advocacy and public interest work—two areas in which he’s taken every opportunity to learn. In the classroom, in the clinic, and in competition, “Loyola has pushed me to … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Pete Kalenik, Creating safer communities

3L Pete Kalenik is earning a joint degree in law and public policy while balancing a full-time workload as a Chicago police officer and paratrooper in the U.S. Army Reserve. A recipient of the William F. and Kathleen Hynes Scholarship, … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Catharine Debelle, JD ’17

Advocating for others Recent Loyola law graduate Catharine Debelle (JD ’17) reflects upon her rewarding experience working with Loyola’s Health Justice Project. On a cold Chicago morning in January, Maria (not her real name), a 24-year-old women from Champaign, Illinois, … Continue reading

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Current Student Spotlight: Sei Unno, 2L

Sei Unno, a 2L at Loyola with undergraduate majors in history and psychology, enrolled this past fall in the School of Law’s nationally recognized Health Justice Project to gain practical training as a student clinician and to help those in … Continue reading

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Loyola to launch legal center for social justice

Communities in need of critical legal services in such areas as health care, education, and criminal justice will benefit from a new center at Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law thanks to the generosity of alumnus Curt Rodin (JD ’75) … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Victoria Dempsey (JD ’16)

The Illinois Bar Foundation has awarded a post graduate legal fellowship to School of Law graduate Victoria Dempsey (JD ’16). She will begin her fellowship this fall working at Loyola’s Community Law Center Clinic. Victoria was a member of the … Continue reading

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Loyola School of Law in the News – Shelley Dunck, Business Law Clinic

Loyola to 1871: Start me up By Jack Silverstein Law Bulletin staff writer One of the primary purposes of a legal clinic is to give students real-world experience. Add Loyola University Chicago School of Law to the growing list of … Continue reading

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News from Life After Innocence

  Life After Innocence’s Second Annual Turkey Toss fundraiser was a great success, thanks in large part to some last-minute adjustments and great company.  We received substantial donations from those who attended and from many of our out-of-state supporters.  The entertaining … Continue reading

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New Externship Program in Washington, D.C | Government and Public Interest

Beginning with the summer 2014 semester, students securing externships with government or public interest agencies in Washington, DC. will be able to earn academic credit while they continue to transition from law student to practicing attorney.  Students who have secured … Continue reading

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Health Justice Project || Winter 2014 Newsletter

The Health Justice Project is very excited to share the  Winter 2014 Newsletter. The newsletter is available here and you can see a preview below. The Winter 2014 feature includes a recent patient/client success story, a spotlight on our interprofessional team of … Continue reading

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