Judaic Studies Lecture

Legal Scholar Laurie Levenson

Laurie L. Levenson, the David W. Burcham Chair in Ethical Advocacy at Loyola Law School, will discuss Jewish law and ethics while giving the College’s Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Lectureship in Judaic Studies. The lecture is free and open to the public. A live webstream of Levenson’s lecture will be available at

Levenson has appeared on CBS, CNN, ABC, NBC and NPR to share commentary on a wide range of high-publicity legal cases, including the O.J. Simpson murder trial, Rodney King beating trial, Menendez murder trials, Michael Jackson molestation case, Scott Peterson murder trial, Bernard Madoff investigation, Clinton impeachment, Roger Clemens perjury trial and Lance Armstrong doping scandal.

In addition to her teaching, Levenson serves as director of the Loyola Center for Ethical Advocacy and Loyola’s Project for the Innocent. She was a co-founder of Loyola Law School‘s Chair in Jewish Law, and among her numerous books and articles, she is a contributing author to Judaism and Criminal Justice and Jewish Choices, Jewish Voices – Death Penalty. Levenson has served on the Board of Directors for Bet Tzedek Legal Services and Los Angeles Hillel Council, as well as a lecturer at the American Jewish University, Los Angeles Skirball Museum and national symposia on Jewish law and ethics.


Thu, Oct 3, 2013
7:00 PM
Langroise Recital Hall