Loyola’s College of Law begins celebrating its 100th anniversary this month with a number of events celebrating current students and alumni. Established in 1914, the College of Law was initially at Baronne and Common Streets before moving onto the main campus Uptown, where it remained from 1915-1986 when it moved to its current location on Broadway.
Graduates from the College of Law include former mayor Maurice “Moon” Landrieu and his son, the current mayor Mitch Landrieu,
Xavier University President Norman Francis,
former president of the National Organization for Women (NOW) Kim Gandy,
and many more distinguished law professionals and politicians.
Special Collections & Archives is rich in resources related to the history of the College of Law, including the personal papers of alumna and former professor (and New Orleans’ first female law professor) Janet Mary Riley.
Found in the Archives is a recurring series of crazy cool stuff found in the Monroe Library’s Special Collections & Archives.