College of Law
Associate Professor of Law
J.D., 2001 (cum laude), Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans
B.S., 1997, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Same-Sex Marriage Rights
Prior to joining the College of Law, Professor Sanders was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Lawyering Skills at Seattle University School of Law; a staff attorney with The Defender Association (TDA), a public defender non-profit law organization in Seattle, Washington; and an associate at both the Seattle office of K&L Gates and the New Orleans office of Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell. She was also a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Ivan L.R. Lemelle in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana and the Honorable Lavenski R. Smith in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Professor Sanders received her J.D. from Loyola University College of Law in New Orleans and a B.S. in Psychology from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. She served as Index/Casenote Editor on the Loyola Law Review and was named a William Crowe Scholar upon graduation. Professor Sanders was also awarded a Pegasus Scholarship by the American Inns of Court and the Honorable Society of the Inner Temple in London, England.
Professor Sanders is admitted to practice in the state courts of Louisiana, New York, and Washington, as well as various federal courts around the nation.
- Michigan's Duty to Provide Access to Health Care, 6 WAYNE J.L. SOC'Y 1 (2005)
- The Cyclical Nature of Divorce in the Western Legal Tradition, 50 LOY. L. REV. 407 (2004)
- Twenty-Five Years of a Divided Court and Nation: Conflicting Views of Affirmative Action and Reverse Discrimination, 26 U. ARK. LITTLE ROCK L. REV. 61 (2003)
- Casenote, Putting an End to the Speculative Jury: Louisiana v. Haddad, 45 LOY. L. REV. 783 (1999)
- Loren Miller Bar Association Young Lawyer of the Year Award (2008)
- American Inn of Court/Honorable Society of the Inner Temple (London, England) Pegasus Scholar (2004)
- Loyola University School of Law William Crowe Scholar (2001)
- Loyola Law Review Editorial Board Award for Outstanding Dedication and Service (1999-2000)