Centers and Institutes
The Access to Justice Institute strives to inspire law students toward a lifelong commitment to social justice, public interest and pro bono work. ATJI serves as a bridge between academics and action, encouraging students to be leaders for justice.
The Berle Center facilitates the study of the constantly evolving American and global economic system, the ongoing struggle for power between and among corporations, governments, individuals, and society, and the role of law in mediating and shaping the nature of our economic relations and institutions.
The Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality aims to advance social justice by fostering critical thinking about discrimination in U.S. society and through targeted advocacy to foster equality and freedom. The center's work is divided into three units: research, advocacy and education projects.
The Center for Indian Law & Policy is committed to educating and training both Indian and non-Indian students, attorneys and community leaders in areas of federal Indian law and other legal, cultural and policy issues that impact tribes and Indian people.
The Center for Global Justice combines a justice-based approach to globalization with a commitment to academic excellence. Among the center’s projects are a speakers series, a student fellows program and internship opportunities.
The Latin America Program for Academic and Judicial Exchanges brings academics and judicial officers from Latin America to the United States and sends U.S. academics and judicial officers to Latin America to teach and learn about each other’s legal systems.
The Films for Justice Institute was established in 1995 by Professor Marilyn Berger as part of the Seattle University School of Law. The Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to furthering legal education by funding films that examine issues that inform the civil justice system, social justice, and law and society.