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Real Change honors law school's homeless rights advocacy

September 14, 2016

The law school's Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, an endeavor fueled by passion and filled with purpose, will receive the 2016 Change Agent award this week from Seattle's Real Change. 

Center for Indian Law and Policy welcomes new staff director

August 11, 2016

Attorney Brooke Pinkham has joined the Center for Indian Law and Policy as the new staff director. A member of the Nez Perce tribe who grew up within the community of the Yakama Nation in south central Washington State, she brings a lifelong commitment to Indian people and tribes throughout Washington State. 

Legal writing professors win Courage Award

July 06, 2016

The Legal Writing Institute Board of Directors will present the Terri LeClercq Courage Award to Professors Laurel Oates and Mimi Samuel in July at the 2016 LWI Biennial Conference in Portland, Oregon.  

Adamson, Spade win Provost's Awards for Excellence

June 14, 2016

Professors Bryan Adamson and Dean Spade received Seattle University Provost's Award for Excellence at Seattle University's graduation ceremony in June. 

New reports debunk common myths about homelessness

May 09, 2016

Six new reports examine the impacts of increasingly popular laws and policies that criminalize homelessness, such as prohibitions on living in vehicles, sweeps of tent encampments, pet ownership standards, and barriers to access at emergency shelters. 

Student takes inmate's civil rights case to federal court

April 29, 2016

As a student in the law school's Civil Rights and Amicus Clinic, Katie Loberstein has a rare opportunity to argue a case before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday, May 2. She hopes her diligent preparation will pay off for her client, Anthony Merrick. 

Legal Writing Program leader Anne Enquist retires

April 04, 2016

After more than three decades of teaching legal writing and elevating its prominence as a discipline within legal education, Professor Anne Enquist will retire from Seattle University School of Law at the end of this academic year. 

Clinic client Nestora Salgado freed from prison

March 18, 2016

After over two and a half years of illegal detention, clinic client Nestora Salgado is finally free. Mexican courts cleared her of remaining charges and ordered her release.  

Conference activates academics to fight poverty

February 18, 2016

A conference at Seattle University School of Law this weekend aims to take academics out of the ivory tower and into the streets. 

Korematsu Center lends support to fight against racist football team name

February 12, 2016

In a powerfully written call for racial justice, the Korematsu Center for Law and Equality has filed an amicus brief to support five Native American activists who are challenging a federal trademark for Washington, D.C.'s football team.  

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