Celebrating 40 years!
Alumni, faculty and students packed the Second Floor Gallery April 11 to mark the 40th anniversary of Seattle University School of Law. Professors John Strait and Annette Clark ’89 spoke about the history of the law school, and four outstanding graduates received alumni awards: from left, David Keenan ’08, Bill Marler ’87, Debora Juarez ’87 and Justice Charles Johnson ’76. See more photos from the celebration and read more about the law school’s first 40 years. (Photo by Matt Hagen)
Next law dean is familiar face
Professor Annette Clark ’89 will be the law school’s next dean. An accomplished scholar and talented administrator, she is the first graduate of the law school chosen to lead it. Her tenure starts July 1.
Korematsu Center joins two cases
Clinical Teaching Fellow Anjana Malhotra and Professor Robert Chang and their students in the Civil Rights Amicus and Advocacy Clinic are working to overturn a ban on Mexican American Studies in Tucson schools. They also filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court asking the Court to safeguard anti-retaliation protections for employees who report discrimination.
Carmen González speaks on new book
Professor Carmen G. González will present a lecture about race, gender, and class in academia at 4:30 p.m. April 25 at the law school. It is based on her new book, “Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia,” co-edited by Seattle U Associate Professor Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, who also will take part in the lecture.
Skype links students cross-country
Two Spring 2013 classes taught by Professors Margaret Chon and Dean Spade are taking advantage of technology to enhance students' academic experience, using Skype every week to link up with classrooms on the East Coast.
A toast to our donors
We look forward to celebrating all the alumni and friends who support us as at an evening of wine tasting and music May 30. If you’d like to attend and haven’t made your gift this year, you can easily donate online. Watch for more details about the event soon.