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Bannai, now retiring, combined teaching skills with zealous advocacy

June 14, 2021

As a professor of lawyering skills and director of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Lorraine Bannai spent 25 of her 41 teaching years at Seattle University School of Law. As a lawyer, she helped reopen the case of Fred Korematsu and often speaks on the atrocity of Japanese American incarceration during World War II.

Advocates respond "The Fight for the Soul of Seattle"

December 15, 2020

The Homeless Rights Advocacy Project at Seattle University School of Law has joined with other organizations in a statement responding to a recent news video.

Korematsu Center asks U.S. Supreme Court to protect DACA

November 06, 2019

The federal government's decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was arbitrary, capricious, and infected with racial animus, according to an amicus brief filed by the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality.

Korematsu Center earns prestigious race equity award

May 22, 2019

The Korematsu Center at Seattle University School of Law is the 2019 recipient of the Derrick Bell Legacy Award from the Critical Race Studies in Education Association (CRSEA). Professor Robert Chang, executive director of the center, will receive the award at CRSEA's annual conference later this month.

Korematsu Center files Supreme Court amicus brief challenging the 2020 census citizenship question

April 04, 2019

The Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality joins American citizens of Japanese descent who were incarcerated during World War II, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and CAIR-New York, in filing an amicus brief challenging the census citizenship question in the Supreme Court.

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