Faculty News

Law students help protect domestic violence victims during pandemic

April 20, 2020

Liu and almost a dozen other Seattle University School of Law students have signed up for a new project launched by Professor Deirdre Bowen - a "pop-up clinic" of sorts that addresses the increased need for domestic violence protection orders during the pandemic. Student volunteers, all of whom studied family law with Bowen, will be on call to help victims fill out the required legal forms to obtain a protection order. And all of it will happen online.

Human Rights Clinic petitions U.N. for COVID-19 protections for detained immigrants

April 09, 2020

Arguing that detained immigrants are especially vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic, Seattle University School of Law students recently succeeded in petitioning the United Nations for better health protections for detainees.

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.

Seattle U Law remembers the life of longest-serving dean

October 16, 2019

James E. Bond, who led the law school through significant change during his 13-year tenure, passed away in September.

Jeff Minneti earns Oltman honor for teaching excellence

September 18, 2019

Professor Jeff Minneti teaches criminal law and trusts and estates. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. He also teaches students mindfulness meditation techniques, leads discussions about what makes lawyers happy, and models civility for the entire Seattle U Law community.

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.

Seattle U Law hosts Annual Association of Academic Support Educators Conference

May 09, 2019

Law school academic support educators from across the country will gather at Seattle University School of Law this month to share ideas, research, and real-world experiences in order to better help students succeed in law school and on the bar exam.

Haiku fan, legal writing prof Connie Krontz retires

March 28, 2019

There’s a reason why Professor Connie Krontz ’89 connects so strongly with non-traditional students at Seattle University School of Law. It’s because she was one herself, starting law school at the age of 33 after working at several jobs. Like many whom she taught, she was also a first-generation college student.

Midterm elections inspire voting rights class

November 05, 2018

Expecting an increased interest in elections, Seattle University School of Law added a new constitutional law class to the schedule this semester – Voting Rights and Election Law.

Clinic director Lisa Brodoff earns 2019 Great Teacher Award

October 11, 2018

"The selection committee was overwhelmed by the impact you have had on your colleagues and students, and the sense of community your teaching and engagement has created," SALT said.