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Alum earns fellowship to help victims of elder abuse

September 04, 2020

Archie Roundtree, Jr. ’18 has earned a spot in a new national program, launched by Equal Justice Works, to help victims of elder abuse and exploitation.

Scholarship recipients driven by passion for social justice

August 28, 2020

Both scholarships are three-year, full-tuition awards that recognize outstanding law students. The Scholars for Justice award goes to a student committed to working in public interest, and the Nash award goes to an enrolled member of an Indian tribe (or lineal descendant of an enrolled member).

Law school welcomes newest class of 'society's problem solvers'

August 20, 2020

With this incoming class, the law school maintains its status as the Pacific Northwest's most diverse law school, with 40 percent students of color. Seventeen percent are LGBTQ and 65 percent are women.

Fellowship provides legal aid to pandemic's hard-hit farmworkers

July 31, 2020

Lavena Staten: "The federal government deemed farmworkers essential but made their safety optional. The pandemic is exposing our country's cruel treatment of farmworkers."

Clinic advocacy leads to protection order for immigrant detainees

July 31, 2020

Working with Global Rights Advocacy and La Resistencia NW, the clinic convinced the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to adopt a resolution granting protections for the life, personal integrity, and health of immigrants held at the Northwest Detention Center.