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President Peñalver welcomes law students to Seattle University

August 19, 2021

In his first address to students since becoming Seattle University’s leader in July, President Eduardo Peñalver welcomed the School of Law’s incoming students with an inspiring reminder about the role lawyers play in society.

Seattle U Law dean announces departure

August 16, 2021

Annette Clark '89 will leave her position next June after almost a decade at the helm

Recent grad earns fellowship to help essential workers with pandemic struggles

August 05, 2021

As the Essential Worker Fellow, Rodriguez will work directly with food service workers who have been denied unemployment benefits or asked to repay benefits. Her role will include community outreach and direct representation of workers in hearings. The fellowship will focus on low-income communities of color who have been impacted most by the COVID-19 shutdowns.

Halliburton granted emeritus status

July 01, 2021

Christian Halliburton joined the faculty in 2002 and served as the faculty director of the law school's Alaska Program from 2015 to 2020.

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.