Press Coverage Archives
September 18, 2017
The Korematsu Center filed an amicus brief on behalf of the children of Gordon Hirabayashi, Minoru Yasui, and Fred Korematsu in opposition of Trump's travel ban.
August 18, 2017
Her dedication to her students and her commitment to academic achievement has earned Professor Deborah Ahrens the 2017-19 William C. Oltman Professor of Teaching Excellence Award.
August 16, 2017
In welcoming new students to Seattle University School of Law today, Dean Annette E. Clark '89 affirmed the university’s commitment to diversity and condemned violent demonstrations by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend.
August 03, 2017
Antitrust scholar Professor John Kirkwood has been elected to The American Law Institute (ALI), the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law.
July 28, 2017
Professor Gillian Dutton and 2008 graduate Kristi Cruz were both significant contributors to a new plan that assists state courts in ensuring access for all limited English proficient (LEP) people who need court services and programs.
July 14, 2017
Hyun-Ji Lee '17 is the 2017-18 Frances Perkins Fellow at the Unemployment Law Project.
June 23, 2017
People have First Amendment rights to receive information and ideas from legal advisers, and lawyers have similar rights to express those ideas, according to a brief filed by the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality in support of legal advocates who have been ordered to stop helping immigrants.
June 21, 2017
The case that helped launch the law school’s Civil Rights Clinic in 2012 heads back to the courtroom this summer, as Professor Robert Chang and a team of attorneys continue legal efforts to protect ethnic studies in Arizona.
May 22, 2017
The Korematsu Center was joined by other amici in filing Eastern District of Michigan amicus brief in Arab American Civil Rights League v. Trump.
May 11, 2017
When students signed up for Professor Won Kidane's Immigration Law Clinic this spring, they had no idea that their line of work would be the subject of daily headlines and massive protests at airports across the country.
May 05, 2017
Seattle professor teams up with Southern Poverty Law Center on largest indigent defense case of its kind.
April 03, 2017
As Professor Strait prepares to retire at the end of this academic year, he reflected on his long career of working to build a bridge between academia and the practicing bar and bench, and remembered with pride the thousands of students he taught who went on to become talented, hard-working lawyers.
March 24, 2017
Recognizing the valuable role mentors play in guiding new lawyers, Seattle University School of Law honored Judge Beth M. Andrus as Woman of the Year for 2017.
March 03, 2017
The Latinx Law Student Association will present annual awards to three people whose work and achievements lift up the legal community, support the law school, and foster justice.
March 02, 2017
Each year the Seattle University Alumni Association hosts the Alumni Awards, honoring six outstanding members of the Seattle University community who embody our Jesuit values, demonstrating leadership and service to others. Two law school graduates are included this year, honored for work on behalf of children living in areas of conflict and on behalf of immigrants and women.
February 28, 2017
Eleven graduates of Seattle University School of Law will receive mentorship and financial assistance for one year as they build legal practices to serve moderate-income clients. They are part of the law school's innovative Low Bono Incubator Program, which launched in 2014.
February 16, 2017
The center was joined by the children of litigants in the Japanese relocation and incarceration cases from World War II, civil rights organizations, and national and New York bar associations of color.
February 07, 2017
The Black Law Student Association (BLSA) at Seattle University School of Law will celebrate two graduates who have devoted both their professional lives and volunteer hours to helping vulnerable people and communities.
February 06, 2017
In its amicus brief, the Korematsu Center asserts that courts actually can – and should – review executive branch action on immigration.
February 03, 2017
Former clinic professor and social justice champion Karena Rahall has returned to Seattle University School of Law to lead the Access to Justice Institute (ATJI) in the recently elevated role of assistant dean.
January 29, 2017
Korematsu Center condemns President Trump's executive order restricting immigration