2019 Press Coverage

Japanese American Incarceration Survivors, Muslim Group Oppose Census Citizenship Question

April 10, 2019

Professor Robert S. Chang explains why Japanese American and Muslim communities oppose a citizenship question on the U.S. Census.

Cruel and Unusual: Martin v. Boise confronts excuses and demands action

April 10, 2019

Professor Sara Rankin debunks the myth that homelessness is a choice.

Argument preview: The interplay of state and federal law on the outer continental shelf

April 09, 2019

Professor Andrew Siegel analyzes a case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.

2019's Best Cheap Car Insurance in Washington

April 08, 2019

Professor W.H. (Joe) Knight offers thoughts on what affects insurance rates in Washington.

Lawmakers hear from experts after KOMO special

April 03, 2019

Professor Sara Rankin tells lawmakers that ending homelessness is a shared interest.

Seattle Has the Solution to Chronic Homelessness–We Just Need to Bring It to Scale

April 01, 2019

Professor Sara Rankin co-authors an essay calling for more permanent supportive housing.

Seattle Labor Unions Then and Now

March 26, 2019

Professor Charlotte Garden offers observations on the current state of labor organizing in Seattle.

King County prosecutors help cut 'breathtaking' prison sentence

March 26, 2019

This story profiles a woman whose sentence was cut in half with help from Vice Dean Paul Holland and his clinic students.

Homeless Bill of Rights Fizzles Out This Session but Advocates Continue to Lay Groundwork

March 22, 2019

Story cites Professor Sara Rankin as an early proponent of protective legislation.

Franchisers Ask EEOC for Anti-Harassment Guidance Post #MeToo

March 22, 2019

Professor Charlotte Garden says franchisers want to avoid joint employer liability when dealing with franchisees’ anti-harassment policies.

Legal pot: Why minorities say they're being left out of the money

March 20, 2019

Professor Steven Bender says the third generation of marijuana legalization is race consciousness.

Why a Big Tech Breakup Looks Better to Washington

March 17, 2019

Public sentiment toward Amazon has changed, says Professor Julie Shapiro.

Dozens of Class Actions Build on Supreme Court's 'Janus' Union Ruling

March 14, 2019

Refunds of dues would be an existential threat to unions, says Professor Charlotte Garden.

Someone's Going to Get Killed Charging Those E-Scooters

March 12, 2019

Professor Charlotte Garden says workers need companies to create better working conditions.

Breaking up Amazon: Is it even possible? Imagining the tech giant under a U.S. antitrust crackdown

March 12, 2019

Professor John Kirkwood comments on the difficulty of breaking off businesses from Amazon.

Uber to Pay $20 Million to Settle Driver Classification Suit

March 12, 2019

Professor Charlotte Garden says the settlement is reasonable but doesn't resolve driver status.

Judges' trips to Costa Rica have the 'potential to be very serious,' ethics expert says

March 08, 2019

Ethics expert Professor John Strait says there's a high burden of proof in ethics investigations.

From 'evil empire' to model citizen? How Microsoft's good deeds work to its competitive advantage

March 07, 2019

John Kirkwood said the collective reach and power of the country's top five tech companies warrants "careful scrutiny."

Google Will Stop Making Employees Waive Class Action Rights

February 21, 2019

Professor Charlotte Garden says the company's move is a "major step forward."

In Seattle, 1 in 5 people booked into jail are homeless

February 19, 2019

Social services would be more effective and less costly than jail, says Professor Sara Rankin.

Bezos Blackmail and First Amendment

February 08, 2019

Professor Bryan Adamson explains how the First Amendment doesn't protect blackmail.

What does a federal lawsuit mean for Seattle's safe injection sites?

February 08, 2019

Professor Deborah Ahrens contrasts support for marijuana legalization with attitudes toward opioids.

Amazon Workers Are Denouncing Unions by Using Suspiciously Similar Tweets, but It's Apparently Not Coordinated

February 06, 2019

Professor Charlotte Garden says recruiting anti-union Twitter ambassadors would violate labor law.

Kelso teacher-student conflict poses question: Is online criticism bullying?

February 03, 2019

Professor Andrew Siegel says schools can discipline students for speech that disrupts the classroom.

Howard Schultz’s Presidential Run Could Hurt Starbucks

January 30, 2019

Professor Charles O'Kelley says Starbucks should aggressively separate from Howard Schultz to avoid politics.

Death to Scabby: Trump Labor Counsel Wants Protest Icon Deflated

January 22, 2019

Scabby the giant inflatable rat has a venerable history in the labor movement, says Professor Charlotte Garden.

America's Teachers Are Furious

January 22, 2019

Professor Charlotte Garden says the L.A. teachers' strike could be a pivotal moment in modern labor activism.

Could WA politicians force Trump's hand on tax returns?

January 16, 2019

Professor Andrew Siegel says Washington could lead the way on requiring the release of presidential tax returns.

Women Now Run the Military-Industrial Complex. That’s Nothing To Celebrate.

January 12, 2019

Professor Dean Spade says feminism is being co-opted to sell a violent institution.

Restaurateur Chad Mackay sees opportunity for nimble, regional players

January 11, 2019

Feature story mentions Seattle U Law's Third Door Coalition to end homelessness.

More Minority Women Ascend to Law Dean Jobs

January 10, 2019

A conference established by Seattle University School of Law has helped minority women prepare for law school leadership.

Jeff Bezos' divorce could soon make MacKenzie Bezos one of Amazon's biggest shareholders

January 10, 2019

Professor Deirdre Bowen says Washington law would likely govern the Bezos divorce.

Does Gov. Inslee's marijuana pardon measure not go far enough?

January 10, 2019

Professor Deborah Ahrens says the state should be more proactive in clearing marijuana convictions.

Director's Corner: We care more about optics than homeless people

January 02, 2019

Professor Sara Rankin is quoted in this editorial criticizing Seattle's strategy to combat homelessness.