2020 News

Two 2020 grads receive Equal Justice Works fellowships

May 21, 2020

Vallen Solomon and Javiera Wood are two of 78 public interest lawyers across the country chosen to receive the 2020 fellowship, which allows them to pursue a project of their own design for two years following graduation.

On the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis

May 04, 2020

Two part-time JD students help region respond to pandemic in their roles as medical professionals

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.

Homeless Rights Advocacy Project issues call to action for COVID-19

April 03, 2020

The steps outlined in this call to action will ensure the immediate and long-term health of our entire community. There's no time to waste.

Seattle U Law faculty quickly pivot to online teaching during COVID-19 crisis

April 03, 2020

In early March, as the spread of the coronavirus was beginning to accelerate, Seattle University made a difficult yet necessary decision: to protect the health and safety of students, classes would no longer meet in person, and all instruction would take place exclusively online. Practically overnight, the Seattle U Law faculty found themselves having to adapt their courses to the virtual world.

Be your own boss: Incubator program welcomes seven new attorneys

January 24, 2020

Seattle University School of Law announced the participants in the 2020 Incubator Program this month. The program provides training, guidance, and resources to help alumni manage a solo or small firm practice that offers reduced-fee, high-quality legal services.