2021 News

Clark joins law deans around the country in denouncing Jan. 6 attack

January 12, 2021

The deans' joint statement reads, in part, "The violent attack on the Capitol was an assault on our democracy and the rule of law."

Seattle U Law welcomes Nikkita Oliver to teach course on police, prison abolition

January 11, 2021

Racial justice will be a prominent theme of the course, since prison incarceration disproportionately affects Black, brown, and indigenous communities, as well as queer and trans communities of color. Oliver said the 30-person class will encourage students to engage in deep political and social analysis of the law and its impact on communities.

Kristin DiBiase joins law school as new associate dean for student affairs

January 11, 2021

"Seattle U Law's reputation for social justice advocacy; innovative legal writing, academic support, and bar preparation programs; and talented faculty and staff made the decision nearly effortless."