2021 News

New course connects students in Seattle and Morocco to explore restorative justice

April 07, 2021

A pioneering partnership between Seattle University School of Law and Moulay Ismail University in Morocco will teach law students about transitional justice, in which countries confront their own histories of human rights violations and move toward national healing.

New attorneys join Incubator Program

March 18, 2021

Seattle U Law's innovative Incubator Program, which supports alumni as they build solo or small law practices, entered its eighth year with a new group of entrepreneurial attorneys.

Seattle U Law launches Flex JD Program for part-time law students

March 09, 2021

Significant changes to Seattle University School of Law’s part-time program will provide greater access and make it more feasible for students with work and family commitments to earn a law degree.

Seattle U Law welcomes two new professors

January 29, 2021

Seattle University School of Law is pleased to announce the addition of two Ivy League law professors to its faculty.

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."