Moulay Ismail University

New course connects students in Seattle and Morocco

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.

April 7, 2021

Professors Eduardo Peñalver and Sital Kalantry

Seattle U Law welcomes two new professors

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

January 29, 2021

Dean Annette E. Clark '89

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

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

January 12, 2021

Professor Thomas Antkowiak

Clinic advocacy leads to protection order for immigrant detainees

Lavena Staten: "The federal government deemed farmworkers essential but made their safety optional. The pandemic is exposing our country's cruel treatment of farmworkers."

July 31, 2020

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

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.

March 9, 2021

Grad works for 'a better tomorrow'

Makayla Gustafson, citizen of Tlingit and Haida Tribal Nation, was inspired to attend law school and seek a career as a lawyer by her great-great-great grandfather.

June 4, 2021

Innovation and Technology Law Conference

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June 1, 2021 - Events

Laurel Oates, founder of modern legal writing education, retires

Professor Laurel Currie Oates retired this year, prompting well wishes from colleagues and reflections on her tremendous impact on legal education throughout the course of her career.

May 25, 2021

Native grad's law school journey is a story of resilience

Congratulations to Brittany Jones, citizen of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, on obtaining her law degree from Seattle University School of Law.

May 21, 2021

Rules, rules, and italics: Professor Shapiro's lessons in law

Julie Shapiro taught family law, civil procedure, and self-reflection.

May 6, 2021

Seattle U Law names new acting director of acclaimed legal clinic

Seattle University School of Law has named Carwina Weng as a visiting clinical professor of law and acting director of the Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic.

April 29, 2021

Compassion Seattle has a plan for a tent-free city. Does it hold up?


A new campaign to address the city’s homelessness crisis says existing funds are all we need. That’s doubtful.

April 29, 2021 - SU Law in the News

Rideout retires after four decades of training lawyers how to write

After 40 years of teaching law students advanced legal writing concepts, Rideout will take his own advice to "get out of here" as he retires next month.

April 23, 2021

Opioid Overdoses, Hidden Homeless Crisis, and Teen Trials


April 1, 2021 - SU Law in the News

New attorneys join Incubator Program

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.

March 18, 2021

Kristin DiBiase joins law school as new associate dean

"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."

January 11, 2021

Seattle U Law welcomes Nikkita Oliver

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.

January 11, 2021