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
Seattle University School of Law is pleased to announce the addition of two Ivy League law professors to its faculty.
January 29, 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."
January 12, 2021
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
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
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
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
Congratulations to Brittany Jones, citizen of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, on obtaining her law degree from Seattle University School of Law.
May 21, 2021
Julie Shapiro taught family law, civil procedure, and self-reflection.
May 6, 2021
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
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
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
April 1, 2021 - SU Law in the News
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
"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
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