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Faculty News

Human Rights Clinic wins Salgado case before United Nations

February 03, 2016

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has ruled that Mexico's detention of Nestora Salgado-García, a client of the law school's International Human Rights Clinic, is illegal and arbitrary, and that she must be released immediately. 

Margaret Chon elected to prestigious legal institute

February 02, 2016

Respected intellectual property scholar Professor Margaret Chon has been elected to The American Law Institute (ALI), the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. 

Bryan Adamson wins award for excellence in clinical education

November 20, 2015

In recognition of his scholarship, service, and educational excellence, Professor Bryan Adamson will receive the William Pincus Award from the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). The award is one of the highest honors bestowed on a clinical educator. 

Homeless Rights Project welcomes state of emergency for homelessness

November 02, 2015

Professor Sara Rankin responds to declaration of state of emergency for homelessness in Seattle, King County. 

Homeless advocates praise action by HUD

September 18, 2015

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is asking public and private agencies that receive federal homelessness grants to describe how their efforts help combat the criminalization of homelessness. 

Korematsu Center defends teacher protections in California case

September 17, 2015

State laws that protect teachers from arbitrary or discriminatory dismissal should be retained because they help students, especially those in underprivileged schools, according to an amicus brief filed by our Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, the American Association of University Professors, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, and 17 award-winning California teachers. 

Professor Brooke Coleman honored for teaching excellence

September 14, 2015

Known for her compassion, her humor, and her unwaveringly high academic standards, Professor Brooke Coleman has been named the new William C. Oltman Professor of Teaching Excellence. 

Top-ranked Legal Writing Program welcomes next generation of leadership

August 25, 2015

Professor Mary Bowman, a distinguished leader in the legal writing academy, is the new director of Seattle University School of Law's nationally acclaimed Legal Writing Program. 

Ninth Circuit Court ruling favors law school legal team

July 08, 2015

A Ninth Circuit panel reversed the district court decision and held that a challenge to the Arizona law prohibiting Mexican-American studies courses raises claims that should go to trial. Professors Lorraine Bannai, Robert Chang, and Charlotte Garden led the efforts of the Korematsu clinic. 

Law school welcomes new ARC director

July 06, 2015

Professor Jeff Minneti is the new faculty director of Seattle University School of Law's Academic Resource Center, a nationally renowned program that aims to increase access to the legal profession by helping under-represented students achieve academic success. 

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