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Faculty News

Student takes inmate's civil rights case to federal court

April 29, 2016

As a student in the law school's Civil Rights and Amicus Clinic, Katie Loberstein has a rare opportunity to argue a case before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday, May 2. She hopes her diligent preparation will pay off for her client, Anthony Merrick. 

Legal Writing Program leader Anne Enquist retires

April 04, 2016

After more than three decades of teaching legal writing and elevating its prominence as a discipline within legal education, Professor Anne Enquist will retire from Seattle University School of Law at the end of this academic year. 

Clinic client Nestora Salgado freed from prison

March 18, 2016

After over two and a half years of illegal detention, clinic client Nestora Salgado is finally free. Mexican courts cleared her of remaining charges and ordered her release.  

Conference activates academics to fight poverty

February 18, 2016

A conference at Seattle University School of Law this weekend aims to take academics out of the ivory tower and into the streets. 

Korematsu Center lends support to fight against racist football team name

February 12, 2016

In a powerfully written call for racial justice, the Korematsu Center for Law and Equality has filed an amicus brief to support five Native American activists who are challenging a federal trademark for Washington, D.C.'s football team.  

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. 

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