School of Law in the News

June - July 2010 

July 12

After 19-year battle, sexual predator free

The News Tribune
Professor Robert Boruchowitz comments on civil commitment laws for sexual predators.

July 2010

SU pioneers Mental Health Court Clinic

King County Bar Bulletin
The School of Law has started a groundbreaking clinic to train and inspire lawyers to practice in this important area of the law.

'You (might) have a right to a lawyer ...'

King County Bar Bulletin
Professor Robert Boruchowitz discusses the importance of providing counsel to defendants at arraignment and first-appearance hearings.

Law school round-up

Association of Corporate Counsel Newsletter
The School of Law establishes its Mental Health Court Clinic, offers its first "Beyond Traditional" Career Information Night, and names Washington Supreme Court Chief Justice Barbara Madsen as its 2010 Woman of the Year.

June 29

The perils of punditry: Everyone has an opinion

Food Safety News
Adjunct Professor Denis Stearns writes an opinion discussing the complexities of product liability law.

June 21

The nation: The kids are just fine

NPR
Professor Julie Shapiro comments on a recent study of children conceived by donor insemination in planned lesbian families.

June 5

Citizen's voice: Public defenders underfunded in Tennessee

Knox News
Professor Robert Boruchowitz authors an op-ed piece discussing the right to counsel.

June 2010

SU law students connect in Panama

King County Bar Bulletin
Professor Janet Dickson writes an article about the School of Law's Global Law Brigades, which traveled to Panama during spring break to help facilitate the legal empowerment of the community members.

Foundation boosts scholarship funding

King County Bar Bulletin
The King County Bar Foundation approved diversity scholarship grants for minority students at the School of Law.

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