School of Law in the News

October - November 2010 

November 8

Lawless courts

The Nation
Sandy Restrepo, a student who served as an ACLU policy intern in Washington, is quoted about problems with access to immigration courts.

November 2010

SU dean committed to justice, diversity

King County Bar Bulletin
Dean Mark Niles is the featured profile.

Film explores emotional, legal effects of 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

King County Bar Bulletin
Professor Marilyn Berger produced the film, "Out of the Ashes," which examines the legal, moral and ethical ramifications of the Victim Compensation Fund and its impact on the civil justice system.

October 27

HJR 4220 goes too far in response to tragic Lakewood police murders

The News Tribune
Professor from Practice Bob Boruchowitz writes an op-ed on the reasons to vote no on the proposed amendment that would deny bail to some defendants charged with class A felonies.

October 24

Johnny has two mommies - and four dads

The Boston Globe
Professor Deirdre Bowen is cited in an article for her research on same-sex couples with a child.

October 19

Up Front: Joint Resolution 4220 and Initiative 1082

King 5 News
Professor from Practice Bob Boruchowitz is interviewed in a television segment on the proposed bail amendment.

How to rate tax proposals on the ballot

KPLU Radio
Professor Lily Kahng discusses state tax initiatives in a radio program interview.

October 17

US shaken by sudden surge of violence against gay people

The Observer
Professor Julie Shapiro comments on history, equality and gay rights.

October 13

Inside look at HJR 4220

Komo News Radio
Professor from Practice Bob Boruchowitz argues against a resolution on the November ballot that would amend the state Constitution to allow a judge to deny bail to persons charged with an offense punishable by life in prison.

October 8

Gay bullying deaths and religion: Are believers the problem or the solution?

Politics Daily
Professor Russell Powell's blog post "Are we complicit?" is quoted and discussed in an article.

Speaking out to make a difference on mental health challenges

The Seattle Times
A guest columnist refers to the work being done by the School of Law's Mental Health Court Clinic.

October 2

Lakewood cop killings behind amendment to tighten bail system

The Seattle Times
Professor Robert Boruchowitz comments on a proposed amendment to Washington State's constitution that toughens bail standards in criminal cases.

October 2010

SU scholarship recipients committed to social justice, diversity

King County Bar Association
The four recipients of the School of Law's full-tuition scholarships bring important perspectives and experiences to the law school.

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