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 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

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 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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