School of Law in the News

April - May 2011

May 20

Setting the record straight about Latino immigrants

The Seattle Times
Professors Richard Delgado, Carmen Gonzalez, and Jean Stefancic co-write a column discussing myths about Latino immigrants in the state.

May 17

Island County joins others in adding 14 charges to Colton Harris-Moore's long list

Everett Herald
Professor John Strait comments on plea agreements and sentencing.

May 16

Jim Newton: Compton's racial divide

Los Angeles Times
Distinguished Practitioner in Residence and Director of the National Voting Rights Advocacy Initiative Joaquin Avila is quoted about political diversity in Compton.

May 12

Professor to discuss racial polarization at polls

Tri-City Herald
Distinguished Practitioner in Residence and Director of the National Voting Rights Advocacy Initiative Joaquin Avila will discuss ways to politically integrate racial, ethnic and cultural communities at the monthly meeting of the Tri-City Democrats.

May 2

Police in state reach out to Muslim leaders

The Seattle Times
Professor from Practice John McKay says there is little chance of a retaliatory attack in Washington state by terrorists for the killing of Osama bin Laden.

New attorneys facing tough job market

Business Examiner
Assistant Dean for Center for Professional Development Shawn Lipton discusses how the law school prepares students for a changing job market.

April 29

Speakers: Bigger jail may not be needed

The Spokesman-Review
Professor from Practice Robert Boruchowitz says that Spokane County's new jail is not needed if local prosecutors and law enforcement embrace treatment alternatives.

April 28

Feds examine California gas explosion

Associated Press
Professor from Practice John McKay comments on the criminality of the tragic gas explosion in California.

April 27

SLU names new law school dean

St. Louis Business Journal
Professor Annette Clark has been named dean at St. Louis University School of Law.

April 17

Oil spill claims czar Kenneth Feinberg is 'bloodied, but unbowed'

New Orleans Louisiana
Professor Marilyn Berger, producer of the film "Out of the Ashes," says Feinberg's strong personality has exacerbated his troubles.

April 8

Public to pay for GOP suit

The Spokesman-Review
Professor John Strait comments on Idaho's bill to pay $100,000 to the Idaho Republican Party to cover the party’s attorney fees.

April 2011

SU taking the lead on language access issues

King County Bar Bulletin
Professor Gillian Dutton and Clinic Staff Attorney Kristi Cruz write about the School of Law's efforts in the area of language access.

SU School of Law tackles civility in groundbreaking program

King County Bar Bulletin
Professor Paula Lustbader has launched a pioneering program to promote civility in the legal profession.

A commitment to equal justice

King County Bar Bulletin
James Degel '80 and Jeanne Berwick are profiled for their commitment to social justice. 

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