School of Law in the News

March 2011

March 24

Tulare school districts prepare for by-area elections

Visalia Times-Delta
Distinguished Practitioner in Residence and Director of the National Voting Rights Advocacy Initiative Joaquin Avila says that the California Voting Rights Act is encouraging Latina/o political empowerment.

March 21

The real significance of Wikileaks

AllAfrica.com
Professor Ron Slye writes about the real significance of the cables releases.

March 18

The serious business of marijuana legalization

The Seattle Times
Professor John McKay says that prohibition has failed to stop people from growing, selling and using.

March 10

JD profiles: Professors Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic

RecruiterEsq.com
The Professors are asked about the importance of storytelling, creativity, and collaboration, and they discuss tips for staying happy in the legal profession.

March 8

Attorneys seek grand-jury review of fatal shooting of woodcarver

The Seattle Times
Professor Emeritus David Boerner says it is doubtful that requests for the grand-jury to consider bringing criminal charges against a former police officer will succeed.

March 6

UCSB critical issues conference explores marriage and alternatives

Santa Barbara Independent
Professor Dean Spade will participate in a conference discussing the need to move toward broader queer social and economic justice movements.

March 4

Former Seattle schools attorney reverses course, offers to talk with scandal investigator

The Seattle Times
Professor John Strait says the attorney-client privilege does not belong to former general counsel for the Seattle school district.

March 2

Task force critical of Sanders' comments on racial bias

The Seattle Times
Professor Robert Chang co-creates the Task Force on Race and the Criminal Justice System to investigate the criminal-justice system's racial inequalities.

March 2011

Defenders spread thin by budget crunch

King County Bar Bulletin
Professor from Practice Bob Boruchowitz says that public defenders and assigned counsel need to have fewer clients to provide effective representation.

SU honors trio at BLSA alumni awards

King County Bar Bulletin
The School of Law's Black Law Student Association honors the Honorable Frank E. Cuthbertson '93, Angela Rye '05, and KCBA past president James Andrus.

Trans-formative change

Guernica Magazine
Professor Dean Spade is interviewed and highlighted for his work in the transgender movement.