School of Law in the News
January - February 2012
Director of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality Lorraine Bannai's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Due Process Guarantee Act was quoted on a radio program.
Professor Lorraine Bannai, director of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, is quoted about the dangers of indefinite detention.
Teen drivers who admit they committed their traffic offense will have the opportunity to have their punishment set by their peers instead of a judge through a new Youth Traffic Court alliance among Seattle Municipal Court, the School of Law, and Garfield High School.
Listen to a radio interview on KOMO News discussing the Youth Traffic Court.
Douglas Nash, director of the Center for Indian Law and Policy, comments on the state legislature's proposed Retrocession Act.
The Wenatchee World
Professor John Strait comments on the Washington State Bar Association's decision to pursue disciplinary action against a prosecuting attorney.
Professors Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic speak out about the recent book-banning by the Tucson Unified School District.
Distinguished Practitioner Joaquin Avila, director of the National Voting Rights Advocacy Initiative, is honored with the Presidential Award from the League of United Latin American Citizens.
David Perez, assistant director of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, says Yakima could find itself involved in expensive litigation if state lawmakers adopt voting rights legislation.
Visiting Professor Faith Stevelman comments on the potential dangers involved in corporate giving.
East Bay Express
Professor Dean Spade's book "Normal Life," which examines the limits of the law in protecting queer and transgender people, is featured.
The Daily Beast
Professor Lily Kahng says the U.S. tax system penalizes single people and privileges married people.
Indian Country Today
Distinguished Indian Law Practitioner in Residence Eric Eberhard says that, regardless of the merits of the Cobell appeals, everyone has the right to be heard and have their claims reviewed.
Director of Student Life Fe Lopez discusses race relations as a guest on a television program.
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education
The law school's Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality is featured.
Professor from Practice John McKay explains, along with two other sponsors, why Wash. should pass I-502, an initiative to the Legislature that would legalize, tax and regulate marijuana under state law.
The Seattle Times
Distinguished Jurist in Residence Terrence Carroll co-writes a guest column about the recent Department of Justice report concerning use of force by the Seattle Police Department.