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Clinic achieves Salgado's transfer from max-security prison

May 20, 2015

In the midst of a 16-day hunger strike, Nestora Salgado-García, the Renton woman who has been illegally imprisoned in Mexico since August of 2013, will be moved from a remote, maximum security prison to a detention facility in Mexico City where she'll be able to receive crucial medical care. 

Bob Boruchowitz testifies before U.S. Senate on misdemeanor defense

May 13, 2015

Professor for Practice Bob Boruchowitz testified before the United States Senate Judiciary Committee May 13 about the Constitutional right to counsel for indigent misdemeanor defendants.  

Daniel Hsieh receives Seattle U Hunthausen Award

May 13, 2015

Law student Daniel Hsieh '15 received Seattle University's Hunthausen Award, given each year to one undergraduate and one graduate student who demonstrate the university's most treasured values — integrity, faith, leadership, and passion for learning. 

Law school names Perkins fellow at Unemployment Law Project

May 12, 2015

When Andrés E. Muñoz worked labor-intensive jobs in retail, food service, and at warehouses during high school and college, he saw injustices in the workplace that shaped his career goals. He earned the inaugural Seattle University School of Law Frances Perkins Fellowship at the Unemployment Law Project. 

Nestora Salgado protests illegal detention with hunger strike

May 11, 2015

Nestora Salgado-García, the Renton woman who has been imprisoned in Mexico since August of 2013 and a client of the law school's International Human Rights Clinic, is on her sixth day of a hunger strike to protest her illegal detention. 

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