Leaders for Justice
Seattle University School of Law is the only law school in the state to provide post-graduate fellowships for social justice work, and this year's recipients will do life-changing work. Andra Kranzler, pictured above, will help people of color find living wage jobs in South King County, and Anupa Iyer will report on human rights issues faced by women with mental disabilities in Africa.
‘Out of the Ashes’
Alumni in the Washington D.C. area have a chance to see Professor Marilyn Berger's compelling documentary about the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund when it airs at the Politics on Film Festival May 7.
Degrees of healing
In 1942, 15 Japanese American students were forced by federal order to leave Seattle University during World War II. The Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and the law school led the effort to recognize their courage by awarding them undergraduate degrees and will sponsor a teach-in May 17.
The law school community mourns the loss of Professor Emeritus Tom Holdych, a founding faculty member who taught the first class at the law school Sept. 5, 1972. He was an influential teacher and cherished faculty colleague.
SU Law at Work
The law school's friendly competition between alumni at firms and organizations participating in the SU Law at Work Challenge is underway. All gifts to the Annual Fund for Excellence count in a firm's participation.
Summer in D.C.
The School of Law has launched a new Summer in D.C. Program to provide students vital career experience and the opportunity to network with legal professionals in the nation's capital.
Access to Justice
The School of Law and the Access to Justice Institute will pay the registration fee for a limited number of alumni to attend the 16th Annual Washington Access to Justice/Bar Leaders Conference in Kennewick June 3-5. The deadline for applications is Thursday, May 12.