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Social Justice Monday: Your Public Service Loan Forgiveness Action Plan

Monday, Apr 22, 12 pm
Room C5

Student Financial Services presents

 Your Public Service Loan Forgiveness Action Plan

Monday, April 22, 2019*

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Lunch Provided 

How will you repay your federal student loans? Consider applying for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). PSLF can seem confusing, but it’s achievable if you know the steps to take. Jennifer Knight, AFC® from the AccessLex Institute will be discussing PSLF to help...

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Social Justice Monday: Staying Alive on the Inside: Working with Children and Youth in Immigration Detention

Monday, Apr 15, 12 pm
Room C5

The Latinx Law Student Association presents

 Staying Alive on the Inside: Working with Children and Youth in Immigration Detention

Monday, April 15, 2019

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Lunch Provided 

Please join Molly Matter ’15 as she tell stories of her personal experience with asylum-seeking refugees at a detention center in Arizona as well as at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma. Last August, Ms. Matter...

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Social Justice Monday: The Moderate Means Program: Why It’s Important and Why You Want to Do It

Monday, Apr 8, 12 pm
Room C5

The Access to Justice Institute presents

 The Moderate Means Program: Why It’s Important and  Why You Want to Do It

Monday, April 8, 2019

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Lunch Provided 

Join Professor Clay Wilson and a panel of students to learn about the Moderate Means Program and then sign up to intern this summer and gain client interviewing skills and brief cases on behalf of real clients!

The Moderate Means...

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Social Justice Monday: Healthcare Forecast: Proposed Changes in Access for Immigrants

Monday, Apr 1, 12 pm
Room C5

The Health Law Society presents

 Healthcare Forecast: Proposed Changes in Access for Immigrants

Monday, April 1, 2019

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

Please join Huma Zarif from Northwest Health Law Advocates for an overview of issues affecting immigrant access to healthcare coverage at the state, federal and local level. NoHLA is the consumer voice in the health care debate and aims to improve access to...

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Social Justice Monday: Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Solitary Confinement and Other Conditions inside Washington’s Jails

Monday, Mar 25, 12 pm
Room C5

The Access to Justice Institute presents

 Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Solitary Confinement and Other Conditions inside Washington’s Jails

Monday, March 25, 2019

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

Every night, more than 12,000 men and women sleep inside one of Washington’s 59 local or county jails. Most are there simply because they cannot afford the bail that courts regularly impose. Join Travis Andrews and...

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Social Justice Monday: Mental Health Hygiene

Monday, Mar 11, 12 pm
Room C5

The Seattle University School of Law Faculty and Access to Justice Institute invite you to:

 Mental Health Hygiene

Monday, March 11, 2019

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

Get ahold of stressors before they get ahold of you! Join us for a discussion with Frances Schopick, JD, MSW, an attorney who has an extensive background in social work, psychology, and psychiatric research. Ms. Schopick represents...

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Social Justice Monday: Debt Collection & Its Impact on Seattle’s Homelessness Crisis

Monday, Mar 4, 12 pm
Room C5

The Access to Justice Institute presents

 Debt Collection & Its Impact on Seattle’s Homelessness Crisis

Monday, March 4, 2019

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

Join Sam Leonard ‘13, Amanda Martin ’15 and Xochitl Maykovich to hear about how debt collection and credit reporting of landlord/tenant debts are contributing to Seattle’s homelessness crisis. Learn how advocates are using consumer protection...

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Social Justice Monday: Seattle Protects Women: The Legal Battle Over Seattle Municipal Code 14.25

Monday, Feb 25, 12 pm
Room C5

The Labor and Employment Law Association presents

 Seattle Protects Women:  The Legal Battle Over  Seattle Municipal Code 14.2

Monday, February 25, 2019

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

SMC 14.25 (the Hotel Employees Health and Safety Initiative) requires hotel-employers to protect employees against assault, sexual harassment, and injury by retaining lists of accused guests among other measures; improve...

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Social Justice Monday: Prosecuting Through A Social Justice Lens

Monday, Feb 11, 12 pm
Room C5

Future Prosecutors for Social Justice presents 

Prosecuting Through A Social Justice Lens

 Monday, February 11, 2019

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

Please join Future Prosecutors for Social Justice to learn how the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office (KCPAO) is using a social justice lens to evaluate and prosecute cases. The speakers, Jocelyn McCurtain and Leandra Craft, will focus on how...

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Social Justice Monday: Halfway Through the Term: A Look at the Trump Presidency and its Environmental Implications

Monday, Feb 4, 12 pm
Room C5

The Environmental Law Society presents

 Halfway Through the Term:  A Look at the Trump Presidency and its Environmental Implications

Monday, February 4, 2019

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

Please join the Environmental Law Society to discuss the Trump administration’s environmental policies halfway through the term. Our panel will be discussing the impact of current political decisions on our lands, our...

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Social Justice Monday: Advancing Fred Korematsu’s Legacy through Impact Litigation, Amicus Advocacy, and Clinical Training

Monday, Jan 28, 12 pm
Room C5

The Asian Pacific Islander Law Student Association presents:

 Advancing Fred Korematsu’s Legacy through Impact Litigation, Amicus Advocacy, and Clinical Training 

Monday, January 28, 2019

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

The Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality works to advance the legacy of Fred Korematsu. A key component of the Center is its Civil Rights Clinic. In celebration of Korematsu Day...

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Social Justice Monday: Refugee Law, Asylum Law, and Legal Challenges in 2019

Monday, Jan 14, 12 pm
Room C5

The International Refugee Assistance Project presents

 Refugee Law, Asylum Law, and Legal Challenges in 2019

Monday, January 14, 2019

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

Please join Maggie Cheng from Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) as she provides an overview of refugee and asylum law along with how NWIRP has been heavily involved in protecting the rights of asylum seekers. NWIRP's legal services...

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Social Justice Monday: Eliminating Language Barriers in the Courts

Monday, Nov 19, 12 pm
Room C5

The Access to Justice Institute presents

 Eliminating Language Barriers in the Courts and

How You Can Help

Monday, November 19, 2018

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

Speak a second language? Native speaker, or conversational but not fluent? Monolingual? All are invited to listen to a panel of multilingual attorneys (both native and non-native speakers) who use their language skills in their law...

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Social Justice Monday: Developments in Reproductive Justice in Washington

Monday, Nov 5, 12 pm
Room C5

If/When/How presents

Developments in Reproductive Justice in Washington

Monday, November 5, 2018

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

Please join Fajer Saeed Ebrahim from Legal Voice as she discusses updates in reproductive rights, health, and justice in Washington state. Legal Voice is a progressive feminist organization using the power of the law to make change in the Northwest. They use that power...

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Social Justice Monday: The Trump Administration, Sexual Violence & Student Discipline in Education

Monday, Oct 29, 12 pm
Room C5

Faculty and the Access to Justice Institute present

The Trump Administration, Sexual Violence & Student Discipline in Education: A Beachhead in the War on Civil Rights?

Monday, October 29, 2018

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

In August 2018, the New York Times reported on a leaked draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), written by the Trump administration’s Department of Education (ED). The...

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Social Justice Monday: Massive Injustice in Misdemeanor Courts

Monday, Oct 22, 12 pm
Room C5

Gideon's Army: Future Public Defenders presents

Massive Injustice in Misdemeanor Courts:

What Lawyers Can and Should Do About It

Monday, October 22, 2018

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

Please join Professor Boruchowitz for a discussion of the widespread failure to provide effective assistance of counsel in misdemeanor courts throughout the country. He will also discuss some of the significant...

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Social Justice Monday: Innovating Justice for Social Impact

Monday, Oct 1, 12 pm
Room C5

The Access to Justice Institute presents

Innovating Justice for Social Impact

Monday, October 1, 2018

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

Please join Aurora Martin, founder of popUPjustice, for a presentation about the work of this innovative organization. She will provide a brief overview of popUPjustice and how she became interested in cross-sector social impact work. Aurora will also share her thoughts...

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Social Justice Monday - Constitution Day

Monday, Sep 17, 12 pm
Room C5

To celebrate Constitution Day, Faculty and

the Access to Justice Institute present

Justice Brennan Was Right!

Monday, September 17, 2018

Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Sullivan Hall, Room C5

Soup Lunch Provided 

In 1977, Justice William J. Brennan published an article in the Harvard Law Review entitled “State Constitutions and the Protection of Individual Rights.” In the article, Justice Brennan observed that changes in Court personnel...

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