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Gonzaga School of Law Launches Center for Civil and Human Rights

Gonzaga School of Law Launches Center for Civil and Human Rights

Posted on August 31, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University School of Law is launching a new Center for Civil and Human Rights this fall to further its mission-based commitment to public service and social justice, and to advance understanding of the law surrounding civil rights and civil liberties.

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First Annual Gonzaga Law Human Rights Symposium May 31 in Florence, Italy

First Annual Gonzaga Law Human Rights Symposium May 31 in Florence, Italy

Posted on May 25, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – The first annual Gonzaga Law Human Rights Symposium will be held Wednesday, May 31 at the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Human Rights in Florence, Italy. The daylong program is titled, “Human Rights in Anxious Times.”

Gonzaga Law Public Forum Feb. 21 Focuses on Travel Bans, Executive Orders

Gonzaga Law Public Forum Feb. 21 Focuses on Travel Bans, Executive Orders

Posted on February 17, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University School of Law will host a community forum on President Donald Trump’s recent immigration order to restrict travel from seven largely Muslim countries and suspend refugee entry into the United States. The free, public event begins at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21 in the Law School’s Barbieri Courtroom.

Gonzaga Law Professor Daggett, Education Attorney Barton Discuss McCleary Case Nov. 10

Gonzaga Law Professor Daggett, Education Attorney Barton Discuss McCleary Case Nov. 10

Posted on October 28, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – Gonzaga University School of Law Professor Lynn Daggett and education attorney Tanya Barton will present “McCleary: An Update on Washington’s School Funding Litigation” at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10 in the John J. Hemmingson Center’s Cardoner Ballroom. A reception will follow the free and public presentation.

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Commencement Ceremonies May 9-10

Commencement Ceremonies May 9-10

Posted on April 14, 2015

Father Greg Boyle, S.J., founder of the nation’s largest gang intervention program, will be the keynote speaker at Gonzaga’s undergraduate ceremony May 10 – one of Gonzaga’s three 122nd commencement exercises May 9-10.

Law Clinic Marks 40th Anniversary

Law Clinic Marks 40th Anniversary

Posted on February 9, 2015

Forty years ago, the Gonzaga University School of Law created the University Legal Assistance program to help low-income or marginalized people find access to justice.

Gonzaga Law Professor Pearson to Deliver 2015 Gotanda Lecture at California Berkeley Law

Gonzaga Law Professor Pearson to Deliver 2015 Gotanda Lecture at California Berkeley Law

Posted on February 4, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – Kim Pearson, assistant professor for the Gonzaga University School of Law, will present the 8th annual Neil Gotanda Lecture at the University of California Berkeley Law School on Monday, Feb. 9. The title of the lecture is “Asian American Adoptees and the Law: Developing Racial Identity.”

Gonzaga Law Professor Brooks Holland Joins ABA’s Silver Gavel Awards Committee

Gonzaga Law Professor Brooks Holland Joins ABA’s Silver Gavel Awards Committee

Posted on February 3, 2015

SPOKANE, Washington – From Atticus Finch, the attorney in Harper Lee’s classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” (1960) and the subsequent movie, to the long-running television show “Law and Order,” the law inspires many forms of media and arts. This year, Brooks Holland, associate professor at Gonzaga University School of Law, will help select which media and arts will be recognized for outstanding work that fosters understanding of the law.

Partnership Supports Health of Poor

Partnership Supports Health of Poor

Posted on January 8, 2015

Gonzaga University School of Law’s Center for Law and Justice and five community partners have formed a collaborative to address the legal needs compromising the health of low-income individuals in the Spokane area.