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Gonzaga Law Students Present Mock Trial with ‘Star Wars’ Theme Jan. 22

Gonzaga Law Students Present Mock Trial with ‘Star Wars’ Theme Jan. 22

Posted on January 7, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Luke Skywalker will be held accountable by the Galactic Empire for blowing up the Death Star when students in the Gonzaga University School of Law’s Air and Space Law Society and the Intellectual Property Law Association present the mock trial “Star Wars: The Gavel Strikes Back” at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 22 in the Law School’s Barbieri Courtroom.

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Gonzaga Law School Offers Free Legal Aid to Community

Gonzaga Law School Offers Free Legal Aid to Community

Posted on September 23, 2014

SPOKANE, Washington – For the third consecutive year, Gonzaga University School of Law students will work with local attorneys and service organizations to provide free community legal assistance. Students will help military veterans with free estate planning through the WA Vets Will Clinic, and will help adults get their juvenile records sealed.

Gonzaga Law Students Contributed 17,304 Hours of Volunteer Public Service Work This Year

Gonzaga Law Students Contributed 17,304 Hours of Volunteer Public Service Work This Year

Posted on May 2, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Contributing to the community is a big part of a Gonzaga University School of Law education. In the past 12 months, Gonzaga law students have logged 17,304 hours of volunteer public service work (for which they received no academic credit). Nearly 11,000 of those hours were spent providing law-related services.

Gonzaga School of Law Rises Six Spots in U.S. News & World Report’s Rankings to No. 107

Gonzaga School of Law Rises Six Spots in U.S. News & World Report’s Rankings to No. 107

Posted on March 16, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. — In this year’s U.S. News & World Report rankings for law schools, published March 11, Gonzaga University School of Law is ranked 107 (tie), an increase of six spots over last year’s report.

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Federal Grant Allows Gonzaga Law School Elder Clinic to Serve Up to 1,000 More Clients

Federal Grant Allows Gonzaga Law School Elder Clinic to Serve Up to 1,000 More Clients

Posted on February 12, 2013

A new federal grant totaling $91,390 each year for four years will allow the Gonzaga University School of Law’s Elder Law Clinic to resolve legal issues for up to 1,000 new elderly clients through 2017. The Clinic began in 1980 when the legal specialty was starting to emerge. Now, its 24 to 30 second- and third-year Gonzaga law students, along with one paralegal, resolve some 250 cases each year. In addition, they advise another 400-500 clients.

Gonzaga Law School Street Law Program Teaches Constitutional Rights to High School Students

Gonzaga Law School Street Law Program Teaches Constitutional Rights to High School Students

Posted on November 30, 2012

SPOKANE, Wash – Students at Rogers and Lewis and Clark high schools will learn about the law today (Friday, Nov. 30) when 75 Gonzaga University School of Law volunteer students teach 18 classes about constitutional rights as a part of the Street Law program.

Gonzaga Law Students Help People Seal Their Juvenile Records

Gonzaga Law Students Help People Seal Their Juvenile Records

Posted on November 1, 2012

Unlike many states, juvenile records in the state of Washington do not automatically seal when a person turns age 18 – posing possible barriers to employment, housing, and higher education opportunities in adulthood.* Gonzaga University School of Law students will offer free public clinics to help community members seal their juvenile records so they don’t appear in criminal history checks and complicate their lives.

Deferred Deportation: A Dream Come True? GU Law Workshop Oct. 27

Deferred Deportation: A Dream Come True? GU Law Workshop Oct. 27

Posted on October 24, 2012

Gonzaga University School of Law’s Hispanic Law Caucus, in association with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, will offer a free workshop at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27 to help families and individuals take advantage of a new policy offering undocumented youth an opportunity to defer deportation and apply for work permits. The workshop is free and open to the public and will be held in the Barbieri Courtroom at Gonzaga Law School (721 N. Cincinnati St.).

Retired Maj. Margaret Witt to Discuss Her Experiences  Oct. 11 at Gonzaga Law School

Retired Maj. Margaret Witt to Discuss Her Experiences Oct. 11 at Gonzaga Law School

Posted on October 5, 2012

In recognition of National Coming Out Day on Thursday, Oct. 11, the Gonzaga University School of Law Outlaws, ACLU, and Armed Forces Law Club will host a presentation by retired Maj. Margaret Witt. The speech, which is free and open to the public, begins at 6 p.m. in the Law School’s Barbieri Courtroom (721 N. Cincinnati St.).