SPOKANE, Wash. – As part of a program sponsored by KSPS Public Television honoring the life and legacy of renowned civil rights leader and Gonzaga Law School alumnus Carl Maxey, Gonzaga Law will host the public forum, “Civil Rights in Washington: The Post-Maxey Era” at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 19 in the Barbieri Courtroom.
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.
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.
SPOKANE, Wash. – While many states automatically seal records when an offender turns 18 years old, Washington does so only after certain requirements have been met. For adults with a juvenile criminal record, this means access to employment, housing, and higher education can all be more difficult. In Spokane County, 2,169 juveniles were arrested in 2014.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Gonzaga University mourns the passing of beloved former Gonzaga Law Dean and Professor Smithmoore “Smitty” P. Myers. Dean Myers, who was 101 years old, passed away May 13 in Spokane after a short illness.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Spokane, Washington – Gonzaga University has received the prestigious 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The classification recognizes institutional practices that demonstrate dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.