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Gonzaga Law Hosts Public Forum Feb. 19: ‘Civil Rights in Washington: The Post-Maxey Era’

Gonzaga Law Hosts Public Forum Feb. 19: ‘Civil Rights in Washington: The Post-Maxey Era’

Posted on February 4, 2016

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.

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.

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.

Gonzaga Law Students Offer Free Clinics to Help Adults Seal Their Juvenile Records

Gonzaga Law Students Offer Free Clinics to Help Adults Seal Their Juvenile Records

Posted on September 16, 2015

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.

Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Legendary Law Dean, Professor Smithmoore ‘Smitty’ P. Myers

Gonzaga Mourns Passing of Legendary Law Dean, Professor Smithmoore ‘Smitty’ P. Myers

Posted on May 15, 2015

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.

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.

Carnegie Tabs GU for Civic Engagement

Carnegie Tabs GU for Civic Engagement

Posted on January 12, 2015

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.