Archive for the ‘Featured Resource’ Category

  • Poverty Traps in Criminalized Communities: A Life Sentence of Debt and Unemployment

    Social Justice Monday – February 23, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern There is a national crisis regarding policing, prosecution and imprisonment of low-income communities of color and sexual minorities. The events surrounding the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner have drawn attention to the criminalization of minority communities and the economic […] Read more...
  • SU Law School Alumni Magazine

    The Lawyer is the law school’s official magazine published for alumni and friends of the school. Its name has changed over the years — Puget Sound Lawyer, Seattle Lawyer —  but now it is simply, The Lawyer. There are archived copies on SU’s digital commons website. If you’re an alum (or a someday alum) and […] Read more...
  • Intellectual Property and 3D Printing: Exploring the Intersections

    Social Justice Monday – February 9, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern 3D printing has emerged as one of the most significantly disruptive technologies in the digital economy. It has the potential to revolutionize (and improve) many aspects of our lives, in much the same way the Internet has revolutionized communication. The technology’s […] Read more...
  • Washington Supreme Court Notifications

    So you watched the oral arguments when the Washington Supreme Court came to the law school? Now, do you know how they decided on the issues? The Washington Courts website provides a notification service that you can subscribe to that will notify you of a new opinion within 30 minutes of its filing. Consider it. Read more...
  • Ask a librarian

    Having trouble with a research problem for your externship? Wondering if you’re missing something in your clinic assignment? Wanting to use WestlawNext more effectively? Reference librarians can help. Look for us at the desk on the left as you enter the library or email us at lawreference@seattleu.edu!   Read more...
  • Transactional Lawyers: Not Just Paper Pushers, More Like Agents of Change

    Social Justice Monday – February 2, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern Millions of dollars, major deals, big contracts and… marginalized and low-income communities? How do those things go together and where do lawyers fit into that equation? Litigators seem to gain all the attention with headline cases and television shows, but meanwhile, […] Read more...
  • Ready, Set, Go Pro Bono!

    Social Justice Monday – January 26, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern As a law student there are countless ways you can make a real-world impact on the communities and issues you care most about while furthering your legal knowledge and practice skills in the process. This highly interactive Social Justice Monday brought […] Read more...
  • Taking Action through Pro Bono & Experiential Learning

    Social Justice Monday – January 12, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern The speakers at the first Social Justice Monday of the Spring had a conversation about opportunities for students to make the most of their short time as a law student. Students learned how, when, and why to make time to complement […] Read more...
  • Research Guide on Exam Taking Resources

    Starting to prepare for exams? Consult our online research guide for a bibliography of books and other resources you may find useful for exam preparation. Read more...
  • Have You Registered for a Casemaker X Account Yet?

    One of the “perks” of becoming a member of the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) is that you gain access to Casemaker, a subscription legal research database that has state and federal primary law (cases, statutes and regulations). Recently, the WSBA extended free access to Casemaker to law students and faculty of Washington State law […] Read more...