LSJ Alumni Reunion and Silent Auction a Success

The crowd at the gathering

The LSJ alumni reunion and silent auction on Oct. 26, hosted by the program’s alumni outreach committee, enabled graduates to mingle with their former peers and bid on items for the Stromberg Endowed Scholarship Fund, which provides aid to LSJ students who wish to study abroad.
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LSJ Class Gets a Visit from I-502 Leader

Holcomb in LSJ Class

Students in Professor Steve Herbert’s Introduction to Law, Societies & Justice course received a visit from Alison Holcomb, a leader for the initiative to legalize marijuana for those over 21 in the state of Washington.
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LSJ Students Explore Horizons in Rome and Amsterdam

Amsterdam Group

Lily Fender and Liz Kent had been preparing for their study abroad trips for months before they left the country—the former to Amsterdam and the latter to Rome. They both went with Law, Societies, and Justice study abroad programs.
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LSJ Student Works for Innocence at the UW Law School

Jessica Gonzalez

“Factors leading to conviction of the innocent are such things as mistaken eyewitness identification, police misconduct, coerced confessions and unreliable forensic laboratory work,” said senior Jessica Gonzalez as she flipped through pages and pages of a PowerPoint presentation she put together.
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LSJ Student Solidifies Love for Human Rights in Ireland

Lauren Martin in Ireland

Senior Lauren Martin is half Irish on her dad’s side, and an official citizen of Ireland. So when she got the opportunity of her dreams through IE3, a global internship program through the University of Washington, she jumped on it.
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LSJ Commencement 2012 video

The Law, Societies, and Justice program hosted the LSJ Graduation Celebration on June 7 at 4 p.m. in Smith Hall 120. The celebration consisted of short speeches from faculty, awards of distinguished seniors and a senior video highlighting many of this year’s graduating class.

During the program, faculty and staff spoke about the many achievements of LSJ students
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LSJ Honors Class Presents Work to City Hall Audience


Seven LSJ students recently presented work at Seattle City Hall about the evaluation of Seattle Housing Authority’s criminal records policies and practices.
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LSJ Alumni Outreach Committee helps connects alums with students

LSJ committee photo

The goals of the LSJ Alumni Outreach committee are to connect alums with students, celebrate the program and plan what the program can offer from alumni.
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Panel addresses regulation of medical marijuana in Washington State


The LSJ alumni outreach committee sponsored its first “intellectual event” on May 8, a panel discussion about the facts, controversies and prospects concerning medical marijuana in Washington State.
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LSJ alum returns to classroom with course on mental health and the law


Students in Kirsten Longaker’s special topics course, “Mental Health and the Law” examine how those with mental illness are treated within the criminal justice system and how the courts have shaped this landscape.
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