LSJ Students Use Internships to Focus on Immigration


This past autumn quarter, two seniors, both double majoring in Law, Societies, and Justice and Political Science, were interns at immigrant organizations.
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LSJ Day of Service: Coming together to assist


On Feb. 9, 16 LSJ undergraduates and 14 alumni gathered together at 1811 Eastlake, a housing project of the Downtown Emergency Service Center (DESC) to take part in the second annual LSJ Day of Service.
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Washington Undergraduate Law Review hones skills for LSJ students

(Photo courtesy of Juliya Ziskina)

Juliya Ziskina has been involved with the Washington Undergraduate Law Review since her freshman year, and is now serving as editor-in-chief. Before she’s done with the group, she wants to distribute the booklet of articles to more than just University of Washington students.
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Stromberg Scholarship to aid students who wish to study abroad

Students this past summer in Rome, Italy. Photo courtesy Elizabeth Kent.

Applications for the new Stromberg Scholarship will be accepted beginning on January 15, 2013.
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Professor Katherine Beckett Appointed to Seattle Human Rights Commission


Professor Katherine Beckett is now among six new commissioners this year for the Seattle Huma Rights Commission, which consists of a total of fifteen members. The group promotes and protects the human rights of Seattle residents and brings international affairs down to a local scope.
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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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