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Rob Saka (right), LSJ '09 and privacy attorney at Perkins Coie, LLP, meets with mentee Matt Huang (left), who will graduate next spring. LSJ Mentorship Program connects LSJ students with local alumni June 15, 2016
The Mixed-Enrollment Class, which traveled weekly to the Monroe Correctional Complex to learn alongside inmates. Congratulations, Class of 2016! June 13, 2016
LSJ Professor and Program Director Steve Herbert. Letter from the Director June 6, 2016
UW Center for Human Rights Director, Angelina Snodgrass Godoy, announces the Center's Freedom of Information Law Suit against the CIA on Oct. 2, 2015. Seeking Information on El Salvador Atrocities, UW Center for Human Rights Sues CIA May 27, 2016
Brandon Derman (left) and Trace Chaplin (right) discuss topics such as agriculture, sustainable living, and climate change LSJ panel covers climate change and simple ways to get involved May 16, 2016
current student members of the LSJ Advisory Council LSJ Program now accepting applications for student-run LSJ Advisory Council May 13, 2016
Husky 100 Award Winners and LSJ Majors Meron Fikru (left) and Starla Sampaco (right) Husky 100 Award Recognizes Two LSJ Students May 10, 2016
Barry Massey, the youngest person to be sentenced to life without parole, speaking to LSJ students at UW on April 18th, 2016. Barry Massey, youngest person sentenced to life, talks with LSJ students April 25, 2016
LSJ majors and brothers Ayush and Peyush Soni grow through LSJ experiences Soni brothers grow through LSJ experiences March 4, 2016
LSJ Director Steve Herbert engages in discussion with a panel of attorneys, public defenders, and documentary filmmakers about the Netflix series "Making a Murderer". The group had a conversation about the criminal process in the United States. Interdisciplinary panel deconstructs “Making a Murderer” February 26, 2016
Shweta Jayawardhan wins Mary Gates Research Scholarship for her Law, Societies & Justice (LSJ) honors thesis on climate change-induced migration. LSJ student awarded Mary Gates Research Scholarship for honors thesis  February 5, 2016
Professor Steve Herbert addresses the class UW class pairs students and inmates for unique learning experience January 4, 2016
Kathryn Joy, a Law, Societies and Justice and French major, talks with inmate Art Longworth, who was convicted of aggravated murder and is serving life without parole, as they work during a UW mixed-enrollment class at... (Sy Bean/The Seattle Times) UW students learn side by side with Monroe inmates December 28, 2015
Bryce Ellis stands in front of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama with his parents LSJ Student Reflects on Internship with Equal Justice Initiative December 7, 2015
'97 SoJu alumna hires 2014 LSJ graduate ’97 Alumna Hires 2014 Graduate  November 25, 2015
LSJ alums from 2006 and 2013 mingle over happy hour drinks and silly photo ops. LSJ Alumni Happy Hour a Success! November 18, 2015
DINA CABRERA: Here she is pictured shortly after the massacre she survived in El Salvador in the 1980s. PHILIPPE BOURGOIS The University of Washington Center for Human Rights is Taking the CIA to Court October 7, 2015
Letter from the Director October 2, 2015
New LSJ Advising Office in Smith M253 LSJ Moves to New Home in Smith Hall September 30, 2015
New LSJ Staff and Faculty Stephen Meyers, Alex Lynch, and Marilyn Cope New Staff and Faculty Join LSJ as Program Grows September 30, 2015
Access to Information as a Human Right Conference Poster ‘Access to Information as a Human Right’ public conference Oct. 5 September 21, 2015
There are close to 1,400 inmates serving official or de facto life sentences in Washington state. LSJ Honors Research Spotlights Harsh Prison Sentences, Raises Questions About Fairness July 17, 2015
Law, Societies, and Justice Convocation Slide Show Congratulations, Class of 2015! July 6, 2015
LSJ seniors land jobs and internships June 8, 2015
Rethinking Punishment June 1, 2015