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July 15, 2021
University of Washington Provost Mark A. Richards today announced Dianne Harris will become dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, beginning Sept. 1. Featured on UW News 
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July 10, 2021
"As researchers of policing and homelessness, we have seen an unmistakable rise in homeless sweeps and encampment crackdowns since the late 1990s. This response to visible poverty results from a collision of forces, both in Canada and the United States: the decline of affordable housing and mental-health services, and local governments’ desires to revitalize business districts, boost tourism and attract high-income residents," write Katherine Beckett, professor of sociology and of law,... Read more
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July 2, 2021
Records recently obtained by Oregon Public Broadcasting show Clark County Sheriff’s Office continues to share inmates’ personal information — particularly that of Latinos — with ICE. As recently as February, the jail and federal agents communicated almost daily. The UW’s Angelina Godoy, professor of law, societies and justice and of international studies and director of the Center for Human Rights, is quoted.... Read more
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June 22, 2021
By Katie Pattenaude, LSJ Student Communications Assistant Local, survivor-led anti-violence organization Collective Justice believes that we should be bold in our imagination about the communities we would like to create.  Since 2013, Collective Justice (CJ) led by LSJ alum Martina Kartman has provided an organizational framework for restorative and transformative justice programs involving incarcerated people, survivors of harm, and communities.  Collective Justice originated as an... Read more
Anthony Stokes in front of UW's Suzzallo Library
May 31, 2021
One undergraduate course. Sometimes that’s all it takes to change a student’s path. To change their life goals. And then to change the lives of others. For Anthony Stokes, that class was LSJ 200: Introduction to Law, Societies, and Justice. Stokes, who graduates this month with a double major in law, societies & justice (LSJ) and political science, planned to major in business at the UW. But LSJ 200, in the Department of Law,... Read more
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May 14, 2021
Image: Still from Chanhee Choi's "Pandemic"; courtesy of the artist. Art and Other Media ... Continue Reading this Story 
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May 7, 2021
In 2019, federal agents took Carlos Rivera away in handcuffs when he strayed across the U.S.-Canada border, even though he says they could see his 7-year-old son waiting for him with a friend on the Canadian side. The UW's Angelina Godoy, professor of law, societies and justice and of international studies, and director of the UW Center for Human Rights, is quoted. Featured on... Read more
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May 5, 2021
By LSJ Student Communications Assistant, Katie Pattenaude If one thing has been made clear during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is the stark socioeconomic disparity that exists in our current system and its subsequent impact on health outcomes.  People living unsheltered have been left particularly vulnerable during this pandemic. With some services closed, many individuals have not been able to access the support they need. This gap in care required a creative solution. This is where a new... Read more
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March 31, 2021
The Washington state Legislature took action Tuesday to shut down the Northwest detention center in Tacoma, one of the largest facilities in the country holding people the government is seeking to deport. Angelina Godoy, professor of law, societies and justice at the UW and director of the UW Center for Human Rights, is quoted. Featured on... Read more
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March 24, 2021
Victor Fonseca is one of three detainees making great sacrifices to protest the conditions forced on them. ICE officials deny the strikes are taking place. Angelina Godoy, professor of law, societies and justice at the UW and director of the UW Center for Human Rights, is quoted. Featured on Real Change News 

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