CWUNews FeedNews Feedhttps://www.cwu.edu/law/newsen-usMock Trial Teamhttps://www.cwu.edu/law/node/2574Mon, 28 Jan 2019 12:29:20<p style="text-align: center;">The Mock Trial Team, led by Shaffer Claridge, will be participating in the American Mock Trial Association Regional Competition at Seattle Municipal Courthouse on February 23 - 24, 2019.&nbsp; Last year, our team finished ahead of WSU.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.uwmocktrial.com/regional.html">http://www.uwmocktrial.com/regional.html</a></p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/IMG_4519.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 267px;"><img alt="" src="/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/IMG_4520.JPG" style="width: 350px; height: 263px;"></p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">Research Experiences for Undergraduateshttps://www.cwu.edu/law/node/2572Wed, 09 Jan 2019 15:52:02<p style="text-align: center;">Announcing the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte<br>Crime Analytics<br>May 20 - July 27, 2019<br>https://crime-analytics.uncc.edu/</p><p>Would you like to earn $5,000 this summer to conduct research, develop data skills, and build your resume? Are you interested in seeing your name published in a peer-reviewed journal?</p><p style="text-align: center;">The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Crime Analytics to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. This NSF summer program is designed for undergraduate students who want “hands-on” research experience and for those who are interested in pursuing graduate degrees or careers in fields such as Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Crime Analysis, Analytics, and Data Science. The program is targeted to undergraduate students who are rising sophomores and juniors. Ten students will be selected to participate, and students from underrepresented groups, HBCUs, and community colleges are strongly encouraged to apply.</p><p>Students will have the opportunity to work closely with faculty from Charlotte’s Departments of Criminal Justice &amp; Criminology, Geography &amp; Earth Science, College of Computing and Informatics, and Data Science and Business Analytics program. The REU faculty members are nationally recognized for their expertise in working with large data sets, data mining and manipulation, quantitative data analysis, and data visualization.</p><p style="text-align: center;">Student teams will work with faculty mentors in their research track for 40 hours per week to complete one or more projects during the summer experience. In some cases students may work with a local criminal justice agency as part of their project.<br>Students will present their research at a final luncheon and submit a manuscript for publication.</p><p>Students will be paid a $5,000 stipend for the 10-week period, and will have their housing provided on campus. Students will also visit industry leaders in data technology and the CMPD Crime Analysis lab, and participate in social events.</p><p style="text-align: center;">The application is available on the program’s website at crime-analytics.uncc.edu. Reviews of applications will begin on March 4 2019. All materials must be submitted electronically. Please contact Dr. Matthew Phillips: Crime-Analytics@uncc.edu if you have questions.</p><p style="text-align: center;">Click <a href="/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/2019%20REU%20Recruitment%20Flyer.pdf" target="_blank">here</a> for more information,</p><p style="text-align: center;">or check out their website:</p><p style="text-align: center;"><a href="https://crime-analytics.uncc.edu/">https://crime-analytics.uncc.edu/</a></p></p style="text-align: center;"></br></br></br></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></br></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">Interesting courses - Spring 2019https://www.cwu.edu/law/node/2571Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:46:48<p style="text-align: center;">Please see the following flyers for interesting classes for Spring 2019</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/ENST%20398.jpg" style="width: 788px; height: 600px;"></p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/POSC%20429.jpg" style="width: 464px; height: 600px;"></p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/POSC%20411.jpg" style="width: 454px; height: 600px;"></p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">Apply to Scholarships and Research Grants Now!https://www.cwu.edu/law/node/2570Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:43:16<h4 style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</h4><h4 style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</h4><h4 style="text-align: center;"><u>Scholarship Information&nbsp;</u></h4><p style="text-align: center;">The Central Washington University <strong>Scholarship Central </strong>application for 2019-2020 will be open through March 1, 2019. Applying early is recommended!</p><p style="text-align: center;">Current students and CWU applicants with a MyCWU username and password can access the application via the student portal:</p><p style="text-align: center;"><strong>MyCWU &gt; Student Dashboard &gt; Financial &gt; Scholarship Application</strong></p><p style="text-align: center;">More information is available on the CWU Scholarships web page.</p><p style="text-align: center;">Already completed the main section of the application? Now is a good time to prepare and submit any supplemental essays, resumes, letters of recommendation, etc.</p><p style="text-align: center;"><strong>SCHOLARSHIP TIP</strong>: If you are requesting a letter of recommendation, contact the letter writer personally before you send the request from Scholarship Central. Remind them who you are and let them know what you'd like them to write about!</p><p style="text-align: center;">Questions? Email <strong><a href="mailto:Scholarships@cwu.edu">Scholarships@cwu.edu</a></strong>. Please include your full name and ID number.</p><p style="text-align: center;">*Scholarships offered by the Law and Justice Department can be found at: <strong><a href="https://www.cwu.edu/law/student-forms-and-information" target="_blank">https://www.cwu.edu/law/student-forms-and-information</a></strong></p><hr><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cwu.edu/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/COTS%20W19%20Grants%20Flier.png" style="width: 464px; height: 600px;"></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></h4 style="text-align: center;"></h4 style="text-align: center;"></h4 style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></a href="mailto:Scholarships@cwu.edu"></p style="text-align: center;"></hr></p style="text-align: center;">Washington Women In Need Education Grant (2019-2020)https://www.cwu.edu/law/node/2569Fri, 05 Oct 2018 16:09:08<p style="text-align: center;">The application for the Washington Women In Need education grant for 2019-2020 is now available. Visit wwin.org for more information.</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img style="width: 464px; height: 600px;" alt="" src="/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/images/WWIN%202019-2020%20Outreach%20Flyer.jpg"></p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">Activist Shaun King to Visit CWU on Feb. 25th, Tickets Now Available https://www.cwu.edu/law/node/2565Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:45:50<p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/images/Shaun%20King.jpg" style="width: 320px; height: 400px;"></p><p>Internationally-recognized civil rights activist and journalist, Shaun King will speak on February 25th, 2019 at Central Washington University. Free tickets are currently available to CWU students online; the public may purchase tickets starting January 25.</p><p>The social media phenom is best known to his 4 million followers for spreading messages of social equity around the world. King has been at the forefront of the Black Lives Matter movement, advocating for empowerment and dignity for African Americans.</p><p>“Shaun bravely spearheaded the efforts to identify and arrest violent white supremacists who brutally attacked men and women in Charlottesville, Virginia,” stated his website. “His dogged efforts single-handedly led to more arrests of Neo-Nazis there than that of the FBI or State Police.”</p><p>In addition to his social media presence, King is a columnist for The Intercept and the Writer-In-Residence at Harvard Law School’s Fair Punishment Project. He is the former senior justice writer for the New York Daily News. As a writer he has written more than 1,500 articles and provides morning commentary on the nationally-syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show.</p><p>King holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1999, King became the youngest student government president elected at Morehouse since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a student there in 1947.</p><p>He speaks at universities, prisons, and to civic groups across the U.S. King also won the first Humanitarian Hero honor at the 2018 BET Awards.</p><p>In his continued efforts for social justice and equity, King will speak on February 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the CWU Student Union and Recreation Center Ballroom. As a young activist, he will connect with the campus to share how to use their voice and create change through social media.</p><p>This is a ticketed event. CWU students may pick up their tickets online at Wildcat Tickets www.cwu.edu/tickets or in the Wildcat Shop, starting January 2. General admission (GA) tickets will be available to the public on January 25.</p><p>Cost:<br>•Free - CWU students w/ student ID<br>•$10 discounted GA tickets with a non-perishable food donation. Must show discounted ticket with food donation to enter venue. Donations will be accepted at the event door and will support CWU's Presidents United to Solve Hunger (P.U.S.H.) food banks.<br>•$15 regular general admission</p><p>For more information about this event contact Katrina Whitney, assistant director of the Diversity and Equity Center at katrina.whitney@cwu.edu, 509-963-2128.</p><p>Media contact: Dawn Alford, Department of Public Affairs, 509-963-1484, Dawn.Alford@cwu.edu.</p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p></p style="text-align: center;"></br></br></br></p style="text-align: center;">Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Quarterly Lecture for Winter!https://www.cwu.edu/law/node/2563Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:17:15<h4 style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</h4><p style="text-align: center;">The LAJ Winter Quarterly Lecture is Jan. 29, 2019, from 10a-12p in the SURC Theatre</p><p style="text-align: center;">This quarter's discussion: Missing &amp; Murdered Indigenous Women</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cwu.edu/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/MMIW%20Poster.png" style="width: 600px; height: 994px;"></p><p style="text-align: center;">For more info click <a href="https://www.cwu.edu/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/MMIW%20Poster.png" target="_blank">here</a></p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div><div style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div></h4 style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></div style="text-align: center;"></div style="text-align: center;"></div style="text-align: center;"></div style="text-align: center;"></div style="text-align: center;"></div style="text-align: center;"></div style="text-align: center;"></div style="text-align: center;"></div style="text-align: center;"></div style="text-align: center;">Winter Schedule 2019https://www.cwu.edu/law/node/2556Wed, 27 Sep 2017 11:30:39<p style="text-align: center;">For a better image, click <a href="/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/documents/Winter%20Schedule%202019.pdf"><b>here</b></a></p><h2 style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</h2><h2 style="text-align: center;"><u style="font-weight: 400;">Winter Schedule</u></h2><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/documents/Winter%20Schedule%202019%20jpeg.jpg" style="width: 463px; height: 600px;"></p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p><h2 style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</h2><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p></p style="text-align: center;"></h2 style="text-align: center;"></h2 style="text-align: center;"></u style="font-weight: 400;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></h2 style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"> CWU gets high ranking on return on investment listhttps://www.cwu.edu/law/node/2554Tue, 02 May 2017 08:28:58<h3 style="text-align: center;">For a better image, click <a href="https://www.facebook.com/CWULawAndJustice/">here</a></h3><h3 style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</h3><h3 style="text-align: center;">"Three academic departments at CWU are nationally ranked for ROI in the top 10 percent, including social work and criminal justice (top 2.4 percent), business (top 8.2 percent) and education (top 8.2 percent)":</h3><p>&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;"><strong><a href="https://www.dailyrecordnews.com/inbrief/cwu-gets-high-ranking-on-return-on-investment-list/article_ddd31ca7-ecbd-5069-ba8e-da7771f787d0.html">https://www.dailyrecordnews.com/inbrief/cwu-gets-high-ranking-on-return-on-investment-list/article_ddd31ca7-ecbd-5069-ba8e-da7771f787d0.html</a></strong></p></h3 style="text-align: center;"></h3 style="text-align: center;"></h3 style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">Congratulations to our students!!!!https://www.cwu.edu/law/node/2553Thu, 16 Mar 2017 08:58:37<h2 style="text-align: center;"><u>ICELA GONZALEZ</u></h2><p>&nbsp;</p><p style="text-align: center;">We are pleased to announce that our Field Experience Program has assisted one of our students in securing a full time job. With the help of Dalton Neiffer, our Field Experience Coordinator, Icela Gonzalez was hired on as an intern with the DSHS Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration Regional Parole Office in Yakima, WA where she worked during winter quarter 2018. She was supervised by Chad Kline, a CWU Alumn, who works as a Program Manager. Mr. Kline and the rest of the office were very impressed with Ms. Gonzalez. Following the completion of her placement, she applied to the Twin Rivers Community Facility (DSHS) and was hired on to a full-time position in March 2018. She considers her field placement experience to have been a great way to get her foot in the door and to help start her career. Congratulations!!!!</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/Icela%20Gonzalez.jpg" style="width: 450px; height: 450px;"></p><hr><h2 style="text-align: center;"><u>ISAAC MESSENGER</u></h2><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Congratulations to our student, Isaac Messenger, on receiving a certificate from Dean Tim Englund for being part of the Dean's List (top 5%) during the College of the Sciences Honors Celebration!</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/law/sites/cts.cwu.edu.law/files/Dean%27s%20List%202018.JPG" style="width: 450px; height: 600px;"></p></h2 style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></hr></h2 style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">