Class of 2020 Honored Through Virtual Events

2020 Grad Celebration

On June 2, Santa Clara Law Interim Dean Anna Han, Santa Clara University President Kevin O’Brien, S.J., and Provost Lisa Kloppenberg hosted a recorded virtual conferring of degrees to the 2020 Santa Clara Law graduates who earned LLMs, JDs, and MLS. “We believe it may be the first time in SCU history that 3 lawyers conferred degrees to the law graduates,” said Interim Dean Han. “I know it is the first to be done virtually.”

Don’t use pandemic as pretext for expelling refugees argues Professor Evangeline Abriel

Barbed wire on US side of border wall

“The CDC expulsion order is one more step in the Trump administration’s relentless efforts to limit asylum,” writes Abriel in her op-ed in the Mercury News. “Public safety and the safety of immigration officers must certainly be considered. But there are humane alternatives to a blanket expulsion order, including health screening, testing, quarantine, and self-isolation.” Read the op-ed in full.