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Seattle U in the News: Seattle U law students helping domestic violence survivors file protection orders

April 22, 2020

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Deirdre Bowen, a law professor at Seattle University, created a new pop-up clinic that allows law students to help domestic violence survivors file protection orders in King County.

Seattle University law students are helping survivors of domestic violence file protection orders during the coronavirus pandemic. 

For some people, staying home isn't necessarily staying safe. 

"Because there's been an uptick in the number of cases of domestic violence, there's more of a need to help victims of domestic violence fill out the domestic violence protection order petitions," said Deirdre Bowen, a law professor at Seattle University. 

Bowen created a new pop-up clinic that allows law students to help domestic violence survivors file protection orders in King County. 

Read and watch the full story on KING5 News.

Read the School of Law's story here.

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