Seattle U’s law school dean on Seattle Voices
A commitment to social justice, diversity and excellence attracted Mark Niles to Seattle University. Niles joined the university in 2010 as dean of the law school. He talks with Seattle Voices host Eric Liu about the world of academia and what it means to be dean. Niles has published numerous articles and essays on subjects including the Ninth Amendment, the social and legal consequences of pre-crime incarceration and the depiction of law and justice in American popular culture. A Stanford Law School graduate, he clerked with the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and was a staff attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice.