Hamline Center for Justice and Law

The Hamline University Center for Justice and Law

The Center for Justice and Law works to advance justice by developing creative, concrete, and equitable solutions to legal issues and policy concerns. The center accomplishes our work by drawing on interdisciplinary synergies at Hamline to engage in: active collaboration with community partners, innovative teaching and professional development, transformative research opportunities, and public symposia bringing together local and national scholars, artists, activists, and practitioners. This year, our theme is Environmental Justice

Watch a short explanation of the mission of the Center of Justice and Law from former Director Professor Jillian Peterson.

Learn more about this year's theme of Environmental Justice and Law from this year's Director Professor Valentine Cadieux.

Associate Professor - Environmental Studies and Anthropology; Director of the Center for Justice and Law


The CJL is now able to offer Two Continuing Legal Credits for the July 13 and 27th, 2023 events on Building Equitable Faramland in the Upper Midwest! Find more information at elearn.hamline.edu. These events will continue to be available for free on our YouTube page without credit.

Did You Know?

The CJL has a YouTube channel! Subscribe to our channel at youtube.com/@hucjl to see our events and learn more about our programming.

Feature in Oracle

The CJL Oct. 20 event Not Your Parents' Environmentalism was featured in the Hamline Oracle. Check out their article on the Oracle's website!