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Pre-Law Resource Center

Student Legal Research Association (SLRA)

Our Purpose

Student Legal Research Association (SLRA) is a student research group at Washington State University under the advising of the Pre-Law Resource Center that conducts research for policy reform and advocacy. SLRA is an association of multidisciplinary students that share a common interest in public research and tradition of service to society. SLRA’s investigation, data treatment methodologies and advocacy of reformation is guided by faculty at WSU and across the US; domain experts from Washington State, the country and the world.

Pillars of SLRA’s work are to

  • Conduct legal research according to the legal field’s ‘principals & standards’
  • Initiate each investigation with a fair and honest look at all positions of the issue
  • Research and articulate findings into an impartial report
  • Used findings to affect policy for tangible service to society outcomes



Weekly Meetings

Our meetings for the Spring 2021 semester will be on Mondays from 5pm to 6pm PT. Come join us and meet our team!

Register here

Our Work

Click here for a summary of our fall 2020 police project report. Please email either Michelle Lee ( or Andrew Green ( for the full report. Please note that membership has changed and is constantly changing.

For the spring 2021 semester, we will begin a new research project that looks at Greek life at Washington State University.

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

SLRA is currently working with the WSU Police Department on a MOU that outlines a commitment to address issues of racial discrimination and improve the safety of the WSU community.

Our Team

Co-Principal Researchers: 

Andrew Green (

Michelle Lee (

Co-Head Data Coordinators:

Jack Weyer (

Sean Townsend (

Primary Contact:

Samantha Cawthorn (

Research Coordinator:

Raphaella Guimaraes (

Head Media & Publicity:

Jiwon Lee (