Ron Whitener

  • Affiliate Professor of Law

Contact

Phone: (206) 543-4099
Email: ronw@u.washington.edu

Ron Whitener

Education

B.A. 1991, Evergreen State College J.D. 1994, University of Washington

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

  • Ron J. Whitener, Research in Native American Communities in the Genetics Age: Can the Federal Data Sharing Statute of General Applicability and Tribal Control of Research be Reconciled, 15 J. Tech. L. & Pol'y 217-74 (2010).
  • Jay H. Shore, Joseph D. Bloom, Spero M. Manson & Ron J. Whitener, Telepsychiatry with Rural American Indians: Issues in Civil Commitments, 26 Behav. Sci. & L. 287-300 (2008).
  • Ron J. Whitener, The Personal Impact of the Boldt Case: A Tribute to Professor William H. Rodgers, Jr., 82 Wash. L. Rev. 497-504 (2007).

See the full list under the Publications tab below.

Peer Reviewed Journals & Law Reviews

  • Ron J. Whitener, Research in Native American Communities in the Genetics Age: Can the Federal Data Sharing Statute of General Applicability and Tribal Control of Research be Reconciled, 15 J. Tech. L. & Pol'y 217-74 (2010).
  • Jay H. Shore, Joseph D. Bloom, Spero M. Manson & Ron J. Whitener, Telepsychiatry with Rural American Indians: Issues in Civil Commitments, 26 Behav. Sci. & L. 287-300 (2008).
  • Ron J. Whitener, The Personal Impact of the Boldt Case: A Tribute to Professor William H. Rodgers, Jr., 82 Wash. L. Rev. 497-504 (2007).
  • Panelist, "Tribal Criminal Jurisdiction: Theory and Practice", Tribal Courts and the Federal System, Harvard Law School (November 8, 2012)

  • "Indigent Defense in Indigenous Communities", Workshop on International Perspectives on Indigent Defense, National Institute of Justice and the Access to Justice Initiative (January 25, 2011)

  • "Federal Requirements for Creation of Tribal Institutional Review Boards", 8th National Changing Patterns of Cancer in Native Communities: Strength Through Tradition and Science, (September 14, 2010)

  • Panelist, "Ethics & Genetics: Can They Work for Indigenous Peoples?", with Maile Taualii, Ngiare Brown, Maui Hudson, and Jeff Reading, Healing Our Spirit Worldwide Annual Conference, (September 7, 2010)

  • Speaker, "Transformative Advocacy", Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools (January 1, 2010)

  • Speaker, "The Collision of Tribal Sovereignty, Tribal Property and Genetic Data", Intellectual Property and Benefit-Sharing in Genomic Research with Indigenous Communities, Duke University, Institute for Genome Sciences Policy (January 1, 2009)

  • Speaker, "Race, Gender and Genetics: Challenges for Native Americans in the Genetics Revolution", Genetic Alliance Annual Meeting, (July 13, 2008)

  • Speaker, "Sovereign Immunity of Tribes", Annual Conference, American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section (January 1, 2008)

  • Speaker, "What Do We Know About Tribal Courts", American University, Washington College of Law (January 1, 2008)

  • Speaker, "Genetic Samples and Native Americans: Can Federal Data Sharing Mandates and Tribal Authority Be Reconciled?", Emerging Indian Law Scholars Roundtable, Lewis and Clark Law School (July 1, 2007)

  • Speaker, "The Status of Tribal Public Defense in Washington State", Leaders Conference, Washington State Bar Association (January 1, 2007)

  • "Cultural Issues in Criminal Defense of Native American Clients", Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Office of Defender Services (January 1, 2006)

  • "Mental Health Issues in the Representation of Native American Clients", Washington Defender Association (January 1, 2006)

  • "Tribal Authority to Regulate Research", University of Washington School of Law and Center for Genomics and Healthcare Equality (January 1, 2006)

  • "Ethical, Legal and Societal Implications of Research in United States Indigenous Communities", International Network of Health Knowledge and Development Annual Conference, (October 1, 2005)