Dana Raigrodski

  • Director, General Law LL.M.
  • Associate Teaching Professor

Contact

Phone: (206) 616-5321
Email: draigrod@uw.edu

Dana Raigrodski

Education

LL.B. magna cum laude 1995, Tel Aviv University, Israel LL.M. with distinction 1998, Tulane University S.J.D. 2002, Tulane University

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

Comparative Law — Criminal Law — Criminal Law and Procedure — Gender and the Law — Human Trafficking — Legal Philosophy and Theory — Legal Research and Writing — LGBTQ Rights

Recent Courses

LAW A 500 Introduction to Perspectives on the Law
LAW A 508 Transnational Law
LAW A 515 Business Organizations
LAW A 553 Feminist Jurisprudence Seminar
LAW B 550 American Legal System and Method
LAW E 583 Globalization and the Law

Dr. Dana Raigrodski is an Associate Teaching Professor and Director of the General Law LL.M. program at the University of Washington School of Law. She is also the Director of the Summer Institute in Transnational Law and Practice. She serves as a Commissioner on the Washington State Supreme Court Gender & Justice Commission and serves on the Executive Committee of the International Practice Section of the WSBA. Dr. Raigrodski's scholarship and research interests examine human trafficking, migration and globalization, criminal procedure and jurisprudence, critical feminist and race legal theories, and comparative legal studies. She teaches courses on transnational law and globalization, American legal system and research methods, and on gender, race, and the law.

Prior to joining academia, Dr. Raigrodski practiced law for the Israeli Defense Forces Military Advocate General Staff Command in Tel Aviv, serving as a military prosecutor and legal counselor. She holds an LL.B. magna cum laude, from Tel Aviv University and a LL.M. with distinction and a SJD from Tulane University. She is a member of the New York and the Israel Bar.

Peer Reviewed Journals & Law Reviews


Book Chapters


Professional Publications


  • Speaker, "In Support of SB 5128 (Jury Diversity Bill)", Washington House Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee Hearing, Washington State Supreme Court Gender & Justice Commission (March 15, 2023)
  • Speaker, "In Support of SB 5128 (Jury Diversity Bill)", Washington Senate Committee on Law & Justice Hearing, Washington State Supreme Court Gender & Justice Commission (January 10, 2023)
  • Panelist, "2021 Gender Justice Study: Spotlight on Sexual Assault", Washington Sexual Assault Coordinated Community Response (SACCR) Task Force, Washington State Supreme Court Gender & Justice Commission (May 25, 2022)
  • Panelist, "Dobbs v. Jackson and the Future of the Right to Abortion", UW Law chapter of If/When/How Lawyering for Reproductive Justice, University of Washington School of Law (May 17, 2022)
  • Panelist, "Law Schools’ Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts and Graduate Students", 2022 International Legal Education Abroad and LL.M. Administrator's Conference — Rebound and Reengage: Getting Ready for an International Legal Education Renaissance, (April 21, 2022)
  • Panelist, "The Luck of the Irish: An Introduction to Dual Citizenship Around the Globe", CLE Presentation to the International Practice Section, Washington State Bar Association (March 17, 2022)
  • Panelist, "Washington State Supreme Court Gender & Justice Commission, 2021 Gender Justice Study: Spotlight on Mass Incarceration, Criminal Justice and Poverty Roundtable", West Coast Poverty Center, University of Washington School of Social Work (March 3, 2022)
  • Panelist, "Washington State Supreme Court Gender & Justice Commission, 2021 Gender Justice Study: Spotlight on Juvenile Justice and on Commercial Sexual Exploitation", Superior Court Judges Association Family & Juvenile Law Committee (January 22, 2022)
  • Speaker, "Innovative Approaches to the Administration of Graduate Law Programs", 2018 International Legal Education Abroad and LL.M. Administrator's Conference: Innovation in Education and Administration, (February 23, 2018)
  • Speaker, "The Role of Business in Human Trafficking and Forced Labor", Washington State Bar Association, International Practice Section (September 22, 2017)
  • Speaker, "Meaningful Connections Across the Curriculum: LARW Role in Creating Collaboration for 1L J.D. Students and Graduate Students", Seventh Annual Western Regional Legal Writing Conference, (August 25, 2017)
  • Speaker, "The Role of Business in Human Trafficking and Forced Labor", Economic Growth on the Backs of Global Workers: Mapping Local Strategies for Global Change, University of Washington Women's Center Anti-Trafficking Taskforce (April 22, 2016)
  • Speaker, "A Response to Declining Enrollment: Innovative International Partnerships and Interdisciplinary Approaches", 6th Annual International Legal Education Abroad Conference: Innovative International Partnerships, (April 4, 2016)
  • Speaker, "Creative Capitalism and Human Trafficking: The Business Case for Eliminating Forced Labor and Human Trafficking from Global Supply Chains", Annual Meeting, Law & Society Association (May 29, 2015)
  • Speaker, "A Holistic Administrative and Pedagogical Approach to Working with International LL.M. Students in U.S. Law Schools", LL.M. Administrators Conference, (April 15, 2015)