Jessica West

  • Visiting Associate Professor


Phone: (206) 685-7915

Jessica West


B.A. 1989, Brown University J.D. 1993, University of Connecticut School of Law

Curriculum Vitae

Recent Courses

LAW A 505 Criminal Law
LAW A 572 Criminal Justice Policy Seminar
  • Speaker, "New (& Improved) Queer Issues with Juries", Obergefell and Beyond, Vermont Law School (October 22, 2015)
  • Speaker, "What's Does a Right to a Jury Mean? Assessing Hurst v Florida", Constitution Day, Vermont Law School (September 27, 2015)
  • Speaker, "Simulation Modules to Complement an Evidence Course", Conference on Innovations in Teaching and Learning Evidence, Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law (November 7, 2014)
  • Speaker, "Tensions Between Protest and the Rule of Law, Recognizing Injustice: From Social Movements to Legal Reform", Vermont Law Review Symposium, Vermont Law School (October 3, 2014)
  • Speaker, "Protest Is Different, Collective Identities, Collective Action: On Protest and Resistance", LatCrit 2013 Conference, (October 4, 2013)
  • Speaker, "Bridging Narrative Distance in the Classroom", Annual Conference, Society of American Law Teachers (October 6, 2012)
  • Speaker, "Is Injustice Relevant?: Narrative and Blameworthiness in Protester Trials", Yale Law School (April 25, 2012)
  • Speaker, "Lawyers as Agents of Change", Annual Robert M. Cover Public Interest Retreat, (March 2, 2012)
  • Speaker, "Police Accountability and the Role of the Independent Monitor", Responses to Injustice Series, University of Denver Sturm College of Law (November 4, 2010)