Recent Faculty Presentations

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "The Evolution of Corporate Governance Practices of Venture Capital-Backed Companies", The Modern Corporation, Law & Society Association Annual Meeting (Virtual), (May 28, 2021)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, "The Board’s Role in Preventing Financial Crime", Deloitte Global Webinar (Virtual), (May 12, 2021)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "The State of Corporate Governance in Venture Capital-Backed Companies: The Good, the Bad, and COVID-19", Works in Progress Group #17: Entrepreneurship, Small Business & Local Government (Virtual), AALS Clinical Conference (April 30, 2021)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "The Corporation’s Role in Social Movements", (Virtual), The Journal of Corporation Law and the Iowa Black Law Student Association (April 21, 2021)

  • Terry Price. Speaker, "Color of Justice: So What Do Judges and Lawyers Do?", Alaska Native Justice Center (April 19, 2021)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Keynote, Status and Perspectives on Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence Legislation in the Nordics Conference (Virtual), The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, DanChurchAid, the Danish Institute for Human Rights and the Nordic Business Network for Human Rights (March 25, 2021)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, "Dialogue on the Evolution and Challenges of Voluntary Principles at a Global Level", Implementation of Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (Virtual), Mining Energy Committee on Security and Human Rights - CME, and the Canadian Embassy in Columbia (March 24, 2021)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, Human Rights Due Diligence in the Time of COVID-19 Economist Magazine's Sustainability Week (Virtual), (March 24, 2021)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Identifying Social Needs and Creating Companies", William and Mary Business Law Review Symposium: Social Entrepreneurship and the Law (Virtual), William and Mary Business Law Review (March 20, 2021)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Corporate Social Responsibility and Employment Law", 2021 University of Richmond Law Review Symposium—Corporate and Securities Law in the Time of Coronavirus (Virtual), University of Richmond School of Law (March 5, 2021)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Moderator, "Publishing Cross-Disciplinary Business and Human Rights Articles: Tips for Successfully Navigating the Submission and Review Process for Different Types of Scholarly Journals.", (Virtual Panel), The Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association (February 22, 2021)

  • Haiyun Damon-Feng. Speaker, "Providing Legal Support to Vulnerable Families Impacted by the Remain in Mexico Policy", Microsoft (February 21, 2021)

  • Mary D. Fan. Speaker, "The Emotional Influence of Gruesome Images in the Courtroom", CLE, American Bar Ass’n (ABA) Mid-Year Meeting, 2021 (February 19, 2021)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Legal Issues and Intellectual Property", The Washington Entrepreneurial Research, Evaluation, and Commercialization Hub (WE-REACH) Biomedical Innovation Bootcamp and CoMotion I-Corps Program (Virtual), WE-Reach and CoMotion I-Corps Program (February 11, 2021)

  • Haiyun Damon-Feng. Moderator, "First-Generation Law Student Experiences", Mentor in Law (January 22, 2021)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Section on Economic Globalization and Governance: COVID-19 and Corporate Governance", AALS Annual Meeting (Virtual), Association of American Law Schools (AALS) (January 9, 2021)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Interuniversity Dialogue on Establishing Pathways to Integrate Clinical Education and Experiential Learning Into the Law School Curriculum", Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Virtual), Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (December 10, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Speaker, "Business and Human Rights: Towards a Decade of Global Implementation", Implementing Human Rights Due Diligence in Global Supply Chains, University of Geneva, Geneva Center for Business and Human Rights, the International Chamber of Commerce and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (December 10, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, "Resolutions and Remedies: From Litigation to Ombudsman and International Human Rights", Human Rights Day (Virtual), International Bar Association (December 10, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Speaker, "Opening Remarks", The Life and Adventures of Ruggie Principles: A Snapshot of Business and Human Rights Practices in Indonesia (Virtual), ELSAM, HRWG, Summit Watch (November 23, 2020)

  • Lisa Marshall Manheim. Speaker, The U.S. Election — The American Electoral System with Hugh Spitzer, Universitas Indonesia (November 20, 2020)

  • Hugh Spitzer. Speaker, The U.S. Election — The American Electoral System with Lisa Marshall Manheim, Universitas Indonesia (November 20, 2020)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Unequal Access: Impediments for Minority-Owned Businesses", Rocky Mountain Junior Scholar’s Conference (Virtual), S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah (November 6, 2020)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Common Legal Questions for Entrepreneurs", Innovation Lab (Virtual), Bellevue Community College (November 5, 2020)

  • Mary D. Fan. Speaker, "Show Me the Video", George Washington Law Review Symposium on Policing (October 24, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Keynote, "10 Years UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights — Vision and Ambition for National Actions Plans", Global Supply Chains Conference (virtual event), German Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and German Institute of Human Rights (October 7, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, "Diversity at the Workplace and Beyond: What Now Needs to Happen?", 12th Annual Engaging Business Forum (virtual), Coca Cola Company, International Organization of Employers, U.S. Council for International Business, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce (October 7, 2020)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Entrepreneurial Help", On Board Othello Coalition (Virtual), Othello of Seattle, Washington (October 6, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, "Eradicating Child Labor and Forced Labor in Global Supply Chains", Marking the Release of List of Goods Produced by Child or Forced Labor (9th ed.) and Annual Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor (19th ed.) (virtual event), U.S. Department of Labor (September 30, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Keynote, "Business and Human Rights Between Now and 2030: Key Advancements and Key Challenges", Kharkiv International Forum on Business and Human Rights in Central and Eastern Europe (September 24, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, "UN Working Group's Business, Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Report to the Human Rights Council", Business, Human Rights and Anti-Corruption, Transparency International Canada (September 24, 2020)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Interuniversity Dialogue on Establishing Pathways to Integrate Clinical Education and Experiential Learning Into the Law School Curriculum", Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Virtual), Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (September 23, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Speaker, "Business and Human Rights Trends and Challenges in East-Central Europe", Kharkiv International Forum on Business and Human Rights in Central and Eastern Europe (September 23, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Speaker, "Cooperation against Corruption", World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit, World Economic Forum Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (September 23, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, "Human Rights And Development: Business Action to Leave No One Behind", UN Global Compact Private Sector Forum, Uniting Business Live (September 21, 2020)

  • Mary D. Fan. Speaker, "Beyond Informed Consent: Lessons from Property and Commons Governance Theory for Pooled Personal Electronic Data", Research Symposium, Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, University of California, Berkeley (September 11, 2020)

  • Michael Hatfield. Speaker, "The Rise of Law and the Fall of Circular 230: Tax Lawyer Professional Standards, 1985-2015 (virtual presentation)", Christ’s College, 29th Annual Tax Research Network Conference (September 7, 2020)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "Legal Issues and Intellectual Property", (Virtual), The Washington Entrepreneurial Research, Evaluation, and Commercialization Hub (WE-REACH) Biomedical Innovation Bootcamp (July 23, 2020)

  • Mary Hotchkiss. Panelist, "Paths to Success: Recruiting the Next Generation of Law Librarians", American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting (online) (July 22, 2020)

  • Jennifer L. Koh. Panelist, "Litigating in the New Age of Agency Deference", American Immigration Lawyers Association Virtual Conference (July 22, 2020)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Panelist, "U.S. Experts: Models of Legal Clinics for Technology & Business", Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Virtual), Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (July 16, 2020)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Panelist, "Teaching in an IP Clinic During a Pandemic", IP Clinician’s Workshop Sessions (Virtual), Center for IP Research, Indiana University Maurer School of Law and University of Notre Dame Law School (July 14, 2020)

  • Terry Price. Speaker, "Understanding Child Support", MotherAfrica, Best4Babies Program (July 8, 2020)

  • Anna Mastroianni. Panelist, Global Public Health, Ethics, Food Security, and Transnational Mitigation Strategies with Jessica Fanzo, Jeffrey Kahn, Sridhar Venkatapuram, Tom Inglesby, Lainie Rutkow, Alexandre White, World Order after Covid-19 Forum (Virtual Conference), Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs (June 30, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Keynote, "Business and Human Rights as the Backbone of Sustainable Development and Resilient Recovery", Session on The Future of Business and Human Rights for People, Planet and Peace, United Nations Development Program 2020 Annual Meeting: The Future We Want to See - the Rule of Law and Human Rights - Securing the Social Contract (June 30, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, "Responsible Business Conduct in the 21st Century – Integrating Agendas for Greater Impact", Spring Meeting 2020, World Economic Forum Partnering Against Corruption (June 18, 2020)

  • Mary D. Fan. Speaker, "Show Me the Video", King County Department of Public Defense Training (June 16, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, Will Business Stand Up for Human Rights Defenders? United Nations Virtual Forum on Responsible Business and Human Rights - Asia and the Pacific: New Challenges, New Approaches (June 11, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, Moving Beyond Compliance: Integrating Respect for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption, United Nations Virtual Forum on Responsible Business and Human Rights: Asia and the Pacific: New Challenges, New Approach United Nations Virtual Forum on Responsible Business and Human Rights - Asia and the Pacific: New Challenges, New Approaches (June 9, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Commentator, "Towards Effective EU Mandatory Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence Legislation", European Coalition for Corporate Justice (June 8, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Speaker, "The New Essential Employee", Coexisting with COVID-19, UW Graduate School Office of Public Lectures (June 4, 2020)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "The Myths and Realities of Corporate Governance in Venture-Backed Private Companies", (Virtual), Law & Society Association (May 28, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Speaker, The Role of Responsible Business Conduct in Time of Crisis (virtual closing presentation) 2020 OECD Forum on Responsible Business Conduct (May 19, 2020)

  • Mary Hotchkiss. Speaker, "Free Expression & the First Amendment", UW Information School (IMT 550, online) (May 14, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, "Rethinking Essential: Business, Work, and Human Rights in the Covid-19 Pandemic", Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute, Duke Law International Human Rights Clinic, Columbia Law School Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, and Just Security (May 14, 2020)

  • Steve Calandrillo. Speaker, "What Behavioral Economics Can Teach Us About Law & Baseball", Baseball Chats Online, Society for American Baseball Research (May 9, 2020)

  • Lisa Marshall Manheim. Panelist, "What if the 2020 Presidential Election is Disputed?", Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (participated remotely) (May 4, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Speaker, "Virtual Dialogue with the UN Human Rights Council on a Human Rights Approach to COVID-19 (invited expert and briefer)", United Nations Human Rights Counci (April 30, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Speaker, "Business, Peacebuilding and Conflict: How to Respect Human Rights (virtual briefing and consultation)", Business for Social Responsibility Human Rights Working Group (Europe and North America) (April 28, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Speaker, From Fragility to Resilience - International Policy and a New Social Contract (virtual presentation) Institute for Human Rights and Business Seminar (April 23, 2020)

  • Lisa Marshall Manheim. Speaker, Election Law During a Pandemic (participated remotely) Law in the Time of COVID Series, University of Washington School of Law (April 16, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, "Human Rights Responsibilities of ICT Companies in Conflict Zones, Expert Roundtable", Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (March 27, 2020)

  • David J.S. Ziff. Speaker, "Editing as Teaching", The Washington Appellate Judicial Conference (Presented remotely via Zoom), (March 24, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Speaker, "IPEICA Stakeholder Dialogue and Briefing", Human Right and Social Responsibility Working Group (March 19, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Speaker, "The Business and Human Rights Movement Turns 10", Irish Center for Human Rights and J.E. Cairnes School of Economics and Business, National University of Ireland (March 10, 2020)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Speaker, "The Myths and Realities of Corporate Governance in Venture-Backed Private Companies", Tulane Corporate and Securities Law Roundtable (Virtual), Tulane University Law School (March 7, 2020)

  • David J.S. Ziff. Speaker, "Legal Writing Workshop II", with Destinee Evers, CLE Program, Washington State Bar Association (February 27, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, "Women Taking the Lead: Defending Human Rights and the Environment", Trocaire (February 25, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Moderator, "Co Convener, Regional African Consultation on Business, Human Rights and Peacebuilding", UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights (February 21, 2020)

  • Jennifer L. Koh. Speaker, "Barricading the Immigration Courts", University of Nevada-Las Vegas Boyd School of Law Faculty Enrichment Series, Nevada, Las Vegas (February 18, 2020)

  • Jennifer L. Koh. Panelist, "Evaluating the Criminal Justice and Immigration Platforms of the Democratic Presidential Candidates", University of Nevada-Las Vegas Boyd School of Law (February 18, 2020)

  • Jennifer L. Koh. Panelist, "The New World in Context: Immigration Adjudication", Duke Law Journal Administrative Law Symposium (February 14, 2020)

  • Anita Ramasastry. Panelist, "Operating with Respect for Human Rights in Conflict and Post-Conflict Areas, Expert Roundtable", Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs) and Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (February 13, 2020)

  • Jennifer S. Fan. Panelist, "Legal Issues and Intellectual Property", Biomedical Innovation Bootcamp (Virtual), The Washington Entrepreneurial Research, Evaluation, and Commercialization Hub (WE-REACH) (February 7, 2020)

  • Mary D. Fan. Speaker, "Show Me the Video", National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys Training Seminar (February 1, 2020)

  • Terry Price. Speaker, "Introduction to Washington State Legislative Process", University of Washington School of Social Work and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine (January 15, 2020)

  • Lauren E. Sancken. Speaker, "Reimagining Relocation for Climate Displaced Communities: Lessons from Kivalina, Alaska", University of Washington Department of Oceanography (January 14, 2020)

  • Mary Hotchkiss. Speaker, "Citation Workshop: Foreign and International Materials", UW School of Law (January 10, 2020)