A long-running dispute over Indigenous heritage and property has captured the attention of experts assigned by the U.N. to monitor international human rights. Professor Eberhard is quoted. (Source: The Seattle Times)
In the Media
Mail delivery was expected to resume Tuesday in Seattle, Washington, following a string of reported mail thefts and "equipment security concerns." Mary Fan, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has called a special session after state lawmakers were unable to reach a compromise on a drug bill. Hugh Spitzer, professor of law at the UW, is quoted. (Source: Newsweek)
Billionaire Elon Musk plans to compete with OpenAI, the ChatGPT developer he helped found, while calling out the potential harms of artificial intelligence. Ryan Calo, professor of law at the UW, is quoted. (Source: The New York Times)
‘U.S. News’ rankings methods have encouraged the neglect of low-income students. UW Law Dean Tamara F. Lawson with Dean Heather K. Gerken of the Yale Law School. (Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education)
Wright was convicted on the sole basis of a confession he signed after a 14-hour interrogation during which he was abused and coerced by detectives, according to his attorney, UW Law professor David B. Owens. (Source: Chicago Sun Times)