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Turning down the noise around you improves health in many ways
A natural landscape with sand and water.
Turning down the noise around you improves health in many ways

Experts describe ways to turn down the volume, from earbuds to smartphone apps that detect harmful noise levels. Sanne Knudsen, professor of environmental law at the UW, is quoted. (Source: Scientific American)

The Most Downloaded Paper
Clark Lombardi
The Most Downloaded Paper

"Designing Islamic Constitutions is the most downloaded paper of all time in the field of comparative constitutionalism. Written by Clark Lombardi, it has been downloaded over 8800 times. It is well worth reading for its rich insights into Islamic constitutionalism." (Source: The Leaflet)

Lawyer of student who tracks Taylor Swift's private jet says his client is 'not going to buckle'
Taylor Swift
Lawyer of student who tracks Taylor Swift's private jet says his client is 'not going to buckle'

Speaking to "GMA," Ryan Calo, a law professor at the University of Washington offered his opinion on the legal situation, saying, he doesn't see "an underlying cause of action that Swift legal team could bring to bear against this individual." (Source: Good Morning America)

Gravel yard warns Snohomish County school to stop speaking out — or else
View of a gravel yard from an elementary school classroom.
Gravel yard warns Snohomish County school to stop speaking out — or else

An attorney for a gravel yard next to a Mukilteo district school sent a cease-and-desist letter warning the principal and teachers to stop complaining about noise and dust.. (Source: Seattle Times)

Biden signs AI executive order, the most ambitious U.S. regulation yet
Biden signing an executive order. Source: Washington Post
Biden signs AI executive order, the most ambitious U.S. regulation yet

“I can see the frustration in this [executive order] that a lot of this should be done by Congress but they’re not doing anything,” said Ryan Calo. (Source: The Washington Post)

To TikTok or not to TikTok? One GOP candidate joins the app even as he calls it 'digital fentanyl'
FILE - Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy speaks during the Pray Vote Stand Summit on Friday, Sept. 15, 2023, in Washington. Ramaswamy recently became the first 2024 candidate to join TikTok, which says it has over 150 million U.S. users. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
To TikTok or not to TikTok? One GOP candidate joins the app even as he calls it 'digital fentanyl'

Republican presidential hopefuls have largely shunned TikTok, the hugely popular video-sharing app that some in both parties allege is a potential spy mechanism for China. Ryan Calo, professor of law and in the Information School at the UW, is quoted. (Source: Associated Press)