The judge weighing Amazon’s request to depose Trump will balance the necessity of the president’s testimony with the “burden it presents,” said Jeffrey Feldman, a University of Washington professor and constitutional lawyer.
A group of Senate Republicans held a press conference Jan. 21 to articulate their vision of how to end homelessness in Washington, which would rely on existing funding and could strip the progressive stronghold of Seattle and King County of some authority to implement its own existing policies.
Bremerton’s code passes muster under the ruling, according to Bob Gomulkiewicz, a professor of law at the University of Washington who teaches classes on intellectual property law and freedom of speech.
University of Washington law professor Hugh Spitzer agreed that the measure was unlikely to advance, given that Democrats currently control both houses in Olympia. “I think it’s likely to be just a tool to highlight the fact that Inslee has already served two terms and to help Fortunato’s fortunes I imagine,” he said.
Just minutes after the release of an investigative report that accuses Washington state Rep. Matt Shea of engaging in domestic terrorism, his Republican House colleagues Thursday stripped his name and face from their website, moved his office and suspended him from their caucus.
Several years ago, when Boston Dynamics began releasing videos of Spot, a sturdy, semiautonomous four-legged robot, the public was captivated. Now, Massachusetts State Police has become the first law enforcement agency in the nation to put the robotic dog to work. Ryan Calo, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Senate Democrats introduced sweeping data privacy protections Tuesday in an effort led by Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) to federally regulate tech company business practices. Ryan Calo, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Although charges of lying to Congress are relatively rare, they could loom if Intelligence Committee Democrats determine Sondland knowingly gave false testimony, said Jeff Feldman, a University of Washington law professor. “If you swear falsely to Congress, just like if you swear falsely to a court or in an affidavit, that’s a crime. It’s a felony and it can carry heavy consequences,” he said.
We are bombarded by misinformation and downright lies. With just a click, they catch fire and spread through traditional and social media, from false rumors spread by the U.S. president to specious health claims about childhood shots and autism or GMOs.
On Thursday, an Alaska Superior Court judge in Juneau ruled in favor of the Alaska Legislature and against the administration of Gov. Mike Dunleavy in an education funding lawsuit. It was the sixth significant loss by the Alaska Department of Law in a major policy case this year. State legislators and some of Alaska’s most experienced lawyers say there’s a pattern in those losses: The state is on the cutting edge as it attempts to implement conservative policies.
With Referendum 88 trailing by a slim margin, Washingtonians appeared like they might, for the second time in two decades, vote against affirmative action. An assessment by University of Washington law professor Hugh Spitzer is referenced.
He promised he’d be back — and 35 years after Arnold Schwarzenegger created what’s now a cliche for artificial intelligence gone wrong in the first “Terminator” movie, the cinematic nightmares about time-traveling killer robots have returned to the big screen.
Students participate in interactive lessons with attorneys, judges and other professionals in the industry. The goal of the forum is to create opportunities for racial and ethnic diversity in the justice system in order to match the people it serves.
It seems to be getting darker earlier every night as we get deeper into autumn and this weekend it's once again time to "fall back" with our clocks. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 a.m. But why do Washingtonians have to switch their clocks when lawmakers voted to stop the switching?