The Washington Supreme Court, which last month rejected calls for emergency diploma privilege, reversed course at the behest of law graduates and law school administrators. Dean Mario L. Barnes is quoted. (Source: Law.com)
In the Media
Bubacarr Drammeh, a former State Attorney in The Gambia, will be the Graduate student speaker for the University of Washington School of Law Graduate class of 2020. (Source: The Gambia Times)
The fact we have to ask, "can — and should — flying robots monitor social distancing or remotely measure body temperatures?" speaks to the incredible times in which we live. UW Law Professor Ryan Calo unpacks the subject with Molly Wood on Marketplace.
Professor Ryan Calo submitted testimony in a paper hearing on the use of aggregate and anonymized data and privacy rights related to COVID-19 data collection. (Source: U.S. Senate)
Forced to work from home, with kids’ toys crowding the living room and restaurants drawing shut, many in Seattle and beyond have turned to the outdoors — too many, it turns out. Hugh Spitzer is quoted. (Source: The Seattle Times)
To contain the spread of COVID-19, Washington state is turning to a technique rarely used in the century since the Spanish flu killed nearly 700,000 Americans — mandatory social distancing. Hugh Spitzer, a law professor at the UW, is quoted. (Source: Crosscut)