In the Media

Alumna Laura Watson Named State Ecology Director

Gov. Jay Inslee named Laura Watson director of the Washington State Department of Ecology. She replaces Maia Bellon, who Inslee appointed in 2013.

Have we reached peak brewery?

Bill Radke talks about breweries and brewery culture in Seattle with Adam Robbings, co-owner of Reubens Brewery in Ballard, Kendall Jones, creator of the Washington Beer Blog, and Zahr Said, a University of Washington law professor who has studied breweries in Seattle. Source: KUOW.

Inslee appoints Raquel Montoya-Lewis as first Native American to sit on Washington Supreme Court

The appointment makes the UW Law alumna the first Native American justice in Washington Supreme Court's history. Source: The Seattle Times

Boston Dynamics’ ‘terrifying’ robotic dogs have been put to work by at least one police agency

Massachusetts State Police has become the first law enforcement agency in the nation to put Boston Dynamics' robotic dog to work. Ryan Calo, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted. Source: Washington Post

Northwest hotelier-turned-ambassador Gordon Sondland faces impeachment spotlight

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. (Source: The Seattle Times)

"You Are Not Limited by Your Identity"

Dean Barnes addressed students at a forum aimed at creating opportunities for racial and ethnic diversity in the justice system.