Legal experts say that determining who should be considered a victim — in a case that hinges on Mr. Rittenhouse’s assertion of self-defense — is at the center of what jurors must decide in his trial, expected to begin next week. Mary Fan, professor of law at the UW, is quoted. Source: the New York Times.
In the Media
The 2021 Gender Justice Study found evidence of many gender inequities in Washington State’s justice system. Professor Dana Raigrodski co-chaired the study for the WA Supreme Court Gender and Justice Commission.
Amid all the voting changes in state laws, giving more power to partisan officials to overturn an election is at the top of the list of concerns. Lisa Manheim, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted. (Source: NBC News)
It isn't unprecedented. A candidate even tried to use it to his advantage. Professor Lisa Manheim is quoted. (Source: Slate)
Election law experts disagree with Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw's recent claims. Lisa Manheim is quoted. (Source: CNN Politics)
UW Law Professor Angélica Cházaro discusses how the police response to protests affected the latest numbers, which have left police and activists debating what comes next. (Source: The Seattle Times)