In the Media

Q&A: An opportunity to reaffirm treaty obligations
Horseshoe Bend in Arizona
Q&A: An opportunity to reaffirm treaty obligations

Monte Mills, professor of law and director of the UW Native American Law Center, discusses the significance of Arizona v. Navajo Nation.

Professor Eric Schnapper Represented Plaintiffs in Blockbuster Supreme Court Cases
Eric Schnapper on PBS News Hour
Professor Eric Schnapper Represented Plaintiffs in Blockbuster Supreme Court Cases

In Gonzalez v. Google LLC and Twitter v. Taamneh, Schnapper argued to roll back legal immunity for social media companies in Section 230.

Tyre Nichols: How releasing body-cam video of police brutality became a national event
A memorial for Tyre Nichols.
Tyre Nichols: How releasing body-cam video of police brutality became a national event

Anticipation for the release of the video obrought headlines about violence and another nationwide reflection on American policing and the use of body-cam footage to prevent fatal police encounters. Mary Fan is quoted. (Source: Washington Post)

Who are body cameras really for?
Mary Fan on the Why Don't We Know? podcast.
Who are body cameras really for?

UW Law professor Mary D. Fan joins the Why Don't We Know? podcast to discuss police body cameras and issues surrounding both data retention and privacy.

Supreme Court poised to reconsider key tenets of online speech | The New York Times
Supreme Court poised to reconsider key tenets of online speech | The New York Times

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a case that questions Section 230, a 1996 statute that protects the platforms from liability for the content posted by their users. Eric Schnapper, professor of law at the UW, is quoted. (Source: New York Times)

3 reasons why Seattle schools are suing Big Tech over a youth mental health crisis
Social media app icons on a smartphone.
3 reasons why Seattle schools are suing Big Tech over a youth mental health crisis

Seattle Public Schools is suing Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat for exacerbating the mental health crisis among its students. Professor Ryan Calo is quoted. (Source: NPR)