Can Kelis sue the Neptunes, Pharrell and Chad Hugo, or Beyoncé for interpolating her 2003 song “Milkshake” in “Energy,” a new song on ‘Renaissance’? Legal experts tell Vulture no. Prof. Peter Nicolas is quoted (Source: Vulture)
In the Media
A new partnership between several Washington universities is aimed at empowering students of color to enter law school. Seattle University, University of Washington, Gonzaga University law schools and Heritage University are taking part in the LSAC Plus Program, funded by a grant from the Law School Admission Council.
Native leaders and Indigenous rights lawyers in the Puget Sound region and beyond are raising the alarm about a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, saying it threatens tribal sovereignty with regard to criminal prosecutions and beyond. Eric Eberhard, affiliate assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted. (Photo of Mel Sheldon Jr. by Daniel Kim; credit: Seattle Times)
Here’s where the debate over changing the clocks stands, and what it could mean for you. Professor Calandrillo is quoted. (Source: The New York Times)
Lesley Haskell, the wife of Spokane County Prosecuting Attorney Larry Haskell, has embraced white supremacy, and undermined her husband's office and reputation, according to legal ethicists and civil libertarians. Professor Bailey is quoted. (Source: The Seattle Times)
The Sunshine Protection Act, which the Senate passed in March, has stalled in the House. UW Law Professor Steve Calandrillo is quoted and his research is cited. (Source: NBC News)