Writing honor punctuates distinguished teaching career

Professor Elizabeth Baldwin — recipient of the Legal Writing Institute’s 2020 Deborah Hecht Memorial Award — teaches writing as a way for students to bring their ambitions to life on the page and in their communities.

Race and Justice Clinic fights for systemic bail reform amid COVID-19

Working with the Northwest Community Bail Fund, clinic students are helping the organization recoup funds to secure pretrial releases for defendants who cannot afford it.

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UW Law remembers alumnus Justice Joseph Jerome Farris

Justice Farris was elected first presiding chief judge of the inaugural Washington State Court of Appeals, Division I, before becoming the first Black justice to serve on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. He was 90.

July 2020 Newsletter

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Unchained: Asylum cases underscore importance of pro bono work

UW Law alumnus Matthew Wurdeman’s first pro bono case cemented his resolve to help detained migrants otherwise left to navigate the U.S. immigration system alone.

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Trainings, consults available for entrepreneurs and BIPOC, LGBTQ+ and women business, nonprofit owners

The free negotiation trainings and legal consults, which are available to register for now, are designed to help entrepreneurs and owners navigate corporate, employment and IP law issues amid the COVID-19 pandemic.