Announcing the 2020 Public Interest Law Association Fellows

This summer, 21 students were named PILA fellows and will pursue projects associated with public interest organizations, legal services offices, social service agencies, public defender officers, nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies and tribal entities.

Gift promotes added diversity at UW Law School

The university announced a $250,000 gift from UW Regent Blaine Tamaki and his wife, Preciosa Tamaki, to the School of Law to support efforts to increase diversity, provide students with greater access to mental health resources, and support the work of the Tribal Court Clinic.

Watch: Law School in the Time of COVID-19

Students share experiences from the pandemic-impacted spring quarter, which has been one of profound challenges, swift adjustments, and inspiring acts of support that underscore the strength and resilience of the law school community.

SBA channels remaining budget into new COVID-19-affected student support fund

The SBA Mutual Aid Fund is meant to provide relief to current students from disproportionately affected communities who are facing financial hardships as a result of the global pandemic.

Global Business Law Institute appoints new chair, members to Industry Advisory Board

Business law leaders from Amazon, Challenge Seattle, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP and Microsoft help provide students with unique, life-changing legal education.

Clinic students secure asylum-seeker’s release amid global pandemic

An autoimmune deficiency put the detained client, who was fleeing death threats in his home country, at higher risk for COVID-19 amid crowded, dangerous conditions. The Immigration Law Clinic worked around the clock to get him out.