Seattle craft brewing: A rising tide lifts all glasses

A new study by UW Law Professor Zahr Said explores the city’s dynamic brewing community, which bucks traditional rules of IP that govern other makers.

Professor Jennifer Fan teaching a class

Spotlight: Real-world research agendas

Explore highlights from the legal research by UW Law faculty that illustrates how law reflects and shapes our everyday lives.

Looking through the lens

In her new book “Camera Power,” UW Law Professor Mary D. Fan explores policy and policing in an era of rapid technological and cultural change.

Professor Michael Hatfield in the Arizona State Law Journal

Using tax practice as a case study, Professor Hatfield identifies and offers solutions for an increasingly important dilemma in law: how to ensure that professionals use artificial intelligence in a responsible manner.

Professor Jennifer Fan in the Florida State University Law Review

Professor Fan documents the exclusion of women from the boards of nearly all the major private high technology companies, explains why this male-only hegemony matters, and offers a new paradigm for creating a business culture in which people of all genders can make valued contributions.

Professor Hugh Spitzer cited in Washington State Supreme Court case

Justice Wiggins cited Professor Spitzer's 'Model Rule 5.7 and Lawyers in Government Jobs—How Can They Ever Be "Non-Lawyers"?' in the landmark Karstetter v. King County Corrections Guild decision.

Professor Angélica Cházaro in the UCLA Law Review

Professor Cházaro explores a provocative question: what if the United States no longer relied on deportation as part of its immigration policy?

Professor Sanne Knudsen’s Work Cited in U.S. Supreme Court Opinion

Justice Gorsuch cited a work co-authored by Professor Sanne Knudsen, Unearthing the Lost History of Seminole Rock, in a concurring opinion in Kisor v. Wilkie, a case on the Auer deference doctrine.

Professor Mary Fan’s Work Cited in U.S. Supreme Court Opinion

Justice Sotomayor cited a recent work by Professor Mary Fan, Justice Visualized: Courts and the Body Camera Revolution, in a dissenting opinion in Nieves v. Bartlett, a First Amendment retaliatory arrest case.

Professor Zahr Said in the Lewis & Clark Law Review

Professor Said’s qualitative empirical research study reveals Seattle’s craft brewing industry to be a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem that displays widespread collaboration and innovation—what management literature has termed “coopetition.”