Can Trump Run for President From Prison?
Can Trump Run for President From Prison?

It isn't unprecedented. A candidate even tried to use it to his advantage. Professor Lisa Manheim is quoted. (Source: Slate)

Fact check: Crenshaw tries to whitewash Republican brief
Texas Representative Dan Crenshaw
Fact check: Crenshaw tries to whitewash Republican brief

Election law experts disagree with Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw's recent claims. Lisa Manheim is quoted. (Source: CNN Politics)

Banning Trump from Twitter and Facebook isn’t nearly enough
Banning Trump from Twitter and Facebook isn’t nearly enough

UW Law Professor Ryan Calo and NUSL Professor Woodrow Hartzog write that despite knowing their tools would be used in ways that lead to violence, social media companies did too little, for too long. (Source: The Los Angeles Times)

Our state constitution’s surprising right-to-bear-arms language
Our state constitution’s surprising right-to-bear-arms language

UW Law Professor Hugh Spitzer discusses language in Washington's Constitution that establishes a right to bear arms while reinforcing the Legislature’s power to control or ban private militia groups. (Source: The Seattle Times)

Op-ed: Texas can’t block votes cast in other states. Absurdly, it’s trying.
Donald Trump
Op-ed: Texas can’t block votes cast in other states. Absurdly, it’s trying.

A new lawsuit filed by Texas would interfere with voting processes in states across the country if it wasn't doomed to fail, writes UW Law Professor Lisa Manheim. (Source: The Washington Post)

Celebrating Impact: Scholarship
Celebrating Impact: Scholarship

In this newsletter special edition, learn how UW Law faculty created meaningful impact through research and service in 2020.

Opinion: What divesting from Seattle police is really about
Police officer and protestors
Opinion: What divesting from Seattle police is really about

Prof. Angélica Cházaro: The mayor and police officials wants to “reimagine” public safety, but to change policing we need to imagine safety for the first time. (Source: Crosscut)

How Trump Could Attempt a Coup
Pen piercing ballot
How Trump Could Attempt a Coup

The Biden campaign is planning for the worst. Here are three possible scenarios. Professor Lisa Manheim is quoted. (Source: The Atlantic)

WATCH: Election Law in 2020 and Beyond
WATCH: Election Law in 2020 and Beyond

UW Law hosted a panel of faculty and election law experts who discussed the biggest issues, potential reforms and possible outcomes to follow the 2020 presidential election.

Initiative announces award of 18 COVID-19 economic recovery research grants
Closed sign on door
Initiative announces award of 18 COVID-19 economic recovery research grants

UW Law Professor Jennifer Fan, along with Foster School of Business Professor Elizabeth Umphress, will research COVID-19 recovery strategies for minority-owned businesses.