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)
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)
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)
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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)
The Biden campaign is planning for the worst. Here are three possible scenarios. Professor Lisa Manheim is quoted. (Source: The Atlantic)
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.
UW Law Professor Jennifer Fan, along with Foster School of Business Professor Elizabeth Umphress, will research COVID-19 recovery strategies for minority-owned businesses.
The case, Lakehaven Water & Sewer Dist. et al. v. City of Federal Way, focuses on a municipality’s ability to tax businesses providing water or sewer services within its city limits.
Professor Hugh Spitzer analyzes threats posed by interest group spending in state supreme court elections.