Summer 2022 Newsletter

Celebrating Impact

Celebrating Impact

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Asian Law Center Fosters Collaboration with Law Schools in Vietnam UW Law welcomes new faculty for Legal Analysis, Research, Writing UW Law welcomes new director of the Native American Law Center Jennifer Fan appointed associate dean for research and faculty development David B. Owens Fires Up Advocacy for Civil Rights and Social Justice

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Faculty Scholarship

Additional scholarly work by UW Law faculty:


In the Media

The latest news stories featuring faculty, students and alumni:

Singer Kelis

Prof. Peter Nicolas gave commentary to Vulture on the controversy over a small interpolation sample in Beyoncé's Renaissance album, drawn from Kelis's "Milkshake."


Upcoming Events

Mark your calendar for these upcoming events:

  • We Robot | September 14-16, 2022 | In-person event. We Robot is an interdisciplinary conference that brings together leading scholars and practitioners to discuss legal and policy questions relating to robots. Since its inception in 2012, the conference has fostered dynamic conversations regarding robot theory, design and development. The program is open to students, faculty, staff and the general public.
  • Golden Alumni Reunion Celebration | September 16, 2022 | In-person event. Class of 1972 alumni are invited to William H. Gates Hall for a hosted cocktail reception in honor of the 50th anniversary since graduation. Doors open at 4:00pm. Registration is required and more information is available from
  • Professional Mediation Skills Training Program | September 30, October 1-2, October 8-9, 2022 | In-person event. This basic professional mediation skills training course will focus on collaborative, facilitative, interest-based mediation.
  • Tech Policy Lab Distinguished Lecture | October 5, 2022 | In-person event. Please join the Tech Policy Lab for a conversation with Danielle Citron at 6:30 p.m. PDT. The Fight for Privacy: Protecting Dignity, Identity, and Love in the Digital Age.
  • Innovative Justice Speaker Series | October 12, November 2 and November 16, 2022 | In-person event. These lunch hour events feature attorneys working on innovative social justice programs.
  • Entrepreneurship and the Law | October 18 and November 1, 2022 | In-person event. This event is sponsored by the Asian Law Center.
  • 35th Annual Indian Law Symposium | December 9, 2022 | Virtual event. The program, co-sponsored by the Washington Law Review and the Native American Law Center, will feature a full set of topics from panelists across the country. Registration opens September 6.

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