February 2020 Newsletter

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PILA fellow leverages internship to help incarcerated women

The work, while emotionally challenging for Olivia Ortiz 2L, cemented her passion for helping those with few other places to turn.

Meet Olivia


Now accepting applications for UW Law graduate programs

With programs in the law's most compelling and challenging areas, students receive an immersive hands-on educational experience.

Learn More and Apply


All Rise: Washington Supreme Court in session at UW Law

Over two packed days, the justices visited classes, engaged with students and heard oral arguments for three landmark cases.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE VISIT


Law students break down barriers to justice in Washington

Multiple programs find students addressing goals set forth in a statewide plan to advance access to legal aid for vulnerable populations.

LEARN ABOUT THEIR EFFORTS


Listen: Show Them the Way

Gov. Christine Gregoire, now CEO of Challenge Seattle, discusses Seattle's biggest issues — and what the region's top business leaders are doing to address them.

ENTER DISCOVERY


All Stories

In the Media

The latest news stories featuring faculty, students and alumni:

MORE IN THE MEDIA


Find updates on work related to diversity, equity and inclusion

As part of its commitment to reporting on these efforts, UW Law is pleased to share progress on DEI-focused initiatives.

SEE WHAT'S UNDERWAY IN 2020

Faculty Scholarship

Featured scholarly work by UW Law faculty:

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Upcoming Events

  • MLSA Community Dinner: Is Law School for You? | Feb. 27, 2020, William H. Gates Hall. Prospective Law Dawgs can spend the evening learning about life in law school from current students and legal professionals.
  • Law Dawgs in the Desert SocialMarch 15, 2020, Palm Desert, CA. Alumni are invited to reunite with old friends and make new ones as part of the annual UW Law tradition.
  • Toni Rembe Lecture with Pamela Samuelson | May 20, 2020. Pamela Samuelson is Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology at Berkeley Law. More information and registration details to come.
ALL EVENTS

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: HUSKY GIVING DAY IS APRIL 2

UW Law's greatest strength is our community. That’s why Husky Giving Day starts and ends with you. Join us April 2 for 24 hours of coming together to support the people, programs and causes you care about most

Learn More about Husky Giving Day