As president of the UW’s Graduate and Professional Student Senate, Aaron Yared 2L represents the interests of some 15,000 students. His ultimate goal is even broader: ensuring every person in America has the right to an education.
February 2021 Newsletter
News & Highlights
Dayton Campbell-Harris 3L has held a number of leadership positions at the law school — including his current role as Washington International Law Journal editor-in-chief — where today he leads multifold efforts to foster community while honing the tools to help marginalized communities.
Over his career as a Microsoft executive, Michael Angiulo 3L has presided over some of the biggest innovations in the history of personal computing. Today, he is parlaying his experience and expertise into work on issues at the intersection of technology and humanity.
As resource attorney for the Washington Defender Association’s Incarcerated Parents Project, D’Adre Cunningham ‘01 works at the vanguard of the fight to dismantle what is often one of the criminal legal system’s most harmful practices.
Whether in legislative bodies, the court system, the workplace or the community, those with legal training are helping us move toward an equitable and anti-racist society. By William Covington
UW Law students, faculty and staff reworked the course to knit tightly with the first-year curriculum while bringing in leading voices in service of diversifying the lens through which first-year students study law.
LISTEN: REPARATIONS, REDRESS AND THE FIGHT FOR RACIAL JUSTICE
On a new episode of UW Law's DISCOVERY podcast, SU School of Law Professor Margaret Chon discusses what the successful campaign for Japanese-American reparations tells us about today's fight for racial justice.
In the Media
The latest news stories featuring faculty, students and alumni:
- Father and Son Abducted in Mexico Are Allowed into the U.S. (Haiyun Damon-Feng; Source: The New York Times)
- State Retreats From Diploma Privilege Policy (Dean Mario L. Barnes; Source: Above the Law)
- Legal battle to keep National Archives in Seattle ramps up, and you can be a virtual spectator on Zoom (Lisa Manheim; Source: The Seattle Times)
Featured scholarly work by UW Law faculty:
- The Ethics of Repurposing Previously Collected Research Biospecimens in an Infectious Disease Pandemic | Anna Mastroianni, Ethics & Human Research. Professor Mastroianni discusses the use of previously collected biospecimens by researchers and public health authorities.
- From Loon Lake to Chuckanut Creek: The Rise & Fall of Environmental Values in Washington’s Water Code | Rachael Paschal Osborn, Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy. Osborn analyzes the history and impact of the Water Resources Act of 1971.
Sign up to attend these upcoming virtual events:
- Corporations, Elections and the Rule of Law | March 3, 2021
Explore corporations' roles in supporting election integrity, civic space and rule of law locally and globally.
- M.J. Information Session | March 10, 2021
Non-lawyers seeking a deeper knowledge of the law are invited to attend.
- 33rd Annual Indian Law Symposium | March 12 and April, 9, 2021
The monthly webinar series continues as the region's foremost experts discuss important and timely issues facing Tribal communities.