March 2019 Newsletter
Read about a few of the innovative approaches #UWLawDawgs are using to serve the public and legal profession.
What does it mean to be a leader? For 15 years, the Washington Leadership Institute (WLI) has been asking this question of the state’s next great legal minds and helping influence emerging leaders in the Pacific Northwest. In honor of its legacy of lasting impact, the WLI was recently awarded the Legal Foundation of Washington President's Award.
Meet our alumni: Leo Flor
King County's new director of Community and Human Services is on the frontlines of addressing homelessness in the greater Seattle region.LEARN ABOUT FLOR'S IMPACT
Tribes, Trust and Trump
In two of his latest publications, Professor Robert Anderson explores two key issues shaping U.S. environmental policy.LEARN ABOUT ENSUING CASES
As international grad students tackle the American bar, UW Law's one-of-a-kind prep program offers a crucial lifeline.LEARN ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Sydney Bay, a 2L and former teacher, interned at Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, where she worked with asylum-seeking youth and their families.WATCH TO LEARN MORE ABOUT BAY'S EXPERIENCE
Meet our alumni: Hyun Kim
As president of the Korean Bar Association president, the UW Law alumnus brings a strong and experienced voice to Korea's legal community.LEARN ABOUT KIM'S IMPACT
Fighting for victims of human rights crimes
UW Law students traveled to D.C. to fight for embattled immigrants seeking justice.LEARN HOW STUDENTS ARE ADVOCATING FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
In the MediaRecent news stories featuring UW Law:
- This sweeping immigration bill won't pass, but it's still a 'major win' (Mary Fan; Source: PRI's The World)
- How would permanent daylight saving time impact health, safety of Washington residents? (Steve Calandrillo; Source: Q13)
- The troubling state of consumer privacy: We’ve entered a ‘trust apocalypse’ era — now what? (Ryan Calo; Source: Geekwire)
- WA Supreme Court could take over for "struggling" bar association (Hugh Spitzer; Source: KUOW)
- 5 reasons to keep Daylight Saving Time all year, according to a UW professor (Steve Calandrillo; Source: King 5)
- Why companies want to mine the secrets in your voice (Ryan Calo; Source: The Verge)
- Trump's National Monument Mischief (Bob Anderson; Source: Real Clear Policy)
- You would be much happier on permanent daylight saving time (Steve Calandrillo; Source: The Daily)
- Sen. Warren wants to break up Amazon (Jeff Feldman; Source: Q13)
- 'No good reason' for Daylight Saving says UW Medicine (Steve Calandrillo; Source: MyNorthwest)
Faculty ScholarshipFeatured faculty scholarship:
- Prof. Nicolas in the UC Irvine Law Review: Peter Nicolas explores how the U.S. Supreme Court dramatically transforms constitutional doctrine without formally overturning precedent.
- Prof. Gardner in the Columbia Law Review: Trevor Gardner explores the history of police federalism.
- Profs. Manheim and Watts in the University of Chicago Law Review: Lisa Manheim and Kathryn Watts explore judicial review of executive orders.
- Prof. Calo in the UCLA Law Review: Ryan Calo, writing with Madeline Lamo, explores the regulation of bot speech.
Save the DatesJoin us for these upcoming events:
- Roy Prosterman Lecture and Reception: May 1, 5-7 p.m., William H. Gates Hall; A lecture by Pierre Ferrari, president and CEO of Heifer International. PROSTERMAN LECTURE
- Spring 2019 Distinguished Shidler Lecture: May 2, 4:30 p.m., William H. Gates Hall; A lecture by Professor Jessica Silbey of Northeastern University School of Law on "Against Progress: Fundamental Values and Intellectual Property in the Internet Age." SHIDLER LECTURE
- Washington Law Review 100-year birthday bash and reunion: May 2, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Seattle Aquarium; Honor 100 years of legal scholarship, hard work and leadership. WLR CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
- Order of the Coif Distinguished Visitor 2019, James Forman Jr.: May 9, 5:30-7:30 p.m., William H. Gates Hall; A lecture by Professor Forman of Yale Law School on "Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America." FORMAN LECTURE
- Public Interest Law Association 25th anniversary fundraiser: May 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sheraton Grand Seattle; Celebrate PILA's 25th anniversary and support public interest law students at UW Law. PILA ANNIVERSARY