October 2019 Newsletter
News & Highlights
Suellen Camargos and Ijeoma Unachukwu led parallel lives long before they met at UW Law. Both had successful careers as attorneys back home. Both watched their countries grow as tech hubs. And both shared a common goal that brought them halfway around the globe to ultimately shape the future of the most cutting-edge technology through law.
Listen: Gov. Gary Locke discusses China trade war on DISCOVERY
The 10th U.S. Ambassador to China shares his insights into what a prolonged trade conflict could mean for Washington.
Distinguished veteran who turned to law at the UW honored by UWAA
Owner of three Bronze Stars, Hon. Ronald E. Cox receives the 2019 UW Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award.
Meet UW Law's new Assistant Dean for Academic Success Programs
As head of the new program, Jessica West helps students realize their biggest goals as the world’s next great legal leaders.
Meet the 2019 Gregoire Fellows
The nine students are recognized for their academic and professional achievements, perspectives and experiences, and leadership potential to diversify the legal profession.
In the MediaThe latest news stories featuring faculty, students and alumni:
- Jim Ellis, who preserved Washington’s nature and spearheaded public works, dies at 98 (Jim Ellis '48; Source: Seattle Times)
- Tech Companies Didn’t Plan for Chinese Censorship (Ryan Calo; Source: Vice)
- Saving daylight: Lawmakers aim to have Washington ‘fall back’ one last time (Steve Calandrillo; Source: MyNorthwest)
Featured scholarly work by UW Law faculty:
- Camera Power: Proof, Policing, and Audiovisual Big Data | Mary D. Fan, Cambridge University Press. Professor Fan explores policy and policing in an era of rapid technological and cultural change.
- Professionally Responsible Artificial Intelligence | Michael Hatfield, Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 51. Professor Hatfield identifies and offers solutions for an increasingly important dilemma in law.
- Deadly Drones? Why FAA Regulations Miss the Mark on Drone Safety | Steve Calandrillo, Stanford Technology Review (forthcoming). Professor Calandrillo discusses the restrictive nature of commercial drone laws and regulations.
- Gates Public Service Speaker Series with Claudia L. Peña | Nov. 13, 2019, William H. Gates Hall. Claudia L. Peña is a Lecturer in Law at the University of California, Los Angeles, and founder of Repair, which addresses community impacts of systematic oppression.
- 64th Annual Estate Planning Seminar | Nov. 18-19, 2019, Washington State Convention Center. Learn the latest on family estate planning, managing beneficiaries, impacts of new laws and regulations, electronic wills and more.
- Save the Date: Toni Rembe Lecture with Pamela Samuelson. May 21, 2020. Pamela Samuelson is Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law at Berkeley Law and Co-Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. Event and registration details to come.