UW Law Hosts First of its Kind Clinic for Military Veterans

On October 18, 2014, the University of Washington School of Law hosted the Washington Vets Will Clinic, a first of its kind offering for military servicemembers, veterans and their spouses to receive free estate planning services.

UW Law Expands Outreach to Legal Community in Alaska

On October 15, 2014, Dean Kellye Testy traveled to Anchorage, Alaska for a roundtable discussion on legal education in the state. The meeting was organized by the University of Washington School of Law to bring together universities and stakeholders working in Alaska to explore areas of cooperation to advance legal education and discuss the goals of Alaska’s legal and policy communities. Over twenty schools participated.

Alumni Honored at Celebration of Distinction

On October 10, 2014, the University of Washington School of Law honored several alumni at its annual Celebration of Distinction.

UW Law Awarded $1.5 Million Grant to Build on Existing Programs in Afghanistan

The University of Washington School of Law's Legal Education Support Program-Afghanistan (LESPA) has been awarded a $1.5 million 2-year grant by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) to run the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Afghanistan.

In Memoriam: William T. Burke

William T. Burke, Professor Emeritus, passed away July 4, at the age of 87.

UW Law Students Pass Legislation to Aid State’s Homeless Children

Students from the Children and Youth Legislative Advocacy Clinic (CAYLAC) help the state legislature take a historic step in addressing the rapidly growing problem of student homelessness through passage of SB 6074, the Homeless Children Education Act.