2016

UW Study: State-Licensed Marijuana Canopy Enough to Satisfy Recreational and Medical Markets

The amount of marijuana allowed to be grown by state-licensed producers in Washington is enough to satisfy both the medical and recreational marijuana markets, a University of Washington study released today finds.

Gates Scholars Class of 2016 Announced

The University of Washington School of Law is proud to announce the 2016 recipients of the Gates Public Service Law (PSL) Scholarship: Lauren Bramwell, Maddie Flood, Ester Garcia, Varsha Govindaraju, and Michelle Saucedo.

Chief Judge Robert Katzmann Visits UW Law as Jurist-in-Residence

University of Washington School of Law welcomed Robert Katzmann, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, as the 2016 Shefelman Jurist-in-Residence in a recent visit.

UW Law Offers New Indigenous Rights and Indian Law Degree Option

Beginning fall 2016, the University of Washington School of Law will offer a new degree option, Indigenous Rights and Indian Law, within the Master of Laws program in Sustainable International Development.

Group to Develop Ethics Guidance for Zika and Public Health Research with Pregnant Women

The emerging Zika virus epidemic is bringing to light a longstanding ethical challenge in medical research: the inclusion of pregnant women.

UW Law Students Lay Groundwork for New State Privacy Office

University of Washington law students played a key role in a law passed last week that aims to better protect privacy and monitor data collection by agencies in the state.