2016

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.

UW Law Reaches National Semifinals at 2016 Transactional LawMeet Competition

Congratulations to Jane Pryjmak and Beth St. Clair, UW School of Law second-year students, who were named national semi-finalists in the 7th Annual Transactional LawMeet.