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Alumna appointed dean of University of Indonesia Law School

Melda Kamil, ’95, ’11, was named dean of University of Indonesia Law School. She is the second woman to be elected dean in the school’s history.

UW Law Leads Washington Bar Exam Passage Rates

2016 marked another year that the University of Washington School of Law led Washington law schools in the July Washington Bar Exam passage rate.

UW Law Remembers Justice Charles Z. Smith ’55

Charles Z. Smith, legal pioneer and Washington’s first African-American Supreme Court justice, died peacefully in his home August 28. He was 89.

Leadership Conference Explores Deanship with Underrepresented Groups

University of Washington School of Law hosted the Promoting Diversity in Law School Leadership Deanship Conference August 12-13.

Craig Wright Joins UW Law as Advancement Dean

Craig Wright joined the University of Washington School of Law in July as the Assistant Dean for Advancement. In his new role, Wright will lead the law school’s efforts to engage alumni, partners and friends to foster pride and support for the school and future of law.

Law Student David Camps Thought to Be First Cuban Resident to Attend UW in Half a Century

Camps is believed to be the first Cuban student enrolled at the UW while living in Cuba since the U.S. embargo against the island nation in 1960.