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President Michael Young Presents: "Attitudes Towards Law: The Impact of Legal Education and Historical Experience in Japan and China." Winter 2014: Asian Law Lecture Series.

William H. Gates Hall

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

UW School of Law proudly invites to you attend the first Asian Law Lecture of Winter Quarter 2014, on January 21 in Room 138. President Michael Young will present on the topic of "Attitudes Towards Law: The Impact of Legal Education and Historical Experience in Japan and China.”

President Michael K. Young has a distinguished record as an academic leader with broad experience in public service and diplomacy.

Prior to his appointment at the UW, he served as Dean and Lobingier Professor of Comparative Law and Jurisprudence at George Washington University Law School, then as President and Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Utah. He was also Fuyo Professor of Japanese Law for more than 20 years at Columbia University, where he served as director of the Center for Japanese Legal Studies and the Center for Korean Legal Studies. Prior to joining the Columbia University faculty, he was law clerk to the late Chief (then Associate) Justice William H. Rehnquist of the United States Supreme Court.

President Young served as Deputy Under Secretary for Economic and Agricultural Affairs and Ambassador for Trade and Environmental Affairs during President George H. W. Bush’s administration. He also served as a member of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom from 1998-2005, twice chairing the commission.

He has published extensively on a wide range of topics, including international trade law, the Japanese legal system, international environmental law, international human rights and freedom of religion.

We look forward to seeing you at this distinguished lecture. Please RSVP at the link below.


Social Justice Tuesday-Global Health, Human Rights, and the Rights of the Child in Cambodia

William H. Gates Hall
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

Tuesday, January 21st, Room 133, 12:30-1:20PM

Global Health, Human Rights, and the Rights of the Child in Cambodia
Hosted by: Center for Public Service Law

• Interested in legal and health issues in Cambodia?
• Wondering how you could earn 10 credits while studying in Cambodia with the University of Washington?
• Want to spend your summer developing research skills in human rights and international law, while creating an excellent writing sample?

Join us for a discussion on global health, human rights, and the rights of the child in Cambodia. Students will share about their research and experiences from last year, and information will be presented on the upcoming 2014 summer course!

If you would like lunch please RSVP via Symplicity or gatespsl@uw.edu by 12:00 pm Monday, January 13th. No RSVP for lunch accepted after 12:00 pm.