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Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition

William H. Gates Hall

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The University of Washington School of Law’s Moot Court Honor Board is proud to host the annual Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition from May 12-19th. The competition, linked with the 1L Writing Program, involves both written and oral advocacy. Competitors write a brief and participate in up to five rounds of oral argument before local practitioners and judges. The Championship Round will take place on Monday, May 19th at 6:30 pm before a panel of distinguished judges. The final panel will featuring the 2014 Shefelman Jurist-in-Residence Judge Alison J. Nathan of the Eastern District of New York.

"Egyptian Political Charisma: From BC to Sisi"

William H. Gates Hall

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Egyptologist, Raconteur and Lecturer Ahmed Seddik discusses the rise and fall of the monarchs of the Nile, the revolutionary challenges they encountered and how they have mastered the art of creating political charisma. From Narmer to Nasser and from Sety to Sisi. Intro by Prof. Steve Rosenbaum.

Sponsors: Int’l Law Society/ Ctr. for Human Rights & Justice / National Lawyers Guild / RSVP noble@uw.edu for lunch.

The Story of an Ancient Egyptian Abroad

William H. Gates Hall

4:00 PM - 5:20 PM

In Ahmed Seddik’s contemporary account of Sinuhe, the high-ranking Egyptian official embarks on a journey abroad following assassination of the Pharaoh 4000 years ago. Listen to the Egyptian in his own words. (English, Arabic and Hieroglyphs).

2014 IPNW Benefit & Awards Dinner

Off campus
Herban Feast Sodo Park, Seattle - 3200 1st Ave. South, Seattle, WA 98134
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


invites you to celebrate our thirteen exonerations and honor this year’s champions of justice

2014 IPNW Benefit & Awards Dinner

Thursday May 15, 2014 - 6:00 p.m.

Herban Feast Sodo Park, Seattle

3200 1st Ave. South, Seattle, WA 98134


Jason Baldwin of the West Memphis Three

Jason Baldwin served more than eighteen years in prison for crimes he did not commit. After being freed in 2011, Jason moved to Seattle where he has pursued his college education and is working on a memoir. Jason plans to attend law school in the future and is a tireless advocate for criminal justice reform in the United States and abroad.


Innocence Champion Award 

Representative Tina Orwall

Washington House of Representatives

Prime sponsor of the wrongful conviction
compensation bill enacted into law in 2013

Innocence Advocate Award 

Duane Statler, Citizen Advocate

Parent, uncle, and friend of exonerees   

Purchase tickets online by May 8. 

Learn about becoming a sponsor here.

For questions and more information contact 206-616-8792 or kseward@uw.edu.


Purchase tickets online by May 8.

Demystifying the Gates Foundation: Alternative JD careers

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

Panel presentation regarding UW School of Law alumni alternative pathways to a career at The Gates Foundation.

OSCAR overview and judicial clerkship info session

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

OSCAR overview and judicial clerkship info session

Moderate Means Program Information Session

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

Moderate Means Program Information Session
Thursday, May 15
Room 127
Please join Clay Wilson, Moderate Means Attorney as he answers “What is the Moderate Means Program?” and how can you get involved.
•The Moderate Means Program is a joint venture between the WSBA and the three law schools in Washington State.
•The purpose of the program is to increase access to civil legal services for moderate means individuals (those between 200% and 400% of the federal poverty level), who cannot afford to hire private attorneys at prevailing rates but make too much money to qualify for traditional civil legal aid services.
•The program will focus on the areas of Family, Housing, and Consumer law.
Please RSVP via Symplicity or gatespsl@uw.edu by Wednesday, May 14.