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Thursday, April 4

Friday, April 5

  • Madam Annette Lu Hsiu-lien, former Vice President of Taiwan and human rights advocate

    Madam Annette Lu Hsiu-lien, Vice President of Taiwan from 2000 to 2008 and human rights advocate will deliver a lecture entitled “A New Perspective on the Asia Pacific". The lecture is co-sponsored by the Asian Law Center in honor of its 50th anniversary, The China Studies Program in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, and the UW Department of Anthropology.

    Burke Museum 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Monday, April 8

  • Diversity Week

    Monday, April 8, 2013 10:30 a.m. - Admissions Event (Visit for High School Students) 12:30 p.m. - Music Event - Rm. 447 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. - Environmental Justice Speaker - Rm. 116 CANCELLED - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Speaker Ben Kostrzewa/Rec. - Rm. 115 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:30 p.m. - IFAP Event - Rm. 447 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Voting Rights Act Panel - Rm. 118 Panelists: Professor Matthew Barreto, Professor Joaquin Avila & David Perez (Perkins Coie LLC) 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. - Out of the Silence Opening (Evan Brown) & Reception - Rm. 115 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Lox and Learn - Rm. 207 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Open Discussion on Race and Social Justice - Rm. 119 Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Music Event - Rm. 117 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. - Debate on Fisher Case - ROOM CHANGE; DISCUSSION WILL NOW BE IN ROOM 115!!! CANCELLED - 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Panel of Judges - Rm. 115 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Arts & Law Event - Rm. 447 Friday, April 12, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Law Women's Caucus Event - Rm. 447 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. - Salmon Bingo - @ ECC Bldg. Saturday, April 13, 2013 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. Film Festival - Movie #1, Room 119: "Intruders in the Dust" (A darker version of "To Kill a Mockingbird") - Film about race, poverty & role of the lawyer. Moderator: Professor Michael Townsend Movie #2, Room 138: BURN! - Film about race, Imperialism & the actions of great powers. Moderator: Professor William Covington

    William H. Gates Hall All Day Event

  • The Right to a Healthy Environment in Canada

    Canadian lawyer, advocate, and scholar David R. Boyd will discuss selections from his newest book, The Right to a Healthy Environment. Boyd will explore Canada's history of failed efforts to recognize the right to a healthy environment through laws, constitutions, treaties, or court decisions. As part of Diversity Week, Boyd will pay particular attention to matters of environmental justice and how that dynamic differs in Canada and in the US.

    William H. Gates Hall 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Tuesday, April 9

  • Diversity Week

    Monday, April 8, 2013 10:30 a.m. - Admissions Event (Visit for High School Students) 12:30 p.m. - Music Event - Rm. 447 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. - Environmental Justice Speaker - Rm. 116 CANCELLED - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Speaker Ben Kostrzewa/Rec. - Rm. 115 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:30 p.m. - IFAP Event - Rm. 447 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Voting Rights Act Panel - Rm. 118 Panelists: Professor Matthew Barreto, Professor Joaquin Avila & David Perez (Perkins Coie LLC) 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. - Out of the Silence Opening (Evan Brown) & Reception - Rm. 115 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Lox and Learn - Rm. 207 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Open Discussion on Race and Social Justice - Rm. 119 Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Music Event - Rm. 117 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. - Debate on Fisher Case - ROOM CHANGE; DISCUSSION WILL NOW BE IN ROOM 115!!! CANCELLED - 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Panel of Judges - Rm. 115 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Arts & Law Event - Rm. 447 Friday, April 12, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Law Women's Caucus Event - Rm. 447 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. - Salmon Bingo - @ ECC Bldg. Saturday, April 13, 2013 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. Film Festival - Movie #1, Room 119: "Intruders in the Dust" (A darker version of "To Kill a Mockingbird") - Film about race, poverty & role of the lawyer. Moderator: Professor Michael Townsend Movie #2, Room 138: BURN! - Film about race, Imperialism & the actions of great powers. Moderator: Professor William Covington

    William H. Gates Hall All Day Event

  • Out of Silence Art Exhibit Opening Reception

    UW School of Law Dean Kellye Y. Testy, QLaw, Advocates for the Arts, Outlaws & the Dean’s Advisory Committee on Diversity invite you to attend Out of The Silence Art Exhibit Opening Bringing issues of bullying and hate crimes against LGBTQ youth to light.

    5:00 p.m. Art viewing & Reception

    6:00 p.m. Program & Performance by Sensible Shoes of the Seattle Women's Chorus

    Lobby & Galleria of W.H. Gates Hall, William H. Gates Hall 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, April 10

  • Diversity Week

    Monday, April 8, 2013 10:30 a.m. - Admissions Event (Visit for High School Students) 12:30 p.m. - Music Event - Rm. 447 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. - Environmental Justice Speaker - Rm. 116 CANCELLED - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Speaker Ben Kostrzewa/Rec. - Rm. 115 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:30 p.m. - IFAP Event - Rm. 447 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Voting Rights Act Panel - Rm. 118 Panelists: Professor Matthew Barreto, Professor Joaquin Avila & David Perez (Perkins Coie LLC) 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. - Out of the Silence Opening (Evan Brown) & Reception - Rm. 115 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Lox and Learn - Rm. 207 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Open Discussion on Race and Social Justice - Rm. 119 Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Music Event - Rm. 117 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. - Debate on Fisher Case - ROOM CHANGE; DISCUSSION WILL NOW BE IN ROOM 115!!! CANCELLED - 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Panel of Judges - Rm. 115 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Arts & Law Event - Rm. 447 Friday, April 12, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Law Women's Caucus Event - Rm. 447 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. - Salmon Bingo - @ ECC Bldg. Saturday, April 13, 2013 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. Film Festival - Movie #1, Room 119: "Intruders in the Dust" (A darker version of "To Kill a Mockingbird") - Film about race, poverty & role of the lawyer. Moderator: Professor Michael Townsend Movie #2, Room 138: BURN! - Film about race, Imperialism & the actions of great powers. Moderator: Professor William Covington

    William H. Gates Hall All Day Event

Thursday, April 11

  • Diversity Week

    Monday, April 8, 2013 10:30 a.m. - Admissions Event (Visit for High School Students) 12:30 p.m. - Music Event - Rm. 447 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. - Environmental Justice Speaker - Rm. 116 CANCELLED - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Speaker Ben Kostrzewa/Rec. - Rm. 115 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:30 p.m. - IFAP Event - Rm. 447 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Voting Rights Act Panel - Rm. 118 Panelists: Professor Matthew Barreto, Professor Joaquin Avila & David Perez (Perkins Coie LLC) 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. - Out of the Silence Opening (Evan Brown) & Reception - Rm. 115 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Lox and Learn - Rm. 207 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Open Discussion on Race and Social Justice - Rm. 119 Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Music Event - Rm. 117 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. - Debate on Fisher Case - ROOM CHANGE; DISCUSSION WILL NOW BE IN ROOM 115!!! CANCELLED - 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Panel of Judges - Rm. 115 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Arts & Law Event - Rm. 447 Friday, April 12, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Law Women's Caucus Event - Rm. 447 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. - Salmon Bingo - @ ECC Bldg. Saturday, April 13, 2013 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. Film Festival - Movie #1, Room 119: "Intruders in the Dust" (A darker version of "To Kill a Mockingbird") - Film about race, poverty & role of the lawyer. Moderator: Professor Michael Townsend Movie #2, Room 138: BURN! - Film about race, Imperialism & the actions of great powers. Moderator: Professor William Covington

    William H. Gates Hall All Day Event

  • The Rule of Law in Zimbabwe

    The UW School of Law and the World Justice Project present an evening exploring:

    The Rule of Law in Zimbabwe
    Thursday, April 11, 2013
    EMP Museum
    325 5th Ave. N., Seattle WA 98109

    Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
    Film Screening begins at 6:00 p.m.
    Discussion at 7:00 p.m.
    Concert at 8:00 p.m.

    Evening Highlights:
    Screening of the Documentary Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law

    Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law features one of the bravest lawyers in Africa — Beatrice Mtetwa in Zimbabwe. In spite of beatings by police, she has courageously defended in court those jailed by the Mugabe government — peace activists, journalists, opposition candidates, farmers that had their land confiscated, ordinary citizens that had the courage to speak up.

    Discussion following the film screening, with the following panelists: Juan Botero, Executive Director, World Justice Project Lorie Conway, Filmmaker
    Thomas Mapfumo, Globally-Renowned Musician
    and Zimbabwe refugee
    The Hon. Lyna Sarapei, Barer Fellow Deputy Registrar of the High Court of Kenya

    Concert & Reception featuring Thomas Mapfumo and The Blacks Unlimited
    Thomas Tafirenyika Mapfumo is known as “The Lion of Zimbabwe” and “Mukanya” for his immense popularity and for the political influence he wields through his music, which is heard throughout the documentary.

    Advance ticket purchase required by April 8, 2013.
    Students, Non-Profit Sector tickets $10.00
    Public tickets $25.00

    EMP Museum 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    Purchase Tickets through Brown Paper Bag by April 8

Friday, April 12

  • Diversity Week

    Monday, April 8, 2013 10:30 a.m. - Admissions Event (Visit for High School Students) 12:30 p.m. - Music Event - Rm. 447 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. - Environmental Justice Speaker - Rm. 116 CANCELLED - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Speaker Ben Kostrzewa/Rec. - Rm. 115 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:30 p.m. - IFAP Event - Rm. 447 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Voting Rights Act Panel - Rm. 118 Panelists: Professor Matthew Barreto, Professor Joaquin Avila & David Perez (Perkins Coie LLC) 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. - Out of the Silence Opening (Evan Brown) & Reception - Rm. 115 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Lox and Learn - Rm. 207 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Open Discussion on Race and Social Justice - Rm. 119 Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Music Event - Rm. 117 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. - Debate on Fisher Case - ROOM CHANGE; DISCUSSION WILL NOW BE IN ROOM 115!!! CANCELLED - 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Panel of Judges - Rm. 115 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Arts & Law Event - Rm. 447 Friday, April 12, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Law Women's Caucus Event - Rm. 447 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. - Salmon Bingo - @ ECC Bldg. Saturday, April 13, 2013 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. Film Festival - Movie #1, Room 119: "Intruders in the Dust" (A darker version of "To Kill a Mockingbird") - Film about race, poverty & role of the lawyer. Moderator: Professor Michael Townsend Movie #2, Room 138: BURN! - Film about race, Imperialism & the actions of great powers. Moderator: Professor William Covington

    William H. Gates Hall All Day Event

Saturday, April 13

  • Diversity Week

    Monday, April 8, 2013 10:30 a.m. - Admissions Event (Visit for High School Students) 12:30 p.m. - Music Event - Rm. 447 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. - Environmental Justice Speaker - Rm. 116 CANCELLED - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Speaker Ben Kostrzewa/Rec. - Rm. 115 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 12:30 p.m. - IFAP Event - Rm. 447 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Voting Rights Act Panel - Rm. 118 Panelists: Professor Matthew Barreto, Professor Joaquin Avila & David Perez (Perkins Coie LLC) 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. - Out of the Silence Opening (Evan Brown) & Reception - Rm. 115 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Lox and Learn - Rm. 207 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Open Discussion on Race and Social Justice - Rm. 119 Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Music Event - Rm. 117 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. - Debate on Fisher Case - ROOM CHANGE; DISCUSSION WILL NOW BE IN ROOM 115!!! CANCELLED - 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Panel of Judges - Rm. 115 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. - Arts & Law Event - Rm. 447 Friday, April 12, 2013 12:30 p.m. - Law Women's Caucus Event - Rm. 447 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. - Salmon Bingo - @ ECC Bldg. Saturday, April 13, 2013 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. Film Festival - Movie #1, Room 119: "Intruders in the Dust" (A darker version of "To Kill a Mockingbird") - Film about race, poverty & role of the lawyer. Moderator: Professor Michael Townsend Movie #2, Room 138: BURN! - Film about race, Imperialism & the actions of great powers. Moderator: Professor William Covington

    William H. Gates Hall All Day Event

Tuesday, April 16

  • Marten Law Environmental Leadership Series: Mr. John Cruden

    UW School of Law Dean Kellye Testy, with the environmental and energy lawyers at Marten Law PLLC, invite you to a special evening with a distinguished leader

    John Cruden

    President, Environmental Law Institute

    April 16, 2013

    6 p.m. Keynote 7 p.m. Reception

    The Rainier Club

    820 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

    Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

    Environmental Law at a Crossroads

    John Cruden joined the Environmental Law Institute in Washington DC after a distinguished career at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division from 1995 to 2011. At DOJ, Mr. Cruden supervised all federal civil environmental litigation involving agencies of the U.S., and oversaw the Environmental Enforcement Section and Environmental Defense Section. He is past President of the District of Columbia Bar and past Chairman of the ABA Section of the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources.

    THIS EVENT IS CURRENT AT CAPACITY. TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITING LIST, PLEASE EMAIL LawRSVP@uw.edu.

    The Marten Law Environmental Leadership Series

    This is the first in a series of programs bringing scholars, government officials, environmental advocates, leading practitioners and students of the UW School of Law together for respectful discussion of the most critical environmental and energy issues of our time. The series is sponsored by a grant from Marten Law.

    The Rainier Club, 820 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday, April 24

  • "The Interaction of Legal Systems in the Proceedings of the International Criminal Tribunal For the Former Yugoslavia"

    Patrick Lipton Robinson, OJ (born 29 January 1944, in Jamaica), is the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, a position he was elected to in November 2008. He was first elected to the Tribunal in 1998 and has been re-elected twice since. In 2004, he presided over the trial of Slobodan Milošević, the former Yugoslav president and the first former head of state to be tried for war crimes. He will be discussing on the interaction of the two legal systems (common law adversarial and civil law inquisitorial) in the work of the Tribunal and the impact of that interaction on the fairness of trials. For more information contact gatespsl@uw.edu

    William H. Gates Hall 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Reception for Patrick Lipton Robinson

    Reception to follow Patrick Lipton Robinson talk

    William H. Gates Hall 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Friday, April 26

  • WSSHA Spring Conference

    Not known yet.

    Room 133 for conference and Room 115 A-B-C for lunch and reception, William H. Gates Hall All Day Event

Tuesday, April 30

  • Washington Supreme Court Re-Enactment of Gideon v. Wainwright to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

    You are cordially invited to a reenactment of the oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark 1963 Gideon v. Wainwright case, which established a right to defense counsel for all persons charged of crimes, regardless of ability to pay.

    PRESENTED BY: The Washington Supreme Court The Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers University of Washington School of Law

    Reception in Room 115 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

    Reenactment in Room 133 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

    Reception will be held in Room 115 from 6-7pm, Reenactment will be held in Room 133 from 7-8:30pm., William H. Gates Hall 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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