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Thursday, May 1

  • Anita Ramasastry Professorship Installation as the UW Law Foundation Professor

     

    University of Washington School of Law Dean Kellye Y. Testy invites you to join in celebrating the installation of Anita Ramasastry UW Law Foundation Professor of Law May 1, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

     

    The installation ceremony will include Professor Ramasastry’s lecture, Is there a Right to be Free From Corruption?, in the Magnuson/Jackson Courtroom, Room 138, William H. Gates Hall.

    A reception honoring Professor Ramasastry will immediately follow in Room 115.

    The UW Law Foundation Named Professor of Law was established by the Washington Law School Foundation board. Its purpose is to further the mission of UW Law as Leaders for the Global Common Good. This fund shall be used to attract and retain distinguished faculty at the UW School of Law.

     

     

    For additional information Contact Hana Hughson at 206.685.7230 or hhughson@uw.edu.

    William H. Gates Hall 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    RSVP online by April 28.

Monday, May 5

  • Global Mondays Weekly Lecture Series - IP and Human Rights

    "IP and Human Rights"
    Dr. Christophe Geiger, Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), University of Strasbourg (France)

    Hosted by CASRIP and the Law, Technology & Arts Group

    Christophe Geiger is Associate Professor, Director General and Director of the Research Department of the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), University of Strasbourg (France), where he teaches intellectual property and competition law. During his tenure at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law in Muenchen (Germany), he was in charge of the Department "France and French-Speaking African countries." He has also taught at the University of Cambridge, Montpellier, Versailles St-Quentin, Copenhagen, Ludwig-Maximilian of Munich, Toledo (US), Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), Skopje (Macedonia), Alicante, Belgrade, Nottingham and in the IP summer program of the Santa Clara University School of Law (US). He specializes in national, European, international and comparative copyright and intellectual property law.

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

  • Professor Thomas Buergenthal: "Becoming an International Judge Via the Holocaust"

    Thomas Buergenthal is the Lobingier Professor of Comparative Law and Jurisprudence at George Washington University. He came to the United States at the age of 17. He spent the first 11 years of his life in various German camps and is one of the youngest survivors of the Auschwitz and Sachsenhausen concentration camps. Considered one of the world's leading international rights experts, Professor Buergenthal was a Judge and President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights as well as President of the Administrative Tribunal of the Inter-American Development. He was a member of the UN Human Rights Committee and UN Truth Commission for El Salvador. He is a member of the Ethics Commission of the International Olympic Committee and the honorary president of the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights in San Jose, Costa Rica. Reception to follow at Burke Museum in the Burke room and lobby. Sponsored by the Gates Public Service Law Program and the UW Center for Human Rights. Co-Sponsors: The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, the UW Center for Human Rights, Hillel and the Jewish Studies program are our partners in this event.

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

Tuesday, May 6

  • Social Justice Tuesdays-Making the most of your Public Interest/Summer

    Making the Most of Your Public Service Experience This Summer Presenters: • Alyson Dimmit Gnam 1L: Peggy Browning Fellow at the National Employment Law Project Seattle, WA 2L: Northwest Justice Project, Wenatchee, WA • Lauren Conner 1L: ACLU Criminal Law Reform Project New York City • Erin Apte 1L: Personeria de Medellin, the Colombian government’s human rights department for the municipality of Medellin • Kepa Zugazaga – Washington Attorney General’s Office 1L: Foreclosure Prevent Unit at Northwest Justice Project Seattle, WA 2L: WA Attorney General’s Office Education Division Seattle, WA Panelists will address several questions including: How do I ensure that I get good supervision, support and mentorship? What should I wear to work? How do I go the extra mile without over extending myself? What is the unauthorized practice of law?  How can I produce a good writing sample this summer? Students will share tips and strategies on how you can make the most from your upcoming summer in public service. If you would like lunch RSVP via Symplicity or gatespsl@u.washington.edu by 12:00 pm Monday, May 5, 2014

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

Thursday, May 8

  • OCI - Insider's Guide to Law Firm Recruiting

    Join us to hear from a panel of recruiting administrators and hiring attorneys who participate in On-Campus Interviews. Get inside information on their hiring processes, what they look for in candidates, and how they evaluate applications. Please RSVP in Symplicity.

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

  • Judge John Coughenour Reception for Best Oral Advocate

    The University of Washington School of Law cordially invites you to a reception celebrating the

    Judge John C. Coughenour Award for Best Oral Advocate

    May 8, 2014 at 5:00 pm

     U.S. WESTERN DISTRICT FEDERAL COURTHOUSE
    19TH FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM
    700 STEWART ST. • SEATTLE, WASHINGTON • 98101

    RSVP to lawrsvp@uw.edu by May 7.


    In conjunction with the reception, the UW School of Law will be holding a mock trial competition presided over by Judge John C. Coughenour, to determine the Best Oral Advocate award recipient.

    The mock trial will take place from 1:00—4:30 p.m. in Judge Coughenour’s Courtroom #16206.

    Please join us for the trial competition, reception or both!

    Questions? Please contact Hana Hughson at hhughson@uw.edu or 206-685-7230.

    U.S. WESTERN DISTRICT FEDERAL COURTHOUSE, 700 STEWART ST. SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 98101 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Friday, May 9

  • Annual Animal CLE Hosted by UW Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

    The University of Washington Student Animal Legal Defense Fund is hosting its annual Animal Law CLE: Animal Law in the Headlines: Recent Advocacy and Protection Movements Where: William H. Gates Hall, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle When: 9 May 2014, 9am-4:30pm Cost: $25 for CLE Credit, Free to non-credit attendees CLE credits (including ethics credits) are pending Registration will be available SOON. The University of Washington School of Law SALDF chapter's 2014 Animal Law CLE is focused on the recent surge in awareness and support for animal advocacy issues. As society progresses, the ethical treatment of animals comes more to the forefront of our minds, as evidenced by popular documentaries, court cases, and state protection laws addressing animals in captivity and the wild. Please join us for an exciting and thoughtful interdisciplinary event that is both practical and forward-thinking. Keynote Speaker: Matthew Penzer, JD; Special Counsel of the Human Society of the United States

    Room 138, William H. Gates Hall All Day Event

    UW SALDF Website

Monday, May 12

  • Global Mondays Weekly Lecture Series

    TBA

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

  • Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition

    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.

    William H. Gates Hall 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday, May 13

  • Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition

    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.

    William H. Gates Hall 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

  • OCI - Insider's Guide to Government/Public Interest Recruiting

    Come and learn about Government and Public Interest recruiting during the OCI process. Get inside information on their hiring processes, what they look for in candidates, and how they evaluate applications. Please RSVP in Symplicity.

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

Wednesday, May 14

  • Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition

    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.

    William H. Gates Hall 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

  • "Riding the Coffee Circuit: Practical Networking Tips for Summer and Beyond"

    "Riding the Coffee Circuit: Practical Networking Tips for Summer & Beyond" How do I find out about networking opportunities? How do I talk to people at an event or reception without feeling icky? How do I reach out to complete strangers for an informational interview/coffee? How should I follow up? Get the answers to these probing questions and so much more at our upcoming workshop. All law students are welcome! Please RSVP via Symplicity or gatespsl@uw.edu

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

Thursday, May 15

  • Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition

    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.

    William H. Gates Hall 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Demystifying the Gates Foundation: Alternative JD careers

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

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

  • OSCAR overview and judicial clerkship info session

    OSCAR overview and judicial clerkship info session

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

  • Moderate Means Program Information Session

    Moderate Means Program Information Session Thursday, May 15 Room 127 12:30-1:20 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.

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

  • "Egyptian Political Charisma: From BC to Sisi"

    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.

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

  • The Story of an Ancient Egyptian Abroad

    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).

    William H. Gates Hall 4:00 PM - 5:20 PM

  • 2014 IPNW Benefit & Awards Dinner

    INNOCENCE PROJECT NORTHWEST    

    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

    FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  

    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.

    HONORING:

    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.

    www.ipnw.org

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

    Purchase tickets online by May 8.

Friday, May 16

  • Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition

    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.

    William H. Gates Hall 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Saturday, May 17

  • Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition

    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.

    William H. Gates Hall 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Sunday, May 18

  • Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition

    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.

    William H. Gates Hall 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Monday, May 19

  • Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition

    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.

    William H. Gates Hall 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Global Mondays Weekly Lecture Series - Upcoming PacRim Articles

    TBA

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

Thursday, May 22

Tuesday, May 27

  • "A Conversation with Michael Perlin: Sanism and Other Issues Related to Mental Health"

    Michael L. Perlin is a lawyer and Professor of Law at New York Law School. He is an internationally recognized expert on mental disability law and how the legal system deals with individuals with psycho-social disorders or intellectual disability. He has authored over 23 books and nearly 250 scholarly articles on the subject.

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

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