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Thursday, May 3

  • Washington State Supreme Court Hearings

    Please join UW Law to welcome the Washington State Supreme Court as they hear live cases at William H. Gates Hall. 
     
    Morning court session will be held from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
     
    Afternoon court session will be held from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
     
    The public is invited to attend and observe. 
     
    Please click here for briefs on the specific cases they will be hearing. 

    Room 133, William H. Gates Hall 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

  • WLR Roundtable: Progress in Reducing Racial Disparities in Washington's Criminal Justice System

     

    Please join the University of Washington School of Law and the Washington Law Review for a roundtable discussion on:

    Progress in Reducing Racial Disparities in Washington's Criminal Justice System

    Thursday, May 3, 2012

    from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    University of Washington School of Law, William H.Gates Hall, Room 138  

    Reception following.

    CLE Program: 2 Credits, Pending Approval.

    This event is free and open to the public. The cost of CLE credits is $15.

    Get more info and RSVP here!

    Room 138, William H. Gates Hall 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Friday, May 4

  • 19th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference

    This annual event is recognized as being among the best dispute resolution conferences nationally. Lawyers, arbitrators, mediators, ombuds or conciliators will find internationally-recognized speakers presenting workshops relevant to their dispute resolution practice.
     
    The Conference is a collaborative effort of the following organizations:
    • University of Washington School of Law
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Washington State Bar Association
    • Washington Mediation Association
    • Dispute Resolution Section of the King County Bar Association
    • Resolution Washington
    For more details and online registration, please click here.

    Various rooms, William H. Gates Hall 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Saturday, May 5

  • 19th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference

    This annual event is recognized as being among the best dispute resolution conferences nationally. Lawyers, arbitrators, mediators, ombuds or conciliators will find  internationally-recognized speakers presenting workshops relevant to their dispute resolution practice.
     
    The Conference is a collaborative effort of the following organizations:
    • University of Washington School of Law
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Washington State Bar Association
    • Washington Mediation Association
    • Dispute Resolution Section of the King County Bar Association
    • Resolution Washington
    For more information and online registration, please click here

    Various rooms, William H. Gates Hall 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday, May 7

Tuesday, May 8

  • Alumni Recognition Dinner

    The Law School Alumni Association hosts its annual Alumni Recognition Dinner to honor our most distinguished alumni.  Being honored this year will be:
    Dustin Buehler ’07 – Recent Graduate Award
    Judy Bendich ’75 – Service Recognition Award
    Honorable Robert Lasnik ’78 – Distinguished Alumni Award
    Reception and silent PILA auction 5:00-6:00 p.m., Dinner and Program 6:00-8:30 p.m.

    Four Seasons Hotel, 99 Union Street, Seattle 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Thursday, May 10

  • Public Lecture by UCLA Law Professor Rick Abel and Reception

    Professor Richard Abel
    UCLA School of Law

    Richard Abel teaches Torts, Legal Profession, and Law and Social Change. Over the years, he has been president of the Law and Society Association, editor of African Law Studies and of the Law & Society Review, and member of the editorial boards of other journals in the law and society field in the United States, Europe, and Australia. He participated in the founding of the Conference on Critical Legal Studies in 1977 and helped organize the meeting on "Law and Racism: The Sounds of Silence." At UCLA, he has been faculty coordinator for the Public Interest Law Program.
     
    To read more of Professor Abel's bio, please visit UCLA School of Law here

    Lecture to be held in Room 138, reception to follow in room 115., William H. Gates Hall 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Tuesday, May 29

  • Courts, Claims, and Culture: a forum on indigenous title to marine resources.

    University of Washington School of Law, the Seattle Art Museum, and Jere L. Bacharach Professorship in International Studies invite you to

    Courts, Claims, and Culture:

    A FORUM ON INDIGENOUS TITLE TO MARINE RESOURCES

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012

    3:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

    WILLIAM H. GATES HALL, ROOM 138, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF LAW

    For more information, contact Prof. Greg Hicks

     

    Panelists:

    Djambawa Marawili AM Ceremonial and community leader from the Djalkiripuyngu (Blue Mud Bay) area of  Australia

    Frances Morphy Anthropologist, linguist and Fellow at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research at the Australian National University

    Will Stubbs Former Aboriginal legal aid lawyer

    Natalie Landreth Senior staff attorney in the Alaska office of the Native American Rights Fund

    Ron Whitener Senior Lecture in Law, Executive Director of the Native American Law Center, and  Director of the Tribal Court Public Defense Clinic at the University of Washington School of Law

    Gregory Hicks Professor of Law at the University of Washington and a collaborator in the Justicia Hidrica project of the Centro Bartolome de las Casas, Cusco, Peru

    This Forum is possible through a generous grant from the Kim C. Pflueger Endowment for Environmental Advocacy, and is part of the Seattle Art Museum show, Ancestral Modern: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan and Levi Collection, opening on May 30, 2012.

    Room 138, William H. Gates Hall 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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