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2014 News

Gavel Professor Elizabeth Porter Wins UW’s 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award
Elizabeth Porter, an assistant professor of law, was presented with the University of Washington’s Distinguished Teaching Award for 2014 as part of the school’s Awards of Excellence ceremony.
Gavel University of Washington School of Law to Host New Conference on Global Health
The University of Washington School of Law is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring its first Global Health Law Summer Institute, entitled “The Access Challenge,” from July 14 to July 18, 2014.
Gavel UW Entrepreneurial Law Clinic Client Wins
UW Business Plan Competition
Projected Talent, a client of the University of Washington School of Law's Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (ELC), won the $25,000 grand prize at the UW Business Plan Competition last week.
Gavel UW School of Law’s Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal Announce New Name & Mission
The Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal today announced a new title: the Washington International Law Journal (WILJ).
Gavel Dean Testy and UW Law Faculty Visit Asia

Dean Testy and a group of law school faculty members travelled to Asia in May, visiting three cities and three countries in nine days: Tokyo, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan; and Shanghai, China.

Gavel UW Professors and Student Win Best Paper at IEEE Ethics 2014
UW Law Professor Ryan Calo, Professor Howard Chizeck from the UW School of Electrical Engineering and UW Electrical Engineering graduate student Tamara Bonaci, win best paper award at the 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Ethics in Engineering, Science, and Technology.
Gavel UW Law Celebrates Scholarly Excellence
The faculty at the University of Washington School of Law continues to enhance its reputation for scholarly excellence. This spring, our faculty placed articles in journals at the nation’s top law schools.
Gavel UW School of Law Announces 2014 Gates Scholars
The University of Washington School of Law is proud to announce the most recent recipients of the Gates Public Service Law Scholarship: Francisco Carriedo, Bruna Estrada, Martina Kartman, Danielle Meyering and Camille McDorman.
Gavel UW Law wins AIPLA Moot Court Competition regionals
A University of Washington School of Law team led by Yeu-Yan Perng and Annie Allison recently won the western regionals competition at the Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition held in Palo Alto, California.
Gavel UW Law hosts “Law Academy,” welcoming high school students from across the state
Students attended a day-long program introducing them to judges, attorneys, professors and law students, and providing them with information about a legal education and career.
Gavel U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor visits University of Washington School of Law
Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor visited UW Law Monday and met with students, faculty, staff and guests to answer questions about her life, the legal profession and public service.
Gavel UW Law Students Pass Legislation to Aid State’s Homeless Children
Students from the Children and Youth Legislative Advocacy Clinic (CAYLAC) help the state legislature take a historic step in addressing the rapidly growing problem of student homelessness through passage of SB 6074, the Homeless Children Education Act.
Gavel Sustainable International Development program celebrates 20 years of educating leaders for social change
On Thursday, February 6, the University of Washington School of Law’s Sustainable International Development (SID) program celebrated its 20 year anniversary with a special program to look back at what was accomplished in its first two decades and also to look forward at where the innovative program is heading.
Gavel Gates Foundation donates $1 Million to UW School of Law to support public service
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a $1 million gift to the University of Washington School of Law in honor of William H. Gates Sr.'s 88th birthday.
Gavel Innocence Project Northwest Celebrates 13th Exoneration
Innocence Project Northwest client Brandon Olebar's freedom achieved as a result of a unique collaboration between the Innocence Project Northwest (IPNW) and the Office of the King County Prosecuting Attorney.