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2012 News

Gavel Three professors from India visit UW Law
In November, the University of Washington School of Law featured three visiting professors from India.
Gavel Spokane Judge Overturns Convictions of Three Men Based on New Evidence Casting Doubt on the Credibility of an Informant Witness
Tyler Gassman, Robert Larson and Paul Statler will spend their first Christmas in four years at home, after Spokane County Superior Court Judge Michael Price vacated their 2009 convictions for robbery, assault and drive-by shooting and ordered the men’s immediate release.
Gavel Dean Testy and law school faculty visit Asia
Dean Testy and several of our law school faculty travelled to Asia in October to continue the celebration honoring Professor John O. Haley who received The Order of the Rising Sun.
Gavel UW Law Mourns the Loss of Betty Binns Fletcher, Class of 1956
The Honorable Betty Fletcher, a leading jurist on the 9th Circuit for over 33 years, died October 22, 2012
Gavel Leadership Institute Seeks 2013 Class of Fellows
The University of Washington School of Law , the WSBA, the WLI Advisory Board proudly announce that the Institute will soon become a collaborative leadership program between UW Law and the Association and administered by the law school effective the end of September 2012.
Gavel Professor Peter Nicolas appointed Adjunct for the Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies department
Selected for his years of scholarship concerning sexual orientation and the law, Nicolas hopes to strengthen the ties and increase “cross-pollination” between the law school and GWSS.
Gavel Law, Technology & Arts Programs Celebrates Two Anniversaries: CASRIP’s 20th and IP LL.M.s 10th
Two of the nation’s top intellectual property (IP) law programs are celebrating their milestone birthdays at the University of Washington School of Law this year.
Gavel Ronald Cox, ’73, honored with Outstanding Judge Award
UW Law Professor Anita Ramasastry has been invited to join the Global Agenda Council on Human Rights, one of the 80+ international think tanks at the World Economic Forum
Gavel Amanda Stock receives Outstanding Young Lawyer Award from the King County Bar Association
UW Law Professor Anita Ramasastry has been invited to join the Global Agenda Council on Human Rights, one of the 80+ international think tanks at the World Economic Forum
Gavel Professor Anita Ramasastry invited to join Global Agenda Council on Human Rights at the World Economic Forum
UW Law Professor Anita Ramasastry has been invited to join the Global Agenda Council on Human Rights, one of the 80+ international think tanks at the World Economic Forum
Gavel Governor Christine Gregoire's prepared remarks at University of Washington Law School Commencement
The governor gave the commencement address for UW Law on June 10, 2012
Gavel Entrepreneurial Law Clinic student Chris Sheppard ’12 brings farming to the rooftop
Chris Sheppard ’12 and UW MBA Chris Bajuk ’12 won the $25,000 grand prize at UW’s Annual Business Plan Competition last month. Their startup company, UrbanHarvest, promises healthy, tasty and environmentally sustainable produce grown on rooftops.
Gavel UW Law’s Immigration Law Clinic defends client from deportation to Vietnam
Among the Immigration Law Clinic's victories this school year, Ben Harris ’12 and MariRuth Petzing ’13 successfully defended 30-year-old Khuong Ta against deportation. Ta faced deportation to Vietnam after his family fled from the country when he was an infant.
Gavel UW Law Ph.D. Candidate Amy Zhe Peng cited by Court of Appeals
Amy Zhe Peng, a research assistant at UW Law’s CASRIP program and Intellectual Property Law Ph.D. Candidate was cited by the Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit
Gavel Professor Jacqueline McMurtrie receives UW’s Outstanding Public Service Award
McMurtrie is being recognized for her work in the Innocence Project and the Washington State Bar Association's Council on Public Defense.
Gavel Professor Kathryn Watts receives the Norm Maleng Law School Faculty Award
UW Law Associate Dean and Professor Kathryn Watts received the Norm Maleng Law School Faculty Award during the UW Law’s Annual Award Ceremony May 7.
Gavel UW 3L Dylan Tessier advocates for Centralia man who is serving a 92.5-year sentence
In December 2007, Guadalupe Solis-Diaz Jr. was sentenced to 92½ years in prison for a drive-by shooting in Centralia, WA. Solis-Diaz was convicted of six counts of first-degree assault and two other charges, even though no one was hurt. Now 21-years-old, Solis-Diaz is serving his sentence at the Washington Penitentiary.
Gavel THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF LAW PROFESSOR APPOINTED FOUNDING DEAN OF LAW SCHOOL IN KENYA
The University of Washington School of Law announces the appointment of Professor Sylvia Kang'ara as founding dean of Riara Law School in Nairobi, Kenya.
Gavel UW 1L Emily Nelson receives Laurel Rubin Farm Worker Justice Internship
Emily Nelson ’14 will spend this summer as a Laurel Rubin Farm Worker Justice Intern with Columbia Legal Services in their Wenatchee office.
Gavel UW Law students recognized by SBA during Annual Awards Celebration
UW Law students recognized by SBA during Annual Awards Celebration
Gavel UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON LAW STUDENT AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS PEGGY BROWNING FELLOWSHIP
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON LAW STUDENT AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS PEGGY BROWNING FELLOWSHIP
Gavel UW Law website now optimized for mobile
Better viewing on hand-held devices
Gavel UW 1L Laura Powell receives Susman Godfrey Fellowship
UW 1L Laura Powell receives Susman Godfrey Fellowship
Gavel UW 3L Carolyn McConnell receives the Mary Ellen Krug Scholarship
UW 3L Carolyn McConnell receives the Mary Ellen Krug Scholarship
Gavel Students from UW Law’s Technology Law and Public Policy Clinic made policy recommendations in Washington State Legislature
Students from UW Law’s Technology Law and Public Policy Clinic (Tech-Law Clinic) conducted a one hour legislative workshop on telecommunications policy for members of the Washington State Legislature
Gavel Mallory Allen '12, winner of Best Oral Advocate Award
Mallory Allen '12, winner of Best Oral Advocate Award
Gavel UW School of Law Announces 2012 Gates Scholars
The UW School of Law is proud to announce the most recent recipients of the Gates PSL Scholarship: Victoria Clark, Lauren Conner, Megan Crenshaw, Jessica Knowles and Nikkita Oliver.
Gavel Erin M. Pettigrew ’12, Fellow at Initiative for Public Interest Law at Yale
Erin M. Pettigrew ’12, Fellow at Initiative for Public Interest Law at Yale
Gavel The UW Law team competes in the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition
The UW Law team competes in the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition
Gavel UW Jessup team takes 5th place in competition
UW Jessup team takes 5th place in competition
Gavel Washington attorneys partner with law schools to launch Moderate Means Program
Washington attorneys partner with law schools to launch Moderate Means Program
Gavel UW Law Professor Kim Ambrose Earns Emerging Clinician Award
UW Law Professor Kim Ambrose Earns Emerging Clinician Award
Gavel U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces to hear case at UW School of Law concerning military jurisdiction over civilians
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces to hear case at UW School of Law concerning military jurisdiction over civilians
Gavel Juvenile Justice Problem and Recommendations Presented to Washington State Supreme Court on March 28, 2012
Juvenile Justice Problem and Recommendations Presented to Washington State Supreme Court on March 28, 2012
Gavel Intellectual Property Law Program at UW School of Law Ranked 15th among Top Law Schools in the Country
Intellectual Property Law Program at University of Washington School of Law Ranked 15th among Top Law Schools in the Country
Gavel University of Washington School of Law Ranked 20th among Top Law Schools in the Country
University of Washington School of Law Ranked 20th among Top Law Schools in the Country
Gavel UW Law Partners with Afghan Universities for an English Training Program
UW Law Partners with Afghan Universities for an English Training Program
Gavel Luna ’97 Presented MCHB 2012 Alumnus of the Year Award
Luna ’97 Presented MCHB 2012 Alumnus of the Year Award
Gavel Alumni of the Month Program
Alumni of the Month Program
Gavel Winners of the 2012 Falknor Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competiton Announced
Winners of the 2012 Falknor Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competitoin Announced
Gavel UW team wins at the University of San Diego’s Thorsnes Vis Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot
UW team wins at the University of San Diego’s Thorsnes Vis Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot
Gavel UW team finds success at the Sports Law Competition hosted by Tulane University
UW team finds success at the Sports Law Competition hosted by Tulane University
Gavel The Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal 20th Anniversary
The Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal 20th Anniversary
Gavel UW Law team wins Western Regional Transactional Law Meet
UW law 3Ls Julia Conway and Matthew Viers earned first place overall and "best draft" awards at the 2012 Western Regional Transactional LawMeet at UCLA School of Law, February 17.
Gavel University of Washington School of Law students lobby for wrongful conviction bill
Students from the UW School of Law Innocence Project Northwest Clinic (IPNW) will put their education in action by testifying in support of a bill that establishes a compensation statue for individuals wrongfully convicted in Washington State. UW law students Caroline Bercier, Amy Shebeck, Thomas Hudson and Michael Windle will take center stage during the House Committee on Judiciary’s public hearing on Jan. 12.