Gates Public Service Law Scholarship Awarded to First Recipients
We are proud to announce the selection of the inaugural five recipients of the William H. Gates Public Service Law (PSL) Scholarship for 2006-07: Emily Alvarado, Vanessa Torres Hernandez, Illana Mantell, Colleen Melody, and Michael Peters. more...

Law School Events
Exciting events are around the corner for law school alumni! Mark your calendars for the 2006 Alumni Recognition Banquet on May 4, 2006 and the 4th Annual Law Alumni Golf Tournament on May 20, 2006. more...

Professor Prosterman Receives $250,000 Leadership Prize
Claremont McKenna College and the Kravis Leadership Institute announced the selection of UW School of Law Professor Roy Prosterman as recipient of the inaugural Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership for his pioneering work in fighting for the rights of the rural poor to own land. more...

Afghan Dean's Conference and grant update
The Asian Law Center hosted a USAID sponsored study tour of deans, law professors and ministry officials from Afghanistan February 19-25, 2006. The group included representatives from the law and shari’a faculties of several law schools in Afghanistan. more...

Olympia Quarter
During the 2006 winter quarter, the UWLS inaugurated the Olympia Quarter Fellows Program, which places law students in externship positions within the highest levels of Washington state government in the state capital. more...

Rachel Gold (3L) Receives Fulbright Full Grant to Argentina
Rachel Gold (3L) received a Fulbright full grant March 13, 2006 to study the right to clean water as a human rights issue in Argentina. As a Fulbright Fellow, Gold will study the development and governance of the right to clean water. more...