News Article Archive

2015 News

Gavel Robotics and the Law: When Software Can Harm You
Professor Ryan Calo says it is imperative that the law figure out how to deal effectively with the rise of robotics and artificial intelligence.
Gavel UW and Tsinghua University Create Groundbreaking Partnership with Launch of the Global Innovation Exchange
GIX brings together students, faculty, professionals and entrepreneurs from around the world to collaborate on real-world technology and design projects.
Gavel American Association of Law Libraries Honors Professor Penny Hazelton with 2015 Gallagher Award
The Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award is the highest award from the AALL.
Gavel Professor Theo Myhre Receives 2015 Honors Excellence in Teaching Award
Myhre teaches a wide variety of classes, including "Introduction to Law," "Advanced Research and Writing," "Law and Sex/Gender/Sexuality" and "Landmark Cases in Civil Rights."
Gavel UW Law Sends Off Class of 2015 at Commencement
On June 7, Dean Kellye Y. Testy welcomed the graduating students and their guests to Meany Hall.
Gavel Faculty Place in Top Journals and Publications
Our faculty enjoyed a stellar year in scholarship, placing articles in top journals and securing book publication offers from leading academic presses.
Gavel Washington Governor Signs IPNW-Sponsored DNA Bill into Law
Wrongly convicted prisoners may now have a greater opportunity to clear their names, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law a bill requiring the preservation of critical DNA evidence.
Gavel Students Secure Passage of New Washington Law Achieving Equality in Juvenile Records Reform
Governor Jay Inslee signed the Youth Equality and Reintegration Act (SB 5564), a bill authored by a group of five students.
Gavel Gates Scholars Class of 2015 Announced
We're proud to announce the most recent recipients of the Gates Public Service Law Scholarship.
Gavel Marten Dinner Series Connects Students with Top Environmental Leaders
The Environmental Leadership Dinner Series offers students the chance to exchange ideas with top leaders of environmental law and policy.
Gavel R2-D2 to Driverless Cars: UW Conference Explored Gray Areas in Robotics Law
We Robot 2015 explored multiplying gray areas in robotics law, policy and ethics and how emerging technologies are disrupting existing regimes.
Gavel Diversity Week Offers Full Slate of Events
The University of Washington School of Law hosted a full schedule of events from February 23-27 as part of the school’s annual Diversity Week.
Gavel King v. Burwell - Obamacare in the Supreme Court Again
A panel of our professors lead a discussion from the perspectives of health law, tax law, statutory interpretation and administrative law.
Gavel UW Law Welcomes Senator Murkowski and Key Stakeholders at Arctic Encounter Symposium
On January 30 and 31, the University of Washington School of Law welcomed experts from around the world to the second annual Arctic Encounter Symposium, designed to explore the shared interests of the United States and the global community in the Arctic.
Gavel Dean Kellye Y. Testy President-Elect of AALS
The University of Washington School of Law Dean Kellye Y. Testy voted to become President-Elect of The Association of American Law Schools.
Gavel Posner on Posner: Professor Ronald Collins Organizes Q&A of Judge Richard Posner for Concurring Opinions
Professor Ronald Collins organized 24 noted legal figures, including judges, legal scholars, professors and journalists, to participate in a group interview of Judge Richard Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit for Concurring Opinions.

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