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Is Washington weed crossing borders? Conditions are right, some say | The Seattle Times
For more than three months, the state has been using hundreds of thousands of spreadsheets to track its marijuana system. Meanwhile, a gram of wholesale pot costs less than a gallon of milk at the grocery store, and Idaho state police are confiscating more border-crossing pot. Sam Méndez, former executive director of the UW's Cannabis Law & Policy Project, is quoted.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2018  regl  marijuana  Mendez.Sam  Cannabis.Law&Policy.Project  School:Law 
3 days ago by uwnews
Weinstein suit may be turning point, experts say: 'They'll bring him down’ | The Guardian
A new civil rights case filed by New York’s top prosecutor presents perhaps the biggest threat yet to Harvey Weinstein and his former film production company. Mary Fan, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Fan.Mary  !UWitM  2018  The.Guardian  School:Law  natl 
5 days ago by uwnews
Campaign aims to end disenrollment in tribes: ‘People have to belong’ | KUOW
The #stopdisenrollment campaign re-launched Thursday, aimed at getting Native American tribes to stop kicking out members. Eric Eberhard, affiliate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Eberhard.Eric  KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  School:Law 
9 days ago by uwnews
'The Limits of Presidential Power: A Citizen's Guide to the Law' | Washington Independent Review of Books
Lisa Manheim and Kathryn Watts, law professors at the University of Washington in Seattle, have chosen the first year of Donald Trump's semiautocratic presidency to provide a primer on presidential limits.
Washington.Independent.Review.Books  !UWitM  2018  School:Law  Manheim.Lisa  Watts.Kathryn  natl 
12 days ago by uwnews
Opinion | It’s up to Congress, not the president, to fix DACA | The Seattle Times
"Regardless of whether Congress agrees to act on Trump’s proposals, one casualty of the past few years of legal and political churn is clear: faith in our democratic institutions of government," writes Kathryn Watts, UW professor of law.
School:Law  !UWitM  2018  Seattle.Times  opinion.analysis  Watts.Kathryn  politics  regl 
16 days ago by uwnews
To thwart federal pot laws, cannabis sellers find an ally in fights over gun rights, Obamacare | KIRO 7
It’s been a nervous business from the get-go, Jerina Pillert said. The decision to sell marijuana for a living means existing between what’s locally sanctioned and nationally forbidden, between persistent customer demand and a skittish finance industry. Hugh Spitzer, a law professor at the UW, is quoted.
School:Law  !UWitM  2018  KIRO  Spitzer.Hugh  marijuana  regl 
17 days ago by uwnews
How much power does the president have? | KUOW
KUOW interviews UW law professors Lisa Manheim and Kathryn Watts about President Donald Trump's time in office so far and how he has used his power as the president. Watts and Manheim co-authored a new book, "The Limits of Presidential Power: A Citizen's Guide to the Law."
Watts.Kathryn  Manheim.Lisa  !UWitM  2018  regl  radio  KUOW  School:Law 
18 days ago by uwnews
Taxes: What tax reform means to Goldman Sachs | Fortune
Confused about the new tax law? Join the crowd. The tax reforms are having wildly different impacts on different companies–and no company illustrates those discrepancies better than Wall Street titan Goldman Sachs. Jeffery Kadet, affiliate instructor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Kadet.Jeffery  !UWitM  2018  natl  Fortune  School:Law 
19 days ago by uwnews
Can Trump really do that? UW profs look at presidential power | Crosscut
Responding to the post-election groundswell of interest in presidential authority, two University of Washington law professors, Kathryn Watts and Lisa Manheim — both former clerks to U.S. Supreme Court justices — have written an authoritative citizen’s guide: “The Limits of Presidential Power.”
School:Law  !UWitM  2018  regl  Manheim.Lisa  Watts.Kathryn  politics  Crosscut 
20 days ago by uwnews
Opinion | Can the president really do that? | YES! Magazine
"(The) fixation on the president — on his campaign promises, his tweets, his executive orders — is understandable. Yet focusing too narrowly on the president threatens to exaggerate the president’s power," write UW law professors Kathryn Watts and Lisa Manheim.
opinion.analysis  !UWitM  2018  YES.Magazine  Watts.Kathryn  School:Law  Manheim.Lisa  regl 
25 days ago by uwnews
Amazon Go: No checkouts, but you are being watched | KUOW
Nobody likes to wait in line. So today, Amazon removed that unpleasantness from the neighborhood grocery store. At Amazon Go, you walk in, pick up your groceries and walk out. Ryan Calo, associate professor of law at the UW, is interviewed.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2018  School:Law  regl  KUOW  amazon 
26 days ago by uwnews
Someday you could get sued for sexually harassing your robot employees | Inc.com
Granting robots rights, or legal protections, is less about the fair treatment of robots and more about how the treatment of robots reflects upon the human race. Ryan Calo, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  School:Law  !UWitM  2018  natl  Inc  robots 
26 days ago by uwnews
New book on presidential power | KING 5
Kathryn Watts, UW professor of law, is interviewed on KING 5's "New Day Northwest" about a new book she has co-authored with UW law professor Lisa Manheim titled, "The Limits of Presidential Power."
KING  Watts.Kathryn  School:Law  !UWitM  2018  regl  video 
27 days ago by uwnews
Opinion | The Constitution has stopped Trump — so far | CNN
"Donald Trump, as a presidential candidate, never promised compromise. He instead promised the opposite: reform through sheer force of will," writes Lisa Manheim, associate professor of law at the UW.
Manheim.Lisa  School:Law  !UWitM  2018  natl  CNN  opinion.analysis 
27 days ago by uwnews
Starbucks’ cashless cafe stirs up question — shouldn’t retailers have to accept ‘legal tender’? | The Seattle Times
It’s just a one-store test, but news that Starbucks is experimenting with refusing cash at its location in Seattle’s Russell Investment Center has certainly stirred up discussion. Many readers had the same reaction to the policy that was quietly implemented Tuesday: Isn’t that illegal? Jane Winn, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Winn.Jane  School:Law  !UWitM  2018  regl  Seattle.Times 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
What can the president do? | KOMO Radio
Lisa Manheim and Kathryn Watts, UW law professors, were interviewed by KOMO Radio about their new book, "The Limits of Presidential Power."
Manheim.Lisa  Watts.Kathryn  School:Law  radio  KOMO  regl  !UWitM  2018 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
Activist Maru Mora-Villalpando says ICE using deportation threat as ‘intimidation tactic’ | The Seattle Times
Activist Maru Mora-Villalpando, an undocumented immigrant, says federal immigration officials are using an “intimidation tactic” by putting her into deportation proceedings. Alejandra Gonza, director of the UW's International Human Rights Clinic, is quoted.
Gonza.Alejandra  International.Human.Rights.Clinic  School:Law  Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2018  regl 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
“I am not going to stop,” pledges local immigration activist targeted by ICE | The Stranger
Maru Mora, a local immigration activist who faces deportation, spoke in front of ICE's Seattle office today alongside her daughter and supporters. Angélica Cházaro, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
The.Stranger  Chazaro.Angelica  School:Law  regl  !UWitM  2018 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
What's the limit of presidential powers? New book by UW profs has answers | KING 5
After the wild popularity of their course on executive power, UW law professors Kathryn Watts and Lisa Manheim co-authored a book titled "The Limits of Presidential Power: A Citizen's Guide to the Law."
Watts.Kathryn  Manheim.Lisa  KING  !UWitM  2018  regl  School:Law 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
Pennsylvania could be on the verge of dealing partisan gerrymandering a big blow | HuffPost
Pennsylvania’s highest court could be on the verge of setting unprecedented limits on how much politicians can redraw electoral districts to their party’s advantage. Lisa Manheim, a UW law professor, is quoted.
Manheim.Lisa  !UWitM  2018  natl  Huffington.Post  School:Law 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
Big Brother on wheels: Why your car company may know more about you than your spouse | The Washington Post
Daniel Dunn was about to sign a lease for a Honda Fit last year when a detail buried in the lengthy agreement caught his eye. Honda wanted to track the location of his vehicle, the contract stated, according to Dunn. Ryan Calo, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2018  School:Law  natl  Washington.Post 
4 weeks ago by uwnews
Uber used a secret tool for keeping the authorities in the dark | MSN
At least two dozen times, the San Francisco headquarters of Uber locked down equipment in foreign offices to shield files from police raids. Ryan Calo, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
!UWitM  2018  natl  MSN  School:Law  Calo.Ryan 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Department of Justice rescinds Obama-era policy on marijuana | Wisconsin Public Radio
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in a memo last week that he will revoke a set of Obama-era policies that discouraged federal prosecutors from enforcing federal marijuana laws in states that had legalized the drug. Sean O'Connor, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
O'Connor.Sean  Wisconsin.Public.Radio  !UWitM  2018  regl  School:Law  marijuana  Cannabis.Law&Policy.Project 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
US border guards searched 60 percent more devices in 2017 | Engadget
In 2017, the US Customs and Border Protection searched 30,200 electronic devices. That's over 60 percent the number of searches its personnel conducted the year before to the dismay of privacy advocates. Ryan Calo, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  School:Law  !UWitM  2018  natl  Engadget 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
Justice Department's policy shift may slow booming pot industry | NBC News
America’s marijuana industry, already threading a thicket of conflicting state and federal laws, entered a new era of uncertainty this week when the Justice Department scrapped a policy that allowed pot to flourish in states that legalized it. Sean O'Connor, who runs the Cannabis Law and Policy Project at the UW, is quoted.
O'Connor.Sean  School:Law  Cannabis.Law&Policy.Project  marijuana  NBC.News  natl  !UWitM  2018 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
US dramatically increased searches of electronic devices at airports in 2017, alarming privacy advocates | Los Angeles Times
Border officers dramatically increased their searches last year of photos, social media messages, emails and private files kept on cellphones and other electronic devices carried by international travelers, including U.S. citizens, according to statistics released Friday. Ryan Calo, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  School:Law  !UWitM  2018  Los.Angeles.Times  natl 
5 weeks ago by uwnews
ICE allegedly targeted Washington Motel 6 guests with 'Latino-sounding names' | VICE News
At least six Motel 6 locations in Washington state regularly shared information on their guests with Immigration Customs and Enforcement, a lawsuit filed Wednesday by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson alleges. Christopher Strawn, director of the UW's Immigration Law Clinic, is quoted.
Strawn.Christopher  VICE  School:Law  natl  !UWitM  2018  Immigration.Law.Clinic 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
Trump faces uphill battle in trying to block critical book, legal experts say | The Washington Post
A host of legal issues complicate President Trump’s effort to block publication of a book highly critical of his tenure in the White House, according to legal experts who view it more as an attempt at intimidation than a genuine threat of litigation. Ronald Collins, a legal scholar at the UW, is quoted.
Collins.Ronald  School:Law  !UWitM  2018  politics  natl  Washington.Post 
6 weeks ago by uwnews
Donald Trump exceeded authority with travel ban, appeals court rules | CBC News
A federal appeals court panel has ruled that U.S. President Donald Trump once again exceeded the scope of his authority with his latest travel ban.
Fan.Mary  AP  CBC  !UWitM  2017  School:Law 
7 weeks ago by uwnews
Judge’s partial lifting of Trump ban gives refugees hope | The Washington Post
After hearing heartbreaking stories of refugees who have struggled to reconnect with their families and listening to the plight of others who strive to leave dangerous situations, a federal judge said he would try to issue a ruling on a motion to block a Trump administration ban on refugees before Christmas. Late on the day before Christmas Eve, U.S. District Judge James Robart released a 65-page order that gave relief to both groups. Mary Fan, a professor at the UW School of Law, is quoted. (This AP story appeared in several outlets)
School:Law  Fan.Mary  !UWitM  2017  Washington.Post  AP 
7 weeks ago by uwnews
Opinion | Zuckerberg is coming after our kids — this worries me | Newsweek
"As a parent and a consumer, I have mixed emotions when I think about Facebook’s new initiative. Just last week it announced that it was previewing a new messenger app for kids," writes Anita Ramasastry, a UW law professor.
Ramasastry.Anita  Newsweek  !UWitM  2017  School:Law 
8 weeks ago by uwnews
After backlash, animal shelter fires security robot, 'effective immediately' | Ars Technica
As of Thursday morning local time, a San Francisco animal adoption agency will immediately halt its recent use of a controversial security robot. Ryan Calo, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  Ars.Technica  School:Law 
9 weeks ago by uwnews
What Trump’s Supreme Court pick holds for Indian Country | High Country News
During the Senate hearings that put Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court this year, Democrats made it clear they were leery of his conservative judicial record. Robert Anderson, law professor at UW, is quoted.
Anderson.Robert  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  High.Country.News 
9 weeks ago by uwnews
Letter to the editor | Wedding-cake case: ‘Abstract principles’ | The Seattle Times
"David Brooks’ column on the wedding-cake case doesn’t quite grasp the way the legal process deals with abstract principles," writes William Anderson, professor emeritus of law at the UW.
opinion.analysis  Anderson.William  School:Law  Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2017 
10 weeks ago by uwnews
The rise of smart machines puts spotlight on 'robot rights' | NBC News
You probably wouldn’t have any qualms about switching off Apple’s virtual assistant, Siri — or Amazon’s Alexa or Microsoft’s Cortana. Such entities emulate a human assistant but plainly aren't human at all. Ryan Calo, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  NBC.News  School:Law  Artificial.Intelligence 
10 weeks ago by uwnews
Facebook expands self-harm prevention program that monitors users’ ‘thoughts of suicide’ | Gizmodo
Facebook is expanding its artificial intelligence-based suicide prevention efforts. The company said that it has plans to eventually monitor and respond to suicidal intent on Facebook “worldwide,” excluding the European Union. Ryan Calo, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Gizmodo  !UWitM  2017  Calo.Ryan  School:Law  suicide 
11 weeks ago by uwnews
Facebook to expand artificial intelligence to help prevent suicide | The New York Times
Facebook Inc will expand its pattern recognition software to other countries after successful tests in the U.S. to detect users with suicidal intent, the world's largest social media network said on Monday. Ryan Calo, a University of Washington law professor, is quoted. [This Reuters story appeared in several outlets]
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  New.York.Times  Reuters 
11 weeks ago by uwnews
Opinion | US companies dodge $70 billion a year in offshore tax havens | Newsweek
"Following on the heels of the Panama Papers, (the Paradise Papers), sent from an anonymous source, gives a closer look at how wealthy individuals and multinational corporations hide their assets in offshore jurisdictions," writes Anita Ramasastry, a UW law professor.
Ramasastry.Anita  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  Newsweek  opinion.analysis 
november 2017 by uwnews
With Amazon Key’s launch, customers and lawyers have lots of questions | Ars Technica
Last week, Amazon announced a new voluntary service that allows its own contracted delivery personnel to temporarily access customers' homes through a new service dubbed "Amazon Key." Ryan Calo, UW assistant law professor, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  Ars.Technica  School:Law 
november 2017 by uwnews
Yes, it probably happened — just not quite as you remember it, though | WA Today (AU)
Have you ever had a conversation with someone about a shared experience, only to find you remembered it completely differently? Elizabeth Loftus, affiliate professor of psychology and of law at the UW, is quoted.
Loftus.Elizabeth  WA.Today.AU  Department:Psychology  School:Law  !UWitM  2017 
november 2017 by uwnews
An activist or a 'trusted' counselor | The Stranger
There is no apparent legal consensus on how a city attorney should express his or her views on city issues. Hugh Spitzer, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Spitzer.Hugh  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  The.Stranger 
october 2017 by uwnews
Amazon’s latest way into your life is through the front door | The New York Times
Now, if customers give it permission, Amazon’s couriers will unlock the front doors and drop packages inside when no one is home. Ryan Calo, a law professor at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  New.York.Times 
october 2017 by uwnews
Got land? Seattle does and assessor says it should house the homeless | Crosscut
King County Assessor John Wilson says there is “entirely” enough underused land in Seattle to shelter 1,000 homeless people a year. Hugh Spitzer, a professor of Law at the UW, is quoted.
Spitzer.Hugh  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  Crosscut  homelessness 
october 2017 by uwnews
Opinion | Want to cut the cost of tax reform? Don't reward companies that shifted profits offshore | Forbes
"Tax reform and finding the revenue to implement it are now on everyone’s mind. Now is the time for Congress to seriously focus on whether they want to discourage artificial profit shifting and secure a major revenue source," writes Jeffery Kadet, a part-time lecturer of law at the UW.
Kadet.Jeffery  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  politics  opinion.analysis 
october 2017 by uwnews
Don’t let regulators ruin AI | MIT Technology Review
Tech policy scholar Andrea O’Sullivan says the U.S. needs to be careful not to hamstring innovation. UW law professor Ryan Calo is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  MIT.Technology.Review 
october 2017 by uwnews
A Northwest tribal sovereignty battle, centered on culverts | High Country News
Twenty one tribal nations are waiting to see if the Supreme Court will hear a decades-old case about salmon. Robert Anderson, law professor at UW, is quoted.
Anderson.Robert  High.Country.News  !UWitM  2017  School:Law 
october 2017 by uwnews
No one knows how to define 'self-driving car' — and it's becoming a problem | WIRED
When it comes to this new breed of cars that can (kind of) drive themselves, just about nobody knows what they’re talking about. Ryan Calo, an associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
School:Law  Calo.Ryan  WIRED  !UWitM  2017 
october 2017 by uwnews
Why everyone is so convinced Facebook is spying on their conversations | Mashable
The belief that Facebook is actively listening to people through their phones has become a full-on phenomenon. Ryan Calo, an associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
School:Law  Calo.Ryan  Mashable  !UWitM  2017 
october 2017 by uwnews
Seattle could spend a bundle defending itself, Kshama Sawant, in defamation suits | The Seattle Times
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant has been sued twice for defamation. It’s a distinction that comes with a price: maybe $300,000 in litigation costs — paid by the city, if it decides to defend her. Ronald Collins, UW law professor, is quoted.
Collins.Ronald  School:Law  Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2017 
october 2017 by uwnews
Yakima attorney Blaine Tamaki appointed to UW board of regents | yakimaherald.com
Yakima attorney Blaine Tamaki has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to the University of Washington Board of Regents.
Yakima.Herald  !UWitM  2017  Regents  Inslee.Jay  Tamaki.Blaine  School:Law  alumni 
october 2017 by uwnews
Before trying robot judges, let's learn from robot referees | Popular Science
Automated rulings in sports can help inform the development of criminal justice tech. Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  Popular.Science 
september 2017 by uwnews
Facebook knows more about Russia’s election meddling — shouldn’t we? | The New York Times
The New York Times reports on Facebook’s recent disclosure that a shadowy Russian firm with ties to the Kremlin created thousands of ads on the social media platform that ran before, during and after the 2016 presidential election. Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  New.York.Times  School:Law 
september 2017 by uwnews
This chatbot could help you sue Equifax, if it understands the law well enough | Mashable
Equifax, a credit reporting agency, announced on Sept. 7 that hackers stole a trove of personal information — including social security numbers — from up to 143 million people in the U.S. between May and July. Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  Mashable 
september 2017 by uwnews
Opinion | DACA program: How sanctuary cities can protect Dreamers | Fortune
"The full meaning of sanctuary is richer than refusing to act or the provision of law enforcement. Rather, it can include protecting the means to flourish," writes Mary Fan, professor of law at the UW.
Fan.Mary  !UWitM  2017  Fortune  School:Law  politics  opinion.analysis 
september 2017 by uwnews
AI's rapid advance sparks call for a code for robots | Financial Times
Who should take moral, ethical and legal responsibility for the actions of increasingly ubiquitous robots? Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Financial.Times 
september 2017 by uwnews
Do we need a speedometer for artificial intelligence? | WIRED
Microsoft said last week that it had achieved a new record for the accuracy of software that transcribes speech. Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  WIRED  School:Law  Artificial.Intelligence 
august 2017 by uwnews
Former UW Law dean: 'Without a diverse faculty and student body, the intellectual environment is short-changed' | Puget Sound Business Journal
Kellye Testy, the longtime dean at University of Washington’s School of Law, is interviewed about the importance of having a diverse faculty and student body.
Puget.Sound.Business.Journal  Testy.Kellye  !UWitM  2017  School:Law 
august 2017 by uwnews
Kshama Sawant sued for defamation by 2 Seattle officers who fatally shot Che Taylor | The Seattle Times
Officers Scott Miller and Michael Spaulding allege that Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant damaged their reputations by saying that they had carried out a “brutal murder.” Ronald Collins, a law professor at the UW, is quoted.
Collins.Ronald  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Seattle.Times 
august 2017 by uwnews
Most American Indian tribes opt out of federal death penalty | The New York Times
American Indian tribes for decades have been able to tell federal prosecutors if they want a death sentence considered for certain crimes on their land. Nearly all have rejected that option. Robert Anderson, a UW law professor, is quoted. [Note: This AP story appeared in multiple outlets]
New.York.Times  !UWitM  2017  AP  Anderson.Robert  School:Law 
august 2017 by uwnews
Uber settles with FTC again, this time over 2014 privacy breach | WIRED
Uber on Tuesday agreed to improve its privacy and security practices and to allow outsiders to monitor its progress for 20 years. A recent paper by University of Washington law professor Ryan Calo is referenced.
Calo.Ryan  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  WIRED 
august 2017 by uwnews
Opinion | What if President Trump can’t do the job? Here’s the Constitutional answer | The Seattle Times
"What if the president really were mentally or physically disabled to the point that he or she couldn’t perform the job? The 25th Amendment has an answer to that question," writes UW law professor Hugh Spitzer.
Spitzer.Hugh  !UWitM  2017  Seattle.Times  School:Law  opinion.analysis 
august 2017 by uwnews
Campus diversity part of path to fairness for all, despite what conservative strategists say | The Seattle Times
"Identity politics is propelling the latest fight against affirmative action at Harvard. But it’s important to remember why that action was needed in the first place," writes columnist Jerry Large. A court case from the 1970s involving the UW is mentioned.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2017  School:Law 
august 2017 by uwnews
Jeff Brotman: Shaping future leaders | The Seattle Times
"I can personally attest to [Jeffrey Brotman's] transformative generosity, for I am the holder and beneficiary of the Jeffrey & Susan Brotman Endowed Professorship at the law school," writes Steve Calandrillo of the UW School of Law.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2017  Calandrillo.Steve  School:Law  alumni  Regents 
august 2017 by uwnews
Trump Effect? Number of students taking law school entrance exam soars | MyNorthwest.com
In the weeks following the November presidential election, Professor Kellye Testy, formerly dean of the UW School of Law, sensed an uptick in students’ interest in law school.
School:Law  !UWitM  2017  Testy.Kellye  KIRO  politics 
august 2017 by uwnews
Will new DNA evidence vindicate Yakima man cleared in 1995 rape? | The Seattle Times
New DNA evidence uncovered by attorneys representing Ted Bradford in a federal lawsuit now links the rape to the victim’s brother-in-law. Jackie McMurtrie, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
McMurtrie.Jackie  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  Seattle.Times 
august 2017 by uwnews
Can they really do that? Daylighting police union negotiations | The Stranger
A debate over whether there should be more openness surrounding police union negotiations has resurfaced this election season. UW law professor Hugh Spitzer is quoted.
The.Stranger  !UWitM  2017  Spitzer.Hugh  School:Law 
july 2017 by uwnews
To thwart the trolls, social-media sites should require users' real names | LA Times
Los Angeles Times columnist David Lazarus argues that social-media sites should require that all members use their real names when posting comments. Ryan Calo, UW assistant professor of law, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  Los.Angeles.Times 
july 2017 by uwnews
Justice Dept. rules intensify crackdown on sanctuary cities | The New York Times
The Justice Department escalated its promised crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities Tuesday. Mary Fan, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Fan.Mary  !UWitM  2017  New.York.Times  AP  School:Law 
july 2017 by uwnews
US creates stricter rules for sanctuary city grant money in crackdown | The Guardian
Sanctuary cities now must give immigration authorities access to jails and provide notice when undocumented immigrants are to be released. Mary Fan, a University of Washington law professor, is quoted.
Fan.Mary  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  The.Guardian  politics 
july 2017 by uwnews
Congress is moving on a bill to put 100,000 self-driving cars on the road | Slate
A U.S. House subcommittee voted late Wednesday to allow up to 100,000 self-driving automobiles onto American roadways. UW assistant law professor Ryan Calo is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  Slate 
july 2017 by uwnews
Elon, forget killer robots. focus on the real AI problems | WIRED
People who spend more time working on artificial intelligence than Elon Musk say his eschatological scenarios risk distracting from more pressing concerns. The UW's Pedro Domingos, computer science and engineering professor, and Ryan Calo, associate professor of law, are quoted.
School:Law  College:Engineering  Allen.School  WIRED  Calo.Ryan  Domingos.Pedro  !UWitM  2017 
july 2017 by uwnews
The lawyer, the addict | The New York Times
A high-powered Silicon Valley attorney dies. His ex-wife investigates, and finds a web of drug abuse in his profession. Andrew Benjamin, an affiliate professor of law and a clinical professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Department:Psychology  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  College:Arts&Sciences  New.York.Times 
july 2017 by uwnews
'Democracy vouchers' aim to amplify low-income voices, to conservative ire | The Guardian
If money amplifies the voices of wealthy Americans in politics, Seattle is trying something that aims to give low-income and middle-class voters a signal boost. Hugh Spitzer, law professor at the UW, is quoted.
Spitzer.Hugh  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  The.Guardian 
july 2017 by uwnews
Trios Health officially files for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection | Tri-City Herald
The only public hospital district in the Tri-Cities has officially filed for bankruptcy protection. Amit Ranade, a lecturer of law at the UW, is quoted.
Ranade.Amit  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  Tri.City.Herald 
july 2017 by uwnews
Libertarian law firm sues over Seattle's democracy vouchers | The Stranger
The same law firm suing over Seattle's "first in time" rental law is now taking on the city's new public campaign financing program, the first voucher-based system in the country. Hugh Spitzer, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
The.Stranger  Spitzer.Hugh  School:Law  !UWitM  2017 
july 2017 by uwnews
Driverless cars may not reduce Seattle, I-5 traffic congestion, research says | The News Tribune
Researchers say the traffic- and pollution-reducing benefits of self-driving vehicles aren’t guaranteed — at least, not without serious societal changes in how people use cars. Emily McReynolds, program director at the UW Tech Policy Lab, is quoted.
School:Law  Tech.Policy.Lab  !UWitM  2017  McReynolds.Emily  TNT 
june 2017 by uwnews
UW expert analyzes Jeff Sessions' testimony | CBC TV
Mary Fan, law professor at the UW, is interviewed about Jeff Sessions' Senate intelligence committee testimony from Tuesday, June 13.
CBC  !UWitM  2017  Fan.Mary  School:Law  politics 
june 2017 by uwnews
Senate GOP releases text of health care bill | KOMO Radio
KOMO Radio's Herb Weisbaum interviews Aaron Katz, principal lecturer of health services at the UW, about his take on the new proposed health care bill from the Senate.
Katz.Aaron  !UWitM  2017  KOMO  School:Law 
june 2017 by uwnews
Before you hit 'submit,' this company has already logged your personal data | Gizmodo
Some websites are collecting personal information even if you don't hit the "submit" button. Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Gizmodo  !UWitM  2017  Calo.Ryan  School:Law 
june 2017 by uwnews
How a company you’ve never heard of sends you letters about your medical condition | Gizmodo
A company called AcurianHealth is tracking search histories and using that information to recruit people to take part in clinical trials for drug companies. Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Gizmodo 
june 2017 by uwnews
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