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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 
6 days ago 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 
13 days ago 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 
21 days ago 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 
27 days ago 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 
27 days ago 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 
27 days ago 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 
28 days ago 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 
29 days ago 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 
5 weeks ago 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 
5 weeks ago 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 
6 weeks ago 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 
6 weeks ago 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 
6 weeks ago 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 
9 weeks ago 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 
9 weeks ago 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 
10 weeks ago 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 
10 weeks ago 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 
11 weeks ago 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 
12 weeks ago 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 
12 weeks ago 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
How Benton County's public safety sales tax led to a rise in arrests for sex crimes against kids | Tri-City Herald
Two-and-a-half years after Benton County voters approved a public safety sales tax, one of the more surprising outcomes is a rise in the number of people arrested for sex crimes against children. Mary Fan, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Fan.Mary  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Tri.City.Herald 
june 2017 by uwnews
Washington’s challenge: Keeping cartels and illicit money out of the state’s pot industry | The Seattle Times
Vela, a uniquely designed Seattle pot store, opened last year with fanfare and sophistication. Snoop Dogg dropped in on Vela’s opening weekend for a fundraiser benefiting the University of Washington Cannabis Law and Policy Project.
marijuana  Cannabis.Law&Policy.Project  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Seattle.Times 
june 2017 by uwnews
Medicine Creek, the treaty that set the stage for Standing Rock | Smithsonian
The Fish Wars of the 1960s led to an affirmation of Native American rights. Robert Anderson, director of the Native American Law Center at the UW, is quoted.
Anderson.Robert  !UWitM  2017  Native.American.Law.Center  School:Law  Smithsonian.Magazine 
june 2017 by uwnews
Lawyer, philanthropist to receive UW Bothell’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award | Bothell-Kenmore Reporter
Stephen Ssemaala, a political refugee from Uganda who graduated from the University of Washington Bothell and the UW School of Law, is the recipient of the 2017 UW Bothell Distinguished Alumni Award.
UW:Bothell  2017  Bothell.Reporter  School:Law  !UWitM 
june 2017 by uwnews
False memories and how to detect them in your own mind | Inverse
Humans imagination is not just limited to day dreams and fantasy worlds: we can also craft false memories and be convinced they are real. The term “false memory” was coined by Elizabeth Loftus, a cognitive psychologist at the UW, in 1974.
Loftus.Elizabeth  Department:Psychology  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  Inverse 
june 2017 by uwnews
Letter to the Editor | Seattle income tax: Calling it ‘illegal’ is rhetorical overreach | The Seattle Times
The Op-Ed from two very distinguished lawyers — Retired Chief Justice Gerry L. Alexander and former Attorney General Rob McKenna — suggests the illegality of a proposed city income tax. Unfortunately, the column skips over an important distinction," writes UW law professor emeritus William R. Andersen.
Anderson.William  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Seattle.Times  opinion.analysis 
june 2017 by uwnews
Portland Mayor claims 'hate speech is not protected by the First Amendment' | The Stranger
Is Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler correct when he argues that two upcoming "alt right" protests in the city should be shut down because, in Wheeler's words, "hate speech is not protected by the First Amendment"? UW law professor Ron Collins is quoted.
The.Stranger  Collins.Ronald  !UWitM  2017  School:Law 
june 2017 by uwnews
Will Murray settle his lawsuit? One law professor thinks it's likely | KUOW
Attorneys for Seattle Mayor Ed Murray have formally answered a lawsuit that accuses Murray of raping an underage teen boy in the mid-1980s. Liz Porter, an associate professor of civil law at the UW, is quoted.
Porter.Elizabeth  KUOW  !UWitM  2017  School:Law 
may 2017 by uwnews
Uber is using AI to charge people as much as possible for a ride | Motherboard
Thanks to complaints from Uber drivers, the company admitted Friday in a Bloomberg report to using AI to find the upper limit of what people are willing to pay for a ride based on their route in 14 cities. Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  VICE  Motherboard  School:Law 
may 2017 by uwnews
Replace Trump with Pence under the 25th Amendment? Don’t hold your breath | The Spokesman-Review
The removal of a president is theoretically possible under the 25th Amendment of the Constitution, but Trump opponents should not get their hopes up, says Hugh Spitzer, professor of law at the UW.
Spokesman.Review  !UWitM  2017  Spitzer.Hugh  School:Law  politics 
may 2017 by uwnews
Rock band hopes SCOTUS will bless its controversial name | Crosscut
The Slants, a Portland-based rock band, is arguing its case for trademark application in the U.S. Supreme Court. The founder of the band recently spoke at a UW event. UW law professor Zahr Said is quoted.
Said.Zahr  !UWitM  2017  Crosscut  School:Law 
may 2017 by uwnews
Meet The Slants, the Portland band taking its 'disparaging' name case to the Supreme Court | The Stranger
Can a band's name be used to reclaim a racist term as a tool for self-empowerment? Zahr Said, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
The.Stranger  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Said.Zahr 
may 2017 by uwnews
Uber’s AI hub in Pittsburgh gutted a university lab — now it’s in Toronto | Motherboard
Uber announced it is opening an AI research hub in Toronto for self-driving cars. Critics are wondering if the same thing that happened with the company's Carnegie Mellon University partnership will happen again. Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the WW, is quoted.
Motherboard  Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  VICE 
may 2017 by uwnews
Washington businesses hope to kill Inslee's carbon cap | Crosscut
The state’s carbon cap will gradually shrink the amount of carbon that can be emitted while gradually increasing the number of affected businesses and organizations. Hugh Spitzer, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Crosscut  Spitzer.Hugh  School:Law  !UWitM  2017 
may 2017 by uwnews
Shawn Vestal: In case of exonerated men, everyone sees mistakes but the sheriff | The Spokesman-Review
Three men were convicted of a series of armed robberies that took place in 2008, but were later found to be innocent. Attorneys with the Innocence Project Northwest at the UW School of Law took the case.
Spokesman.Review  !UWitM  2017  Innocence.Project  School:Law 
may 2017 by uwnews
Port Angeles council members give nod to second-class-city question, fluoridation advisory vote | Peninsula Daily News
Port Angeles City Council members on Tuesday approved the ballot language of a second-class-city measure fostered by the anti-fluoridation group Our Water, Our Choice! Council members said they disagreed with the measure but felt obligated to put it before voters. Hugh Spitzer, a UW law professor, is quoted.
Peninsula.Daily.News  !UWitM  2017  Spitzer.Hugh  School:Law 
may 2017 by uwnews
UW students pack new presidential power course in Trump era | Seattle Magazine
President Trump's executive orders sparked a wildly popular University of Washington class on presidential power.
School:Law  !UWitM  2017  Seattle.Magazine  Watts.Kathryn  Knudsen.Sanne  politics 
may 2017 by uwnews
Shon Hopwood’s remarkable journey from federal inmate to Georgetown law professor | Inquisitr
Shon Hopwood's journey from a bank robbery conviction to becoming a law professor at Georgetown University is chronicled. The UW School of Law granted him a full scholarship that helped make it possible.
Inquisitr  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  alumni 
may 2017 by uwnews
Is a city income tax legally feasible in Seattle? Your burning questions, answered! | Seattle Weekly
The Seattle City Council will vote on a resolution endorsing a local income tax on Monday. Hugh Spitzer, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Spitzer.Hugh  !UWitM  2017  Seattle.Weekly  School:Law 
may 2017 by uwnews
Man takes drone out for a sunset flight, drone gets shot down | Ars Technica
The Federal Aviation Administration considers drones to be aircraft —
and under federal law, shooting at aircraft is a crime. However, to date, no federal prosecutions have been brought against those who shoot down drones. Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  drones  Ars.Technica  School:Law 
april 2017 by uwnews
He robbed banks and went to prison; his time there put him on track for a new job: Georgetown law professor | The Washington Post
Shon Hopwood's journey from a bank robbery conviction to becoming a law professor at Georgetown University is chronicled. The UW School of Law granted him a full scholarship that helped make it possible.
Washington.Post  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  students 
april 2017 by uwnews
Mistrial declared in murder trial of Barry Beckford | Yakima Herald
Prosecutors may face an uphill battle if they decide to retry Barry Beckford, the former Selah man accused of murdering his wife in 1997. Maureen Howard, an associate law professor at the UW, is quoted.
Howard.Maureen  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Yakima.Herald 
april 2017 by uwnews
North Carolina law restricts public access to body cam footage | Bloomberg
Mary Fan, a law professor at the University of Washington, discusses new legislation in North Carolina that restricts public access to police body-camera footage.
Fan.Mary  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  Bloomberg 
april 2017 by uwnews
Former bank robber helped by Gates fund now professor at Georgetown Law School | The Seattle Times
University of Washington law-school grad Shon Hopwood once served time in federal prison for robbing banks. Now he’s accepted a law professorship at Georgetown University.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2017  alumni  School:Law 
april 2017 by uwnews
Is the House Democrats capital gains tax in Washington state legal? An explainer | The Olympian
It’s a long-running argument in the state Legislature: Is a new tax on capital gains a good idea? Or even allowed under Washington’s constitution? Hugh Spitzer, a constitutional law professor at the UW, is quoted.
Spitzer.Hugh  !UWitM  2017  The.Olympian  School:Law 
april 2017 by uwnews
Feds call Nooksack tribal council ‘illegitimate’ and ‘abusive’ | The Seattle Times
The U.S. government takes a fiery stance against a Nooksack tribal council after the tribe sued over state and federal funding. Robert Anderson, who in the 1990s led the Indian law practice for the department and now directs the University of Washington’s Native American Law Center, is quoted.
Anderson.Robert  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Seattle.Times 
april 2017 by uwnews
Jobs in Legislature, Trump administration add up to big payday for state Sen. Doug Ericksen | The Seattle Times
State Sen. Doug Ericksen, who since January has juggled his legislative duties with a job in the Trump administration, has collected nearly $6,000 from the state in daily living expenses so far during the legislative session. Hugh Spitzer, a law professor with the UW, is quoted.
Spitzer.Hugh  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Seattle.Times  politics 
april 2017 by uwnews
Unpacking government: Why it's so difficult to recall politicians in Washington | KNKX
How difficult is it to remove a politician from office outside of an election? Only two United States presidents have ever been impeached and even they kept their jobs. Hugh Spitzer, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Spitzer.Hugh  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  politics  KNKX 
april 2017 by uwnews
Federal pot crack down would ‘divert marijuana into the black market,' northwest governors write | KIRO-TV
Governors from the first four states to legalize recreational marijuana are asking President Donald Trump’s administration to let the pot experiments continue. Trevor Gardner, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Gardner.Trevor  !UWitM  2017  KIRO  School:Law  marijuana 
april 2017 by uwnews
How Uber uses psychological tricks to push its drivers’ buttons | The New York Times
Uber has undertaken an extraordinary experiment in behavioral science to subtly entice an independent workforce to maximize its growth. Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  New.York.Times 
april 2017 by uwnews
Robot cars: panacea or plague? | Crosscut
The robot cars are coming, like it or not. And local researchers say Seattle better be prepared. Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Crosscut  !UWitM  2017  Tech.Policy.Lab  School:Law  Calo.Ryan 
march 2017 by uwnews
County sued by Conmed, former jail medical provider it stopped paying for ‘deplorable’ services | The News Tribune
Pierce County stopped paying the company that provided its jail medical services in 2014 and 2015, and the business recently went to court to collect. Steve Calandrillo, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
TNT  !UWitM  2017  School:Law  Calandrillo.Steve 
march 2017 by uwnews
Trump’s latest executive order guts Obama-era environmental protections | VICE News
With the swoop of a pen, President Donald Trump is set to dismantle what Barack Obama once hoped would be one of his administration’s defining legacies: aggressive environmental protection. Sanne Knudsen, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Knudsen.Sanne  School:Law  !UWitM  2017  VICE  politics 
march 2017 by uwnews
Congress takes first step to overturn Internet privacy rules | USA Today
Congress took the first step Thursday to nullifying the new broadband privacy rules passed by the Federal Communications Commission last year. Ryan Calo, a UW assistant professor law, is quoted.
USA.Today  !UWitM  2017  Calo.Ryan  School:Law 
march 2017 by uwnews
Judge rules in favor of 'Drone Slayer,' dismisses lawsuit filed by pilot | Ars Technica
Is it trespassing if you fly over your neighbor's land? The answer remains unclear. Ryan Calo, a UW assistant professor of law, is quoted.
Ars.Technica  !UWitM  2017  Calo.Ryan  School:Law 
march 2017 by uwnews
Fury Road: Did Uber Steal the Driverless Future From Google?
Self-driving technology has become a fixation for Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. Robert Gomulkiewicz, a UW law professor, is quoted. (This story was originally published by Bloomberg)
!UWitM  2017  Gomulkiewicz.Robert  School:Law  MSN 
march 2017 by uwnews
Rural Washington will be hit hard by Republican health care plan | KUOW News and Information
Information was released this week about how the Republican health plan would affect people in Washington. Sallie Sanford, a UW associate professor of law, spoke with KUOW's Kim Malcolm about who loses the most.
!UWitM  2017  KUOW  Sanford.Sallie  School:Law 
march 2017 by uwnews
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