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2014 Press Coverage

Lt. Gov. Mallott to assess governor's, attorney general's legal conflicts

December 31, 2014 | Alaska Dispatch News

Ethics expert Professor John Strait comments on how Alaska Gov. Bill Walker is handling his potential conflict of interest in several legal proceedings that pre-date his election. 

ABA OKs First Outpost of Legal Academia in Alaska

December 10, 2014 | National Law Journal

Several media organizations covered news that the American Bar Association had approved the law school's plans for a satellite campus in Anchorage, including the National Law Journal and Alaska Business Monthly. 

Bank gives financial relief to families affected by Oso mudslide

November 26, 2014 | The Everett Herald

Professor Bryan Adamson, an expert in consumer protection, explains the tax ramifications for Snohomish County families that receive loan forgiveness after a devastating mudslide. 

Guest: After Ferguson, crawl out of safe comfort zones

November 25, 2014 | The Seattle Times

In an op-ed piece, Professor Bryan Adamson urges readers to leave their comfort zones and talk to one another about racism after a racially charged killing in Ferguson, Missouri. 

Steel boycott defendants exit case; 'rare' USD 156m verdict pending appeal

November 25, 2014 | Policy and Regulatory Report

Antitrust expert Professor John Kirkwood offers insights on the MM Steel boycott case in the wake of a settlement with two steel service centers. 

U.S. Supreme Court should uphold promises made to retirees

November 13, 2014 | Alliance for Justice

In a guest blog post, Professor Charlotte Garden offers her thoughts on a Supreme Court case dealing with bargained-for, but expensive, retiree health benefits. 

King County's Proposed Cuts to Department of Public Defense Threatens a Crucial Safety Net

November 13, 2014 | The Stranger

Professor from Practice Bob Boruchowitz says King County budget cuts threaten a long history of effective legal representation for the poor people who need public defense. 

Battle for trans equality in the military

November 13, 2014 | Al Jazeera

Professor Dean Spade joins a discussion on a program called The Stream about U.S. policies banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces. 

A.C.L.U. in $50 Million Push to Reduce Jail Sentences

November 07, 2014 | The New York Times

Alison Holcomb, an adjunct professor and criminal justice director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington, will lead a national effort to reform criminal sentencing and reduce mass incarceration. 

Gov. Inslee announces appointment of Gretchen Leanderson to Pierce County Superior Court

November 07, 2014 | Office of the Attorney General

Gov. Jay Inslee appointed 1987 alum Gretchen Leanderson to Pierce County Superior Court. Leanderson has served in the Washington State Office of the Attorney General since 1988. 

Evidence in Taiwanese auto parts litigation suggests no whistleblowers

September 22, 2014 | Policy and Regulatory Report

Antitrust expert Professor John Kirkwood is quoted in this article about a Taiwanese sheet metal auto parts company accused of price fixing and anti-competitive conduct.