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Cover story: Democracy in Action

Message from the Dean, page 1


  • Johnson Toribiong ('72, LLM '73) Elected President of Palau, page 3, photo
  • Introducing the LL.M. in Health Law, page 3
  • Indonesian Medical Instructors Study Bioethics with Health Law Team (Pat Kuszler, Beth Rivin, and Sallie Sanford), page 4, photo
  • Schnapper Wins One, Awaits Decision in Another at the Supreme Court, page 5, photo
  • Law School Hosts Henry Louis Gates Jr., page 5, photo
  • UW Connections Extend to Cameroon, page 6, photo
  • Fundraising Update, by Stephanie Cox, page 7
  • Sixteen Inducted into Order of the Coif, pages 7, 40 photos

Cristóbal Joshua Alex ('01): Open Society Institute, pages 8-10, photos

Judy Bendich ('75): American Civil Liberties Union, pages 11-12, photo

Robert Utter ('54): International, pages 13-14, 39, photo

Karen Hanrahan ('00): L-3 Communications, pages 15-16, photo

Larry Repeta ('79): Omiya School of Law, pages 17-18, photo

Andrew Sawchenko ('01): International Justice Mission, pages 19-20, photos

Hendrianto (Ph.D. '08):[Indonesia}, pages 21-22, photo

Direct Democracy: Washington's Controversial Citizen Initiative 1000 [Death with Dignity], (Q and A with Professors Pat Kuszler, Steve Calandrillo, and Sallie Sanford), pages 23-25

An Academic Perspective: Why We Have 51 Constitutions, by Hugh Spitzer, pages 26-27

Judicial Clerkships for 2009-10, page 27

The Student Perspective: Examining Constitutional Issues from All Sides, pages 28-29

Briefs (faculty activities and presentations), pages 33

  • Lombardi and Ngugi Awarded Tenure, page 34
  • Ramasastry and Taylor Receive Distinguished Professorships, pages 34-36
  • Faculty Scholarship, page 36
  • New Faculty Books, page 37

Beyond the Bookshelf: Library Guarantees Constitutional Resources, by Cheryl Nyberg, page 38

Librarian Scholarship and Briefs, pages 38-39

[Photo Gallery], pages 40-42

Alumi [news], pages 43-44

New Books by Alumni, page 45

Obituaries, pages 46 (Professor Arval Morris)-47

From the Archives: 40th Anniversary of the First LL.M. Graduating Class, page 48-47

Publication Date

Spring 2009


University of Washington School of Law




Legal Education

uwlaw, Spring 2009, Vol. 59