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University of Washington School of Law




Legal Education


Cover story: Now Presiding, Our Alumni Judges

Message from the Dean, page 2


  • Asian Law Center Receives $1.3 Million to Improve Access to Justice in Rural China, page 3
  • Entrepreneurial Law Clinic Opens, page 3
  • Meet Rob Dembowski, Law School Alumni Association Vice President, page 4, photo
  • Salwen Receives Nelson Award (Richard Salwen '71), page 4, photo
  • Andersen Honored by WSBA (Emeritus Professor William Andersen given the 2006 Frank Homan Award recognizing distinguished service and extraordinary contributions to administrative law, the justice system, and the public), page 5, photo
  • Law Firm Annual Challenge Is Off to a Good Start, page 5
  • Clinics Update: Innocence Project Sees Success, page 6
  • Allen Focuses on Maritime Security in Post-9/11 World, page 7
  • Miller Named to Lead UW Disability Studies Program, page 8
  • UW Law School Hires Director of Diversity (Norma Rodriguez), page 8
  • Michele Storms Chosen to Head Gates Public Service Law Scholarship Program, page 9
  • Students Claim Victory at National Moot Court Competition (Dustin Buehler, Candice Tewell, and Aaron Thomson), page 9
  • Witness to History: Albie Sachs Brings Human Rights Message to Gates Hall, page 10, photo
  • Sandra Day O'Connor Keynotes Gates Scholarship Event, pages 10-11, photo

Washington's Fabulous Five (justices on the Washington Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerry Alexander '64, Richard Sanders '69, Bobbe Bridge '76, Tom Chambers '69, and James Johnson '70), pages 12-14, photos, sidebar Alumni Justices of the Washington Supreme Court, 1950-2007, page 14

Betty Fletcher: First Woman from Washington on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ('56), page 15, photo

J. Jerome Farris: First Black on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ('58), page 16, photo

Carolyn Dimmick: First Woman on the Washington Supreme Court ('53), page 17, photo

Charles Z. Smith: First Man of Color on the Washington Supreme Court ('55), page 18, photo

Ricardo Martinez: First Latino Judge in a Washington State Federal Court ('80), page 19, photo

Shin Motoki: First Japanese Judge to Study at UW (L.L.M. '68), page 20, photo

Like Father, Like Son, the Judges Brown (L. Edward Brown '52 and Stephen Brown '80), page 21, photo

Views from Within: Law Clerks, page 22

  • Brandon LeBlanc '06
  • Elizabeth Richardson '06
  • Clerkships / Class of 207, page 23

From the Archives: Lucile Lomen: First Woman Law Clerk at the U.S. Supreme Court ('44), page 23, photo

Briefs (faculty presentations and publications), pages 24-29

Tenure Awarded to Gomulkiewicz, page 30

Three Elected Fellows of the American Bar Foundation (Penny Hazelton, Paul Steven Miller, and Anita Ramasastry), pages 30-31

New Books by Faculty, page 31

Nine Awarded Professorships in Law, pages 32-33

  • Craig H. Allen, Judson Falknor Professor of Law
  • Robert Aronson, Betts, Patterson & Mines Professor of Law
  • Lisa Kelly, Bobbe & Jon Bridge Professor in Child and Youth Advocacy
  • Paul Steven Miller, Henry M. Jackson Professor of Law
  • Peter Nicolas, Jeffrey and Susan Brotman Professor of Law
  • Veronica Taylor, Dan Fenno Henderson Professor of Law
  • Pat Kuszler, Charles I. Stone Professor of Law
  • Jane K. Winn, Charles I. Stone Professor of Law
  • Louis Wolcher, Charles I. Stone Professor of Law

Faculty Scholarship, pages 34-35

Beyond the Bookshelf: Law Books on Demand, New Program for Alumni, page 36

Our Asian Connection, page 38, photos

Class Reunions, page 39, photos

The Year in Pictures, pages 40-41

Alumni (news), pages 42-45

Joe Diamond '31: First Law Alumnus to Give to Students First Scholarship Campaign, page 46, photo

Obituaries, page 47

The Trials of the Century: Nuremberg (Walter B. Beals 1901 presiding judge over the Doctor's Trial), page 48

uwlaw, Spring 2007, Vol. 55

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