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Cover story: Why Law Matters: Why Justice and the Rule of Law Are Fundamental and Important to Us All

Welcome from the Dean, page 5

Around Gates Hall: News and Updates from UW Law

  • Expanding the Husky Experience: Office of Student & Career Services Driven to Support Student Needs, page 8, photo
  • A Powerful Voice for Justice (Michele Storms), page 9, photo
  • Promoters of Positive Change: Support Turns Student Ideas into Solutions for a More Livable World (Mariah Hanley '16 and 3L Robert Franceschini), page 9
  • Leading a Public Dialogue in Indian Law: UW Law Draws on Rich 29-Year Heritage to Offer New Degree Focus (SID focus on indigenous rights and Indian law), page 9
  • What You Care About Can Change the World: Christine Cimini Leads Experiential Learning in New Role, pages 10-11, photo
  • Building Bridges: New Dean Champions Inclusion Efforts (Brenda Williams), page 12, photo
  • New Voices in Our Community: Law School Welcomes New Faculty Experts (Angelica Charazo and Trevor Gardner), page 13, photos
  • Connecting Passion to Philanthropy: Alum Joins UW as Assistant Dean for Development (Craig Wright, '85, '91), page 13, photo
  • Class Notes: UW Law Alumni News from the Past Year, pages 14-19

In the Spotlight: A Look at UW Law Events from the Past Year, pages 20-25, photos

Faculty News: UW Law's Proven Research Impact (presentations and publications), pages 26-37, photos

Beyond the Stacks: Jonathan Franklin Assumes Role as Associate Dean for Library and Information Services, pages 38-41, photos

In Memoriam: Honoring the Legacy of Classmates, Faculty and Friends, pages 42-51

Why Law Matters: For Washington, for the World, UW Law is a Force for Change, by Katherine Hedland Hansen, pages 52-57, photos

Together We Will: UW Law Drives Justices for the Wrongfully Convicted, by Katherine Hedland Hansen, pages 58-63, photos

Empowering Possibility Through Innovation, by Katherine Hedland Hansen, pages 64-69, photos

Leading the Way in International Business Law, by Katherine Hedland Hansen, pages 70-73

Three Generations of Law Dawgs: For the Fuller Family, Law Is More than a Profession--It's a Way of Sharing the Husky Spirit, by Katherine Hedland Hansen, pages 74-77, photos

The Campaign for UW Law Is Together, pages 78-79

Report to Donors, pages 80-97

Q&A: Global Business Law Institute, with Professor Scott Schumacher, page 98

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Legal Education

uwlaw, Fall 2016, Vol. 70