Press Coverage Archives
2017 Press Coverage
October 10, 2017 | The Columbian
HRAP named in ACLU's amicus brief addressing the constitutionality of entering and searching someone’s makeshift shelter
October 04, 2017 | Madison Park Times
Professor Sara Rankin comments on Seattle's response to the growing number of people who spend the night in their vehicles on city streets.
October 02, 2017 | Radiolab
In this podcast episiode, Prof. Lorraine Bannai provides commentary on Fred Korematsu’s path to the Supreme Court
September 26, 2017 | In Justice Today
Prof. Anna Roberts offers some suggestions for why Washington state should consider abolishing the practice of prior conviction impeachment.
September 24, 2017 | Kitsap Sun
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard can dicipline employees for offensive online comments if the profile is identified as a PSNS employee, Prof. David Skover says.
September 20, 2017 | NBC News
On behalf of former litigants' families, the Korematsu Center filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court to challenge constitutionality of travel ban.
September 19, 2017 | Conversations Magazine
Professor John McKay examines the legal and Ignatian arguments in favor of declaring sanctuary campus for immigrants.
September 15, 2017 | HuffPost
Professor Charlotte Garden weighs in on whether the Washington Post can discipline an employee who criticized Jeff Bezos, the owner of the Post.
September 12, 2017 | Bloomberg BNA
Professor Brooke Coleman encourages firms to help encourage gender equality through mentorship.
September 03, 2017 | The Seattle Times
Professor Charlotte Garden, an expert in labor law and regulation, shares how Seattle has improved life for workers.
August 21, 2017 | The Stranger
Professor Sara Rankin offers insights on resistance to interim homelessness solutions.
August 21, 2017 | Law360
Professor Brooke Coleman offers suggestions for law firms interested in diversity.
August 21, 2017 | This Is Reno
Our students' research on the discriminatory history of anti-vagrancy laws is cited in coverage of a proposed law in Reno.
August 15, 2017 | Bloomberg BNA
States make it difficult for labor unions to organize, says Professor Charlotte Garden.
August 10, 2017 | The Stranger
Professor Sara Rankin explains how devastating tickets can be for poor and homeless people.
August 09, 2017 | KUOW
Professor Sara Rankin defends merits of Seattle's proposed vehicle residency ordinance.
August 08, 2017 | HuffPost
A fired Google employee is probably not protected by laws allowing workers to organize, says Professor Charlotte Garden.
August 08, 2017 | The Atlantic
Professor Robert Boruchowitz co-authored a report, "Minor Crimes, Massive Waste," cited in this piece about plea bargains.
August 03, 2017 | Voice of America
Professor Ron Slye offers insights on the effect of history on Kenya's elections.
August 01, 2017 | The Stranger
Professor Charlotte Garden predicts a second court win for the city's ordinance.
August 01, 2017 | The Wall Street Journal
Latest court ruling makes drivers' union more likely, Professor Charlotte Garden says.
July 27, 2017 | Democracy Now!
Professor Dean Spade says the debate about trans people in the military should include critique of militarism.
July 24, 2017 | ACSBlog
Professor Charlotte Garden anticipates labor deregulation in the coming months and years.
July 21, 2017 | Yahoo Finance
Professor John Kirkwood says the Amazon deal won't be stopped by price inflation allegations.
July 19, 2017 | On Labor
States can pick up federal slack in enforcing worker protection laws, Professor Charlotte Garden says.
July 19, 2017 | Law360
Bias awareness can help combat inequality in law, Professor Brooke Coleman says.
June 21, 2017 | KUOW
Professor Sara Rankin spoke about laws criminalizing homelessness on The Record.
June 21, 2017 | The Marshall Project
Professor Steven Bender explains the connection between traffic stops and drug arrests.
June 21, 2017 | Washington Post
Professor Robert Chang disagrees with U.S. Supreme Court in racist trademarks case.
June 16, 2017 | KIRO 7
Professor John Kirkwood says President Trump would not be able to stop Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods.
June 15, 2017 | Law360
Why won't the U.S. Supreme Court take this gay rights case? Professor Andrew Siegel offers insights.
June 14, 2017 | Policy and Regulatory Report
Professor John Kirkwood explains the tough standards plaintiffs face in seeking summary judgment.
May 29, 2017 | The Seattle Times
Professor John McKay and his brother Mike McKay argue against new sentencing guidelines.
May 29, 2017 | The Wall Street Journal
Professor Lily Kahng explains that voters are protective of tax preferences tied to their assets.
May 24, 2017 | South Whidbey Record
Professor Andrew Siegel plans a series of discussions on the U.S. Constitution for Whidbey Island residents.
May 24, 2017 | Bellevue Reporter
Dean Annette Clark describes the benefits of doctors and lawyers working more closely together.
May 19, 2017 | Huff Post
Professor Robert Chang describes the work of our Korematsu Center in opposing the White House travel ban.
May 15, 2017 | Vox
The firing of FBI Director James Comey sounds awfully familiar to Professor John McKay.
May 15, 2017 | ThinkProgress
Federal judge references Korematsu Center's amicus brief when asking about White House travel ban.
May 15, 2017 | National Law Journal
Our Korematsu Center's amicus brief featured prominently in oral arguments against the White House travel ban.
May 11, 2017 | Crosscut
Professor Sara Rankin says backyard homes eliminate the problem of social distance from homelessness.
May 10, 2017 | U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
Professor Anna Roberts participated in a panel discussion on the collateral consequences of incarceration.
May 04, 2017 | The Times-Picayune
Professor Bob Boruchowitz's expert witness report is cited in support of a motion for class action certification in a lawsuit challenging Louisiana's public defense system.
May 04, 2017 | Crosscut
Professor Deborah Ahrens explains how coercive interrogation techniques can lead to false confessions.
May 04, 2017 | The Seattle Times
This piece quotes Professor John Strait's court filing in support of sanctions for an aggressive lawyer.
Mayor Murray's Tactic of Attacking His Accusers Is Common, But Experts Say It Keeps Survivors of Sexual Abuse Quiet
May 04, 2017 | The Stranger
Professor Anna Roberts shared her scholarship about how past convictions are used to disparage people in court.
April 30, 2017 | The Bulletin
Professor John Strait explains when an attorney's public comments violate state bar guidelines.
April 10, 2017 | Pacific Standard
How can Seattle defend its driver unionization ordinance? Charlotte Garden offers her thoughts.
April 05, 2017 | Bloomberg BNA
Teamsters need driver lists in order to organize effectively, says Professor Charlotte Garden.
April 04, 2017 | Bloomberg
The court ruling could cause a loss in momentum for unionization efforts, says Professor Charlotte Garden.
Opinion analysis: Court unanimously adopts abuse-of-discretion review for district court decisions to enforce EEOC subpoenas
April 04, 2017 | SCOTUSblog
Professor Charlotte Garden analyzes the high court's opinion in McLane v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
March 29, 2017 | The Seattle Times
Professor Charlotte Garden comments on the potential for driver unionization to spread to other cities.
March 23, 2017 | SOCTUSblog
Professor Charlotte Garden analyzes a Supreme Court cases about mailing judicial service documents.
March 17, 2017 | Policy and Regulatory Report
Antitrust expert Professor John Kirkwood comments on health insurers who encourage subscribers to use lower cost providers
March 17, 2017 | Bloomberg
Professor Charlotte Garden calls the ruling a victory for Seattle and the Teamsters.
March 15, 2017 | The Atlantic
Professor Charlotte Garden writes that the future of the American labor movement is at stake under Trump.
March 11, 2017 | The Wall Street Journal
Professor Charlotte Garden says the driver unionization effort could spread to other cities.
March 10, 2017 | Bloomberg
Professor Charlotte Garden comments on a lawyer rivalry in the class action case against Uber.
March 08, 2017 | Roll Call
Professor Andrew Siegel addresses constitutional questions surrounding the new health plan.
March 07, 2017 | The Seattle Times
Professor Won Kidane explains the challenges in taking a case to District Court.
March 07, 2017 | The Seattle Times
Professors Won Kidane and Andrew Siegel weigh in on President Trump's revised travel ban.
March 06, 2017 | Excited Utterance
Professor Anna Roberts explains her recent scholarship on this podcast.
March 05, 2017 | San Francisco Chronicle
Plaintiffs will challenge both versions of President Trump's travel ban if necessary, says Professor Robert Chang.
Trump's possible pick for FTC chair might have to recuse himself in cases involving Google, Facebook or Microsoft
March 03, 2017 | Recode
Professor John Kirkwood comments on conflicts when elected officials serve as FTC commissioners.
February 22, 2017 | KOMO News
Professor Sara Rankin says the mayor's action on homelessness is too little, too late. (Click "more video.")
February 21, 2017 | The Atlantic
Can workers be fired for participating in Day Without Immigrants? Professor Charlotte Garden explains.
February 21, 2017 | KING 5
Professor Won Kidane explains that President Trump isn't changing law, just enforcement.
February 20, 2017 | The Stranger
Our Korematsu Center filed an amicus brief on behalf of Karen Korematsu and other descendants.
February 20, 2017 | USA Today
Professor Robert Chang speculates on constitutional claims against Trump's new travel ban.
February 19, 2017 | Truthout
This opinion piece quotes Professor Tayyab Mahmud's paper, "Surplus Humanity."
February 17, 2017 | Axios
Professor John Kirkwood comments on the political leanings of a new FTC official.
February 14, 2017 | SCOTUSblog
Professor Charlotte Garden previews a labor law case pending at the U.S. Supreme Court.
February 13, 2017 | The Seattle Times
Professor Liz Ford says the Department of Labor nominee has no respect for labor standards.
February 13, 2017 | KNKX
Professor Won Kidane explains whether the U.S. Constitution applies to people who aren't citizens.
February 10, 2017 | MyNorthwest.com
Professor Andrew Siegel reflects on the legal issues at play in President Trump's executive order.
February 10, 2017 | KUOW
Professor John McKay offers ideas other than a travel ban to protect the United States from attack.
February 10, 2017 | Chronicle of Higher Education
Professor Dean Spade raises questions about how teachers respond to campus activism.
February 07, 2017 | KING 5
Professor Andrew Siegel helps analyze oral arguments in the state of Washington's case against President Trump.
February 06, 2017 | The O'Reilly Factor
Professor John McKay defends the integrity of the federal judge who ruled against President Trump.
February 05, 2017 | KING 5
Professor Won Kidane outlines the events in the lawsuit challenging President Trump's travel ban.
February 04, 2017 | Kitsap Sun
Professor Won Kidane explains that 'sanctuary city' is a political term with no legal basis.
February 02, 2017 | KNKX
Professor Won Kidane explains who is, and isn't, given sanctuary in a 'sanctuary city.'
February 01, 2017 | Bloomberg
Uber wants to settle drivers' claims for $7.75 million. Professor Charlotte Garden says that's way too little.
January 30, 2017 | Smithsonian.com
Professor Lorraine Bannai's book about Fred Korematsu is quoted in this piece about his legal struggles against detention.
'We didn't sleep, we didn't eat': Families separated by Trump's immigration ban wait and hope at Sea-Tac airport
January 30, 2017 | The Seattle Times
Professor Michael Russo was one of several volunteer attorneys helping detainees at SeaTac Airport.
January 30, 2017 | Crosscut
Professor Won Kidane comments on a lawsuit filed by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson against President Trump's Muslim ban.
January 30, 2017 | USA Today
Professor Robert Chang co-authors an editorial against federal registration of disparaging trademarks.
January 25, 2017 | Seattle Weekly
The editorial board cites our Homeless Rights Advocacy Project in calling for an end to encampment sweeps.
January 23, 2017 | KNKX
Professor Andrew Siegel explains separation of powers at the state level.
January 18, 2017 | KNKX
Professor Charlotte Garden says ride-share companies want driver unionization efforts to end in Seattle.
January 18, 2017 | Associated Press
Professor Dean Spade says Chelsea Manning is an "immensely important" figure for the trans movement.
January 09, 2017 | AlterNet
Professor Dean Spade offers thoughts on how activists can be effective under President Trump.
January 04, 2017 | In These Times
Professor Charlotte Garden comments on the case likely to challenge union fees at the U.S. Supreme Court.