Spotlight: Tour UW Law

Activities and Scholarship

Meg Gaines was appointed to the steering committee for the National Academy of Medicine’s Vital Directions for Health and Healthcare Initiative, a bipartisan group of health and healthcare leaders who are tasked with advising the 2016 administration on next steps for health reform in the United States.

Steph Tai launched a blog/video project, Dark Meat, that features stories about people of color in the food system. Its focus is on legal analysis and autobiographical narratives.  

In April, Jonathan Scharrer facilitated a four-day Restorative Justice Program at Green Bay Correctional Institution that included 58 incarcerated men, community members, crime survivors, law students and lawyers. The event was part of the institution's Challenges and Possibilities Program.

Lisa Alexander was the invited in April to be the keynote speaker at Texas A&M University’s Journal of Property Law Symposium on urban sustainability, titled, Think Globally/Act Locally: Texas A&M University’s Initiative to Respect, Preserve and Protect. Her keynote was titled “Bringing Home the Right to Housing: Advancing U.S. Equity and Sustainability through Housing Policy."