Spotlight: Tour UW Law

Activities and Scholarship

Alta Charo has been named to the National Academies' expert committee that is organizing a public workshop on risks and benefits of "gain-of-function" research (research that increases the ability of pathogens such as SARS, MERS, or pandemic influenza to spread or cause disease). This is part of the ongoing White House effort to amend its policies on research with national bio-security implications.

In October, Tonya Brito gave a keynote presentation, "Access to Justice for Low-Income Litigants in Civil Cases," at the 26th annual conference of the Illinois Family Support Enforcement Association, held in Bloomington, Ill.

Ion Meyn's article, "The Criminal Defense Attorney's Burden," appears in the September/October issue of GPSolo Magazine, published by the American Bar Association.

Miriam Seifter's post, "Rethinking States’ Role in Federal Rulemaking," was featured in RegBlog in October.