Spotlight: Pro Bono

Spring break at the borderRead how UW Law students used their legal training to help families seeking asylum.

Activities and Scholarship

Alta Charo testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health in July regarding proposed legislation to weaken FDA controls over off-label promotion of pharmaceuticals.

In June, Michele LaVigne was a faculty member at the National College of Criminal Defense at Mercer Law School in Macon, Georgia. She also presented the plenary talk, "Evidentiary Foundations: Making and Meeting Objections."

Alta Charo presented "Biotechnology Governance: From Prohibition to Permission to Promotion" at a meeting of the University of California, Berkeley Integrative Genetics Institute in June.

Sumudu Atapattu’s article, “Climate Change, International Environmental Law Principles and the North-South Divide,” appears in the Summer 2017 edition of Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, published by University of Iowa College of Law.