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  • UW Law Admitted Students Weekend 2012 | UW School of Law - Visiting the School of Law
    the Law School Submit Info Learn more Careers Current Students Prospective Students Alumni Employers Library Law School Exams Alumni Services Services Facilities Law Librarianship Program Gallagher Blogs about legal research news and more Ask a Librarian Learn more Make a Gift Visiting the School of Law Admitted Students UW School of Law Admissions Visiting the School of Law Admitted Students Admitted Students Day 2014 Please join us for the University of Washington School of Law s Admitted Students Day Date Friday April 4 2014 In town early Join us for Game Night at the HUB on April 3rd Location William H Gates Hall More details to come RSVP below by Friday March 21 2014 Registration indicates a required field Name and Contact Info First name First name is required Last name Last name is required Email Please use right email format Email is required Undergraduate Institution Please enter undergraduate institution Attending Game Night on Thursday April 3rd Special Requests Disability accommodations Dietary restrictions please elaborate below Detail description Where to Stay We have secured a discounted university rate at several nearby hotels Please contact them directly to reserve your room and request the UW discount Planning your Visit For more

    Original URL path: http://www.law.washington.edu/Admissions/Events/AdmitsWeekend.aspx (2014-01-07)
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  • Next Session | UW School of Law - Info Sessions
    Course Websites Student Forms Student Orgs Journals Info for Prospective Students Contact Academic Services Our Commitment to Diversity Faculty Overview Faculty Directory Faculty Areas of Expertise Faculty News and Scholarship Faculty Directory Learn more Alumni Alumni Events eBriefs Electronic Newsletter UWLaw Magazine Alumni Association Get Involved Career and Library Services Giving to the Law School Submit Info Learn more Careers Current Students Prospective Students Alumni Employers Library Law School Exams Alumni Services Services Facilities Law Librarianship Program Gallagher Blogs about legal research news and more Ask a Librarian Learn more Make a Gift Info Sessions Next Session UW School of Law Admissions Info Sessions Next Session Fall Info Session October 8 2013 6 7 30PM 138 of William H Gates Hall University of Washington School of Law Seattle This event is no longer accepting online registration If you would like to attend the event or have additional questions please contact UW Law Admissions at 206 543 4078 or lawadm uw edu Last updated 10 4 2013 Explore UW Law ACADEMICS Why Study Here J D Programs Concurrent Degrees Graduate Programs Programs Centers and Projects Clinical Law Public Service Law Academic Calendar Course Web sites LEGAL RESEARCH Law Library Catalog Legal

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  • J.D. Admissions | UW School of Law - How to Apply
    to any foreign language proficiencies you possess including the level of ability with regard to speaking comprehension reading and writing Your résumé may not exceed three 3 typewritten pages Personal Statement The University of Washington School of Law aspires to be the best public law school in the nation and one of the world s most respected centers for interdisciplinary legal studies We strive to be leaders for the global common good by shaping and defending just and sustainable laws and policies through scholarly discovery our ethical advocacy our inspired teaching and our generous public service The primary goal of the admissions process is to enroll students who strive to be leaders for the global common good demonstrate outstanding academic professional and leadership promise are committed to generous public service and ethical advocacy and who have background and experiences that will enhance the diversity of the student body thereby enriching the law school educational environment As such applicants are invited to write a personal statement that describes their potential contributions to our vibrant community Please limit your response to 700 words Applicants may include the following factors in their personal statement or the optional supplemental statement perseverance against substantial obstacles socio or economic disadvantage family or personal adversity social hardships disability prejudice or discrimination leadership potential studying or living abroad foreign language skills special talents unique life experiences or geographic diversity Optional Supplemental Statement Applicants may supplement their personal statement by including a response to one 1 of the following optional questions a if you were asked to create a non profit organization what would be the organization its mission and its purpose b how would you define global common good Provide an example of how you have contributed to the global common good or c what life events or experiences have had the greatest influence in shaping your character and why Please limit your response to 500 words 60 application fee Checks should be made payable to the University of Washington School of Law Be certain to write your Social Security or LSAC identification number on the check Please note that if you are submitting your application through LSAC the application fee will be collected at that time Credential Assembly Service report The Credential Assembly Service CAS report will include 1 the applicant s transcript s from each institution of higher education prior to obtaining your bachelor s degree 2 Law School Admission Test LSAT score s and 3 any letter s of recommendation It is the applicant s responsibility to ensure that LSAC has received all necessary materials to complete the CAS file You are advised to confirm that your CAS file is complete LSAC will not send the law school a CAS report until then Letter s of Recommendation Evaluation s Two 2 Letters of Recommendation are required and should be submitted through LSAC s Letter of Recommendation Service LSAC Evaluations however are optional If you intend to submit evaluations we require that you use LSAC s

    Original URL path: http://www.law.washington.edu/Admissions/Apply/JD/default.aspx?vw=Procedures (2014-01-07)
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  • Honors & Awards | UW School of Law - Academic Policies
    who has enrolled in a substantial number of non graded courses such as externships journal work moot court participation etc and who aspires to Coif membership should pay careful attention to the number of graded units they will have at the completion of their studies Non law courses will count towards the number of graded credit hours but grades received in these courses are not counted in computing the student s law school GPA Only graded law school courses are counted in determining final GPA Transfer students who enter the University of Washington School of Law at the start of their second year are eligible for Coif membership based exclusively on their coursework at the University of Washington At least 75 of their total law school credits must be in graded courses Joint degree students are eligible based solely on their graded courses at the School of Law The graded courses must equal 75 or more of their required law school credits Graduation Honors The Law School confers the following honors at graduation on students with outstanding academic records High Honors the top 5 percent of the class and Honors the next 15 percent of the class These honors are noted on the student s permanent transcript Honor Graduate Each year the faculty shall designate an Honor Graduate with an appropriate designation on a plaque in the law school It is anticipated the Honor Graduate would ordinarily be the student graduating with the highest grade point average though an affirmative vote of the faculty would be required Source 03 06 1979 Regular Faculty Meeting Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law The Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law is sponsored jointly by the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law and the Bureau of National Affairs Inc BNA It is awarded annually to the second or third year student with the highest grade point average in a basic labor and or employment law course or who is otherwise regarded as being an outstanding student in these fields as determined by the Law School Winners of the award receive a special certificate and their choice of one of the ABA BNA treatises on various aspects of labor and employment law and their names are publicized in the Section Newsletter The Carkeek Prize The Vivian Carkeek Prize of 500 is awarded annually for the best student contribution to the Washington Law Review on a point of Washington law or any point of peculiar interest to Washington attorneys Delta Theta Phi Founders Award Award is given to the student with the highest combined first and second year grades at the University of Washington amount of award varies since it is from the annual income earnings of the fund Mary Ellen Krug Award Award is made to the student or students who have demonstrated both an interest and proficiency in the fields of labor and employment law and related subjects Judge James J

    Original URL path: http://www.law.washington.edu/Students/Academics/Honors.aspx (2014-01-07)
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  • William H. Gates Hall
    U District Situated on the northwest corner of campus Gates Hall embraces the heart of the campus to the south while its upper floors offer incredible views of our surrounding community Just one block west is University Way known to locals as The Ave the commercial center of the University District where students can find places to eat and shop The University Bookstore is located just across the street from

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  • William H. Gates Hall
    lectures and other programming into multiple classrooms The lab on the second floor provides computers for law students who choose not to own or do not have access to a personal computer Lab computers have internet access as well as commonly used software and legal research tools The space also gives students a place to study in groups or to relax between classes Courtrooms Clinics The Remote Learning Center Many

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  • Experience the Law | UW School of Law - Why Study at UW Law?
    UW Law Admissions Statistics Academics Scholarship Curriculum Our Community Student Profiles Diversity Experience the Law Life Outside the Classroom Life After Law School William H Gates Hall UW School of Law Admissions Why Study at UW Law Experience the Law Experience the Law At the UW School of Law we believe the best way to educate future lawyers and leaders is to provide them with a strong foundation in legal theory and the opportunity to experience the law first hand We also believe that the law is a calling in the spirit of public service and that professional responsibility is a quality that can be learned best through experience and dialogue For these reasons the School of Law provides a variety of opportunities for students to serve the broader community In fact we require every student to perform a minimum of 60 hours of public service to graduate Students have a myriad of opportunities to apply what they have learned through our externships and in our clinical program The public service requirement is fulfilled by completing an externship of 2 or more credits or by participating in the clinical program Externships Clinics Centers Journals Centers The UW School of Law contributes to the body of legal knowledge through research and scholarship Faculty and students work closely to develop their interests through our dynamic scholarly research centers and institutes These centers provide a place for students and faculty to work together on challenging issues in collaboration with practitioners constituent groups the media and the general public Asian Law Center Barer Institute for Law and Global Human Services The Cape Town Convention Academic Project Center for Law in Science and Global Health Center for Public Service Law CPSL Global Health Justice Project Global Mondays Law Technology Arts Center for Advanced Study Research

    Original URL path: http://www.law.washington.edu/Admissions/Why/Experience.aspx?vw=Centers (2014-01-07)
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  • Our Community | UW School of Law - Why Study at UW Law?
    Alumni Events eBriefs Electronic Newsletter UWLaw Magazine Alumni Association Get Involved Career and Library Services Giving to the Law School Submit Info Learn more Careers Current Students Prospective Students Alumni Employers Library Law School Exams Alumni Services Services Facilities Law Librarianship Program Gallagher Blogs about legal research news and more Ask a Librarian Learn more Make a Gift Why Study at UW Law Admissions Statistics Academics Scholarship Curriculum Our Community Student Profiles Diversity Experience the Law Life Outside the Classroom Life After Law School William H Gates Hall UW School of Law Admissions Why Study at UW Law Our Community Our Community Students Faculty The UW Seattle NW Faculty An expansive and deep legal education begins with exceptional faculty With a student to faculty ratio of 10 1 students have remarkable access to some of the brightest minds in the legal field Our faculty are recognized experts in such fields as constitutional law criminal law and trial advocacy intellectual property taxation technology law international and human rights law Asian and comparative law Native American law and health law Nearly 43 percent hold advanced degrees beyond their J D s 10 percent hold Ph D s or M D s Adjunct faculty within the UW s other academic units and part time instructors from the area s vibrant legal community further enrich the education we offer Law has an important role to play in our society For that reason our faculty collaborate with scholars across campus to produce scholarship that shapes public policy For example the law school is collaborating with the schools of Pharmacy Medicine and Public Health and Community Medicine to study how genomic research can be applied to improve health care in economically disadvantaged communities See a complete list of law school faculty and administration Last updated 6

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