Articles So Far

We have shown that our law school has not expressed interest in building an atmosphere of racial justice.  The administration has for years ignored student calls for a Critical Race Theorist and in 2012 promised us a Diversity Plan Director that has yet to materialize.

Our most recent post highlighted racism within the King County Prosecutor’s Office.  This post offers you a link to an article that recently came out in The Stranger, a Seattle weekly.  The story, Crass Course, can be read by clicking on the link or by pasting this address into your browser:

http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/crass-course/Content?oid=17105646

The UW Daily also published two articles earlier in the year, they were, “A fight to be heard: When prosecuting the people becomes problematic” and “Prosecution clinic draws skepticism from students

Please click on the links or copy these addresses into your address bar to read them.

http://dailyuw.com/archive/2013/05/19/opinion/fight-be-heard-when-prosecuting-people-becomes-problematic#.UddJJD7TVgI

http://dailyuw.com/archive/2013/05/21/news/prosecution-clinic-draws-skepticism-students#.UddI4T7TVgI

Please continue to write to: Dean Testy lawdean@uw.edu, Prof. Maranville maran@uw.edu, UW President Michael Young pres@uw.edu, UW Provost provost@uw.edu, Board of Regents regents@uw.edu

Please tell them why UW Law needs a Critical Race Theorist and a Diversity Plan; tell them to cancel the prosecution clinic and to commit to clinics that address unmet legal needs. And if you like, Cc us at uwlawracialjustice@gmail.com  Please be kind and respectful; the administration has been both, and again, honey attracts more bees than vinegar.

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