University of Washington School of Law

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Name: University of Washington School of Law
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

The future of robotics: What is a robot?

Robotics is a transformative technology.Brookings Institution is a prestigious organization in the nation’s capital. When organizations such as that decides to study civilian robotics, you know that at the very least the organization will present some ... [Published Impact Lab - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Why the US Government Needs a Federal Robotics Commission

Robots are everywhere and they’re not going away:  They’re taking our jobs , they’re  flying in our skies ,  they’re making our stock market trades , and soon enough  they’ll be driving our cars . It is, finally, time for the US government to create a ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Federal Robotics Commission could accelerate arrival of self-driving cars

Filed under: Government/Legal Back when investigators from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration first probed reports of unintended accelerations in Toyota vehicles, they ran into a serious internal roadblock. They lacked the expertise ... [Published Autoblog - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Startup Hall Provides a New Address for Innovation

) - Startup Hall, the cornerstone of Seattle's University District startup community, has opened its doors to provide a place where emerging private sector companies intersect with established academic and commercial innovators. Startup Hall is part of ... [Published WGNT - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Future of Robotics Debate Stumbles Over Question: What Is a Robot

NEWS ANALYSIS: Some people are saying that it's time to regulate robots. But it's hard to determine how to regulate this technology when there is precious little agreement on what constitutes a robot.WASHINGTON—When a prestigious organization such as ... [Published eWeek - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tribal family’s quest to build casino in Bremerton faces hurdles

BREMERTON — The most unusual piece of property in the city covers less than an acre in a residential neighborhood not far from downtown.There you can find a half-dozen mobile homes, with spaces for a dozen more. A white mattress leans against the outside ... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

State’s top court may punish lawmakers over school funds

OLYMPIA — When citizens or companies disregard court orders or decorum, judges aren’t shy about sanctioning them.But the Washington Supreme Court could make history if it finds the entire state Legislature in contempt for not making enough progress toward ... [Published Seattle Times - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Merle D. Cohn

, 95, a longtime Mercer Island resident and prominent Seattle attorney, passed away on August 16, 2014, surrounded by his family.Raised in Seattle, Merle attended Garfield High School and the University of Washington, where he earned his BA in political ... [Published JTNews - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Learning How to Excel In, Outside of Class at Law School Orientation

On a recent Tuesday night, a group of professionals took a quiz which asked them to weigh how decisions they make now will affect ​their futures. ​True or false: The amount I owe on credit cards does not harm my credit score as long as I make the minimum ... [Published US News & World Report - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Landmark court cases deleted from net

Records of landmark US civil rights cases presided over by one of the country's most senior judges have been removed from the internet.The state-run Public Access to Court Electronic Records (Pacer) service deleted numerous court documents deemed incompatible ... [Published BBC - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Guest: Is warehousing mental patients another state constitutional dilemma?

When the Washington Supreme Court recently banned the state and counties from warehousing the mentally ill in hospital emergency rooms, the judges put another serious funding issue squarely in the hands of the Legislature.Gov. Jay Inslee quickly shifted ... [Published Seattle Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Richard Max Foreman

Born in Los Angeles on April 20, 1933 to Francis and Milton Foreman, Richard Foreman died on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Richard, who also lived in Provo, Utah, moved to Seattle at age 16 and graduated from Queen Anne High School. He graduated from the ... [Published JTNews - Aug 21 2014]

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"Can you imagine calling up NASA, and saying, 'Can you take a break from putting robots on Mars and come take a looklook at this Toyota?'" asks Ryan Calo, an assistant professor at the University of Washington School of Law. "That's not a sustainable strategy."
...are cultivating a lifelong passion for discovery that leads entrepreneurism in our region and our country," said Michael K Young, UW President. "We are thrilled to work with city and state leadership, the thriving Seattle startup community and our neighbors in the UDistrict to create an epicenter for collaboration and innovation."
...would not regulate robotics in the sense of creating and enforcing rules regarding their use, rather it would take on a more advisory role "that touch upon the unique aspects of robotics and artificial intelligence and the novel human experiences these technologies generate."
...For one thing, the space agency has spaceships to attend to. Writes Calo, "The best and brightest at NASA can take a break from repairing space stations or building Mars robots to take a looklook at the occasional Toyota" but it's not a sustainable solution for the federal government contending with a future that is increasingly technologically confusing

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The future of robotics: What is a robot? [Published Impact Lab - 20 hours ago]
Why the US Government Needs a Federal Robotics ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
Federal Robotics Commission could accelerate ar... [Published Autoblog - Sep 16 2014]
Startup Hall Provides a New Address for Innovation [Published WGNT - Sep 16 2014]
Future of Robotics Debate Stumbles Over Questio... [Published eWeek - Sep 16 2014]
Tribal family’s quest to build casino in Bremer... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 16 2014]
A federal regulatory commission for robotics co... [Published ZDNet - Sep 15 2014]
Why the U.S. might just need a Federal Commissi... [Published Washington Post - Sep 15 2014]
Why the U.S. might just need a Federal Commissi... [Published Post Tech - Sep 15 2014]
Why the U.S. might just need a Federal Commissi... [Published Faster Forward - Sep 15 2014]
U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan, DOJ Leader on Cy... [Published United States Department of Justice - Sep 05 2014]
State’s top court may punish lawmakers over sch... [Published Seattle Times - Aug 31 2014]
Merle D. Cohn [Published JTNews - Aug 29 2014]
Learning How to Excel In, Outside of Class at L... [Published US News & World Report - Aug 29 2014]
Guest: Is warehousing mental patients another s... [Published Seattle Times - Aug 28 2014]
Landmark court cases deleted from net [Published BBC - Aug 27 2014]
Richard Max Foreman [Published JTNews - Aug 21 2014]
Pramila Jayapal Wins Washington State Senate Pr... [Published News India Times - Aug 15 2014]
Google snoops on Gmail to catch pedophiles [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 14 2014]
Pramila Jayapal Romps to Win in Washington Sena... [Published India-West - Aug 13 2014]
John F. Pierce Joins Perkins Coie in Bellevue O... [Published JD Journal.com - Jul 23 2014]
UW alumna Marnie Brown appointed new student re... [Published UW Daily Online - Jul 09 2014]
ADVISORY: Experts to Discuss the Criminalizatio... [Published Center for American Progress - Apr 30 2014]
THEORY: There Was Never A Better Time To Enroll... [Published Instapundit - Apr 18 2014]
How Microsoft’s top lawyer would keep the NSA i... [Published King5.com - Apr 15 2014]
UW law students help pass bill to aid homeless ... [Published UW Daily Online - Apr 09 2014]
Foreword: It’s all forward now [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 03 2014]
Panel discusses issues of wage theft [Published UW Daily Online - Feb 21 2014]
CollegiATE: Tofu bagel [Published UW Daily Online - Feb 20 2014]
Amanda Knox could face detention in tough US jail [Published Telegraph - Feb 01 2014]
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Federal Robotics Commission could accelerate ar... [Published Autoblog - Sep 16 2014]
Filed under: Government/Legal Back when investigators from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration first probed reports of unintended accelerations in Toyota vehicles, they ran into a serious internal roadblock. They lacked the expertise ...
Why the U.S. might just need a Federal Commissi... [Published Post Tech - Sep 15 2014]
(Courtesy the Brookings Institution) Why does the United States needs a new federal commission focused solely on understanding our robot future? The real question is, why don't we? Ryan Calo is an assistant professor at the University of Washington ...
Why the U.S. might just need a Federal Commissi... [Published Faster Forward - Sep 15 2014]
(Courtesy the Brookings Institution) Why does the United States needs a new federal commission focused solely on understanding our robot future? The real question is, why don't we? Ryan Calo is an assistant professor at the University of Washington ...
John F. Pierce Joins Perkins Coie in Bellevue O... [Published JD Journal.com - Jul 23 2014]
The law firm of Perkins Coie announced on Tuesday that John F. Pierce has joined the firm in its Financial Transactions & Restructuring Group. He is going to work on cases involving infrastructure and energy projects, according to a press release ...
THEORY: There Was Never A Better Time To Enroll... [Published Instapundit - Apr 18 2014]
THEORY: There Was Never A Better Time To Enroll In Law School. “Is now the ideal time to enroll in law school? Steven Freedman, assistant dean for admissions at the University of Kansas School of Law, has been making the counterintuitive case that ...
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