|Updated Dec. 23, 2004.
The following links represent selected legal
documents and issues featured in national and local news. To submit items for
this page, contact Cheryl Nyberg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See also the Law
Library News columns from the Condon Crier, the Website
of the Week feature, and the Law School's Center for Law, Commerce
& Technology's Technology
Law Update for other timely links.
Dec. 22, 2004: WA Supreme Court decision: WA State Republican Party
v. King County Division of Records, 76399-2
Dec. 20, 2004: Katuria Smith v. University of Washington Law School,
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
June 23, 2003. U.S. Supreme Court rulings on affirmative action in
Illinois Governor George
Ryan Clears Death Row
- Speech at Northwestern University
Law School, Jan. 11, 2003
- Speech at DePaul University
College of Law, Jan. 10, 2003, http://sherman.depaul.edu/media/webapp/mrNews2.asp?NID=930.
- Speech at the University of
Illinois College of Law, Dec. 19, 2002, "The Role of the
Executive in Administering the Death Penalty," http://www.law.uiuc.edu/i-auditorium/.
- Illinois Coalition Against the
Death Penalty, http://www.icadp.org/.
- Governor's Commission on Capital
Includes the executive order establishing the Commission and the
April 2002 report and recommendations. The Gallagher Law Library
has a copy of the 3-volume report: Illinois. Governor's Commission on Capital Punishment.
Report of the Governor's Commission on Capital Punishment.
[Springfield, Ill.]: Governor's Commission on Capital Punishment, 2002.
KFI1765.C2 I44 2002 at Classified Stacks.
Stephanie J. Burke, The Collapse of
Enron: A Bibliography of Online, Legal, Government and Legislative
Terrorist attacks on the World Trade
Center and the Pentagon, see Sept. 11
Tragedy: News and Information.
U.S. News & World Report
America's Best Graduate Schools (including law schools)
Katuria Smith v. University of Washington Law
- U.S. District Court, Western
District of Washington, decision, June 5,
discrimination, no damages. Paper copy on file at the UW
Gallagher Law Library Reference Office (206/543-6794).
9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision,
Dec. 4, 2000, 233 F.3d 1188 (2000), local
- Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Office of Circuit Executive website, including opinions, http://www.ce9.uscourts.gov/
- United States Court of Appeals for
the Ninth Circuit website, including opinions, http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/
- Center for Individual Rights,
selected legal documents, http://www.cir-usa.org/recent_cases/smith_v_washington.html
UW Teaching Assistants unionization and
strike, Dec. 2000
Presidential election, Nov. 2000
- Archived video of oral arguments
before the Florida Supreme Court are available at Gavel to
- Election 2000, Robert Crown
Law Library, Stanford Law School, http://www.law.stanford.edu/library/reserves/electionmain.html.
Contains copies of complaints, motions, decisions, and orders
concerning the Florida vote for the President.
- 2000: The Vote, ABC News, http://abcnews.go.com/sections/politics/,
provides commentary, video, and full text documents.
- Campaign 2000, CBS News, http://www.cbsnews.com/now/section/0,1636,250-412,00.shtml,
also provides commentary, audio, video, and full text documents.
- CNN, http://www.cnn.com/,
offers news reports and links to full text court documents and
video of press conferences.
- Decision 2000, MSNBC, http://www.msnbc.com/news/politics_front.asp?0cc=NO1,
provides analysis, commentary, and video.
- Fox News, http://www.foxnews.com/,
has photo essays, videos, and an FAQ on the Florida recount
- Election 2000: The Florida
Recount, on Findlaw Legal News, http://news.findlaw.com/legalnews/us/election/election2000.html,
contains the text of complaints, motions, decisions, orders,
statutes, ballots, statements, and related material.
- Documents in the Presidential
Election Case, Supreme Court of Florida, http://www.flcourts.org/pubinfo/election/index.html,
includes motions, petitions, appendices, and press advisories.
Use the mirror site, http://www.firn.edu/supct/pubinfo/election/index.html,
if you have problems accessing the Court site directly.
- Division of Elections, Florida
Secretary of State, http://election.dos.state.fl.us/,
includes the Secretary of State's statements and links to
election laws, handbooks, rules, and forms.
- Selected Materials in Federal
and Florida Election Law, Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova
Southeastern University, http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/library/publications/bibliography/,
offers a list of sources and links to selected full text
College information is available in the Law Library News
column for Nov. 13, 2000.
- Michael J. Glennon, When No
Majority Rules: The Electoral College and Presidential
Succession, is available in full-text from CQ Press, http://books.cqpress.com/nomajority/read.html.
Washington Supreme Court ruling
on Initiative 695 (Oct. 26, 2000).
U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Marketing
Violent Entertainment to Children: A Review of Self-Regulation and
Industry Practices in the Motion Picture, Music Recording &
Electronic Game Industries, Sept. 2000, http://www.ftc.gov/reports/violence/vioreport.pdf.
- Firestone tire recall
report on Seattle's handling of WTO protests, July 5, 2000.
Halverson, WA Supreme Court decision on WSBA sanctions, April 27,
2000 (local copy)
Johnson's concurrence/dissent (local
Sanders' concurrence/dissent (local
P-I article, "Lawyer suspended a year for misconduct,
April 28, 2000
P-I article, "Supreme Court doubles punishment for
divorce lawyer who had sex with client," April 27, 2000
Times article, "Supreme Court gets philandering
case," Oct. 15, 1999
P-I article, "Lawyers' bar wants rule banning sex with
clients," Jan. 22, 1999
Times article, "State bar backs suspension for lawyer who
had affair with client," Oct. 6, 1998
Times article, "Divorce lawyer says he regrets
affairs," Dec. 13, 1997
Times article, "Divorce lawyers says affair didn't affect
ex-client," Dec. 12, 1997
695 (from the Washington Attorney General; includes the King
County Superior Court decision and appendices, complaints, answers,
and an AG memo)
- Microsoft antitrust case
- May 2, 2002. Public
Comments on the United States v. Microsoft Corporation Settlement.
- Feb. 26, 2001. Briefs
filed in the Court of Appeals case.
7, 2000. Final Judgment (order to breakup Microsoft into two
28, 2000. Plaintiffs' Proposed Final Judgment (breakup of
3, 2000. Conclusions of Law and Order, U.S. District Court for
the District of Columbia
v. Microsoft (from the U.S. Dep't of Justice, Antitrust
Division; decisions, testimony, deposition transcripts, memoranda,
briefs, and other documents)
Update (from Microsoft's Freedom to Innovate Network;
documents and press releases from Microsoft in response to federal
and state lawsuits)
Microsoft Antitrust Page (from the Consumer Project on
Technology, a Ralph Nader organization; articles, commentary,
letters, and legal documents)
Antitrust Decision (from Yahoo; links to commentary, news
stories, and legal documents)