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General Information & Instructions
Click on the dropdown boxes below for “General Information and Instructions.” To take online training, scroll down to “Open Government Training Curriculum & Resources.” For sample documentation, scroll down to “Last Step: Training Documentation.”
Washington’s open government requirements are in state law. Open public records laws are in the Public Records Act at RCW 42.56. Open public meetings laws are in the Open Public Meetings Act at RCW 42.30. These are Washington’s “sunshine laws.” In addition, records management and retention laws are at RCW 40.14.
Public agencies must have a good command of these laws. Training is a key component in correctly implementing and complying with the laws. Training is an important risk management tool. Training can help establish a “culture of compliance” within an agency. Training can
At a student-centered law school like W&L Law, we are committed to great outcomes for our graduates. We want our students to get great jobs in their preferred location, be prepared to pass the bar exam regardless of where they take it, and to graduate with as little debt as possible.
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It is about students, their career objectives, and the strategies they used to get there. Below, you can read how some of our students employed the executive search model of our Career Strategy Office to begin their professional careers.
Passing the Bar
W&L offers robust programming and other support to
The Washington International Law Journal publishes global perspectives on international legal issues while fostering the development of student analysis. The Journal’s professional articles and student comments cover diverse legal and geographical terrain and offer novel approaches to international, foreign, and comparative law. To further cross-cultural dialogue on foreign law, the Journal publishes English-language translations of Chinese, Korean, and Japanese legal materials.
Volume 29 | Number 1 | December 2019
Outer Space: How Shall the World’s Governments Establish Order Among Competing Interests?
Paul B. Larsen
Paul B. Larsen, Outer Space: How Shall the World’s Governments Establish Order Among Competing Interests?, 29 Wash. L. Rev. 1 (2019).
We are in a period of transition in outer space; it is becoming increasingly congested. As one example, small satellites are beginning to interfer with astronomical observations. The objective of this article is to examine and evaluate
– Associated Press
Immigration attorneys have sported swim goggles and masks borrowed from friends to meet with clients in detention centers. Masked judges are stocking their cramped courtrooms with hand sanitizer for hearings they want to do by phone.
A majority of Democratic voters support former Vice President Joe Biden’s commitment to pick a woman running mate, and a plurality of those voters want him to select Sen. Elizabeth Warren, according to a new Economist/YouGov poll.
The conservative humorists at Politizoid have reentered the digital arena for the 2020 campaign season, sensing that President Trump’s use of Twitter to boost memes and content supporting his candidacy has “opened a door” for their work.
– Associated Press
Rosario Dawson has graced both the big and small screens, in everything from dramas to comedies to Marvel superhero projects, yet