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Beekeepers are now ‘farmers’ in Washington state
July 27, 2015

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Bee-apple-tree-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A new law that defines Washington’s commercial beekeepers as farmers will enable the state to better reap the benefits of healthy bee populations while boosting a critical profession, according to a bee expert at Washington State University.

Research helps address state requirement for tribal education
June 2, 2015

honoringtriballegaciesSPOKANE, Wash. – Shortly after Washington’s governor signed a law in May requiring Native American history, culture and government to be taught in state schools, a curriculum designed in part by a Washington State University educator debuted to help K-12 teachers meet the need.

New law: Insurers must treat pharmacists as other providers
May 12, 2015

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By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

SPOKANE, Wash – The Washington State University College of Pharmacy celebrated Monday as Gov. Jay Inslee signed a law requiring health insurance carriers to recognize pharmacists in the same way as other providers such as physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

March 23: Marijuana laws, policy compared, considered
March 16, 2015

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

LovrichRICHLAND, Wash. – A comparison of Washington and Colorado public policy following marijuana legalization and the impact on the rest of the country will be discussed at 5 p.m. Monday, March 23, in the Washington State University Tri-Cities East Auditorium, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.

Nov. 20: Students practice forensic accounting at mock trial
November 18, 2014

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and University of Idaho students will showcase their investigative and prosecution skills in a free, public mock arbitration exercise 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the UI Law School’s model courtroom.

Sept. 24: Law, ethics of environmental poisons debated
September 17, 2014

pollution-160PULLMAN, Wash. – Ethics, law and policy regulation of environmental toxicants will be discussed by a panel at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in 305 Bryan Hall, sponsored by the Foley Institute for Public Policy & Public Service at Washington State University.

April 8: Social media and the law discussed
April 8, 2014

Houser-80PULLMAN, Wash. – You can be found liable for posting links on your (or your company’s) website, making negative comments on Facebook and blogging about a new product before it’s released. Kimberly Houser will discuss her new book, “The Legal Guide to Social Media,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, in Webster 16 in a common reading presentation.

Book untangles complexity of social media law
December 12, 2013

Houser-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Be careful little hands what you type. If you didn’t know you could be found liable for posting links on your or your company’s website, making negative comments about someone in another state or blogging about a new product before it’s released, now is the time to obtain a copy of Kimberly Houser’s new book “The Legal Guide to Social Media Marketing.”

Symposium: Are there new rules for the new economy?
September 29, 2010

PULLMAN – Graduate students, law students, lawyers, judges, academics and senior business people in the Pacific Northwest are invited to a free day-long symposium to explore critical legal and ethical problems in the new economic environment and discuss potential solutions in an interactive setting.

 

A welcoming reception will be 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the LaQuinta Inn, Moscow, Idaho. The symposium will begin at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12, in the Lewis Alumni Centre at WSU Pullman.

 

Financial reform, tax ethics, business student ethics and professional conduct are among the topics that will be addressed.

 

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Cougar Pre-Law Day to advise students what law is all about
September 30, 2009

PULLMAN – Cougar Pre-Law Day will give WSU students an opportunity to find out what law school is all about. The workshops will be from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 2, in CUE 518.

Experts from different areas of law – admissions officers, law students and legal professionals – will speak about how to prepare for law school, what law school is really like and how different fields of law compare to each other.

Representatives from Gonzaga University, Seattle University, University of Idaho, University of Oregon, University of Washington and Willamette University will also be available for students to speak … » More …