As one of the 50 states in the United States of America, Washington hosts
3 law schools that have national reputation. Check
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and counties in the state of Washington. By clicking on links to each
city, you can find high schools, colleges, and universities within
Joint degrees awarded: J.D./M.B.A.; J.D./M.A.C.C.; J.D./M.S.W.
Student activities: Gonzaga offers a long list of student-run
caucuses, associations, and publications that inspire student
involvement in solving social problems and impart integrity and
professionalism. Gonzaga Law Review encourages development of the
law through scholarly criticism and analysis. The online Gonzaga
Journal of International Law offers research, notes, and articles of
diverse international topics.
Address: 721 N Cincinnati St, Spokane, WA 99220
Joint degrees awarded: J.D./M.B.A.; J.D./M.I.B.; J.D./M.S.F.;
J.D./M.Acc.; J.D./M.P.A.; J.D./M.S.A.L.
Student activities: Seattle University Law Review; Seattle Journal
for Social Justice; Moot Court Board; Dispute Resolution Board.
American Constitution Society; Asian Pacific Islander; Black Law
Students; Intellectual Property Law; Jewish Legal Society; Latina/o
Law Students; Native American Law Students; OUTLAWS; Public Interest
Law Foundation; South Asian Law Students; Women's Law Caucus; St.
Address: 901 12th Ave, Seattle, WA
Joint degrees awarded: J.D./M.A. International Studies; J.D./LL.M.
Intellectual Property Law ; J.D./M.P.A.; J.D./M.P.H.; J.D./M.U.P.;
Student activities: Washington Law Review; Pacific Rim Law &
Policy Journal; Shidler Journal of Law, Commerce & Technology; Moot
Court Honor Board; Student Bar Association and more than 35
registered student organizations representing a wide variety of
Address: 4293 Memorial Way, Seattle, WA 98195
Before you can study in any of the above 3 law programs in
Washington, you will need to take the Law School Admissions Test. The exam dates throughout the year are
also provided on the site.
Washington, (named after George
Washington), a state of the northwestern United
States bordering Canada; 182,949 km2, 7.29
million residents (2016), of which 77% are white
(2010). Capital: Olympia. Nickname: The Evergreen
State. Check searchforpublicschools for public primary and high schools in Washington.
Washington is sparsely populated except for coastal areas along
the Gulf of Puget Sound in NV with city
region Seattle - Tacoma -Bremerton that holds 2/3 of
the population. Only major city outside of this belt is Spokane to
the east. Descendants of the native Indians can be found in the
reserves of Yakima, Spokane and Quinault.
While immigration and population growth were previously linked to
gold finds, logging and the construction of the Northern Pacific
Railroad (1883), the growth rate of the 1900-t. been stimulated by
military supplies and cheap energy from hydropower plants. Among the
industries that have benefited from large military orders are
shipyards, aluminum plants and especially the aerospace industry
(the Boeing factories) as well as the nuclear weapons industry
(see Hanford). Ca. 2/3 of the United States
and about hydroelectricity 60% of Washington's electricity supply
comes from hydropower plants, several of which, such as the Grand
Coulee Dam power station, is included in projects including flood
control and irrigation in mind. The largest agricultural area is
located in the semi-arid Columbia River Basin, which receives water
from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake dam to the east. Incl. orchards
and grazing fields (cattle) occupy agriculture 37% of the area,
while 42% are forest. The logging, one of the largest in the
country, has gone especially hard beyond the temperate rainforests,
which has led to confrontations with Earth First! and other
The economic and research activity is concentrated in and around
Seattle, which is home to a large commercial and fishing fleet and
some of the United States' largest companies in, among other
places. aerospace, computer and wood and paper industries. Major
tourist destinations are the Mount Rainier, Olympic and North
Cascades national parks in addition to the San Juan Islands in the
Georgia Strait and Mount St. National Monument. Helens (created a
few years after a major volcanic eruption in 1980). The highest
peaks (over 4000 m) lie in the Cascade Range, dividing Washington
into a gentle and precipitous coastal region to the west and a drier
and more continental region to the east. The main river is the
watery Columbia River, which borders the Oregon to the south.
In 1853, Washington was separated by the Oregon Territory, which
in 1846 (the Oregon settlement) had become the United States south
of 49 ° N.br. (border with Canada). Admission to the Union as the
42nd state of the United States occurred in 1889.
Washington's wine area has doubled in six years to 10,000 ha in
2000. The state has approx. 145 wineries, but most make only
30,000-40,000 bottles. Château Ste Michelle, who also owns Columbia
Crest, is completely dominant in the viticulture that began in the
late 1960s. Merlot is the leading grape for red wine, but cabernet
sauvignon, shiraz and lemberger also produce
good wines. Chardonnay has replaced riesling and chenin for