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March 27th, 2018 - 12:30 pm § in Schools & Colleges, UW

The History Behind My Conflict With the UW

I have filed a complaint against the UW administration for its violations of the law and harm done to me by false accusations even after the administration’s investigators exonerated me.  This biography  explains why I feel so strongly about my reputation. Stephen M. Schwartz Professor of P[...]

July 11th, 2016 - 1:06 am § in Misc.

Due Process at the University Of Washington

 Paul Yager Professor,  Bioengineering    Dear Colleagues; I and my laboratory members have been talking about nothing but the Katze case for well over 24 hours now.  This case is both infuriating and humiliating—perhaps the worst in my 29 years at UW.   I think we are angry about two t[...]

March 3rd, 2014 - 1:53 am § in Misc.

THE Ave: Who complained about our dawg?

 Of Huskies, Owls and Family Feuds Last Fall Ana Mari Cauce, our Provost and a friend, asked me to remove our dog because someone had complained that the dog and W made this site look like a official UW site.  I explained that TA’s dog was drawn (by me) to look like one I saw at […][...]

January 12th, 2014 - 11:16 am § in Schools & Colleges

How UW Faculty Should Deal With the UW’s Lawyers.

  THE UW EMPLOYS A HUNDRED OR MORE LAWYERS WHO CLAIM NOT TO BE BOUND BY THE RULES OF THE BAR TA’s resident attorney and cabbage eating rabbit, claims that I am wrong about this.  He says attorneys, even when appearing in other roles, remains attorneys under the ethical rules of the Bar.  Wi[...]

January 9th, 2014 - 4:53 am § in Misc.

Why the UW Senate NEEDS its own attorneys.

 The proposed amendment to the Faculty Code  (see document) was supposedly written by the UW faculty Senate to  address protections for faculty free speech. The problem is not with the intent, but with who wrote this? The UW faculty do not have a union nor do they have individual contracts.[...]

January 5th, 2014 - 1:42 pm § in Misc.

The Incoming Chair of the Faculty Senate Comments on Academic Freedom Proposal

This is one of several posts on TA about a proposal to change the faculty contract with the UW.  That contract is passed as legislation by the Faculty Senate but has similar meaning as any contract between a union and its employer. The key issue here is that rights of free speech have been challeng[...]

December 26th, 2013 - 10:36 am § in Schools & Colleges

What Are The Miranda Rights of Students and Faculty on Campus?

A Relative Writes:  “You mention Miranda rights on your recent post. Were you recently arrested, or is some officer of law about to arrest you?” For some reason, this relative decided I must have been arrested … even though the post dealt with lawyers misusing the law by pretendin[...]

December 21st, 2013 - 5:59 pm § in Jefferson, Misc.

Proposed Revisions To UW Faculty Code.

HOW WELL DOES THE UW FACULTY CODE PROTECT ACADEMIC DREEDOM?   A proposal (see document) has been sent to the UW faculty to revise our Code to address protections for Faculty Free Speech.  My own opinion is that the proposal is weak and may even decrease faculty rights.  The UW faculty do not ha[...]

May 14th, 2013 - 9:48 am § in Misc.

Is the UW Exempt from Miranda Rights?

Even Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was read his Miranda rights … not so Andrew Aprikyan.  This UW faculty member was tried and convicted of criminal activities without even being  told of his rights.   The President of the University, a man selected for his job based on qualifications to manage  the a[...]

October 19th, 2011 - 5:14 am § in Misc., UW

BREAKING NEWS: UW violates basic principles of law.

A good deal of the reason for The AVE has been my concern about administrative abuse of faculty rights.  As one example, The AVE has provided extensive coverage of the Aprikyan affair. Now we will likely never find out whether  Andrew Aprikyan ever did anything wrong. Instead a team of lawyers, h[...]