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Law students receive pro bono awards from Dane County Bar Association

  Woelfel and Tillman UW Law students Tiffany Woelfel and Brandon Tillman have received pro bono awards from the Dane County Bar Association. The students were recognized at the county bar’s Law Day Pro Bono Breakfas ...

Posted May 5, 2016 by Law School News

UW Law students compete in Vis Moot competition in Austria

UW Law School students traveled to Vienna, Austria, in March to participate in the 23rd Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot competition, the largest competition of its kind. Casaundra Lucille, Maro Kim, Julia Wells and Bethany Wilson re ...

Posted May 1, 2016 by Law School News

Lessons in justice: UW Law student works with local teens to resolve conflicts, build community

UW Law School student Brandon Tillman founded Madison Memorial Mentors to teach high school students about conflict resolution. Tillman uses the circle process he learned as a student in the Law School’s Restorative Justice Project to bui ...

Posted Apr 28, 2016 by Law School News

UW Law School mourns the loss of Professor Meredith Ross

Professor Meredith Ross died April 20, 2016, in Madison, surrounded by her loving family. Professor Ross attended UW-Madison for graduate school and then taught in the English Department. She later went to UW Law School and upon graduation be ...

Posted Apr 26, 2016 by Law School News

Mock Trial program elects board members, honors award recipients

  David Hollander The University of Wisconsin Law School’s Mock Trial program has announced its executive board for the 2016-17 term. David Hollander, who will enter his third year at UW Law School this fall, was elec ...

Posted Apr 26, 2016 by Law School News

Student bar elects 2016-17 executive board

  Sofia Ascorbe Sofia Ascorbe, a second-year UW Law School student, has been elected president of the Student Bar Association for 2016-17. Ascorbe, who served as vice president for academic affairs this year, replaces g ...

Posted Apr 26, 2016 by Law School News

Bethany Pluymers, UW Law's associate dean of administration, wins Academic Staff Excellence Award

Posted Apr 25, 2016 by Law School News

Moot Court elects 2016-17 executive board

  Casaundra Lucille Casaundra Lucille has been elected president of University of Wisconsin Law School’s Moot Court board for 2016-17 academic year. Lucille, who is set to begin her third year at the Law School thi ...

Posted Apr 15, 2016 by Law School News

Snyder, Prosser and Meuer named Teachers of the Year by Wisconsin Law Alumni Association

Each spring, the Wisconsin Law Alumni Association celebrates excellence in teaching at University of Wisconsin Law School through its Teacher of the Year awards. Here are the three honorees for outstanding classroom, clinical and adjunct instruc ...

Posted Apr 13, 2016 by Law School News

Everett Mitchell '10 reflects on role, progress as UW's community relations director

Posted Apr 8, 2016 by Law School News

Student Ashley Duffy wins Native American Congressional Internship

  Ashley Duffy Ashley Duffy has been awarded a 2016 Native American Congressional Internship from the Udall Foundation. Duffy is a first-year student at University of Wisconsin Law School, where she studies feder ...

Posted Apr 4, 2016 by Law School News

Three UW Law students elected to regional Black Law Students Association board

  Kendrick Yandell Kendrick Yandell, a second-year UW Law School student, was elected regional chair of the Midwest Black Law Students Association for 2017. Additionally, two first-year UW Law students were elected t ...

Posted Mar 31, 2016 by Law School News

Richard Bilder awarded Hudson Medal for achievements in international law

    Bilder (left) receiving the Hudson Medal from Judge Burgenthal Professor Richard Bilder has received the 2016 Manley O. Hudson Medal from the American Society of International Law. The award recognizes scholarsh ...

Posted Mar 31, 2016 by Law School News

Student Jack Huerter selected for FASPE international ethics fellowship

Jack Huerter, a second-year University of Wisconsin Law School student, is one of 12 law students nationally to receive a 2016 FASPE fellowship. Each year, FASPE — Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics — hosts a tw ...

Posted Mar 28, 2016 by Law School News

Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society elects 2016-17 editorial board

  Kathryn Pfefferle The Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society has named UW Law student Kathryn Pfefferle as editor-in-chief for 2016–17. She replaces outgoing editor-in-chief, Katherine Kratcha. The stude ...

Posted Mar 21, 2016 by Law School News

Wisconsin International Law Journal announces 2016-17 editorial board

  Courtney Nussbaumer The Wisconsin International Law Journal has elected its 2016-17 editorial board, naming Courtney Nussbaumer as the new editor-in-chief. She replaces outgoing editor-in-chief Kenton Knop. The quarte ...

Posted Mar 16, 2016 by Law School News

UW Law School ranked 33rd in nation by U.S. News & World Report

Posted Mar 16, 2016 by Law School News

Dean Margaret Raymond reappointed after 5-year review


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Posted Mar 8, 2016 by Law School News

Wisconsin Law Review elects senior editorial board for 2016-17

  Bryon Eagon Wisconsin Law Review has named UW Law student Bryon Eagon as editor-in-chief for 2016–17. He replaces outgoing editor-in-chief, Cameron Marston. The student-run journal, published six times a year, in ...

Posted Mar 3, 2016 by Law School News

Tommy Thompson '66 to receive honorary degree


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Posted Mar 3, 2016 by Law School News

Two UW Law students named Peggy Browning Fellows in labor law

Hayley Archer and Jenifer Bizzotto, both first-year students at University of Wisconsin Law School, have been named Peggy Browning Fellows.   Hayley Archer The fellowship provides stipends to law students, who ...

Posted Feb 24, 2016 by Law School News

Indigenous Law Students Association to host 30th annual Coming Together of Peoples Conference

The Indigenous Law Students Association at UW Law School will host the Coming Together of Peoples Conference on Saturday, March 12.This year’s conference, the school’s 30th annual, will feature presentations on sovereignty and modern day tri ...

Posted Feb 22, 2016 by Law School News

UW Law School accepting applications to new Pre-Law Scholars Program

University of Wisconsin Law School is now accepting applications for its inaugural James E. Jones Jr. Pre-Law Scholars Program , a summer immersion experience for students who have completed their freshman or sophomore year of college. The Pre- ...

Posted Feb 10, 2016 by Law School News

Law School bioethicist selected for innovative research chair

  Alta Charo University of Wisconsin Law School Professor R. Alta Charo , an internationally known bioethicist, has been chosen as the first Sheldon B. Lubar Distinguished Research Chair in Law. The new and novel rese ...

Posted Feb 8, 2016 by Law School News

Stewart Macaulay receives 2016 'Leaders in the Law' honors

  Stewart Macaulay Stewart Macaulay, professor emeritus at University of Wisconsin Law School, has been named one of 20 “Leaders in the Law” by the Wisconsin Law Journal. The annual award honors top judges, attorneys ...

Posted Feb 1, 2016 by Law School News

UW Law receives $70,000 grant to launch Pre-Law Scholars Program

The University of Wisconsin Law School has received a $70,000 grant from the Access Group Center for Research & Policy Analysis in support of a new pre-law scholars initiative.
 Beginning this June, twenty selected participants in the James E. ...

Posted Dec 17, 2015 by Law School News

Professors Church and Cagle retire from UW Law School

  Church, seated, is honored by colleagues and students during his last class When they retire later this month, Professors Larry Church and Ralph Cagle will have logged decades of combined service to UW Law School. ...

Posted Dec 16, 2015 by Law School News

Elizabeth Mertz wins award for excellence in mentoring

  Elizabeth Mertz, second from right, celebrates her Slesinger Award with UW Law colleagues Elizabeth Mertz , UW-Madison’s John and Rylla Bosshard Professor of Law, has won the 2015 Doris Slesinger Award for Excell ...

Posted Dec 10, 2015 by Olivia Grych

Clorissa Santiago, Fiona Frimpong win Leonard Loeb Family Law Scholarship

  Clorissa Santiago Clorissa Santiago and Fiona Frimpong, third-year students at University of Wisconsin Law School, have won the 2015 Leonard Loeb Family Law Scholarship from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawy ...

Posted Dec 7, 2015 by Olivia Grych

Miriam Seifter to discuss role of state and federal power in transitioning to clean energy

Posted Dec 2, 2015 by Law School News

Sumudu Atapattu to participate in Paris climate change talks

   

Posted Nov 25, 2015 by Law School News

Alta Charo co-chairs gene editing study

Posted Nov 13, 2015 by Karen Koethe

Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic's free legal advice offers valuable benefits to startups, state

Posted Nov 13, 2015 by Karen Koethe

Center for Patient Partnerships helps families regain health coverage

   

Posted Nov 10, 2015 by Law School News

Fetch Rewards, a grocery shopping app startup, gets early assistance from Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic


UW-Madison News

Posted Nov 4, 2015 by Law School News

Susan Hedman '87, EPA's Midwest chief, discusses Clean Power Plan at 2015 Energy Summit

Susan Hedman ’87 delivered the keynote address at “Air and Energy: The Path Ahead for U.S. States,” this year’s theme for the annual energy summit hosted by UW-Madison.   Susan Hedman Hedman, who directs the Env ...

Posted Nov 4, 2015 by Tammy Kempfert

2015 Order of the Coif inductees announced

Twenty-two recent UW Law School graduates have been elected to the Order of the Coif for 2015.Induction into the Order of the Coif, a national honor society, is considered one of the highest academic distinctions a law school graduate can receiv ...

Posted Oct 29, 2015 by Law School News

Three alumni named to Madison365's list of most influential African-Americans in Wisconsin

Madison365, the nonprofit online news magazine for and by Madison’s communities of color, has named Wisconsin’s most influential African American leaders in business, civil service, nonprofit service and education.Three UW Law School alumni ...

Posted Oct 27, 2015 by Law School News

Rep. James Sensenbrenner '68 presents history of USA Freedom Act to Kastenmeier audience

With the passage of the 2001 Patriot Act, Congress sought to bolster national security efforts against domestic terrorism. Americans generally favored the legislation at the time, but by 2015, more began expressing concerns about provisions in t ...

Posted Oct 27, 2015 by Olivia Grych

Valyncia Raphael '13 and Everett Mitchell '10 to keynote 'Encouraging Student Voices' conference

Posted Oct 8, 2015 by Law School News

Geraldine Hines '71 named Distinguished Alumna by Wisconsin Alumni Association

Posted Oct 5, 2015 by Law School News

UW Law School named a best value law school

University of Wisconsin Law School has been named a ‘Best Value Law School,’ ranking ninth among law schools nationally in a recent report by The National Jurist magazine. To determine the top schools for 2015, the magazine considered a numb ...

Posted Oct 1, 2015 by Law School News

Joseph Diedrich wins Best Brief student competition

Joseph Diedrich Joseph Diedrich, a second-year student at UW Law School, is the winner of the 2015 Best Brief Competition. The competition, sponsored annually by UW Law's Legal Research and Writing Program, recognizes outstandi ...

Posted Sep 30, 2015 by Law School News

Susannah Camic Tahk named 'Up & Coming Lawyer' by Wisconsin Law Journal

  Susannah Camic Tahk Professor Susannah Camic Tahk of University of Wisconsin Law School has been named one of Wisconsin Law Journal's Up and Coming Lawyers for 2015. According to Wisconsin Law Journal, "The award recog ...

Posted Sep 30, 2015 by Law School News

Rachel Grob, Center for Patient Partnerships: Patient narratives play an essential role in assessing health care quality

  Rachel Grob Professor Rachel Grob, a researcher at the Center for Patient Partnerships , is calling for the integration of patient narratives into assessments of health provider quality. Grob argues that, in conjunction ...

Posted Sep 23, 2015 by Law School News

Kastenmeier Lecture: Congressman James Sensenbrenner '68 to speak on USA Freedom Act

  James Sensenbrenner Congressman James Sensenbrenner, a 1968 graduate of University of Wisconsin Law School, will present the 2015 Robert W. Kastenmeier Lecture on Friday, Oct. 2. This year’s free public talk is scheduled ...

Posted Sep 22, 2015 by Law School News

Morgridge gift plays a role in two chairs at UW Law School

Thanks to a generous gift from UW-Madison alumni, John and Tashia Morgridge, the University of Wisconsin Law School is well on its way to establishing an endowed chair in honor of the late Professor James E. Jones, Jr.  Jones, a pioneer in ...

Posted Sep 16, 2015 by Law School News

Pilar Ossorio to help steer National Academies Initiative on human gene editing

Posted Sep 10, 2015 by Law School News

Cecelia Klingele talks about using "Just Mercy," UW's Go Big Read book, to teach criminal law

Posted Sep 10, 2015 by Law School News

Everett Mitchell '10 receives award for community impact

Posted Aug 18, 2015 by Law School News


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