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Mary Prosser and Ben Kempinen work to reform state law on teen consensual sex

Governor Scott Walker signed Assembly Bill 414 into law last month, marking the successful end to a ten-year effort by UW Law School Professors Mary Prosser and Ben Kempinen.The new law reduces the penalty for some teens charged with engaging in ...

Posted Apr 20, 2018 by Law School News

Remembering civil rights leader Vel Phillips '51

Posted Apr 18, 2018 by Law School News

Student bar elects 2018-19 executive board

Vince Falcone Vince Falcone, a second-year UW Law School student, has been elected president of the Student Bar Association for 2018-19. Falcone, who served as vice president for community affairs this year, replaces graduatin ...

Posted Apr 17, 2018 by Law School News

Tonya Brito named Visiting Scholar at Russell Sage Foundation

UW Law School Professor Tonya Brito is one of 15 researchers appointed to the Russell Sage Foundation’s Visiting Scholars program for the 2018-19 academic year. Tonya Brito Working from the foundation headquarters in New ...

Posted Apr 16, 2018 by Law School News

Louis Butler '77 to keynote at UW Law School's 2018 Hooding Ceremony

The University of Wisconsin Law School’s graduating class has selected the Honorable Louis B. Butler Jr. to present the keynote address at its 2018 Hooding Ceremony . Louis Butler Between 2004 and 2008, Butler served on t ...

Posted Apr 12, 2018 by Law School News

Mitra Sharafi wins four awards to write history of Indian law and forensics

UW Law School Professor Mitra Sharafi has won four separate awards to pursue her research on the legal history of South Asia. Sharafi will use the opportunities to work on her latest book project, “Fear of the False: Forensic Science in C ...

Posted Apr 9, 2018 by Law School News

Mitch: As part of UW South Madison Partnership, Neighborhood Law Clinic provides legal services where they're needed

Posted Apr 6, 2018 by Law School News

L&E Clinic helps local start-up take advantage of Wisconsin's new 'benefit corporation' option

With help from UW Law School’s Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic , an area start-up will become one of the first Wisconsin companies to take advantage of a legal tool known as a “benefit corporation.” Cliff Bartholomew is a law stude ...

Posted Mar 29, 2018 by Tammy Kempfert

UW Law School mourns the loss of student Christopher Robert Bertram

Posted Mar 26, 2018 by Law School News

UW Law School mourns the loss of Cheryl Rosen Weston

Posted Mar 26, 2018 by Law School News

UW Law School honors Godfrey & Kahn with LEO Trailblazer Award

UW Law School has recognized Godfrey & Kahn with a special award for the firm’s ongoing commitment to UW Law students.Dean Margaret Raymond presented the Legal Education Opportunities Trailblazer Award to firm representatives at the 2018 ...

Posted Mar 23, 2018 by Law School News

UW Law School ranked 27th in U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News and World Report has ranked University of Wisconsin Law School 27th among the nation’s law schools, the magazine announced today. UW Law School joins other UW-Madison graduate programs that ranked among the nation’s best in the 201 ...

Posted Mar 20, 2018 by Law School News

California Supreme Court reverses 1993 conviction of Cristina Bordé's client, Vicente Benavides

Bordé has worked for 19 years to prove his innocence The conviction of Vicente Figueroa Benavides, a California man who served nearly 25 years on death row, was overturned last Monday. Cristina Bordé UW Law School’s Cr ...

Posted Mar 19, 2018 by Law School News

Miriam Seifter receives UW-Madison's Distinguished Teaching Award

Law professor Miriam Seifter says her teaching philosophy is two-fold. “First, law school should be empowering, not deflating. I want my classes to be a place where students find their voices rather than only hearing mine.” “But se ...

Posted Mar 15, 2018 by Tammy Kempfert

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