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UW Law students learn the language of business

Posted May 17, 2017 by Law School News

Gaylord Nelson '42 and Vel Phillips '51 among first to be honored at new Alumni Park

Posted May 11, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law School's mock trial teams finish strong

  Show Me teammates Gage Maurer, Megan Renslow & Rachel Potter with coach Roger Flores (third from left) UW Law School’s Mock Trial program finished its 2016-17 season strong, says the program’s director Kim Pe ...

Posted May 2, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law ranks eighth in nation for practical training

University of Wisconsin Law School was named one of the nation’s best law schools for practical training, ranking eighth in a recent report by The National Jurist magazine.The top schools were honored in the Spring 2017 issues of The National ...

Posted May 1, 2017 by Law School News

Christian Conway elected treasurer of National Black Law Students Association

Christian Conway, a second-year UW Law School student, has been elected treasurer of the National Black Law Students Association.   Christian Conway NBLSA is a membership organization that represents the interes ...

Posted May 1, 2017 by Law School News

Law School hosts middle school mock trial tournament

University of Wisconsin Law School hosted the 11th Michael A. Hall Middle School Mock Trial Tournament in April. The tournament, named for Director of Student Life Mike Hall, gives middle school students a chance to practice their public speak ...

Posted Apr 28, 2017 by Law School News

Student Joe Diedrich wins humor writing competition

  Joe Diedrich Joe Diedrich, a third-year University of Wisconsin Law School student, has won the Terence T. Evans Humor and Creativity in Law Competition. The award is given annually to a Wisconsin lawyer or law ...

Posted Apr 28, 2017 by Law School News

Seifter, Smith and Schweitzer named UW Law School Teachers of the Year

Each spring, UW Law School celebrates excellence in teaching through its Teacher of the Year awards. Here are the 2016 honorees for outstanding classroom, clinical and adjunct instruction, who were recognized at the Law School's Board of Visitor ...

Posted Apr 25, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

Moot Court elects 2017-18 executive board

  Olga Tymouch Olga Tymouch has been elected president of University of Wisconsin Law School’s Moot Court board for the 2017-18 academic year. Tymouch, who begins her third year at the Law School this fall, will be ...

Posted Apr 24, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

Mock Trial members elect 2017-18 board

  Emily Pellegrini Members of University of Wisconsin Law School’s Mock Trial program have elected Emily Pellegrini president for the 2017-18 term. Pellegrini will be a third-year law student this fall. &nb ...

Posted Apr 20, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

Judge Diane Sykes to keynote at UW Law School Hooding Ceremony

United States Circuit Judge Diane S. Sykes will present the keynote address at University of Wisconsin Law School’s Class of 2017 Hooding Ceremony . The ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. May 12 at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention C ...

Posted Apr 19, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

UW Law students excel in spring moot court competitions

Students in UW Law School’s moot court program have been racking up honors in national competitions this spring. Each year, the Law School sends moot court teams around the country to compete with students from other law schools. Teams genera ...

Posted Apr 12, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law School mourns the loss of Russ Whitesel '75

Posted Apr 5, 2017 by Law School News

Student Anna Grilley receives international ethics fellowship

Anna Grilley, a third-year UW Law School student, is one of 12 law students nationally to receive a 2017 FASPE fellowship. Each year, FASPE — Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics — hosts a two-week summer program ...

Posted Mar 29, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

Michelle Nettles '97 honored with Sacagawea award

Posted Mar 28, 2017 by Law School News

Margaret Raymond joins 160 law school deans asking Congress to preserve Legal Services Corporation funding

   

Posted Mar 23, 2017 by Law School News

Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society elects its 2017-18 editorial board

  Marisol Gonzalez The Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society has named law student Marisol Gonzalez as its 2017-18 editor-in-chief. She replaces outgoing editor-in-chief, Kathryn Pfefferle. The student-run journal, ...

Posted Mar 22, 2017 by Law School News

Law Student Wellness Coalition honored by state bar

The Law Student Wellness Coalition at UW Law School has received the Jack DeWitt WisLAP Volunteer of the Year Award from the State Bar of Wisconsin. The student group formed last fall to promote law student health and wellness. The annual awa ...

Posted Mar 16, 2017 by Law School News

Wisconsin International Law Journal names 2017-18 editorial board

  Logan Hamilton Wisconsin International Law Journal has named University of Wisconsin Law School student Logan Hamilton as editor-in-chief for 2017–18. He replaces outgoing editor-in-chief Courtney Nussbaumer. The student-ru ...

Posted Mar 15, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law School ranked 30th in U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News and World Report has ranked University of Wisconsin Law School 30th 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 t ...

Posted Mar 14, 2017 by Karen Koethe

Peter Tempelis '06 receives Forward Under 40 award from Wisconsin Alumni Association

Posted Mar 7, 2017 by Karen Koethe

Wisconsin Law Review elects senior editorial board for 2017-18

  Tomás Clasen Wisconsin Law Review has named University of Wisconsin Law School student Tomás Clasen as editor-in-chief for 2017–18. He replaces outgoing editor-in-chief Bryon Eagon. The student-run journal publishes ...

Posted Mar 6, 2017 by Law School News

Tom Linsmeier is the first Ragatz Distinguished Chair in Law and Accounting

Posted Mar 2, 2017 by Law School News

Marsha Mansfield honored as one of 2017's 'Leaders in the Law'

  Marsha Mansfield Marsha Mansfield , director of UW Law School's Economic Justice Institute , has been named to Wisconsin Law Journal’s 2017 Leaders in the Law list. Each year, the Leaders in the Law program recogn ...

Posted Feb 27, 2017 by Law School News

Law Library's Curry mural captures drama of emancipation


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Posted Feb 15, 2017 by Law School News

Peter Tempelis '06 receives Forward Under 40 award from Wisconsin Alumni Association

Posted Feb 9, 2017 by Law School News

There's still time to register for the LSAT for fall admission to UW Law School

Applicants who are interested in admission to UW Law School this year but who have not yet taken the LSAT are in luck. UW Law School announced Friday that scores from the June LSAT will be considered for admissions this fall. Applicants must tur ...

Posted Feb 3, 2017 by Karen Koethe

Access to justice in family court

Professor Tonya Brito shares her research story In a radio broadcast featuring National Science Foundation scholars, Professor Tonya Brito shared a story about accessing courtroom spaces. Brito, a scholar of access to justice in ci ...

Posted Feb 2, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

WEDC awards $75,000 to Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic

Posted Jan 31, 2017 by Law School News

Pre-law program now accepting applications

University of Wisconsin Law School is accepting applications for the LSAC DiscoverLaw.org Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program , a summer immersion experience for students who have completed their freshman or sophomore year of college. ...

Posted Jan 30, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

Eric Klemm awarded scholarship from county bar association

  Eric Klemm Eric Klemm has received the 2016 Legal Education Scholarship from the Oneida/Vilas/Forest County Bar Association. The $2,000 award is given annually to a law student who demonstrates past and potential academic ...

Posted Jan 24, 2017 by Law School News

Recent graduates elected to Order of the Coif

Nineteen recent UW Law School graduates have been elected to the Order of the Coif for 2016.Induction into the Order of the Coif, a national honor society, is considered one of the highest academic distinctions a law school graduate can receive. ...

Posted Jan 4, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law School mourns the loss of former instructor Irene Katele '99

Posted Jan 2, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law student Alex Straka receives Stearns-Shaw Scholarship

Alex Straka, a first-year UW Law student, has received the Stearns-Shaw Scholarship. The three-year scholarship is given biennally to an incoming law student who demonstrates a commitment to defending the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

Posted Jan 2, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

UW Law School family law expert selected for research chair

A University of Wisconsin Law School professor will use an innovative research chair to complete a project that examines the civil justice experiences of unrepresented parents in child support cases. Professor Tonya Brito , a nationally-known ...

Posted Dec 13, 2016 by Karen Koethe

Lauren Powell '13 wins SoFi contest

Posted Nov 19, 2016 by Karen Koethe

Matthew Desmond, author of 'Evicted,' visits UW Law School

Matthew Desmond says eviction isn't just a consequence of poverty but a cause of it — and a growing one. According to Desmond, who earned a sociology doctorate at UW-Madison, millions of American families face losing their homes every yea ...

Posted Nov 7, 2016 by Law School News

Anuj Desai elected to American Law Institute

  Anuj C. Desai Anuj C. Desai , William Voss-Bascom Professor of Law at University of Wisconsin Law School, has been elected to the American Law Institute . ALI is the leading independent organization in the United Stat ...

Posted Oct 31, 2016 by Law School News

Criminal Appeals Project wins best brief honors from state bar

The Criminal Appeals Project at UW Law School has won an Outstanding Brief competition, sponsored by the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Appellate Practice Section. John Pray , a UW Law professor and director of the Criminal Appeals Project, served a ...

Posted Oct 14, 2016 by Law School News

Stephanie Tai recognized for excellence in scholarly writing by the American Agricultural Law Association

The American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) recognized Professor Stephanie Tai with an award for Professional Scholarship during the annual symposium in Oklahoma City this October. The AALA recognizes both a student and professional member ...

Posted Oct 11, 2016 by American Agricultural Law Association

Wisconsin Law Review symposium on federal judicial selection scheduled for Oct. 14

The Wisconsin Law Review will host its 2016 symposium, “Modern Federal Judicial Selection ,” on Friday, Oct. 14, at University of Wisconsin Law School. The event is free and open to the public.Kristine Lucius, chief counsel on the Senate Jud ...

Posted Oct 7, 2016 by Law School News

Laura Schroeder wins UW Law's Best Brief Competition

  Prof. Margaret Baumgartner and Dean Raymond present the Best Brief award to Laura Schroeder Laura Schroeder, a second-year student at UW Law School, was named the winner of the 2016 Best Brief Competition. The competiti ...

Posted Oct 6, 2016 by Law School News

Wisconsin Innocence Project client freed after serving 24 years on wrongful conviction

  Daryl Holloway Daryl Dwayne Holloway walked out of Green Bay Correctional Institution a free man today after serving 24 years in prison for crimes he didn't commit. Holloway was accompanied by his attorney, Keith Findley ...

Posted Oct 5, 2016 by Law School News

UW Law School mourns the loss of former Dean Daniel O. Bernstine

  Daniel O. Bernstine Daniel O. Bernstine, the dean of University of Wisconsin Law School from 1990 to 1997, has passed away. He was 69. Before serving as dean, Bernstine was the first graduate of the William H. Hastie F ...

Posted Sep 25, 2016 by Law School News

Elizabeth Mertz wins mentoring award from Association for Women Lawyers

Mertz will be honored along with UW Law alumnae, students Elizabeth Mertz has received the annual Association for Women Lawyers’ Award for Mentoring Excellence. Mertz is professor emeritus at UW Law School and a senior research fellow wit ...

Posted Sep 23, 2016 by Law School News

Adam Stevenson named 'Up and Coming Lawyer' by Wisconsin Law Journal

  Adam Stevenson Professor Adam Stevenson  of University of Wisconsin Law School has been named one of Wisconsin Law Journal's Up and Coming Lawyers for 2016. According to Wisconsin Law Journal, "The award recognizes ...

Posted Sep 20, 2016 by Tucker Windels

Kory Trott '15 wins Presidential Management Fellowship with Centers for Disease Control

Kory Trott ’15 is heading to Atlanta to work for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as part of the Presidential Management Fellowship program.   Kory Trott PMF is a competitive leadership development progr ...

Posted Aug 30, 2016 by Law School News

Megan McDermott to receive writing prize at Supreme Court ceremony

  Megan McDermott Megan McDermott has been awarded the 2016 Warren E. Burger Prize for Writing by the American Inns of Court. McDermott, a lecturer at UW Law School, will formally accept the award in November at a ceremony ...

Posted Aug 24, 2016 by Law School News

Peter Carstensen wins honors for antitrust writing

  Peter Carstensen Peter Carstensen 's 2015 article, “The Philadelphia National Bank Presumption: Merger Analysis in an Unpredictable World,” has been recognized for excellence in antitrust scholarship. At an annual ...

Posted Aug 23, 2016 by Law School News

Asifa Quraishi-Landes wins Melli Achievement Award

  Asifa Quraishi-Landes Professor Asifa Quraishi-Landes has won the Marygold Melli Achievement Award, given annually by the Wisconsin-based Legal Association for Women. The award recognizes extraordinary achievement in the ...

Posted Aug 8, 2016 by Law School News


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