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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 re ...

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

Student Ketajh Brown argues before federal court

  Ketajh Brown Earlier this summer, Ketajh Brown presented an oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, an experience he says most people find hard to understand. Brown, who begins his thir ...

Posted Jul 31, 2015 by Tammy Kempfert

Cheryl Weston '71 receives Women in the Law award from Wisconsin Law Journal

Cheryl Weston '71 has received the 2015 Women in the Law award, presented by Wisconsin Law Journal. Weston is a senior lecturer at University of Wisconsin Law School. The Women in the Law award is given annually to women who have achieved exc ...

Posted Jul 15, 2015 by Law School News

Wendy Ward '01 achieves victory before the U.S. Supreme Court

Last month, the United States Supreme Court ruled for the plaintiff in Kingsley v. Hendrickson, a case involving excessive use of force on pre-trial detainees. Wendy Ward, a 2001 UW Law School graduate, argued on behalf of plaintiff Michael King ...

Posted Jul 6, 2015 by Law School News

Herman Goldstein to be honored with Distinguished Achievement Award in Evidence-Based Crime Policy by the Center for Evidence Based Crime Policy

Posted Jul 6, 2015 by Law School News

Six alumni honored at annual state bar meeting

At its annual meeting in June, the State Bar of Wisconsin honored members who have gone above and beyond in the practice of law during the past year. Among this year’s award recipients are six UW Law School alumni: Lisa Clay Foley ’87, Dan T ...

Posted Jul 2, 2015 by Law School News

Rebecca Scheller elected to LSAC board of trustees

  Rebecca Scheller Rebecca Scheller ’07 has been elected to a three-year term on the Law School Admission Council board of trustees. Scheller currently serves as assistant dean for admissions and financi ...

Posted Jun 8, 2015 by Law School News

Barkan, Frenchick, Ishikawa and Orr named Teachers of the Year by Wisconsin Law Alumni Association

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

Posted May 14, 2015 by Law School News

Two UW Law students receive Peggy Browning Fellowships in labor law

Ashley Capacio and Nicholas Chang, second-year law students at University of Wisconsin Law School, have been named 2015 Peggy Browning Fellows. The Peggy Browning Fellowship provides stipends to law students who dedicate their summer to advan ...

Posted May 11, 2015 by Law School News

Political and judicial leaders pay tribute to Robert Kastenmeier '52


Wisconsin State Journal

Posted May 4, 2015 by Karen Koethe

Spring break in Texas: Students provide legal support for detained immigrants

Four students in UW Law School's Immigrant Justice Clinic spent their spring break in San Antonio, Texas, where they provided volunteer legal services for migrant women and children detained at the Karnes County Residential Center. K ...

Posted Apr 30, 2015 by Law School News

Students learn by doing at Lawyering Skills Intensive Weekend

Gretchen Viney, right, with participants in the Skills Intensive Training Weekend. Students enrolled in UW Law School’s Lawyering Skills Course took part in an intensive training experience during a recent weekend in Apr ...

Posted Apr 29, 2015 by Law School News

Moot Court elects 2015-16 executive board

Justin Dreikosen Justin Dreikosen has been elected president of University of Wisconsin Law School’s Moot Court board for 2015-16. He will be joined on the board by: Samuel Mitchell
, competition chair Christopher Sc ...

Posted Apr 23, 2015 by Law School News

Wisconsin Innocence Project students, staff inform state legislators about wrongful convictions

Wisconsin Innocent Project students and staff with Rep. Gary Hebl (center) Professor Keith Findley and clinical instructor Lindsey Cobbe, along with UW Law School students, visited the Wisconsin Capitol Wednesday to inform legi ...

Posted Apr 9, 2015 by Law School News

UW law professor and Nixon historian Stanley Kutler dies

Stanley Kutler was professor emeritus of law and history at UW-Madison. Photo: Jeff Miller. Stanley Kutler, the University of Wisconsin-Madison historian who fought for the release of hours of tape recordings related to the ...

Posted Apr 9, 2015 by Law School News

UW Law's moot court teams rack up victories

Cameron Marston, Kaitlin Kelly and Thomas Wilson Law students Cameron Marston and Thomas Wilson took first place in the UCLA Cyber Crimes Moot Court Competition, held in Los Angeles, March 20 and 21. The second-year s ...

Posted Mar 25, 2015 by Law School News

UW Law School mourns the loss of Robert Kastenmeier '52

In 2013, from left, Dean Margaret Raymond, Kastenmeier Speaker John Dean, Rep. Bob Kastenmeier, Prof. Frank Tuerkheimer The UW Law School community is mourning the death of Robert Kastenmeier, a 1952 graduate who represe ...

Posted Mar 21, 2015 by Law School News

UW Law students organize sports law symposium

A sports law symposium, slated for April 9 at University of Wisconsin Law School, has been organized by law students in the Sports and Entertainment Law Society. SELS, a student organization based at the Law School, planned the symposium to give ...

Posted Mar 19, 2015 by Law School News

Cody Splitt '49 receives Wisconsin Law Journal's lifetime achievement award

Cody Splitt The Wisconsin Law Journal has named Cody Splitt, a 1949 graduate of UW Law School, one of its 29 Leaders in the Law for 2015. The annual Leaders in the Law award recognizes top judges, attorneys and l ...

Posted Mar 19, 2015 by Law School News

Wisconsin International Law Journal announces 2015-16 editorial board

Kenton Knop Kenton Knop has been elected editor-in-chief of the Wisconsin International Law Journal for the 2015-16 academic year. Knop will take over for Martha Mohs, the current editor-in-chief. WILJ, a student- ...

Posted Mar 17, 2015 by Law School News

Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society hosts symposium on cyber sexual harassment and assault

The Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society will host a symposium titled "Civil Rights in the Digital Age: Developing Effective Legal Responses to Cyber Sexual Harassment" on Friday, March 20.The symposium addresses the rise in incidents ...

Posted Mar 10, 2015 by Law School News

UW Law School ranked 31st in nation by U.S. News and World Report

University of Wisconsin Law School places 31st among the nation’s law schools, according to the 2016 U.S. News and World Report's "Best Graduate School" rankings, announced today.  “UW-Madison has long offered a wide array of opportunit ...

Posted Mar 10, 2015 by Law School News

Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society elects new editorial board

Katherine Kratcha Katherine Kratcha has been elected editor-in-chief of the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society for the 2015-16 academic year. The student-run journal, first published in 1985 as the Wis ...

Posted Mar 9, 2015 by Law School News

WILJ Symposium to focus on international border disputes

The annual Wisconsin International Law Journal Symposium is slated for March 13 at University of Wisconsin Law School.This year’s event, "International Law Walks the Line: Border Disputes in the 21st Century," will explore how international bo ...

Posted Mar 3, 2015 by Law School News

Wisconsin Law Review elects senior editorial board for 2015-16

Cameron Marston Wisconsin Law Review has named University of Wisconsin Law School student Cameron Marston as Editor-in-Chief for 2015–16. He replaces outgoing Editor-in-Chief Janel Bergsbaken. The student-run journal ...

Posted Mar 2, 2015 by Law School News


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