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Vel Phillips' fight for justice still relevant today, says filmmaker Robert Trondson

If you were mapping American civil rights struggles in the 20th century, you’d likely stick a pin in Jackson, Mississippi, as well as Selma and Montgomery, Alabama. You’d include Topeka, Kansas, where Brown v. Board of Education was waged, a ...

Posted Feb 18, 2015 by Tammy Kempfert

UW Law School mock trial team advances to National Trial Competition finals

From left to right: Valtierra, Hatzilabrou and Carlson Three members of the UW Law School mock trial team are advancing to National Trial Competition finals this spring, after winning in their regional competition Feb. 5 ...

Posted Feb 11, 2015 by Law School News

Catherine White wins Best Brief Competition

Catherine White Catherine White is the winner of the 2014 Best Brief Competition, sponsored by UW Law School's Legal Research and Writing Program. The Best Brief Competition is an annual event to recognize outstanding legal ...

Posted Jan 26, 2015 by Law School News

UW Law School mourns the loss of Pamela Bridgewater Toure '00

The University of Wisconsin Law School community mourns the loss of Professor Pamela Bridgewater Toure, who passed away December 27, 2014, following a lengthy illness. Bridgewater Toure earned her LL.M. degree through UW Law School’s William H ...

Posted Jan 21, 2015 by Law School News

Law School mourns the loss of Professor James E. Jones Jr.

  James E. Jones Jr., 1924-2014 The University of Wisconsin Law School community mourns the loss of Professor Emeritus James E. Jones Jr., who passed away November 21 following a lengthy illness. A pioneer in equal employm ...

Posted Dec 17, 2014 by Law School News

Veterans Law Center receives $5,000 gift from Habush Habush & Rottier

The Veterans Law Center received a $5,000 gift from Habush Habush & Rottier, a Wisconsin-based law firm, to support legal services to area veterans.The Veterans Law Center provides free advice, information and referrals to veterans in need ...

Posted Dec 8, 2014 by Law School News

New Order of the Coif members announced

Twenty-six members of UW Law School's Class of 2014 have been elected to the Order of the Coif. Induction into the Order of the Coif, a national honor society, is considered one of the highest academic distinctions a law school graduate can rece ...

Posted Dec 8, 2014 by Law School News

University of Wisconsin Law School mourns the loss of Professor James E. Jones

Posted Nov 26, 2014 by Law School News

UW Law School's moot court program ranks 18th in nation

University of Wisconsin Law School ranks 18th in the nation for its moot court program , according to The National Jurist magazine. The 2014 moot court rankings are provided by the Blakely Advocacy Institute at the University of Houston Law Cen ...

Posted Nov 25, 2014 by Kelsey Gusho

Immigrant Justice Clinic wins double-header in state, immigration courts

A Milwaukee man who faced deportation has been released from a Wisconsin detention facility and reunited with his family, thanks to the work of two University of Wisconsin Law School students. Chris Russell and Loredana Valtierra, students i ...

Posted Nov 18, 2014 by Tammy Kempfert

Neuroscience & Public Policy Program honored for closing science-society gap

The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Neuroscience and Public Policy Program was recently honored by the Society for Neuroscience with the Neuroscience Graduate Program Achievement Award. Ron Kalil — a neuroscientist, professor of opht ...

Posted Nov 18, 2014 by Law School News

Video: Sen. Elizabeth Warren pays tribute to Professor Bill Whitford

Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered a videotaped tribute to Professor Emeritus Bill Whitford at a symposium in his honor, "The (Un)Quiet Realist: Building and Reflecting on the Contributions of Bill Whitford," held in Philadelphia on Oct. 24, 2014. ...

Posted Nov 11, 2014 by Law School News

Law Librarian Kris Turner named 2014 'Rising Star' by Wisconsin Library Association

Kris Turner, reference and technology services librarian, has been selected by the Wisconsin Library Association’s New Member Round Table as the recipient of its 2014 Rising Star Award.     After joining the Law Library in 2012, ...

Posted Oct 30, 2014 by Law School News

Sophie Crispin receives Stearns-Shaw Scholarship

Sophie Crispin Sophie Crispin is the recipient of the Stearns-Shaw Scholarship, a financial aid opportunity available to full-time University of Wisconsin Law School students. The Law School awards the scholarship ann ...

Posted Oct 29, 2014 by Tammy Kempfert

Admissions office named in donor Vaughn B. Rasmussen II's honor

Dean Raymond, Vaughn B. Rasmussen II, and Rebecca Scheller, who leads UW Law's admissions team, celebrate the newly named office. The admissions office at University of Wisconsin Law School has a new name. On Oct. ...

Posted Oct 24, 2014 by Law School News

Lubar gift innovates to diversify Law School research

A $3 million gift will allow the University of Wisconsin Law School to support top legal scholars in a new and creative way, Dean Margaret Raymond announced today. Two ardent UW-Madison supporters, Milwaukee business executive Sheldon B. ...

Posted Oct 3, 2014 by Law School News

Professor Frank Tuerkheimer to teach death penalty series for current students, alumni

Frank Tuerkheimer UW Law School alumni are invited to attend a special four-part course on the death penalty, presented in conjunction with the 2014 Kastenmeier Lecture . Emeritus Professor Frank Tuerkheimer will teach t ...

Posted Sep 25, 2014 by Law School News

UW Law student Sydney Hawthorne awarded Mettner Foundation Scholarship

Sydney Hawthorne, a third-year student at University of Wisconsin Law School, has received the 2014 Joseph P. Mettner Foundation Scholarship. The scholarship provides financial assistance to law students pursuing a career ...

Posted Sep 11, 2014 by Law School News

UW Law's Rebecca Scheller '07 named 2014 'Up and Coming Lawyer'

Rebecca Scheller , assistant dean of admissions at University of Wisconsin Law School, was named a 2014 Up and Coming Lawyer by Wisconsin Law Journal. Twenty-six lawyers with eight years or less of experience were selected ...

Posted Sep 10, 2014 by Kelsey Gusho

Douglas Berman joins UW Law School as assistant dean for graduate programs

Douglas Berman has been named assistant dean for graduate programs at University of Wisconsin Law School. He began the position in August. Berman comes to Madison from Hong Kong, where he practiced intellectual property ...

Posted Aug 28, 2014 by Law School News

Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society announces new members

The Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society, UW Law School's student-run journal devoted to the study of women and the law, is honored to welcome its new members:Lauren BishopKeyon BrownEmily EklundNeal FitzgeraldClaudia HarkeChristopher ...

Posted Aug 25, 2014 by Law School News

Wisconsin Law Review welcomes new members

The Wisconsin Law Review, UW Law School’s student-run journal of legal analysis and commentary, welcomes its new members:Kelsey BoehmKetajh BrownRussell BrownMelissa BuckmanLara CarlsonLisa ClaxtonNicolas del CampoPatrick DuBoisZachary Eastbur ...

Posted Aug 8, 2014 by Law School News

In advance of primary, Democratic attorney general candidates debate at UW Law

The University of Wisconsin Law School hosted an Aug. 5 debate for three Democrats vying to become the state’s next attorney general.The Democratic candidates are Jefferson County District Attorney Susan Happ, Dane County District Attorney Ism ...

Posted Aug 6, 2014 by Law School News

UW Law welcomes three new faculty members

Professors Gwendolyn Leachman, Miriam Seifter and Robert Yablon University of Wisconsin Law School welcomed three faculty members in July: Gwendolyn Leachman, Miriam Seifter and Robert Yablon. All three will begin their teachi ...

Posted Jul 31, 2014 by Law School News

UW Law students score victories in criminal appeals courts

University of Wisconsin Law School students scored two wins for their clients in criminal appeals courts in July.Meredith Stier and Elizabeth Bradley, students in the Federal Appeals Project , brought their client’s case to the 7th U.S. Circui ...

Posted Jul 30, 2014 by Law School News

Democratic attorney general candidates to debate at UW Law School

University of Wisconsin Law School, WisPolitics.com and radio station WORT will host a debate among the Democratic candidates for Wisconsin attorney general on Aug. 5 at noon.The Democratic candidates for attorney general are Jefferson County Di ...

Posted Jul 29, 2014 by Law School News

UW law student Lola Bovell wins Ms. JD fellowship

< Lola Bovell Lola Bovell, a student at University of Wisconsin Law School, has been named a 2014 Ms. JD Fellow. Ms. JD is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the success of aspiring and early career women lawyers. Fe ...

Posted Jul 21, 2014 by Law School News

Professor Emeritus James E. Jones inducted into Lincoln University Hall of Fame

< Professor Jones in 1971 Professor Emeritus James E. Jones has been inducted into the Lincoln University Alumni Hall of Fame. Jones graduated magna cum laude from the Jefferson City, Missouri, university in 1950, when ...

Posted Jul 17, 2014 by Law School News

Alexandra Huneeus elected to American Journal of International Law's board of editors

Alexandra Huneeus Professor Alexandra Huneeus of University of Wisconsin Law School has been elected to the board of editors of the American Journal of International Law, the world’s leading peer-reviewed international law ...

Posted Jun 26, 2014 by Law School News

Veterans Law Center receives state bar's pro bono award

UW Law School’s Veterans Law Center has received the State Bar of Wisconsin's annual Pro Bono Organization Award. The award recognizes the center's innovative delivery of legal services to veterans, a community experiencing an increased need ...

Posted Jun 24, 2014 by Tammy Kempfert

Professor R. Alta Charo receives 'Women in the Law' award

Professor R. Alta Charo has received the 2014 Women in the Law award, presented by Wisconsin Law Journal. The distinction is given annually to women who have achieved excellence in their legal careers and who have influenced other women ...

Posted Jun 20, 2014 by Law School News

Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic partnering in summer accelerator program

University of Wisconsin Law School’s Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic —in partnership with University Research Park, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and local entrepreneurs—is launching a summer accelerator program to help 11 p ...

Posted Jun 13, 2014 by Law School News

Immigrant Justice Clinic wins Community-University Partnership Award

The Immigrant Justice Clinic —along with its partner, the Community Immigration Law Center—has won a 2014 UW-Madison Community-University Partnership Award. The award is given annually to campus and community partners working together to add ...

Posted Jun 4, 2014 by Tammy Kempfert

Bonnie Shucha wins AALL student essay competition

Bonnie Shucha Third-year law student Bonnie Shucha won the Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition sponsored by the Legal History and Rare Books Section of the American Association of Law Libraries. Shucha, who is ...

Posted May 19, 2014 by Law School News

Moot Court elects 2014-15 executive board

Kaitlin Kelly Kaitlin Kelly has been elected president of University of Wisconsin Law School’s Moot Court board for 2014-15. Kelly, who begins her third year at the Law School this fall, will be joined on the board ...

Posted May 12, 2014 by Law School News

Dane County Bar Association honors UW Law student, alums for pro bono service

Liz Bradley Liz Bradley , a second-year student at University of Wisconsin Law School, has received the Dane County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Award, presented annually to a law student. Bradley received the award at ...

Posted May 5, 2014 by Law School News

Cindy May receives Distinguished Service Award from Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin

Cindy May UW Law librarian Cindy May has received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award from the Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin. A chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries, LLAW was established to culti ...

Posted May 1, 2014 by Kelsey Gusho

Alta Charo to receive Distinguished Teaching Award

Posted May 1, 2014 by Karen Koethe

UW Law School student wins international ethics fellowship

Thomas Wilson Thomas Wilson, a first-year student at University of Wisconsin Law School, is one of 12 law students chosen to participate in a unique two-week program for future law professionals. FASPE—Fellowsh ...

Posted Apr 23, 2014 by Law School News

Heymann, Lichstein and Quraishi-Landes named 2013 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 by presenting its Teacher of the Year awards. Here are the three honorees for outstanding adjunct, clinical and classroom i ...

Posted Apr 23, 2014 by Law School News

What I'm Doing with My Law Degree: Danae Davis '80

This spring, Dean Margaret Raymond welcomed Danae Davis ’80 to University of Wisconsin Law School for its most recent installment of “What I’m Doing with My Law Degree.” The ongoing question-and-answer series features Law School alumni w ...

Posted Apr 10, 2014 by Law School News

Governor Walker signs bill to compensate Wisconsin Innocence Project exoneree

A Wisconsin Innocence Project client whose murder conviction was overturned four years ago received compensation from the state this week, when Governor Scott Walker signed Assembly Bill 290 into law. From left, Wisconsin Innocence ...

Posted Apr 9, 2014 by Tammy Kempfert

UW Law ranks third in nation for practical training

University of Wisconsin Law School was named one of the nation’s best law schools for practical training, ranking third in a recent report by The National Jurist magazine. The top 60 schools were honored in the March issue of The National J ...

Posted Apr 3, 2014 by Law School News

Stem cell tourism takes advantage of patients, says Professor Alta Charo

Desperate patients are easy prey for unscrupulous clinics offering untested and risky stem cell treatments, says law and bioethics Professor Alta Charo of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who is studying "stem cell tourism." ...

Posted Mar 24, 2014 by Law School News

Wisconsin International Law Journal announces 2014-15 editorial board

Martha Mohs The Wisconsin International Law Journal has named its 2014-15 editorial board, with second-year law student Martha Mohs to serve as the new editor-in-chief. She replaces outgoing editor-in-chief Kim Hardtke. T ...

Posted Mar 19, 2014 by Law School News

UW Law School continues to improve in US News & World Report ranking

The new U.S. News and World Report's "Best Graduate School" rankings have been announced. University of Wisconsin Law School is ranked 31st in the nation. Last year, the Law School was ranked 33rd overall. The previous year's ranking was 35 ...

Posted Mar 11, 2014 by Jonathan Zarov

Law students provide free legal services to New Orleans residents in need

Fifteen UW Law School students spent a week of their winter break in New Orleans, where they provided free legal services to residents in need. The trip was planned by Legal Assistance for Disaster Relief , a student organization that matches ...

Posted Mar 10, 2014 by Law School News

Wisconsin Law Review elects senior editorial board for 2014-15

Janel Bergsbaken Janel Bergsbaken, a second-year student at University of Wisconsin Law School, has been named the Wisconsin Law Review's editor-in-chief for 2014–15. She replaces outgoing editor-in-chief Melissa Lee. T ...

Posted Mar 9, 2014 by Law School News

Professor Sarah Davis awarded fellowship to promote public health law education

Sarah Davis Professor Sarah Davis has been named one of ten faculty fellows to participate in the Future of Public Health Law Education program, led by Georgia State University College of Law and its Center for Law Health a ...

Posted Mar 4, 2014 by Law School News

Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society announces 2014-15 editorial board

Katherine Domina Katherine Domina has been elected editor-in-chief of the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society for the 2014-15 academic year. The student-run journal, first published in 1985 as the Wisconsin ...

Posted Mar 4, 2014 by Kelsey Gusho


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