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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 competition ...

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

UW Law's new mobile Veterans Law Center offers free legal aid to veterans


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Posted Aug 5, 2016 by Law School News

Yaron Nili joins UW Law School faculty

  Yaron Nili UW Law School welcomed Yaron Nili to its faculty in July. Professor Nili will teach classes in corporate and securities law, beginning with Business Organizations II this fall. Nili’s scholarly interests in ...

Posted Aug 1, 2016 by Law School News

Christopher Russell '16 wins U.S. Fulbright Student Fellowship

  Christopher Russell Christopher Russell ’16 has won a U.S. Fulbright Student Program grant to work in Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice. The opportunity comes through the Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellowship progr ...

Posted Jul 21, 2016 by Law School News

Neighborhood Law Clinic recognized for excellence

The Neighborhood Law Clinic received honorable mention this spring from the Clinical Legal Education Association, a national group of clinical law teachers, for excellence in delivering public interest legal services. Marsha Mansfield, who dire ...

Posted Jun 28, 2016 by Law School News

UW Law grad's article cited in federal intersex discrimination suit

An article written by Lauren Bishop, who graduated from UW Law School last December, was cited in the opening brief of a federal discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. State Department.The case, Dana Zzyym v. John Kerry, involves an intersex A ...

Posted Jun 28, 2016 by Law School News

UW Law School hosts 25 young African leaders

Posted Jun 28, 2016 by Law School News

Professor Tonya Brito receives 'Women in the Law' award

Tonya Brito has received the 2016 Women in the Law award, presented by Wisconsin Law Journal. Brito is the associate dean for research and faculty development and the Burrus-Bascom Professor of Law at UW Law School. The distinction is given a ...

Posted Jun 21, 2016 by Law School News

Stephanie Tai wins Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award

Posted May 19, 2016 by Law School News

Brad Snyder to lecture at U.S. Supreme Court in November

  Brad Snyder Brad Snyder , associate professor of law, has been invited to present "Sacco-Vanzetti and the Supreme Court," at the Supreme Court of the United States on November 16. The lecture is based on a chapter ...

Posted May 11, 2016 by Law School News

Professors Monette, Smith win Baldwin grant to facilitate entrepreneurship in Wisconsin's Native American communities

Posted May 11, 2016 by Law School News

Adam Stevenson '10 and Edward "Ted" Bailey '15 win presidential commutation for Milwaukee man

Professor Adam Stevenson and attorney Edward "Ted" Bailey, both graduates of UW Law School, have won clemency for a Milwaukee man sentenced to 31 years imprisonment for a 1997 drug conviction. President Barack Obama issued the commutation for L ...

Posted May 9, 2016 by Law School News

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


UW-Madison News

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


UW-Madison News

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


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