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Thefts

Unfortunately, the onset of winter weather is also the onset of thefts in public buildings. The UW campus and the Law School have experienced a number of these seasonal thefts in prior years. We have had valuable items stolen from the Law L ...

Posted Dec 5, 2008 by Student Bar Association

Quarles & Brady Reading Room Use Survey

The SBA is tracking the number of people using the Quarles & Brady Reading Room over the course of exams. The information we collect will be taken into consideration as we decide whether the use of the room warrants opening it up to lapt ...

Posted Dec 5, 2008 by Student Bar Association

Attention Ping-Pong Players:

  The ping-pong table has been moved to Room 2221, across from the SBA office.  This will be its location for the remainder of the year.  Paddles and balls are still checked out from the library.

Posted Dec 5, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood's Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports

Relieved to finally read something other than a casebook over winter break?   Add Professor Brad Snyder's book A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood's Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports to your vacation reading list!   ...

Posted Dec 5, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

LLSA Meeting Wednesday 12-3-08

Join LLSA for our last general meeting of the semester... for very little business, some food, and a little "good for you" socializing before finals... TODAY: Wednesday, December 3 TIME: 7PM Room 5246 While this is the last ...

Posted Dec 3, 2008 by LLSA

Check out the new and improved SBA website

Check out the new and improved SBA website.  You can see a calendar of upcoming evens, access old outlines for you classes, and post pictures of life as a UW Law student: www.wisconsinsba.org Also, to submit your old outlines, ple ...

Posted Nov 17, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

"Who Says It's Not Easy Being Green?: Economic Incentives for Conservation-Based Land Use and Property Restrictions"

   Find out how legal restrictions aimed at achieving basic conservation goals can pay off for your clients yet still enable them to own and productively utilize their property. Whether you represent businesses with large forest and ...

Posted Nov 17, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Turn in your used cell phones

   Help support the Student Hurricane Network and the environment! Turn in your used cell phones to   collection boxes located in the atrium and library Nov. 17-Dec. 3  All phones will be re ...

Posted Nov 17, 2008 by Deb Cutler

Emmett LeeLoy: Native Hawaiians and the World Indigenous Movement

   The Indigenous Law Students Association presents Emmett LeeLoy: Native Hawaiians and the World Indigenous Movement Emmett LeeLoy has represented many Native Hawaiians in civil and criminal matters, including ...

Posted Nov 17, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

BLSA T-Shirt Sale

Wednesday Nov. 12 – Wednesday Nov. 19 Super Cool T-Shirts and Business Cards!!!!

Posted Nov 17, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Dean's "Initiative" Listening Sessions

    Dear Student Body, Some of you may have heard of the "Dean's Initiative ." As current students and future alumni, we will be directly affected by the provisions set forth in the Initiative. Here is the ti ...

Posted Nov 14, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Important Information From Faculty About Major Curriculum Reform: Response Requested

Dear Students: Over the last year the faculty has been considering adopting major curriculum reform. Most recently, a temporary change was adopted reducing Property to 4 credits, and requiring Constitutional Law during the 2nd semester of ...

Posted Nov 13, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

International Refugee Law Directed Research Project

   International Refugee Law Directed Research Project The Wisconsin International Law Society will be coordinating a directed research project in International Refugee Law this spring term.  Only a handful of law ...

Posted Nov 12, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Save the date! NLG Meeting

   November 18th, 6:30 p.m. Room TBA. Discussion to Include: Founding a TUPOCC (The United People of Color Caucus ) committee within UW NLG. Have you been missing an organizational outlet for progressive and ra ...

Posted Nov 12, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

QLaw Malpractice Pre-Party @ FRESCO

   QLaw  Malpractice Pre-Party   @ FRESCO  (rooftop restaurant at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art) Friday, November 14th  7:30pm  227 State Street  Hang out with ...

Posted Nov 12, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

ILSA apparel has arrived!

ILSA apparel has arrived! You can pick up your apparel in the atrium during the following times. Thursday, November 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, November 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday, November 17 from 11:00 a.m to 1:00 p ...

Posted Nov 12, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

TICKETS ARE SELLING FAST! THERE ARE ONLY 15 LEFT!

THE 2008 MALPRACTICE BASH!     WHAT:    The Annual Medical School/Law School Extravaganza WHEN:     Friday, November 14th, 2008 , 9:00PM-1:30AM ...

Posted Nov 12, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

APALSA/SALSA General Meeting

   APALSA/SALSA General Meeting   November 12th, 2008 7:30PM Room TBA   Also, Want to know who the Panda at Pandamonium was?   Check out our Website: http://apalsa.rso.wisc.edu/   ...

Posted Nov 7, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Womens Law Student Association Meeting

   Womens Law Student Association Meeting   Tuesday, 11/11 at 6:30 PM in room 3253   Agenda items include the silent auction, a special annual event, and our winter volunteer opportunities. Food will be ...

Posted Nov 7, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Wisconsin International Law Society Meeting

   Wisconsin International Law Society Meeting Where : Room 5246 When :  Tuesday, November 11th, 6:30pm      Update:  WILS, along with Global Legal S ...

Posted Nov 7, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Public Interest Possibilities Panel

   Ever think… “Um, what is public interest law? Then join PILF for the Public Interest Possibilities Panel and hear five local attorneys speak about their public interest practices! Learn about the different options fo ...

Posted Nov 7, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

HEFFERNAN CLASS

   Are You a 2L Interested in Moot Court?   Then Take the HEFFERNAN CLASS    Class meets Tuesdays from 8:50am to 10:50am     The class (Appellate Advocacy II § 4) Is 2 Credits & ...

Posted Nov 7, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

2Ls! Join the Moot Court Board!

   2Ls! Join the Moot Court Board!   The Omar Megahed Competition The Competition has Begun But you can still get a packet!   Each fall, second-year students can compete in an intramural ...

Posted Nov 7, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

THE 2008 MALPRACTICE BASH!

   It’s that time of year again: the Dean’s Cup has returned to its rightful place in the Law School, the 3L’s have tossed their canes, and the 1L’s have just passed the halfway mark of their first semester…   Th ...

Posted Nov 7, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

UW Mock Trial finishes 2nd out of thirty; earns individual honors!

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Posted Oct 21, 2008 by Erica Christian

Join the Moot Court Board!

2Ls! Join the Moot Court Board! The Omar Megahed Competition Informational Meeting 7pm, Thursday, October 23, Room 5240 Each fall, second-year students can compete in an intramural appellate advocacy competition in which competi ...

Posted Oct 17, 2008 by Deb Cutler

Animal Rights the Law and the UW Primate Labs

*Wednesday, October 22, 2008 7:00-8:30 p.m. Room 5246* *With Rick Bogle, founder of the Primate Freedom Project. Legal commentary by Leslie Hamilton, founding partner of the Animal Law Associates of Wisconsin Co-sponsored by the Studen ...

Posted Oct 17, 2008 by Deb Cutler

When Do Expressive Works Infringe Trademarks?

Wednesday October 22nd, at **6:00 pm** in Lubar Commons.   *AS A PART OF THE TEMPLETON DEBATE SERIES,* * THE FEDERALIST SOCIETY AND THE* INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY STUDENTS’ ORGANIZATION PRESENT* *When Do Expressive Works Infri ...

Posted Oct 17, 2008 by Deb Cutler

Homecoming Cane Toss Reminder

 Don't forget that Thursday, Oct. 16th is the absolute last day to place your orders for the Homecoming Cane Toss event.  The deadline will promptly be cut off at NOON, so please register if you haven't done so already. Order c ...

Posted Oct 16, 2008 by Student Bar Association

Moot Court Board Elects 2008-09 Executive Board

The University of Wisconsin Law School Moot Court Board has elected its executive board for the 2008-09 academic year. Joe Hanes will serve as president. The entire board includes: President: Joe Hanes Competition Chair: Andy Barragry V ...

Posted Apr 25, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Moot Court News

During the 2007-08 year, the University of Wisconsin Law School Moot Court Board continued its tradition of excellence, achieving many successes at interschool competitions across the country this year. Second-year law students Ben Prinsen and ...

Posted Apr 17, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

PILF Elects New Executive Board for 2008-09 School Year

April 9, 2008--The University of Wisconsin Public Interest Law Foundation (UW-PILF) held their annual elections and a new set of officers were elected. We are thrilled to announce the new officers effective immediately: President: Beth Stockbr ...

Posted Apr 10, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

The Wisconsin International Law Journal's 26th Annual Symposium

The Wisconsin International Law Journal's 26th Annual Symposium Medical Tourism Meets Health Law: US-EU Dialogue March 7, 2008 8:30 am-5:45 pm UW-Madison Health Sciences Learning Center - Room 1335 750 Highland Ave Madison, WI 53705 ________ ...

Posted Feb 5, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Upcoming PILF Events

Wednesday, November 28th: 3:30-4:30: PILF General Meeting, Outlining Party and Exam Prep Discussion, Room 3260 Any questions please contact Christina Spector at cmmccabe@wisc.edu

Posted Oct 4, 2007 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

LSFA new officers

The Law School Family Association welcomes new leaders for the 2007-2008 year: Congratulations and good luck to co-presidents Andrea Bosquez-Porter and Kashoua Yang Thao, treasurer Valerie Stuart, and board members Kathleen Kjorlie, Holly Pomra ...

Posted May 4, 2007 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

ACLU-UW Elections

We are very interested in having YOU, yes YOU, run for an elected board position for the ACLU-UW! Currently we have 4 spots which are uncontested for next year because of a lot of folks graduating, so make sure you get your name and voice heard ...

Posted Apr 20, 2007 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

How to Effectively Manage Your Student Loans: Best Practices for Law Students

The Student Bar Association is sponsoring a presentation by Graduate Leverage (www.graduateleverage.com) on managing law school debt. The presentation will cover, among other things: • An overview of student loans, regulatory changes, a ...

Posted Mar 28, 2007 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Constitutional Law Discussion

Terrific opportunity to engage in current issues facing the US Supreme Court. Chance to learn how the new court make-up will affect major issues of the day. The Federalists and American Constitution Society of the University of Wisconsin Law S ...

Posted Mar 19, 2007 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

The 21st Annual Coming Together of Peoples Conference

The Indigenous Law Students Association at the University of Wisconsin Law School announces: The 21st Annual Coming Together of Peoples Conference Begins March 23 The Indigenous Law Students Association at the UW Law School, is pleased to anno ...

Posted Mar 19, 2007 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Law School Family Association Lunch

The Law School Family Association has invited several practicing attorneys with families to find out! Join us: What: Panel Discussion on Balancing Work and Family in the Legal Profession When: Monday, March 19 at noon Where: Lubar ...

Posted Mar 10, 2007 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Children's Justice Project is proud to present its first annual conference!

Faces of Advocacy: A Multidisciplinary Lookat Brain Development & Child Advocacy WHEN: March 16, 2007 9a-4pm WHERE: Lubar Commons (7th Floor Law Building) REGISTRATION: Is free and recommended for each session. Registration is required for ...

Posted Feb 28, 2007 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Wisconsin International Law Journal Symposium

The Wisconsin International Law Journal announces the 2007 Symposium open to all UW students, faculty and the legal community Islamic Law in a Globalized World: Implications for Contemporary Finance Law Friday, March 2, 2007 9:00 am -5:00 pm Go ...

Posted Feb 19, 2007 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

SHN and Donuts

The legal problems affecting New Orleans and the Gulf Coast after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita are systemic and long-term. From insurance to employment to police abuse, these issues are profound and shocking, but also mirror the legal issues peop ...

Posted Feb 9, 2007 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Children's Justice Project Spring Kickoff Meeting

Tuesday, February 13 at 7:30pm in Room 3253 We will be discussing the upcoming conference, various activities for Community Justice Week, volunteer opportunities, and much more! Pizza will be served!

Posted Feb 9, 2007 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

17th Annual Race Judicata Wrap-Up

Thank you to all of the fine Race Judicata Participants, Sponsors, Donors, and Volunteers! Over 150 supporters raced on the new on-campus route along the lakeshore path, braving a big hill. The event was a big success, despite the snow. Thank ...

Posted Oct 26, 2006 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

No Death Penalty in Wisconsin Panel

Wednesday, Oct 25 at 6pm in the Wisconsin State Historical Society Auditorium Panelists will discuss a range of issues--such as racial bias, mental health, wrongful convictions, and the DNA clause--that relate to the death penalty referendum t ...

Posted Oct 23, 2006 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

"The Battle of Algiers"

NLG - Social Justice Film Series presents: "The Battle of Algiers" This classic 1966 film depicts the horrible violence and atrocities committed by both sides during the Algerian struggle against France for independence from 1954 to 1962. Come ...

Posted Oct 19, 2006 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

PILF Meeting

TOP TEN REASONS to be in Room 2260 Thursday OCT.12 at NOON : 1. THE PILF Meeting HAS PIZZA AND ORANGES 2. RACE JUDICATA!!! 3. BECAUSE YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE: PUBLIC INTEREST Grants for SUMMER Jobs 4. ACE Y ...

Posted Oct 9, 2006 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

17th Annual Race Judicata!

Please Join us at the 17th Annual Race Judicata! 5K Fun Run Race Walk Skip Scuttle Hop Crawl The Public Interest Law Foundation needs your support to continue funding summer grants for law students working in unpaid public interest inte ...

Posted Oct 9, 2006 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Second Annual National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare and Adoption Law

Capital University Law School and the National Center for Adoption Law & Policy (NCALP) are proud to announce the Second Annual National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare and Adoption Law , to be held Feb. 16-17, 2007 in Columbus, OH. For ...

Posted Oct 3, 2006 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin


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