Institute for Legal Studies

Past Programs

  • The Wisconsin Contracts Project Please click on the link to see a list of events sponsored by the Contracts Project, including a workshop in 2014 named in honor of John Kidwell: "What Lawyers Say Determines Choice of Law in Merger Agreements" by Juliet Kostritsky and a conference in 2011: "Empirical and Lyrical: Revisiting the Contracts Scholarship of Stewart Macaulay".
  • The "Law & ..." Workshop This interdisciplinary and international workshop promoted scholarship in law and the social sciences. UW/visiting students and faculty share papers and presentations on past and present topics on a monthly basis during the academic year.  
  • Program in Real Estate, Land Use, and Community Development  This multidisciplinary program designed with curricular, scholarly, and policy components to expand opportunities for students and faculty ended in 2012. 
  • The New Legal Realism Project Jointly sponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies and the American Bar Foundation, the New Legal Realism Project is a network of scholars who seek to develop an interdisciplinary paradigm for empirical research on law. 
  • Project on Law & the Humanities
  • Interdisciplinary Feminism Project
  • Family Policy and Law Colloquium Series

  • Wisconsin Project on Governance & Regulation (WISGAR)

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