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Constitutional law scholar David Schwartz selected for UW research chair

The debate over U.S. federalism—how the national and state governments share power—is as old as the Constitution. These days, it’s a debate mired in red state and blue state politics, says constitutional law scholar David Schwartz , wi ...

Posted Dec 12, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic director selected for new business law fellowship

Anne Smith , director of the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic, has been chosen as the inaugural recipient of the Kinnie Smith Rowe Faculty Fellowship in Business Law. (Anne Smith is no relation to Kinnie S ...

Posted Dec 12, 2017 by Law School News

Stephanie Rock wins scholarship from Northwoods bar association

  Stephanie Rock Stephanie Rock has been awarded a $1,500 legal education scholarship from the Oneida/Vilas/Forest County Bar Association. The scholarship is awarded annually to law students who demonstrate high acade ...

Posted Dec 4, 2017 by Law School News

Peggy Hacker named an 'Unsung Hero' by Wisconsin Law Journal

Peggy Hacker has been named a 2017 Unsung Hero by Wisconsin Law Journal. The award draws attention to the contributions and hard work that legal support staff bring to Wisconsin’s law offices, courts and law schools. Hacker, who has worked at ...

Posted Nov 27, 2017 by Law School News

Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic provides start-up support to UW's entrepreneurial faculty and staff

Posted Nov 14, 2017 by Law School News

Economic Justice Institute publishes fall newsletter

Posted Nov 9, 2017 by Law School News

Herman Goldstein wins international Stockholm Prize in Criminology

Herman Goldstein , professor emeritus at University of Wisconsin Law School, will receive the 2018 Stockholm Prize in Criminology for his decades of scholarship on policing, Stockholm University announced today. The international prize recognize ...

Posted Nov 7, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

Professors Charo and Gaines present at 2017 TEDMED

Law School will screen both talks Nov. 16 Professors Alta Charo and Meg Gaines will speak at TEDMED, the annual conference that showcases the latest ideas in health and medicine. They are two of approximately 30 international thought leaders ...

Posted Oct 30, 2017 by Law School News

Lindsey Klarkowski wins 2017 Best Brief competition

  Prof. Sarah Hadjimarkos and Dean Raymond present the Best Brief award to Lindsey Klarkowski (center). Lindsey Klarkowski, a second-year student at UW Law School, was named the winner of the 2017 Best Brief Competiti ...

Posted Oct 27, 2017 by Law School News

Pilar Ossorio explores the national security implications of gene editing

Posted Oct 24, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law named a best value law school

University of Wisconsin Law School has been named a ‘Best Value Law School,’ ranking fourth among law schools nationally in a recent report by The National Jurist magazine. To determine the top schools for 2017, the magazine considered a num ...

Posted Oct 19, 2017 by Law School News

Mitra Sharafi's book on Parsi legal culture featured in review symposium

  Mitra Sharafi Law & Social Inquiry, the journal of the American Bar Foundation, has published a review symposium on Mitra Sharafi’s “Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947.” ...

Posted Oct 9, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law alumni elected Fellows of Wisconsin Law Foundation

Sixteen University of Wisconsin Law School alumni were elected Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation in September. Fellows are lawyers, judges or law teachers who demonstrate a commitment to their profession and to community service. The Fell ...

Posted Oct 9, 2017 by Law School News

Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic wins 2017 Wisconsin Innovation Award

Posted Oct 5, 2017 by Law School News

Danae Davis '80 to receive Distinguished Alumni Award

The award is Wisconsin Alumni Association's highest honor Danae Davis, the executive director of Milwaukee Succeeds, is one of four UW alumni in 2017 to receive Wisconsin Alumni Association's (WAA) highest distinction: the Distinguished Alumni ...

Posted Sep 29, 2017 by Law School News

Cecelia Klingele holds 'Office Hours at the Capitol'

Posted Sep 28, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law's Immigrant Justice Clinic works to help DACA recipients meet Oct. 5 filing deadline

Immigrants whose DACA permits are set to expire soon can call on the University of Wisconsin Law School's Immigrant Justice Clinic for help with their renewal applications. The DACA program, which stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arriva ...

Posted Sep 14, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

UW Law School to host Justice Elena Kagan on Sept. 8

  Associate Justice Elena Kagan Associate Justice Elena Kagan of the U.S. Supreme Court will appear on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus Friday, September 8, to share insights on her life in the law. Her vi ...

Posted Sep 6, 2017 by Karen Koethe

Incoming UW Law students participate in day of service

Before starting their academic year, UW Law School’s Class of 2020 spent an afternoon volunteering at five area nonprofits. Each fall, UW Law devotes a day of its new student orientation to community outreach, to remind incoming students that ...

Posted Sep 5, 2017 by Law School News

Gwendolyn Leachman named 'Up and Coming Lawyer' by Wisconsin Law Journal

Professor Gwendolyn Leachman of University of Wisconsin Law School has been named one of Wisconsin Law Journal's Up and Coming Lawyers for 2017. Leachman, who joined the Law School faculty in 2014, teaches courses in labor relations, employment ...

Posted Aug 29, 2017 by Law School News

Meg Gaines receives national award for innovation in cancer care

  Meg Gaines Martha (Meg) Gaines , a distinguished clinical professor at UW Law School, has won the 2017 Ellen Stovall Award for Patient-Centered Cancer Care. Gaines received the honor for championing individual patients ...

Posted Aug 21, 2017 by Christopher Yue

A message from Dean Margaret Raymond on recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

Dear friends,As we embark on the new academic year, I wanted to share this statement from our campus leadership about the tragic events in Charlottesville and what they mean for us. We at the UW Law School want to reiterate that statement ...

Posted Aug 17, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law School mourns the loss of Cheri Maples '99

Posted Jul 28, 2017 by Law School News

Greg Wiercioch wins competency review for death row client

Texas death row inmate Scott Panetti has a new chance to prove that he’s ineligible for execution, thanks to the work of attorney and law professor Greg Wiercioch . The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed the decision ...

Posted Jul 26, 2017 by Law School News

John Robertson, former UW Law professor, has died

Posted Jul 6, 2017 by Law School News

Spring break at the border: UW Law students provide pro bono services to families seeking asylum

Six UW Law students spent spring break providing pro bono legal services for immigrants apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border. The immigrants are women and children who came to the United States seeking protection from violence in their home ...

Posted Jun 2, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

Carrie Sperling receives 'Women in the Law' award

  Carrie Sperling Professor Carrie Sperling has received the 2017 Women in the Law award, presented by Wisconsin Law Journal. Sperling is UW Law School’s associate dean of experiential learning and educational innova ...

Posted Jun 1, 2017 by Law School News

Three UW Law students receive Peggy Browning Fellowships in labor law

The Peggy Browning Fund has awarded summer fellowships to UW Law students Michael Annerino, Jenifer Bizzotto and Andrew Fabianczyk. All three recently completed their second year of law school.The purpose of the fellowship program is to inspire ...

Posted Jun 1, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law students learn the language of business

Posted May 17, 2017 by Law School News

Gaylord Nelson '42 and Vel Phillips '51 among first to be honored at new Alumni Park

Posted May 11, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law School's mock trial teams finish strong

  Show Me teammates Gage Maurer, Megan Renslow & Rachel Potter with coach Roger Flores (third from left) UW Law School’s Mock Trial program finished its 2016-17 season strong, says the program’s director Kim Pe ...

Posted May 2, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law ranks eighth in nation for practical training

University of Wisconsin Law School was named one of the nation’s best law schools for practical training, ranking eighth in a recent report by The National Jurist magazine.The top schools were honored in the Spring 2017 issues of The National ...

Posted May 1, 2017 by Law School News

Christian Conway elected treasurer of National Black Law Students Association

Christian Conway, a second-year UW Law School student, has been elected treasurer of the National Black Law Students Association.   Christian Conway NBLSA is a membership organization that represents the interes ...

Posted May 1, 2017 by Law School News

Law School hosts middle school mock trial tournament

University of Wisconsin Law School hosted the 11th Michael A. Hall Middle School Mock Trial Tournament in April. The tournament, named for Director of Student Life Mike Hall, gives middle school students a chance to practice their public speak ...

Posted Apr 28, 2017 by Law School News

Student Joe Diedrich wins humor writing competition

  Joe Diedrich Joe Diedrich, a third-year University of Wisconsin Law School student, has won the Terence T. Evans Humor and Creativity in Law Competition. The award is given annually to a Wisconsin lawyer or law ...

Posted Apr 28, 2017 by Law School News

Seifter, Smith and Schweitzer named UW Law School Teachers of the Year

Each spring, UW Law School celebrates excellence in teaching through its Teacher of the Year awards. Here are the 2016 honorees for outstanding classroom, clinical and adjunct instruction, who were recognized at the Law School's Board of Visitor ...

Posted Apr 25, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

Moot Court elects 2017-18 executive board

  Olga Tymouch Olga Tymouch has been elected president of University of Wisconsin Law School’s Moot Court board for the 2017-18 academic year. Tymouch, who begins her third year at the Law School this fall, will be ...

Posted Apr 24, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

Mock Trial members elect 2017-18 board

  Emily Pellegrini Members of University of Wisconsin Law School’s Mock Trial program have elected Emily Pellegrini president for the 2017-18 term. Pellegrini will be a third-year law student this fall. &nb ...

Posted Apr 20, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

Judge Diane Sykes to keynote at UW Law School Hooding Ceremony

United States Circuit Judge Diane S. Sykes will present the keynote address at University of Wisconsin Law School’s Class of 2017 Hooding Ceremony . The ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. May 12 at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention C ...

Posted Apr 19, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

UW Law students excel in spring moot court competitions

Students in UW Law School’s moot court program have been racking up honors in national competitions this spring. Each year, the Law School sends moot court teams around the country to compete with students from other law schools. Teams genera ...

Posted Apr 12, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law School mourns the loss of Russ Whitesel '75

Posted Apr 5, 2017 by Law School News

Student Anna Grilley receives international ethics fellowship

Anna Grilley, a third-year UW Law School student, is one of 12 law students nationally to receive a 2017 FASPE fellowship. Each year, FASPE — Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics — hosts a two-week summer program ...

Posted Mar 29, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

Michelle Nettles '97 honored with Sacagawea award

Posted Mar 28, 2017 by Law School News

Margaret Raymond joins 160 law school deans asking Congress to preserve Legal Services Corporation funding

   

Posted Mar 23, 2017 by Law School News

Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society elects its 2017-18 editorial board

  Marisol Gonzalez The Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society has named law student Marisol Gonzalez as its 2017-18 editor-in-chief. She replaces outgoing editor-in-chief, Kathryn Pfefferle. The student-run journal, ...

Posted Mar 22, 2017 by Law School News

Law Student Wellness Coalition honored by state bar

The Law Student Wellness Coalition at UW Law School has received the Jack DeWitt WisLAP Volunteer of the Year Award from the State Bar of Wisconsin. The student group formed last fall to promote law student health and wellness. The annual awa ...

Posted Mar 16, 2017 by Law School News

Wisconsin International Law Journal names 2017-18 editorial board

  Logan Hamilton Wisconsin International Law Journal has named University of Wisconsin Law School student Logan Hamilton as editor-in-chief for 2017–18. He replaces outgoing editor-in-chief Courtney Nussbaumer. The student-ru ...

Posted Mar 15, 2017 by Law School News

UW Law School ranked 30th in U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News and World Report has ranked University of Wisconsin Law School 30th among the nation’s law schools, the magazine announced today. UW Law School joins other UW-Madison graduate programs that ranked among the nation’s best in t ...

Posted Mar 14, 2017 by Karen Koethe

Peter Tempelis '06 receives Forward Under 40 award from Wisconsin Alumni Association

Posted Mar 7, 2017 by Karen Koethe

Wisconsin Law Review elects senior editorial board for 2017-18

  Tomás Clasen Wisconsin Law Review has named University of Wisconsin Law School student Tomás Clasen as editor-in-chief for 2017–18. He replaces outgoing editor-in-chief Bryon Eagon. The student-run journal publishes ...

Posted Mar 6, 2017 by Law School News


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