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Jill Jacklitz and Sarah Davis win Baldwin grant for their project, "Lawyers in the Doctor's Office"

Jill Jacklitz Jill Jacklitz and Sarah Davis won a 2018 grant from the Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment for their project, "Lawyer's in the Doctor's Office: Partnering to Address Health-Harming Legal Needs." ...

Posted Jun 12, 2018 by Law School News

Ninety UW Law students begin clinical programming in May

Ninety law students began their work this week in UW Law School’s ten in-house clinical programs. Student experiences range from helping patients navigate the health care system to litigating claims on behalf of consumers to assisting incarce ...

Posted May 31, 2018 by Law School News

Mitra Sharafi selected for summer research support from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Posted May 14, 2018 by Karen Koethe

UW Law makes Top 10 for placing grads in government, public interest jobs

UW Law School is ranked fourth in the nation for graduates in government and public interest jobs. Using 2017 graduation employment data from the American Bar Association, a new Law.com report shows which schools had the highest percentage of g ...

Posted May 11, 2018 by Law School News

Law School hosts discussion with Sen. Ron Johnson

Posted May 9, 2018 by Law School News

Neighborhood Law Clinic honored for success in unpaid wages case

This month, the Neighborhood Law Clinic received honorable mention for 'Excellence in a Public Interest Case or Project' from the Clinical Legal Education Association. The honor recognizes the clinic's successful representation of a client who ...

Posted May 9, 2018 by Law School News

Jason Yackee honored with Vilas professorship

Posted May 3, 2018 by Law School News

Law student Will Kramer receives Whistleblower of the Year award

Will Kramer receiving his Opee Award Will Kramer received a 2018 Openness in Government award , presented by the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council at a ceremony on April 19. The awards, also known as the Opees, recogn ...

Posted May 1, 2018 by Law School News

Cristina Bordé's client, Vicente Benavides, is released from San Quentin's death row

Bordé worked for 19 years to prove his innocence Vicente Figueroa Benavides, a California man who served nearly 25 years on death row, was released from San Quentin prison in April after all charges against him were dismissed. Cristin ...

Posted Apr 30, 2018 by Law School News

J.J. Watt's charitable foundation got its start at UW Law School

Behind some good deeds, there’s a lawyer. When former Badger football player J.J. Watt wanted to set up his charitable foundation, he was still an undergraduate at UW-Madison. Watt, now a defensive end for the Houston Texans, turned to th ...

Posted Apr 30, 2018 by Law School News

Two UW Law students receive Peggy Browning Fellowships in labor law

The Peggy Browning Fund has awarded 10-week summer fellowships to Naman Siad and Corey Triggs, both of whom are second-year students at University of Wisconsin Law School. Naman Siad will be a Peggy Browning Fellow at the Chicago News Guild ...

Posted Apr 24, 2018 by Law School News

Law Library wins national award for its READ poster book

Prof. Asifa Quraishi-Landes posed for a 2006 READ poster UW Law Library received a ‘Best Print Publication’ award from the American Association of Law Libraries for its book, “A Decade of University of Wisconsin ...

Posted Apr 24, 2018 by Law School News

Yablon, Viney and Cohen named UW Law School Teachers of the Year

Each spring, UW Law School celebrates excellence in teaching through its Teacher of the Year awards. The 2017 honorees for outstanding classroom, clinical and adjunct instruction were formally announced at the Law School's Board of Visitors meet ...

Posted Apr 23, 2018 by Law School News

Student bar elects 2018-19 executive board

Vince Falcone Vince Falcone, a second-year UW Law School student, has been elected president of the Student Bar Association for 2018-19. Falcone, who served as vice president for community affairs this year, replaces graduatin ...

Posted Apr 20, 2018 by Law School News

Mary Prosser and Ben Kempinen joined forces to reform state law on teen consensual sex

Governor Scott Walker signed Assembly Bill 414 into law last month, marking the successful end to a ten-year effort by UW Law School Professors Mary Prosser and Ben Kempinen.The new law reduces the penalty for some teens charged with engaging in ...

Posted Apr 19, 2018 by Law School News

Remembering civil rights leader Vel Phillips '51

Posted Apr 18, 2018 by Law School News

Tonya Brito named Visiting Scholar at Russell Sage Foundation

UW Law School Professor Tonya Brito is one of 15 researchers appointed to the Russell Sage Foundation’s Visiting Scholars program for the 2018-19 academic year. Tonya Brito Working from the foundation headquarters in New ...

Posted Apr 16, 2018 by Law School News

Louis Butler '77 to keynote at UW Law School's 2018 Hooding Ceremony

The University of Wisconsin Law School’s graduating class has selected the Honorable Louis B. Butler Jr. to present the keynote address at its 2018 Hooding Ceremony . Louis Butler Between 2004 and 2008, Butler served on t ...

Posted Apr 12, 2018 by Law School News

Mitra Sharafi wins four awards to write history of Indian law and forensics

UW Law School Professor Mitra Sharafi has won four separate awards to pursue her research on the legal history of South Asia. Sharafi will use the opportunities to work on her latest book project, “Fear of the False: Forensic Science in C ...

Posted Apr 9, 2018 by Law School News

Mitch: As part of UW South Madison Partnership, Neighborhood Law Clinic provides legal services where they're needed

Posted Apr 6, 2018 by Law School News

L&E Clinic helps local start-up take advantage of Wisconsin's new 'benefit corporation' option

With help from UW Law School’s Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic , an area start-up will become one of the first Wisconsin companies to take advantage of a legal tool known as a “benefit corporation.” Cliff Bartholomew is a law stude ...

Posted Mar 29, 2018 by Tammy Kempfert

UW Law School mourns the loss of student Christopher Robert Bertram

Posted Mar 26, 2018 by Law School News

UW Law School mourns the loss of Cheryl Rosen Weston

Posted Mar 26, 2018 by Law School News

UW Law School honors Godfrey & Kahn with LEO Trailblazer Award

UW Law School has recognized Godfrey & Kahn with a special award for the firm’s ongoing commitment to UW Law students.Dean Margaret Raymond presented the Legal Education Opportunities Trailblazer Award to firm representatives at the 2018 ...

Posted Mar 23, 2018 by Law School News

UW Law School ranked 27th in U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News and World Report has ranked University of Wisconsin Law School 27th 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 the 201 ...

Posted Mar 20, 2018 by Law School News

Miriam Seifter receives UW-Madison's Distinguished Teaching Award

Law professor Miriam Seifter says her teaching philosophy is two-fold. “First, law school should be empowering, not deflating. I want my classes to be a place where students find their voices rather than only hearing mine.” “But se ...

Posted Mar 15, 2018 by Tammy Kempfert

Wisconsin Law Review elects senior editorial board and diversity committee for 2018-19

The Wisconsin Law Review has named University of Wisconsin Law School student Skylar Croy as Editor-in-Chief for 2018–19. He replaces outgoing Editor-in-Chief Tomás Clasen. Senior Editorial Board members for 2018–19 include:
 Rachel Dykem ...

Posted Mar 12, 2018 by Law School News

UW Law Students win regional LawMeets competition, advance to finals

A team from the University of Wisconsin Law School recently won two awards at a LawMeets moot court competition on transactional law, which advances them to the finals in New York City. The team, comprised of Nick Behrens, Connor Slivocka, and ...

Posted Mar 1, 2018 by Law School News

As chair of Arctic Research Commission, Fran Ulmer '72 is taking action on climate change

Posted Feb 22, 2018 by Law School News

Pareena Srivanit (S.J.D. '02) named dean of Thai law school

A University of Wisconsin Law School graduate is the new dean of one of Thailand’s leading law schools.Pareena Supjariyavatr Srivanit was appointed dean last fall of Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Law . She is the Bangkok-based univer ...

Posted Feb 22, 2018 by Law School News

Steven Barkan honored for lifetime achievement by Wisconsin Law Journal

Steven Barkan has been named to Wisconsin Law Journal’s list of 2018 Leaders in the Law. The award recognizes Wisconsin attorneys, judges and educators who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, vision and expertise in the legal profe ...

Posted Feb 19, 2018 by Law School News

UW Law faculty participate in new campus 'cluster hire' initiatives

Posted Feb 13, 2018 by Law School News

Pre-law program now accepting applications

The University of Wisconsin Law School is accepting applications for the LSAC DiscoverLaw.org Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program , a summer immersion experience for students who have completed their freshman or sophomore year of colle ...

Posted Feb 2, 2018 by Law School News

Pilar Ossorio: Using cartoons to communicate issues in bioethics research

Posted Jan 25, 2018 by Law School News

Recent graduates elected to Order of the Coif

Eleven recent UW Law School graduates have been elected to the Order of the Coif for 2017.Induction into the Order of the Coif, a national honor society, is considered one of the highest academic distinctions a law school graduate can receiv ...

Posted Jan 25, 2018 by Law School News

UW Law School mourns the loss of S. Richard Heymann

Posted Jan 16, 2018 by Law School News

UW Law School mourns the loss of Professor Margo Melli

Posted Jan 12, 2018 by Karen Koethe

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


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