Submit Your NewsAlta Charo elected fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science
A new book highlights contracts scholar Stewart Macaulay's enduring influence
Alta Charo is among six University of Wisconsin-Madison scholars who have earned a lifetime distinction as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.Charo, the Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law and B ...
Mitch: Owners should pay rent abatement application fees
A new book showcases the work of Stewart Macaulay , the University of Wisconsin Law School professor known for pioneering the “law-in-action” approach to contracts.
"Stewart Macaulay: Selected Wor ...
Badger HeraldMiriam Seifter wins top honors for administrative law scholarship
LIFT Dane partners launch free app to help Wisconsin residents resolve civil legal issues
Miriam Seifter , a University of Wisconsin Law School professor, won top honors for scholarship in administrative law for her article "Understanding State Agency Independence ."
The award comes from the American Bar Asso ...
Dan Cornelius teaches UW freshman to connect with land through an Indigenous lens
Yaron Nili discusses the shareholder activists known as 'corporate gadflies'
How can Wisconsin’s unemployed and underemployed residents get legal support on civil matters that might make it harder to find and keep a job?
Thanks to an innovative partnership known as LIFT Dane, there’s an app for that. The pa ...
Business Scholarship PodcastBonnie Shucha reports on UW Law Library's tribal law digitization project
Inside TrackNew Faculty Focus: Franciska Coleman
Rob Yablon explains how the election certification process works, and why it matters
Franciska Coleman: Assistant Professor of Law and Associate Director of the East Asian Legal Studies Program.
Home state: Texas
Educational/professional background: J.D., Harvard Law School; Ph.D. in Literacy, Cu ...
MarketplaceAlta Charo: When a vaccine is ready, who should get it first?
Noema MagazineWisconsin electors legally bound to vote for presidential candidate winning popular vote, says Rob Yablon
WISN MilwaukeeRichard Monette discusses historic wins for Indigenous congressional candidates in 2020
The Washington PostIn Appleton protest case, where's the line between threatening and protected speech? Anuj Desai comments
Appleton Post-CrescentCould President Trump sue his way to victory? Rob Yablon doesn't think so
NBC News TampaCecelia Klingele discusses recent work on violence, punishment and predicting future crime
Wisconsin Law in ActionWhat does a Biden win mean for science policy? Alta Charo comments
NatureLinda Greene reflects on significance of Kamala Harris's election
NBC 15Will the Supreme Court settle Donald Trump's reelection fate? Daniel Tokaji weighs in
PoliticoRob Yablon discusses ballot laws as states continue to tabulate votes
Wisconsin Public RadioYaron Nili: It's not just small investors who will be silenced thanks to SEC's new rules
ProMarketFranciska Coleman: Can Trump successfully stop the ballot count in battleground states?
CNBCKeith Findley wins state bar's Legal Innovator award for his work to improve forensic science in courtrooms
Wisconsin LawyerRenagh O'Leary wins state bar's Legal Innovator award for compassionate release work
Wisconsin LawyerYaron Nili: Virtual annual meetings could reinvigorate shareholder democracy
Nasdaq NewsSeventh Circuit hears media access case against Wisconsin governor; Anuj Desai weighs in
Courthouse News ServiceAsifa Quraishi-Landes discusses sharia and the American Muslim voter
Wisconsin Muslim JournalHeinz Klug proposes a one-time 'Social Solidarity Tax' in response to the pandemic
Boston ReviewKeith Findley discusses fatal police shooting of Marcellis Stinnette in Illinois
The Washington PostHow can a COVID-19 vaccine be fairly allocated? Pilar Ossorio discusses the ethics
Linda Greene reviews highlights from the final presidential debate
Wisconsin Public RadioDivisive 2020 election harkens back to 1968; Frank Tuerkheimer discusses
WisPolitics.comVoters in battleground states receive intimidating emails; Daniel Tokaji discusses
CBS PittsburghErin Barbato: Current immigration policies are unsafe and unfair
PBS WisconsinJoshua Braver weighs in on the 'court packing' debate
WORT-FMAlta Charo discusses quarantine orders through America's history
Oklahoma WatchLinda Greene discusses Amy Coney Barrett hearings, 'court packing' and Black women in sports
The Capital TimesElection law in 2020: A conversation with Dean Dan Tokaji
The Advocate's Society podcastCan your boss require you to get vaccinated against COVID-19? Alta Charo weighs in
Wisconsin Public RadioMarc Galanter's work on why the 'Haves' always win in court is cited
PBS NewsHourDaniel Tokaji: Three types of election law cases we're likely to see in the coming month
FiveThirtyEightTonya Brito to discuss law schools' role in advancing access to civil justice
American Academy of the Arts and SciencesCould overturning Roe v. Wade impede access to in vitro fertilization? Alta Charo comments
GlamourKeith Findley discusses structure of Madison's new police oversight board
WORT-FMLinda Greene puts first day of Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings into context
WORT-FMAlta Charo discusses push from White House to speed COVID-19 drug trials
PolitiFactLinda Greene: What to watch for as Kamala Harris questions Amy Coney Barrett at this week's hearing
USA TodayErin Barbato: Immigration detention relies on racist, life-threatening policies. It must end.
The Capital TimesSteph Tai discusses the impact of the amicus brief in a recent Supreme Court clean water case
NOVA NowJoshua Braver discusses the historical precedents behind court-packing
VoxIon Meyn comments on investigation to officer-involved killing of Alvin Cole in Wauwatosa
WTMJ MilwaukeeSteve Wright discusses the real-world inspiration for his novel, 'Coyotes of Carthage'
The Modern Law LibraryKeith Findley weighs in on the search for a new Madison police chief
The Capital TimesThree constitutional law scholars join UW Law faculty
John Gross joins UW Law's clinical faculty to direct Public Defender Project
The University of Wisconsin Law School has strengthened its constitutional law faculty with three new hires, who join in a long tradition of excellence in research and teaching. In addition to incoming scholars Joshua Braver and Franciska Colema ...
Ion Meyn writes about police accountability in Breonna Taylor's death
John Gross has been named director of the Public Defender Project , an experiential learning program based at the University of Wisconsin Law School.
UW Law students enrolled in the Public Defender Project earn academic cred ...
The Capital TimesBill Whitford appears in 'Can you hear us now?' documentary
Wisconsin ExaminerElizabeth Mertz remembers former Law & Society Association president Sally Merry
PoLAR JournalPeter Carstensen's work on antitrust and competition law in agriculture is featured
Yale Law NewsRenagh O'Leary makes the case for compassionate release
Cecelia Klingele discusses self-defense laws as Kenosha protest shooter prepares his case
NBC 15Keith Findley appointed to Madison's new civilian oversight board
Fox 47Erin Barbato describes increasing legal challenges for immigrants and asylum seekers
Dean Tokaji speaks on diversity, equity, inclusion at state bar meeting
WisBar NewsSteph Tai discusses what's at stake in the 2020 election regarding environmental and energy justice issues
Wisconsin Public RadioIn 'Labeling Violence,' Cecelia Klingele examines the role of violence in the criminal justice system
The Crime ReportCarrie Sperling is working to prove that a Wisconsin Innocence Project client was coerced into confessing to murder
The AppealHoward Erlanger receives 'Leaders in the Law' award
Emma Babler named to 'Up and Coming Lawyers' list
Professor Howard Erlanger has won Wisconsin Law Journal’s 2020 Leaders in the Law award.
The award honors top judges, attorneys and legal professionals who have made a difference in Wisconsin’s legal communi ...
Alta Charo discusses the discovery and potential of CRISPR gene editing
Emma Babler has been named to Wisconsin Law Journal's Up and Coming Lawyers list for 2020. Babler, who received her J.D. at the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2015, is the reference & technology librarian at the U ...
Wisconsin Public RadioTeen charged in Kenosha shootings may fight extradition; Keith Findley comments
Kenosha NewsYaron Nili's research on gender diversity in boardrooms highlighted
ForbesBonnie Shucha discusses UW Law Library's new project to increase access to tribal laws
Mitch discusses the CDC's new eviction moratorium and what it means for Wisconsin renters
Wisconsin Public RadioElizabeth Mertz appointed scholar-in-residence at University of Chicago
American Bar Foundation newsKeith Findley discusses Wisconsin's self-defense laws
The Washington PostDavid Schwartz discusses Wisconsin governor's authority to declare a state emergency
Badger HeraldPBS to air 'Human Nature,' a documentary featuring Alta Charo, Sept. 9
IsthmusPartisan election officials often oversee ballot count; Daniel Tokaji discusses
The PrintIon Meyn discusses qualified immunity and police use of force
The Advocate's Society podcastCecelia Klingele looks at Wisconsin self-defense laws following deadly Kenosha protest shootings
Fox 11 NewsNew report adds depth to global conversation on germline editing, says Alta Charo
ScienceU.S. Justice Department proposes funding more police officers in Wisconsin; Ion Meyn comments
Wisconsin ExaminerMadison will implement civilian oversight for police, as recommended by group Keith Findley led
Wisconsin State JournalLawyers for accused Kenosha shooter claim self defense; Cecelia Klingele comments
The Washington PostLinda Greene: Athletes have a unique role to play in calls for racial justice
The Washington PostCecelia Klingele weighs in on the use of body cameras for police
NBC 15Rob Yablon: Social media companies should take a more democratic approach to regulating political speech
The Regulatory ReviewDavid Schwartz discusses lawsuit challenging governor's emergency powers
Wisconsin ExaminerTonya Brito to present at Big Ten law school series on race, law and equality
Indiana University newsAlta Charo part of national, state efforts to plan for COVID-19 vaccine allocation
Wisconsin State JournalPreparing UW Law for a Smart Restart: An interview with Dean Tokaji
Wisconsin Law JournalSteve Wright makes '100 Black Novelists You Should Read' list
Time MagazineNew federal advisory board rejects nearly all research involving fetal tissue; Alta Charo comments
Wisconsin State JournalWriting history from the courtrooms: A conversation with Mitra Sharafi
BorderlinesIon Meyn discusses history of ABA's Criminal Justice Standards project
JustPodAlta Charo joins a panel discussion on the documentary "Human Nature"
The National AcademiesSteven Wright discusses his career in the law and his new political thriller, "The Coyotes of Carthage"
Wisconsin Law in ActionA Q&A with UW Law Library's Kris Turner '20
Wisconsin Library AssociationSteve Wright, Bryant Park share perspectives on racial equity
Wisconsin LawyerGet a COVID test, says Alta Charo: "We are all in this together"
The New York TimesBLSA presidents, advisor pay tribute to Bella Sobah '20: "The rainbow in our clouds"
Wisconsin LawyerA Q&A on human rights and climate change with Sumudu Atapattu
Organization for Defending Victims of ViolenceAlta Charo discusses self-experimentation after 21 researchers test COVID-19 vaccine on selves
Milwaukee Journal SentinelAntiabortion scientists dominate Trump's fetal tissue review board; Alta Charo comments
ScienceRichard Monette discusses implications of Supreme Court's ruling in McGirt v. Oklahoma
Wisconsin Public RadioMichele LaVigne explains the flawed techniques used to interrogate Making A Murderer's Brendan Dassey
Sixth Hour podcastSteven Wright's 'Coyotes of Carthage' makes Best of Summer 2020 reading list
WUWMMost of Wisconsin's district attorneys aren't facing contested re-elections; Lanny Glinberg comments
Wisconsin ExaminerLaw Library, Great Lakes Indigenous Law Center win award to create a digital tribal law platform
Institute of Museum and Library ServicesTrump administration weakens major environmental act; Steph Tai comments
Wisconsin Public RadioMichele LaVigne weighs in on the status of Wisconsin's crime victim amendment
Milwaukee Journal SentinelErin Barbato discusses Sheboygan sheriff's controversial agreement with ICE
The Sheboygan PressNina Varsava discusses her essay "Precedent on Precedent" and the Supreme Court ruling in Ramos v. Louisiana
Ipse DixitHow do co-ops work? Jeff Glazer discusses the legal considerations
Inside TrackIon Meyn: How the language police use affects their actions
Wisconsin ExaminerMarsha Mansfield: Leveraging technology to increase access to justice
Inside TrackSusannah Tahk wins Vilas award for research and teaching excellence
What's the science on DNA vaccines? Alta Charo weighs in
Deutsche Welle COVID-19 adds to adversity for climate refugees; Sumudu Atapattu comments
Anadolu AgencyPilar Ossorio: Maintaining research standards in the COVID era is an ethical mandate
Milwaukee Journal SentinelCan Wisconsin governor issue new mandates to curb pandemic spread? Miriam Seifter discusses
Milwaukee Journal SentinelDavis advances health justice as Center for Patient Partnerships co-director
Pandemic brings chance to rethink juvenile detention in Dane County; Ken Streit and Everett Mitchell '10 weigh in
The Capital TimesA gripping first novel from Wisconsin Innocence Project's Steve Wright
Madison MagazineRobert Yablon discusses a Wisconsin voter ID case that's been pending for 3 years
Milwaukee Journal SentinelCecelia Klingele discusses president's executive order on policing
Wisconsin Public RadioWill proposed police oversight measures encroach on Police and Fire Commission? Keith Findley comments
Wisconsin State JournalErin Barbato says, due to COVID-19 risk, many call for delay on Supreme Court's DACA decision
WSAW WausauOverturning federal abortion law would criminalize the procedure in Wisconsin, says Alta Charo
PolitiFactPoultry industry execs indicted over alleged price fixing; Peter Carstensen comments
Successful FarmingKeith Findley: It's now on Madison officials to implement recommendations from 5-year police reform study
The Capital TimesMitch advises owners and tenants to work together, as statewide eviction ban ends
Green Bay Press Gazette University of Wisconsin Law School dean named
President signs executive order to limit legal protections for social media companies; Anuj Desai comments
Daniel P. Tokaji has been named dean of the University of Wisconsin Law School.
He has been a professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law since 2003, serving as Associate Dean for Faculty since 2018.
A graduate of Harvard C ...
WORT-FMMiriam Seifter: All states have empowered executive officials to address public health crises
The ProgressiveRichard Monette discusses South Dakota governor's dispute with tribes over checkpoints
NBC News'Human challenge studies' to test COVID-19 vaccines should be a last resort, says Alta Charo
The HillJulia Sherman discusses Northern Wisconsin's high alcohol death rates
WAOW WausauDavid Schwartz: Can local Safer at Home orders withstand legal challenges?
Channel 3000Re-opening ethically: Alta Charo discusses legal strategies for keeping workplaces safe
PoliticoAnuj Desai discusses state Supreme Court ruling on Safer at Home order
Wisconsin Public RadioDavid Schwartz discusses local governments' authority to extend Safer at Home order
NBC 15How can states ethically manage COVID-19 drug shortages? Alta Charo discusses
CNNRenagh O'Leary discusses compassionate release for prisoners at risk of COVID-19 exposure
Des Moines RegisterMitch: Hope for nonprofit law firm model remains despite closing of Open Legal Services
ABA JournalFindley, Rogers awarded faculty fellowships for 2020-21
From courtroom to classroom: Ion Meyn discusses his journey
Two University of Wisconsin Law professors have received faculty fellowships from the UW-Madison. They were among 32 faculty spanning the four campus divisions— arts and humanities, physical sciences, social sciences and biological scienc ...
Sonoma Index-TribuneSharafi, Erlanger win 2020 Law & Society Association awards
Does Safer at Home order violate state law? David Schwartz comments
Two University of Wisconsin Law School professors have won awards from the Law and Society Association (LSA). Professors Mitra Sharafi and Howard Erlanger are among the 27 sociolegal scholars receiving honors this spring for outstanding contri ...
WTMJ MilwaukeeRyan Poe-Gavlinski discusses the work of the VOCA Restraining Order Clinic
Dr. Toby Out On CallGOP lawmakers file suit to block governor's stay home order; David Schwartz and Miriam Seifter weigh in
Milwaukee Journal SentinelErlanger, Patel and Levine named UW Law School Teachers of the Year
Merger of dairy giants could transform industry; Peter Carstensen comments
Each spring, UW Law School celebrates excellence in teaching through its Teacher of the Year awards. The honorees for outstanding classroom, clinical and adjunct instruction in 2019 include:
Howard Erlanger, Classroom Teacher of the Year. H ...
Capital PressMeg Gaines discusses the pandemic's impact on non-COVID health procedures
WORT-FMPilar Ossorio: In COVID-19 response, don't let urgency trump sound science
Cecelia Klingele discusses risks to prisoners and employees, after Milwaukee prison staffer contracts COVID-19
Milwaukee Journal SentinelMitra Sharafi: Pandemic or poison? How epidemics shaped Southasia's legal history
Himal SouthasianWhere does authority lie in a pandemic? David Schwartz discusses the balance between state and federal powers
WORT-FMSteven Wright's 'Coyotes of Carthage' pulls back the curtain on how democracy works
Richard Monette discusses Native American sovereignty, privatization and property law
"Steven Wright’s debut novel reads like a 'how to' book that thousands of K Street connivers and Wall Street warriors don’t want the rest of America to see," writes James Grady in The Washington Post. "The Coyotes of Carthage," Wrig ...The Washington Post
Wisconsin Law in ActionHuman Nature, the CRISPR documentary featuring Alta Charo, is available to stream
Marsha Mansfield discusses concerns about child custody under Safer at Home orders
Wisconsin Public RadioTrump campaign sues Northwoods TV station for airing COVID-19 attack ad; Anuj Desai comments
Wisconsin Public RadioGerald Thain 'sees no merit' in Trump lawsuit against Northwoods TV station
Courthouse NewsMitch: Safeguarding renters against eviction in a pandemic
Wisconsin Public RadioCoordinating state and federal powers in a pandemic; Miriam Seifter weighs in
PEW TrustsAlta Charo: How to protect doctors compelled to ration COVID-19 care from lawsuits
NewsweekStopping the spread of coronavirus in Wisconsin prisons; Cecelia Klingele comments
Milwaukee Journal SentinelMilk industry merger will harm consumers and dairy farmers, says Peter Carstensen
Successful FarmingThinking big while staying home: Joel Rogers on how the pandemic could bring on progressive policy shifts
Wisconsin ExaminerAlta Charo discusses need for rationiong medical resources to confront COVID-19 pandemic
The Washington PostRichard Monette discusses need for Native American lawyers; students Lorenzo Gudino and Forrest Gauthier describe their journeys
Curb MagazinePublic health and patient privacy during the COVID-19 pandemic; Alta Charo weighs in
Wisconsin Public RadioMiriam Seifter discusses governors' powers during public health crises
Fox 6 NewsAlta Charo discusses FDA's 'Emergency Use Authorization' for medical treatments under Obama
PolitifactTonya Brito discusses her article, "The Child Support Debt Bubble"
Wisconsin Law in ActionRural startups get free legal help from Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic; Jeff Glazer comments
The Capital TimesWisconsin Assembly speaker's prisons claim is fact-checked; Ken Streit weighs in
PolitifactCecelia Klingele: Probation is an over-used, often harsh sanction
The AppealKris Turner offers data visualization tips for law firms
Law.comLabor chief Scalia reigns in review board; Anuj Desai, a former board member, comments
Bloomberg LawPeter Carstensen discusses proposed merger between Dean Foods and nation's largest dairy cooperative
Child abuse misdiagnoses "happening all across the country," says Keith Findley
Peter Carstensen, an expert on competition law and policy, has been discussing a potential merger between the struggling milk giant Dean Foods and Dairy Farmers of America, a marketing cooperative.
Read a summary of his comments to media agenc ...
WTMJ MilwaukeeU.S. border wall construction disrupts sacred Tohono O'odham Nation sites; Richard Monette discusses
NBC NewsKeith Findley: For every release of a wrongfully imprisoned person, many remain behind bars
Christian Science MonitorPeter Carstensen comments on derailed purchase of shaving supply company
BloombergYaron Nili examines director term limits as a tool for diversifying corporate boardrooms
Wisconsin Law in ActionMeg Gaines discusses a loophole health insurers use to push pricy medical bills onto patients
USA TodayKeith Findley echoes concerns over evidentiary procedure in Milwaukee child abuse case
NBC NewsCecelia Klingele: Meaningful prison reform will require large-scale change
Milwaukee Journal SentinelDavid Schwartz looks at the ongoing importance of McCulloch v. Maryland
University of the AirHerman Goldstein, author of 'Problem-Oriented Policing,' dies at 88
Cecelia Klingele weighs in on proposed reforms to state's criminal justice system
Herman Goldstein, a University of Wisconsin Law School professor emeritus whose research on policing had global impact, died Jan. 24 in Madison, Wisconsin. He was 88.
Goldstein joined the UW Law School faculty in 1964, after serving four years ...
WORT-FMAlta Charo discusses strategies for a global governance over genome editing
WBURWisconsin Innocence Project exoneree who became a lawyer thanks Keith Findley and John Pray by defending the wrongly convicted
Wisconsin Public RadioSumudu Atapattu discusses UN ruling that climate threats can be grounds for asylum
GizmodoWisconsin legislators take steps to address surprise medical bills; Sachin Gupte weighs in
Madison.comJulia Sherman comments on the rise in alcohol-related deaths among female college students
WKOWKeith Findley discusses his recent work on forensic evidence, policing
Wisconsin Law in ActionKeith Findley discusses the flawed science around 'shaken baby' convictions
The AppealWisconsin Innocence Project's Carrie Sperling argues before Georgia Supreme Court in murder appeal
Law.comHoward Erlanger discusses claims against $6.75 million estate of Terrill Thomas, who died of thirst in a Milwaukee jail
Milwaukee Journal SentinelUW Law School mourns the loss of adjunct Steven Levine
Alta Charo discusses the gene drive dilemma: We can alter entire species, but should we?
The New York TimesCecelia Klingele: Recidivism shouldn't be the sole measure for judging correctional success
The Crime ReportHealth products powered by artificial intelligence need careful oversight, says Pilar Ossorio
PBSChinese scientist who claimed to create gene-edited babies sentenced to prison; Alta Charo responds
Washington PostKris Turner discusses becoming a UW Law 'libyer' (librarian lawyer)
American Association of Law LibrariesSteph Tai: Competition, not consumer confusion, is behind industry's push for meat labeling laws
Georgia State University NewsUW's notable and quotable list for 2019: Jonathan Scharrer discusses restorative justice on 60 Minutes
Michele LaVigne creates jazz residency program at local schools
Wisconsin State JournalGene surgeons aim to repair fetal problems before they start; Alta Charo comments
The Mercury NewsDavid Schwartz discusses his book, 'The Spirit of the Constitution'
Wisconsin Law in ActionMitch discusses UW South Madison Partnership's expansion
FDA warns CBD sellers against making claims about the product's medicinal benefits; Jeff Glazer comments
The Morning CallPilar Ossorio raises concerns over China's use of DNA facial mapping
The New York TimesTrip to U.S.-Mexico border showed Immigrant Justice Clinic students the "law in action," Erin Barbato says
The Badger HeraldBetter antitrust enforcement could help independent farmers, says Peter Carstensen
Time MagazineMichele LaVigne's research on Brendan Dassey confession cited in clemency petition
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