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Sumudu Atapattu discusses UN ruling that climate threats can be grounds for asylum

Gizmodo

Posted Jan 21, 2020 by Law School News

Wisconsin legislators take steps to address surprise medical bills; Sachin Gupte weighs in

Madison.com

Posted Jan 21, 2020 by Law School News

Julia Sherman comments on the rise in alcohol-related deaths among female college students

WKOW

Posted Jan 21, 2020 by Law School News

Keith Findley discusses his recent work on forensic evidence, policing

Wisconsin Law in Action

Posted Jan 17, 2020 by Law School News

Keith Findley discusses the flawed science around 'shaken baby' convictions

The Appeal

Posted Jan 15, 2020 by Law School News

Wisconsin Innocence Project's Carrie Sperling argues before Georgia Supreme Court in murder appeal

Law.com

Posted Jan 15, 2020 by Law School News

Howard Erlanger discusses claims against $6.75 million estate of Terrill Thomas, who died of thirst in a Milwaukee jail

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Posted Jan 10, 2020 by Law School News

UW Law School mourns the loss of adjunct Steven Levine

Posted Jan 9, 2020 by Law School News

Alta Charo discusses the gene drive dilemma: We can alter entire species, but should we?

The New York Times

Posted Jan 8, 2020 by Law School News

Cecelia Klingele: Recidivism shouldn't be the sole measure for judging correctional success

The Crime Report

Posted Jan 7, 2020 by Law School News

Health products powered by artificial intelligence need careful oversight, says Pilar Ossorio

PBS

Posted Jan 6, 2020 by Law School News

Chinese scientist who claimed to create gene-edited babies sentenced to prison; Alta Charo responds

Washington Post

Posted Jan 2, 2020 by Law School News

Steven Wright's "The Coyotes of Carthage" wins advance praise

Publishers Weekly

Posted Dec 23, 2019 by Law School News

Kris Turner discusses becoming a UW Law 'libyer' (librarian lawyer)

American Association of Law Libraries

Posted Dec 20, 2019 by Law School News

Steph Tai: Competition, not consumer confusion, is behind industry's push for meat labeling laws

Georgia State University News

Posted Dec 18, 2019 by Law School News

UW's notable and quotable list for 2019: Jonathan Scharrer discusses restorative justice on 60 Minutes

Posted Dec 17, 2019 by Law School News

Michele LaVigne creates jazz residency program at local schools

Wisconsin State Journal

Posted Dec 16, 2019 by Law School News

Gene surgeons aim to repair fetal problems before they start; Alta Charo comments

The Mercury News

Posted Dec 11, 2019 by Law School News

David Schwartz discusses his book, 'The Spirit of the Constitution'

Wisconsin Law in Action

Posted Dec 11, 2019 by Law School News

Mitch discusses UW South Madison Partnership's expansion

Posted Dec 10, 2019 by Law School News

FDA warns CBD sellers against making claims about the product's medicinal benefits; Jeff Glazer comments

The Morning Call

Posted Dec 9, 2019 by Law School News

Pilar Ossorio raises concerns over China's use of DNA facial mapping

The New York Times

Posted Dec 4, 2019 by Law School News

Trip to U.S.-Mexico border showed Immigrant Justice Clinic students the "law in action," Erin Barbato says

The Badger Herald

Posted Dec 3, 2019 by Law School News

Better antitrust enforcement could help independent farmers, says Peter Carstensen

Time Magazine

Posted Dec 2, 2019 by Law School News

Now in second year, UW Law's Restraining Order Clinic serves legal needs of domestic violence survivors

One year after opening its doors to clients, the UW Law School’s VOCA Restraining Order Clinic has helped 62 survivors navigate legal issues in four Wisconsin counties. Under director Ryan Poe-Gavlinski ’s supervision, law students ...

Posted Nov 26, 2019 by Karen Koethe

New faculty focus: Nina Varsava

Posted Nov 26, 2019 by Law School News

David Schwartz's book looks at 200-year history of McCulloch v. Maryland

In a new book, David Schwartz chronicles 200 years in the life of McCulloch v. Maryland, a case widely regarded as one of the most important in U.S. Supreme Court history. Schwartz’s “The Spirit of the Constitution: John Marshall ...

Posted Nov 21, 2019 by Law School News

For her work with campus entrepreneurs, Anne Smith receives Excellence in Entrepreneurial Education award

La Crosse Tribune

Posted Nov 18, 2019 by Law School News

UW Law graduates, faculty receive Order of the Coif honors

Sixteen recent UW Law School graduates, along with three faculty members, have been elected to the Order of the Coif for 2019. Induction into the Order of the Coif, a national honor society, is considered one of the highest academic distinctio ...

Posted Nov 18, 2019 by Tammy Kempfert

Erin Barbato: There is a 'policy wall' blocking asylum seekers

The Daily Cardinal

Posted Nov 15, 2019 by Law School News

America's biggest dairy coop may buy Dean Foods; Peter Carstensen cites concerns

The New Food Economy

Posted Nov 13, 2019 by Law School News

Michele LaVigne: How language impairments affect criminal defendants

Wisconsin Public Radio

Posted Nov 12, 2019 by Law School News

Erin Barbato and Immigrant Justice Clinic students describe conditions at a Texas immigrant detention facility

The Advocate's Society podcast

Posted Nov 11, 2019 by Law School News

VOCA Restraining Order Clinic wins state bar award for legal innovation

Wisconsin Lawyer

Posted Nov 6, 2019 by Law School News

Michele LaVigne: Language impairment made Brendan Dassey prime candidate for falsely confessing to murder

Wisconsin Law in Action

Posted Nov 1, 2019 by Law School News

Charles Irish discusses trade disruptions and other hurdles Wisconsin farmers face

SWNew4u.com

Posted Oct 28, 2019 by Law School News

Steve Wright and Carrie Sperling among 250 petitioning governor for Brendan Dassey's release

People Magazine

Posted Oct 25, 2019 by Law School News

Julia Sherman discusses new report on economic toll of binge drinking in Wisconsin

Fox 47

Posted Oct 25, 2019 by Law School News

International law ill equipped to deal with people crossing borders due to climate disasters, says Sumudu Atapattu

Anadolu News Agency

Posted Oct 25, 2019 by Law School News

Jennifer Binkley is UW Law's new Family Court Clinic director

The University of Wisconsin Law School welcomed Jennifer Binkley to its faculty this fall. Binkley is the new director of the Law School’s Family Court Clinic , which offers basic legal services in divorce, paternity, child placement an ...

Posted Oct 22, 2019 by Law School News

Separation of powers case before state Supreme Court could set Wisconsin apart, says Miriam Seifter

Wisconsin State Journal

Posted Oct 21, 2019 by Law School News

Police review committee that Keith Findley chaired releases final report; Findley comments

Wisconsin State Journal

Posted Oct 21, 2019 by Law School News

Richard Monette and Menominee Nation win $1 million award to reclaim tribally driven food system

Posted Oct 17, 2019 by Law School News

Lawmakers propose changes to nut milk, plant-based meat labels; Steph Tai weighs in

WMTV News

Posted Oct 16, 2019 by Law School News

Ken Streit discusses Wisconsin's incarceration rates for marijuana offenders

The Badger Herald

Posted Oct 16, 2019 by Law School News

Peter Carstensen discusses the changing outlook for Wisconsin's ag industry

The Badger Herald

Posted Oct 15, 2019 by Law School News

Steph Tai discusses proposed restrictions on meat and dairy labeling

WORT-FM

Posted Oct 11, 2019 by Law School News

Anne Smith receives Excellence in Entrepreneurial Education award from Wisconsin Technology Council

Wisconsin Technology Council news

Posted Oct 11, 2019 by Law School News

Sumudu Atapattu says climate change is a human rights issue

Wisconsin Public Television

Posted Oct 7, 2019 by Law School News

Law School Dean Raymond to step down in July

Posted Oct 4, 2019 by Law School News

Michele LaVigne's research on Brendan Dassey confession cited in clemency petition

WBAY - Green Bay

Posted Oct 3, 2019 by Law School News

Howard Erlanger discusses how his son Jeff inspired Tom Hanks to portray Mr. Rogers in upcoming film

Madison Magazine

Posted Oct 3, 2019 by Law School News

Campus definitions of sexual consent often surpass legal standards, says Cecelia Klingele

The Badger Herald

Posted Oct 1, 2019 by Law School News

Fox, Stites join UW Law's Legal Research and Writing faculty

The University of Wisconsin Law School welcomed Ashby Fox and Alison Stites to its Legal Research & Writing faculty last month. Both began their teaching duties this fall. Ashby Fox Prior to joining UW Law, Ashby Fox was a comm ...

Posted Sep 30, 2019 by Law School News

Law in Action: Faculty discuss UW Law's foundation and its future

Posted Sep 30, 2019 by Law School News

WeWork's ex-CEO stays on as board chair; Yaron Nili weighs in

Bloomberg Law

Posted Sep 27, 2019 by Law School News

When doctors trained to spot child abuse get it wrong, families are torn apart; Keith Findley comments

NBC News

Posted Sep 27, 2019 by Law School News

How is the law responding to new playback and distribution technologies? BJ Ard discusses

Wisconsin Law in Action

Posted Sep 27, 2019 by Law School News

Renagh O'Leary named to 'Up and Coming Lawyers' list

Renagh O'Leary Renagh O’Leary has been named to Wisconsin Law Journal's Up and Coming Lawyers list for 2019. O’Leary is a clinical assistant professor in UW Law School’s Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons ...

Posted Sep 18, 2019 by Law School News

Yaron Nili is first to be featured in new UW Law Library podcast

Wisconsin Law in Action

Posted Sep 17, 2019 by Law School News

Peter Carstensen: Legal pressure is ramping up for Facebook and Google as states attorneys general launch investigations

Fortune

Posted Sep 11, 2019 by Law School News

What do young lawyers want? To add value, find purpose and use their degree in fulfilling ways, says Megan Heneke

Inside Track

Posted Sep 11, 2019 by Law School News

Keith Findley describes how police & prosecutors' tunnel vision can lead to wrongful convictions

Washington Post

Posted Sep 9, 2019 by Law School News

U.S. chicken industry accused of conspiring to keep immigrant wages down; Peter Carstensen comments

Bloomberg

Posted Sep 4, 2019 by Law School News

Why don't undocumented migrants who marry citizens automatically become citizens? Erin Barbato explains

Wisconsin State Journal

Posted Aug 26, 2019 by Law School News

Steven Wright: How Wisconsin responds to errors in the criminal justice system

Wisconsin Public Radio

Posted Aug 26, 2019 by Law School News

Professor Nina Varsava joins UW Law School faculty

University of Wisconsin Law School welcomed Nina Varsava to its faculty in August. She will be teaching courses on professional responsibility and civil procedure, among other subjects.   Professor Nina Varsava Professor Varsava’s ...

Posted Aug 14, 2019 by Law School News

AI, machine learning algorithms are susceptible to biased data, says Pilar Ossorio

Health Data Management

Posted Aug 13, 2019 by Law School News

Erin Barbato: "It's become very difficult, if not impossible, to qualify for asylum"

La Crosse Tribune

Posted Aug 12, 2019 by Law School News

Jeff Glazer: Legal clarity needed for Wisconsin's CBD industry

Wisconsin Public Radio

Posted Aug 9, 2019 by Law School News

Keith Findley discusses committee's work to review Madison police practices and make recommendations

WKOW

Posted Aug 6, 2019 by Law School News

Alta Charo wins Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences fellowship

Stanford University

Posted Aug 2, 2019 by Law School News

Alexandra Huneeus wins writing prize for human rights scholarship

Professor Alexandra Huneeus won “Best Paper 2019 ” honors for her article, "Between universalism and regional law and politics: A comparative history of the American, European, and African human rights systems,” co-authored wi ...

Posted Jul 19, 2019 by Law School News

John Ohnesorge partners with Nanjing University faculty to bring IP workshop to China

Building on two decades of collaboration, teams from the law schools at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Nanjing University held a joint workshop on intellectual property May 23 in Nanjing, the capital of China’s Jiangsu Province. ...

Posted Jun 19, 2019 by Laurie Dennis

Jeff Glazer explains Wisconsin's system for regulating the alcohol industry

Wisconsin Public Radio

Posted May 22, 2019 by Law School News

Stanford professor faces investigation into involvement in gene-edited twins controversy; Alta Charo comments

The New York Times

Posted Apr 15, 2019 by Law School News

In student conversation series, Sumudu Atapattu describes human rights implications of climate change

On Wisconsin

Posted Apr 10, 2019 by Law School News

How will executive order on free speech affect campuses? Anuj Desai comments

The Badger Herald

Posted Apr 10, 2019 by Law School News

Erin Barbato: Immigrant Justice Clinic work affected by changing asylum policies at the border

The Capital Times

Posted Apr 9, 2019 by Law School News

Anne Smith discusses Innovate Network, a new campus collaboration to support aspiring Badger entrepreneurs

Posted Apr 2, 2019 by Law School News

Law School volunteers receive award for innovative Partners in Giving campaign

Posted Apr 2, 2019 by Law School News

Turner, Mitch and Edwards named UW Law School Teachers of the Year

Each spring, University of Wisconsin Law School celebrates excellence in teaching through its Teacher of the Year awards. The honorees for outstanding classroom, clinical and adjunct instruction in 2018 were recognized at the Law School's Boar ...

Posted Apr 1, 2019 by Law School News

Peter Carstensen weighs in on Sen. Elizabeth Warren's plan to break up tech giants

The Intercept

Posted Apr 1, 2019 by Law School News

Jonathan Scharrer teaches restorative justice methods to Sun Prairie residents

Sun Prairie Star

Posted Mar 28, 2019 by Law School News

Cecelia Klingele praises prosecutors' restraint in handling case of abducted Wisconsin teen

Associated Press

Posted Mar 28, 2019 by Law School News

What is the world to do about gene editing? Alta Charo weighs in

New York Review of Books

Posted Mar 27, 2019 by Law School News

Community awaits plea in Barron kidnapping and murder case; Keith Findley comments

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted Mar 27, 2019 by Law School News

Distinguished Teaching Award winner Rob Yablon sets law students up for success

There’s a running joke among first-year law students in Rob Yablon ’s classroom: ask him a question, they say, and odds are he’ll respond, “It depends.” But Yablon, who recently won teaching honors at UW-Madison, ...

Posted Mar 26, 2019 by Tammy Kempfert

Asifa Quraishi-Landes: Five myths about hijab

Washington Post

Posted Mar 18, 2019 by Law School News

Alta Charo discusses call for 5-year global ban on human germline editing

ScienceNews

Posted Mar 13, 2019 by Law School News

Asifa Quraishi-Landes quoted on news host's inaccurate comments in the Ilhan Omar debate

Rolling Stone

Posted Mar 11, 2019 by Law School News

Alta Charo discusses China's plan to step up oversight of high-risk clinical trials

STAT

Posted Mar 5, 2019 by Law School News

Keith Findley co-founds new Center for Integrity in Forensic Sciences

ABA Journal

Posted Mar 1, 2019 by Law School News

Heinz Klug wins Lubar research chair to study constitution-making in post-colonial Africa

Constitutional law is more than just an academic topic for Evjue-Bascom Professor of Law Heinz Klug . Growing up in South Africa, he fought against apartheid, escaped an assassination attempt and lived in exile for 11 years before returning home ...

Posted Feb 27, 2019 by Law School News

How will the CRISPR baby scandal affect the future of human gene editing? Alta Charo discusses

Nature

Posted Feb 26, 2019 by Law School News

Four Milwaukee-area public schools are seeing a spike in police presence; Jonathan Scharrer weighs in

Fox 6 Milwaukee

Posted Feb 25, 2019 by Law School News

Cecelia Klingele comments on the increase in criminal charges filed in Walworth County

Janesville Gazette

Posted Feb 25, 2019 by Law School News

Erin Barbato discusses the status of migrant families separated under 'Zero-Tolerance' policy

Wisconsin Public Radio

Posted Feb 25, 2019 by Law School News

Heinz Klug to present on the human right to health on Feb. 26

Posted Feb 14, 2019 by Law School News

Alta Charo discusses new 'Fountain of Youth' pill: can it be proven safe and effective?

Kaiser Health News

Posted Feb 12, 2019 by Law School News

In False Positive, Keith Findley tells the story of a Wisconsin man's wrongful conviction

False Positive, a documentary focusing on the wrongful conviction and eventual exoneration of a Wisconsin man, is available for online viewing through Vox Media. The video follows the case of Robert Lee Stinson, who in 1985 was convicted of rape ...

Posted Feb 11, 2019 by Law School News

Law School team advances in multi-state competition aimed at boosting middle class

Three members of the UW Law School faculty advanced to the finals in the Alliance for the American Dream competition for their proposal to help eliminate legal barriers to employment. Professors Sarah Davis , Marsha Mansfield and Mitch teame ...

Posted Feb 7, 2019 by Law School News

'Human Nature,' a documentary featuring Alta Charo, to premiere at South by Southwest

Posted Feb 6, 2019 by Law School News

Michele LaVigne receives 'Leaders in the Law' award

Michele LaVigne, a University of Wisconsin Law School professor, has won Wisconsin Law Journal’s 2019 Leaders in the Law award. The award honors top judges, attorneys and legal professionals who have made a difference in Wisconsin’ ...

Posted Feb 6, 2019 by Law School News

Yaron Nili discusses his article, 'Succession CEOs'

The Deal

Posted Feb 4, 2019 by Law School News

Alta Charo discusses U.S. research on editing embryonic human DNA to prevent disease

NPR

Posted Feb 1, 2019 by Law School News

Cecelia Klingele discusses possible added charges in Wisconsin kidnapping and murder case

The Mitchell Daily Republic

Posted Feb 1, 2019 by Law School News

Child abuse pediatricians: Are parents being wrongly accused? Keith Findley weighs in

Fox 47 Michigan

Posted Jan 31, 2019 by Law School News

Olive Garden owners sue chicken industry for price fixing; Peter Carstensen comments

Orlando Sentinel

Posted Jan 30, 2019 by Law School News

Governor reverses course on Affordable Care Act lawsuit; Miriam Seifter comments

Kenosha News

Posted Jan 24, 2019 by Law School News

Robert Yablon wins UW-Madison's Distinguished Teaching Award

Posted Jan 24, 2019 by Law School News

Margaret Raymond: "Our nation's public law schools are engines of access, opportunity and social transformation"

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Posted Dec 20, 2018 by Law School News


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