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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

To anticipate the future of forensic science, Mitra Sharafi looks at the British Empire's past

Flash Forward

Posted Sep 4, 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

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

"This is irresponsible," says Alta Charo a of Russian biologist's goal to create gene-edited babies

NPR

Posted Jun 21, 2019 by Law School News

How do we reconcile law and science? Keith Findley weighs in

The Washington Post

Posted Jun 21, 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

Ken Streit weighs in on problems surrounding the closure of Lincoln Hills youth prison

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Posted Jun 14, 2019 by Law School News

David Schultz receives the 2019 Gordon Sinykin Award for Excellence

  Professor David Schultz The Wisconsin Bar Foundation has named David Schultz the recipient of the 2019 Gordon Sinykin Award of Excellence. The Sinykin Award honors lawyers or law firms for work on an individual law-related educat ...

Posted Jun 12, 2019 by Law School News

UW Law professors honored at annual Law and Society meeting

Three emeritus professors from University of Wisconsin Law School were honored for lifetime achievement at the Law and Society Association’s annual meeting, held in Washington, D.C. May 30 through June 2.   Professors Galanter, Maca ...

Posted Jun 10, 2019 by Law School News

Margaret Raymond pays tribute to Vel Phillips '51 and others in 'UW Women at 150'

Posted Jun 10, 2019 by Law School News

Trump administration curtails fetal tissue research; Alta Charo responds

UW Law Professor Alta Charo discussed a federal crackdown on fetal tissue research in the Los Angeles Times, and elsewhere: "In wake of Trump’s fetal tissue clampdown, scientists strain to adjust ," Science, June 11, 2019. "Patients ...

Posted Jun 10, 2019 by Law School News

A California father seeks healing through restorative justice; Jonathan Scharrer comments

CNN

Posted Jun 9, 2019 by Law School News

Conference honoring Heinz Klug's scholarship held June 4

Heinz Klug Faculty at New York Law School organized and hosted “The Conference to Honor South African Legal Scholar Heinz Klug ” to highlight Klug’s important research contributions in comparative, constitutional and human ...

Posted Jun 6, 2019 by Law School News

Trump administration restricts federal climate change reporting; Steph Tai comments

Wisconsin Public Radio

Posted Jun 3, 2019 by Law School News

What qualities make a good patient advocate? The Center for Patient Partnerships' Meg Gaines weighs in

Wisconsin State Journal

Posted May 28, 2019 by Law School News

Wisconsin's public defender shortage has created a constitutional crisis, says Michele LaVigne

The Appeal

Posted May 23, 2019 by Law School News

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

Wisconsin Public Radio

Posted May 22, 2019 by Law School News

As Madison clinics begin offering stem cell therapies for joint pain, Alta Charo urges caution

Wisconsin State Journal

Posted May 22, 2019 by Law School News

Erin Barbato discusses Dane County pilot program that provides lawyers to immigrants

Wisconsin Watch

Posted May 21, 2019 by Law School News

Are big tech companies like Amazon and Facebook acting like monopolies? Peter Carstensen weighs in

BBC News

Posted May 16, 2019 by Law School News

Julia Sherman: Wisconsin's cultural association with alcohol has a high cost

Wisconsin Public Radio

Posted May 13, 2019 by Law School News

Meg Gaines explains how the Center for Patient Partnership uses patient experiences to teach med students

American Medical Association

Posted May 10, 2019 by Law School News

UW Law School's Restorative Justice Project featured on '60 Minutes' and CNN's 'The Redemption Project with Van Jones'

Jonathan Scharrer , director of the Restorative Justice Project (RJP) at the University of Wisconsin Law School's Frank J. Remington Center, appeared on “60 Minutes ” May 12 as part of a story about restorative justice. "We're loo ...

Posted May 10, 2019 by Käri Knutson

Sumudu Atapattu helps raise funds for Sri Lankan bombing victims

Isthmus

Posted May 9, 2019 by Law School News

Miriam Seifter and Robert Yablon honored with Vilas professorships and awards

Posted May 9, 2019 by Karen Koethe

Chinese bioethicists call for regulation 'reboot' after country's gene-edited baby scandal; Alta Charo comments

Science Magazine

Posted May 8, 2019 by Law School News

Keith Findley discusses governor's plan to restore pardons in Wisconsin

Channel 3000

Posted May 7, 2019 by Law School News

Peter Carstensen weighs in on class-action lawsuit over cattle price fixing

KUNC-FM

Posted May 3, 2019 by Law School News

Kathryn Hendley and Tonya Brito receive faculty fellowships for 2019-20

Posted May 2, 2019 by Law School News

UW Law School to launch UW-Madison's first fully funded chair honoring an African American professor

The University of Wisconsin Law School has announced the creation of an endowed faculty chair in honor of the late Professor James E. Jones Jr . This is UW-Madison’s first fully funded chair named for an African American faculty member. ...

Posted Apr 23, 2019 by Karen Koethe

Alta Charo: 'Born alive' bills create the false impression that abortion providers practice infanticide

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Posted Apr 23, 2019 by Law School News

A Q&A on Islamic law with Asifa Quraishi-Landes

Wisconsin Public Television

Posted Apr 18, 2019 by Law School News

Miriam Seifter appointed to governor's Judicial Selection Advisory Committee

Miriam Seifter , a University of Wisconsin Law School professor, has been appointed to a statewide Judicial Selection Advisory Committee by Gov. Tony Evers. The committee is responsible for interviewing and recommending candidates for considerat ...

Posted Apr 16, 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

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

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

Tonya Brito elected to American Law Institute

    Tonya Brito Tonya Brito has been elected a member of the American Law Institute . ALI is the leading independent organization in the United States that produces scholarly work to clarify, modernize and improve th ...

Posted Jan 21, 2019 by Law School News

Keith Findley discusses the criminal charges unfolding against a Wisconsin teen's abductor

Associated Press

Posted Jan 15, 2019 by Law School News

Miriam Seifter weighs in on recent legal challenges to Wisconsin's lame-duck legislation

WUWM

Posted Jan 15, 2019 by Law School News

A scam PAC masquerading as a charity duped hundreds of donors; Rob Yablon comments

The Capital Times

Posted Jan 11, 2019 by Law School News

No one tested an innocent man's competency to plead; Steven Wright comments

WTKR News

Posted Jan 2, 2019 by Law School News

A controversial startup claims that 'young blood' transfusions can fight aging; Alta Charo weighs in

Huffington Post

Posted Jan 2, 2019 by Law School News


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