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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

Miriam Seifter and Robert Yablon honored with Vilas professorships and awards

Posted May 9, 2019 by Karen Koethe

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

Posted May 2, 2019 by Law School News

CNN series to feature Jonathan Scharrer and Restorative Justice Project students on May 26

Posted May 1, 2019 by Law School News

Alexandra Huneeus to work with team of 'cluster hire' scholars connecting research on sexual violence to policy making

Posted Apr 30, 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

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

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

Meet Forward under 40 Award Recipient Kashoua Kristy Yang '09

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

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

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

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

UW Law faculty and alumni tapped to serve on governor-elect's council on criminal justice reforms

Jonathan Scharrer , director of UW Law School's Restorative Justice Project, and Walter Dickey , UW Law professor emeritus, have been named to a new statewide council on criminal justice reform. Dickey, who received his J.D. from UW Law in 1971, ...

Posted Dec 10, 2018 by Law School News

Marberry v. Madison is UW Law School's official sesquicentennial ice cream

Step aside, Cookies ‘n’ Cream. Move over, Mocha Macchiato. There’s a new ice cream in town, and it’s called Marberry v. Madison. Michelle Behnke '88 samples Marberry v. Madison Marberry v. Madison, ...

Posted Oct 23, 2018 by Law School News

Missing gargoyle returns after nearly 70 years

UW Law School's reunited gargoyles. Photo: Mike Hall Some families have a dog or cat. Maybe a goldfish or two. The Been family has a gargoyle. Yes, a gargoyle. It’s been there through good times and bad. Weddings and ...

Posted Sep 18, 2018 by Law School News

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