Submit Your News

UW Law named a best value law school

University of Wisconsin Law School has been named a ‘Best Value Law School,’ ranking third among law schools nationally in a recent report by PreLaw magazine. To determine the top schools for 2019, the magazine considered a number of ...

Posted Oct 15, 2019 by Law School News

Law student Bella Sobah featured in UW Homecoming video stressing need for campus inclusion

Posted Oct 14, 2019 by Law School News

UW Law speaker series to feature Erin Barbato, Scott Colom and former Gov. Tommy Thompson

The University of Wisconsin Law School will host its 2019 UWLAWTalks series , three short, inspiring presentations by thought leaders from the Law School community. The event, scheduled for Friday, Oct. 11, is part of the Law School’s All- ...

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

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

UW Law student Olivia Radics receives top writing honors

Olivia Radics Olivia Radics, a third year UW Law student, won two recent honors for her article, “Renting out Sovereignty: The Use of Sovereign Immunity as a Sword and Shield in Patent Infringement Suits after St. Regis Mohawk Trib ...

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

Law student Nina Neff named a 2019 Ms. JD Fellow

Neff posed in the ABA's "tiny courtroom" this summer,during the association's annual meeting. Nina Neff, a third-year University of Wisconsin Law student, was named a Ms. JD Fellow for 2019. She is one of ten law students nationally ...

Posted Sep 16, 2019 by Law School News

Asifa Quraishi-Landes opens Constitutional Law class to public as part of UW Law's Constitution Day events

Posted Sep 10, 2019 by Law School News

Neighborhood Law Clinic to participate in 2nd annual UW Madison South Partnership celebration

Posted Sep 10, 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

Jim Martin '77 made his mark in sports and law as player, coach, judge

Posted Aug 6, 2019 by Law School News

Justice Shirley Abrahamson (S.J.D. '62) honored at state capitol event

Justice Shirley Abrahamson (S.J.D. '62), the longest serving state Supreme Court justice in the country, was honored at the Wisconsin State Capitol Tuesday at a ceremony that included tributes from Gov. Tony Evers, former Gov. Jim Doyle, and for ...

Posted Jun 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Posted Feb 14, 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

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

UW Law faculty advance to DreamUp Wisconsin finals

The LIFT Dane team Three UW Law School faculty members have advanced to the finals in DreamUp Wisconsin, a UW-Madison competition seeking creative ideas for increasing the net income of 10,000 Dane County families by 10 ...

Posted Dec 19, 2018 by Law School News

Marsha Mansfield wins Eisenberg Award for outstanding commitment to pro bono service

Professor Marsha Mansfield has won the 2018 Howard B. Eisenberg Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the Wisconsin Equal Justice Fund. The award recognizes Wisconsin attorneys who have dedicated their careers to the development and delivery ...

Posted Oct 31, 2018 by Law School News


Features feed Subscribe to the Features Newsletter RSS feed

Show Older Articles