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UW Law student Alex Knorr receives Stearns-Shaw Scholarship

Chicagoan Alex Knorr is the latest University of Wisconsin Law School student to be named a Stearns-Shaw Scholar. Knorr, who earned a bachelor’s degree in economics at American University in Washington, D.C., received the award for her c ...

Posted Jan 16, 2020 by Law School News

Leyla Ateş (LL.M. '10) named law dean at Turkey's Altinbas University

Leyla Ateş Leyla Ateş has been appointed dean of the Altinbas University Faculty of Law, in Istanbul, Turkey, where she has served on the law faculty since 2014. Ateş earned her Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) at UW Law School in 2010 ...

Posted Jan 10, 2020 by Law School News

Search begins for UW Law dean

Posted Jan 9, 2020 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

Mitch discusses UW South Madison Partnership's expansion

Posted Dec 10, 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

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

Olivia Schwartz wins 2019 Best Brief Competition

Prof. Andrew Turner & Dean Raymond present the awardto Olivia Schwartz (center). Olivia Schwartz, a second-year student at UW Law School, was named the winner of the 2019 Best Brief Competition. Finalists were Michael Doering, Cam ...

Posted Nov 13, 2019 by Law School News

UW Law School mourns the loss of Jane Ford Bennett

Posted Oct 29, 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 Oct 27, 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

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

Posted Oct 17, 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

Distinguished Lecturerer attracts 1,000 to speech on Ho-Chunk Nation's heritage; student Lorenzo Gudino comments

Posted Sep 25, 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

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

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

Everett Mitchell '10 to keynote at UW Law School's 2019 hooding ceremony

Judge Mitchell speaking at UW Law in 2018 The University of Wisconsin Law School’s graduating class has selected the Honorable Everett Mitchell to present the keynote address at its 2019 Hooding Ceremony. Mitchell serves as a circuit c ...

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

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

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