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UW Law ranks second nationally as 'Best Value Law School'

The University of Wisconsin Law School has been named a ‘Best Value Law School,’ ranking second among law schools nationally in a recent report by PreLaw magazine. To determine the top schools for 2020, the magazine considered a nu ...

Posted Nov 25, 2020 by Law School News

Alta Charo elected fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Alta Charo Alta Charo is among six University of Wisconsin-Madison scholars who have earned a lifetime distinction as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.Charo, the Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law and B ...

Posted Nov 24, 2020 by Law School News

A new book highlights contracts scholar Stewart Macaulay's enduring influence

  Stewart Macaulay A new book showcases the work of Stewart Macaulay , the University of Wisconsin Law School professor known for pioneering the “law-in-action” approach to contracts. "Stewart Macaulay: Selected Wor ...

Posted Nov 23, 2020 by Law School News

Miriam Seifter wins top honors for administrative law scholarship

Miriam Seifter Miriam Seifter , a University of Wisconsin Law School professor, won top honors for scholarship in administrative law for her article "Understanding State Agency Independence ." The award comes from the American Bar Asso ...

Posted Nov 19, 2020 by Law School News

LIFT Dane partners launch free app to help Wisconsin residents resolve civil legal issues

How can Wisconsin’s unemployed and underemployed residents get legal support on civil matters that might make it harder to find and keep a job? Thanks to an innovative partnership known as LIFT Dane, there’s an app for that. The pa ...

Posted Nov 19, 2020 by Law School News

Dan Cornelius teaches UW freshman to connect with land through an Indigenous lens

Posted Nov 18, 2020 by Law School News

New Faculty Focus: Franciska Coleman

Franciska Coleman Franciska Coleman: Assistant Professor of Law and Associate Director of the East Asian Legal Studies Program. Home state: Texas Educational/professional background: J.D., Harvard Law School; Ph.D. in Literacy, Cu ...

Posted Nov 17, 2020 by Law School News

How can a COVID-19 vaccine be fairly allocated? Pilar Ossorio discusses the ethics

Posted Oct 28, 2020 by Law School News

Abigail Churchill '15 founds nonprofit to help Wisconsin's transgender community update identity documents

Posted Oct 19, 2020 by Law School News

Economic Justice Institute, Center for Patient Partnerships win $1 million award to advance civil legal justice

Posted Oct 19, 2020 by Law School News

UW Law's entering class improves LSAT score, increases student diversity

The University of Wisconsin Law School welcomed 241 new students this fall, who are among the best and brightest in the nation, says Rebecca Scheller , UW Law’s associate dean of admissions and financial aid. “The Class of 2023 is ...

Posted Oct 12, 2020 by Law School News

Wisconsin Law Review symposium to explore UW Law's enduring scholarly legacy

Abby Chase The Wisconsin Law Review will mark 100 years of legal scholarship with a special online symposium, “Wisconsin's Intellectual History and Traditions ,” on Oct. 22 and 23. Abby Chase, co-editor of the symposium wit ...

Posted Oct 8, 2020 by Law School News

Three constitutional law scholars join UW Law faculty

The University of Wisconsin Law School has strengthened its constitutional law faculty with three new hires, who join in a long tradition of excellence in research and teaching. In addition to incoming scholars Joshua Braver and Franciska Colema ...

Posted Oct 5, 2020 by Law School News

John Gross joins UW Law's clinical faculty to direct Public Defender Project

John Gross has been named director of the Public Defender Project , an experiential learning program based at the University of Wisconsin Law School. John Gross UW Law students enrolled in the Public Defender Project earn academic cred ...

Posted Oct 5, 2020 by Law School News

Renagh O'Leary makes the case for compassionate release

Posted Sep 29, 2020 by Law School News

Erin Barbato describes increasing legal challenges for immigrants and asylum seekers

Posted Sep 29, 2020 by Law School News

Howard Erlanger receives 'Leaders in the Law' award

Howard Erlanger Professor Howard Erlanger has won Wisconsin Law Journal’s 2020 Leaders in the Law award. The award honors top judges, attorneys and legal professionals who have made a difference in Wisconsin’s legal communi ...

Posted Sep 16, 2020 by Law School News

Emma Babler named to 'Up and Coming Lawyers' list

Emma Babler Emma Babler has been named to Wisconsin Law Journal's Up and Coming Lawyers list for 2020. Babler, who received her J.D. at the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2015, is the reference & technology librarian at the U ...

Posted Sep 16, 2020 by Law School News

Bonnie Shucha discusses UW Law Library's new project to increase access to tribal laws

Posted Sep 10, 2020 by Law School News

Statement of Dean Dan Tokaji on Jacob Blake shooting

The shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday is beyond saddening. It is shocking, and it is painful to watch. Our hearts go out to Mr. Blake, his loved ones, and his community. The circumstances surrounding this shooting deserve ...

Posted Aug 25, 2020 by Law School News

Susannah Tahk wins Vilas award for research and teaching excellence

Posted Jul 14, 2020 by Law School News

Sarah Davis advances health justice as Center for Patient Partnerships co-director

Posted Jun 29, 2020 by Law School News

University of Wisconsin Law School dean named

Daniel P. Tokaji has been named dean of the University of Wisconsin Law School. He has been a professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law since 2003, serving as Associate Dean for Faculty since 2018. A graduate of Harvard C ...

Posted Jun 2, 2020 by Law School News

Findley, Rogers awarded faculty fellowships for 2020-21

Two University of Wisconsin Law professors have received faculty fellowships from the UW-Madison. They were among 32 faculty spanning the four campus divisions— arts and humanities, physical sciences, social sciences and biological scienc ...

Posted May 12, 2020 by Law School News

Erlanger, Patel and Levine named UW Law School Teachers of the Year

Each spring, UW Law School celebrates excellence in teaching through its Teacher of the Year awards. The honorees for outstanding classroom, clinical and adjunct instruction in 2019 include: Howard Erlanger, Classroom Teacher of the Year. H ...

Posted May 1, 2020 by Law School News

Pilar Ossorio: In COVID-19 response, don't let urgency trump sound science

Posted Apr 22, 2020 by Law School News

James Peterson '98 to keynote at UW Law School's virtual commencement

The Honorable James D. Peterson will deliver a video-recorded keynote address for the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Class of 2020 virtual commencement ceremony . Chief Judge James Peterson UW Law School joined UW-Madison i ...

Posted Apr 6, 2020 by Law School News

Senator Tammy Baldwin '89 welcomes law students to QLaw Gayla

Senator Tammy Baldwin ’89 opened the 2020 QLaw Gayla with a pre-recorded welcome, commending guests for their courage and activism on behalf of the University of Wisconsin Law School’s LGBTQ community. The event took place at Madison ...

Posted Mar 10, 2020 by Law School News

Everett Mitchell '10: It's up to us to support the 'diamonds in the rough'

Posted Mar 10, 2020 by Law School News

UW Law student Brian Cawley wins Burton Award for writing

Brian Cawley Brian Cawley, a third-year UW Law School student, has received the 2020 Burton Award for law school writing. He is one of ten law students nationally to receive the award. Cawley’s winning entry, “Damning the M ...

Posted Mar 6, 2020 by Law School News

'Often our communities feel invisible': Q&A with leaders of UW's Indigenous Law Students Association

Posted Mar 4, 2020 by Law School News

UW Law takes first place in LawMeets competition

A team of law students from the University of Wisconsin Law School took first place at LawMeets, a transactional moot court competition hosted by Duke University School of Law in February. UW Law School's LawMeets team First-place fini ...

Posted Mar 3, 2020 by Law School News

Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic wins WEDC award to support rural entrepreneurs

The Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic at University of Wisconsin Law School has been awarded $50,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to support entrepreneurship in rural Wisconsin. At the L&E Clinic, new busines ...

Posted Feb 28, 2020 by Law School News

Meet Forward Under 40 award recipient Scott Colom '09

Posted Feb 12, 2020 by Law School News

Alumni input requested in UW Law dean search

The search and screen committee for the next dean of the University of Wisconsin Law School seeks alumni input. Graduates of the Law School can join a conference call, scheduled for Thursday, February 13, at 5:30 p.m. (CST) , to share thoughts a ...

Posted Feb 7, 2020 by Law School News


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