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With Jill Jacklitz, Sarah Davis is the new head of Center for Patient Partnerships

Posted Jun 29, 2020 by Law School News

A message from Dean Margaret Raymond: UW Law supports racial justice

Dear Law School community, This is an extraordinary moment in our nation’s history; hundreds of thousands of Americans are coming together to say that justice for all needs to be a reality in our country and that systemic racism must end ...

Posted Jun 8, 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 Co ...

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

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

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

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

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


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