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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

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

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

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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