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Wisconsin Law Review Names Juliet Jacques Editor-in-Chief for 2024-25

The Wisconsin Law Review has named second-year law student Juliet Jacques as Editor-in-Chief for the 2024–25 academic year. Jacques will succeed outgoing Editor-in-Chief T. J. Clark. Juliet Jacques The 2024–25 Senior Edito ...

Posted Feb 27, 2024 by Law School News

UW–Madison To Cover Tuition For J.D. Students From Wisconsin Indian Tribes

Wisconsin residents who are enrolled members of federally recognized Wisconsin Indian tribes may have their University of Wisconsin Law School in-state tuition and fees covered as part of a new five-year pilot program. This is just one elem ...

Posted Dec 18, 2023 by Law School News

Tiffany Mitchell 2L on wanting to ‘change the system for the better’

Tiffany Mitchell comes from a long line of veterans. “My dad, uncle and grandfather all served,” said the Milwaukee native. “And in 2003, I enlisted in the Army. At about the same time, my sister also joined the Marines.& ...

Posted Nov 30, 2023 by Law School News

David Westrate ’23 on Real Estate, Law and Love of Country

David Westrate ‘23 always wanted to make a career out of real estate development and transactions. “From the time I was a kid, I loved going to big cities and looking at the huge buildings, marveling over how people could const ...

Posted Nov 20, 2023 by Law School News

Taylor, Hoff Named To 2023 AALS Pro Bono Honor Roll

Eric Taylor University of Wisconsin Law School staff member Eric Taylor and law student Julia Hoff were named to the 2023 Association of American Law Schools'  Pro Bono Honor Roll .  Taylor, evening reference librarian a ...

Posted Oct 27, 2023 by Law School News

Ryan Poe-Gavlinski Named Inaugural Deputy Director of EJI

Ryan Poe-Gavlinski has been named the inaugural deputy director of University of Wisconsin Law School’s Economic Justice Institute (EJI). “Being named deputy director of EJI means a lot to me as it shows that our administration a ...

Posted Sep 21, 2023 by Law School News

Finalists Named for Best Brief Competition

The finalists in this year's Best Brief Competition are Mary Berg, Christopher Hovel, Amber Renee Quinlan, Benjamin Sevart and Frederick Yates. The Best Brief Competition is an annual event that recognizes outstanding legal writing by first-ye ...

Posted Sep 13, 2023 by Law School News

UW Law’s BJ Ard Helps Lead National Science Foundation Project To Safeguard U.S. Laws Against Cyberattacks

University of Wisconsin Law School is helping lead the way to develop new technologies that secure the “digital legal supply chain” — the processes by which laws and legal information are recorded, stored, updated and distribut ...

Posted Aug 10, 2023 by Law School News

Study Finds Civil Legal Aid Delivers 8.4x Economic Return to Wisconsin

New research shows more than an 8:1 return on investment for civil legal aid in Wisconsin, reflecting the impact of work done at University of Wisconsin Law School. A study commissioned by the Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation Inc. (WisTAF) a ...

Posted Aug 8, 2023 by Law School News

Semi-Finalists in the Spring 2023 Best Brief Competition Are Announced

The semi-finalists in the Spring 2023 Best Brief Competition are: Mary Berg, Anna Colvin, Noah Dregne, Madeline Ehlinger, Ryan Gooding, Christopher Hovel, Evan W. Lane, Erin M. McBride, Sumner Pitt, Amber Renee Quinlan, Nicole G. Reed, Augie Ric ...

Posted Aug 2, 2023 by Law School News

2 UW Law Projects Awarded Research Forward Grants

Two University of Wisconsin Law School efforts have won University of Wisconsin–Madison Research Forward awards that support groundbreaking research. The initiative is supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) and wi ...

Posted Jul 18, 2023 by Law School News

Steph Tai on the Sackett v. EPA Decision: What the Justices Said and What this Means for Water
CleanLaw Podcast

Posted Jun 30, 2023 by Law School News

Tristin Ott Awarded Peggy Browning Fellowship

Tristin Ott, rising 2L at UW Law School, has earned a prestigiuous Peggy Browning Fellowship for Summer 2023. Ott is working in his 10-week fellowship at the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) in Washington, D.C. Tristin Ott ...

Posted Jun 26, 2023 by Law School News

Big Ten Law Schools Affirm Their Commitment to Diversity

Deans' Statement We are deans of Big Ten law schools, joining together to affirm our commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through legally permissible means, regardless of the outcome of the cases pending before the U.S. S ...

Posted Jun 21, 2023 by Law School News

Eric Taylor Receives 2023 University Staff Recognition Award

Eric Taylor , evening reference librarian and acquisitions assistant in the UW Law Library , has been honored with a 2023 University Staff Recognition Award .The awards are presented annually to employees for their outstanding achievements. Area ...

Posted Jun 19, 2023 by Law School News

Torey Dolan Chosen As 2023 Hastie Fellow

Torey Dolan , an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation whose research focuses on political equality for Native American people, has been selected as the 2023 William H. Hastie Fellow. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Hastie Fellowsh ...

Posted Jun 14, 2023 by Law School News

Kenechukwu Okocha '07 Nominated To Serve as Judge for D.C. Superior Court

Kenechukwu Onyemaechi Okocha '07 has been nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as judge for the District of Columbia Superior Court. Kenechukwu Onyemaechi Okocha Okocha has served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the U.S. Attorne ...

Posted Jun 7, 2023 by Law School News

UW Law Library Wins 2023 AALL Award For Work On Tribal Law Pilot Project 

The University of Wisconsin Law Library has won the American Association of Law Libraries  (AALL) 2023 Public Access to Government Information Award  for the "Digital Publication of Tribal Laws Pilot Project ," in ...

Posted Jun 1, 2023 by Law School News

Yaron Nili Co-Author of Two Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles of 2022

Professor Yaron Nili  has co-authored two articles selected as the Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles of 2022. "The Corporate Governance Gap,"  co-authored with Kobi Kastiel of Tel Aviv University­ ...

Posted Jun 1, 2023 by Law School News

Brian Tuczynski Among UW's Spring Notable Graduates
UW-Madison News

Posted May 11, 2023 by Law School News

Justice Louis B. Butler Jr. '77 to Deliver Keynote Address at 2023 Hooding Ceremony

Justice Louis B. Butler Jr.  '77 will be the keynote speaker at the 2023 University of Wisconsin Law School Hooding Ceremony . The ceremony, open to UW Law School students and their family and friends, will take place at 1 p.m. Friday, May ...

Posted Apr 12, 2023 by Law School News

Yablon, McBride, Kasieta Named 2022 UW Law Teachers of the Year

Each spring, University of Wisconsin Law School celebrates excellence in teaching through its Teacher of the Year awards . UW Law School's annual teaching awards demonstrate the value placed on excellent teaching. Our faculty engage and inspire ...

Posted Apr 10, 2023 by Law School News

Wisconsin Law Review Names T.J. Clark Editor-in-Chief for 2023-24

The Wisconsin Law Review has named second-year law student T. J. Clark as editor-in-chief for the 2023–24 academic year. Clark will replace outgoing Editor-in-Chief Kimberly Gutierrez.  T.J. Clark Senior Editorial Board me ...

Posted Mar 10, 2023 by Law School News

Seeger Matching Challenge Reaps $1 Million for Faculty Fund

University of Wisconsin Law School has raised $1 million for the Faculty Recruitment and Retention Fund, thanks to a generous matching gift from Laureen Seeger ’86. Seeger, chief legal officer for American Express and a member of the Wisco ...

Posted Mar 9, 2023 by Law School News


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