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3L Crystal Stonewall named Public Interest Student of the Year by the State Bar of Wisconsin
State Bar of Wisconsin

Posted Jun 14, 2021 by Law School News

UW law School mourns the loss of Emeritus Professor Michael Smith

Posted Jun 4, 2021 by Law School News

Professors Mertz, Klug emphasize law-in-action and interdisciplinary, empirical study of law in new book

Wisconsin’s roots in the law-in-action tradition run deep, and the new Research Handbook on Modern Legal Realism could help that philosophy branch out at other law schools. Edward Elgar Publishing approached Beth Mertz, the John and Ryl ...

Posted May 28, 2021 by Law School News

Sumudu Atapattu's new book examines intersectional nature of environmental injustice

The fate of climate refugees whose homes will be lost to rising seas. Courts granting rivers legal personhood. Constitutions proclaiming the right to a healthy environment. As climate change continues to shape our planet’s present and fu ...

Posted May 28, 2021 by Law School News

Legal Education Opportunities Constituent Organizations Recognize Students of the Year

2021 Student of the Year Award Recipients Students from the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Legal Education Opportunities (LEO) program have recently announced student of the year award recipients. The LEO program is comprised of ...

Posted May 4, 2021 by Law School News

Nili's paper "Shadow Governance" is top 10 best in corporate and securities law for 2020

University of Wisconsin Law School Professor Yaron Nili’s article “Shadow Governance ,” co-authored with Prof. Cathy Hwang and published in the California Law Review, was named as one of Corporate Practice Commentator ’s ...

Posted Apr 29, 2021 by Law School News

Senator Tammy Baldwin '89 to keynote UW Law School Virtual Graduation Celebration

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin will present the keynote address at the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Class of 2021 graduation celebration. The event will take place at 4 p.m. on May 7, 2021, and is being held virtually. U.S. Senator T ...

Posted Apr 26, 2021 by Law School News

Statement of Dean Dan Tokaji on the Verdict in the Trial of Derek Chauvin for the Murder of George Floyd

Dear UW Law Students, Staff, and Faculty, The jury has now issued its verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin for killing George Floyd, finding the defendant guilty on all counts, including murder. I hope that this verdict brings some degree of ...

Posted Apr 21, 2021 by Law School News

Ard, Barbato, and Collins Named UW Law School Teachers of the Year

Each spring, UW 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 UW Law students ...

Posted Apr 15, 2021 by Law School News

UW law School mourns the loss of Professor Trina Tinglum

Posted Apr 6, 2021 by Law School News

Statement to the UW Law Community on the Georgia Shootings

Statement to the UW Law Community on the Georgia Shootings from Dean Tokaji Like many of you, I am heartbroken by the murders in the Atlanta area on Tuesday evening. I share the sentiments expressed by campus leadership mourning these de ...

Posted Mar 18, 2021 by Law School News


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