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Four prominent Ho-Chunk alumni to address campus on significance of treaties

As a University of Wisconsin Law School student years ago, Jo Deen B. Lowe felt a deep connection to the land where she studied every day. The campus — and the territory around it — is the ancestral home of the Ho-Chunk, her forebear ...

Posted Sep 23, 2021 by Law School News

Just Narratives panel features Keith Findley

Explore the roles and responsibilities of journalism in covering the criminal justice system with "Just Narratives: Covering Criminal Justice," 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Play Circle, Memorial Union, and online. Panelists include: ...

Posted Sep 22, 2021 by Law School News

UW Law School names Michael States the Inaugural Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The University of Wisconsin Law School is pleased to announce that Michael States will serve as the inaugural Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In this newly created role, Dean States will lead the Law School’s diversity, ...

Posted Sep 14, 2021 by Law School News

UW Law School launching new Eviction Defense Clinic

In response to the rising need for eviction defense, the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Economic Justice Institute (EJI) was awarded funding to provide dedicated legal assistance for eviction services. EJI oversees five other civil, ...

Posted Sep 1, 2021 by Law School News

New faculty focus: Stephanie Holmes Didwania

The University of Wisconsin Law School has strengthened its law faculty with the hire of Stephanie Holmes Didwania, who joins in a long tradition of excellence in research and teaching. Learn more about Stephanie in the faculty profile below. ...

Posted Aug 30, 2021 by Law School News

New faculty focus: Nate Atkinson

The University of Wisconsin Law School has strengthened its law faculty with the hire of Nate Atkinson, who joins in a long tradition of excellence in research and teaching. Learn more about Nate in the faculty profile below. Nate Atkinson: ...

Posted Aug 30, 2021 by Law School News

Two law scholars join UW Law faculty

The University of Wisconsin Law School has strengthened its law faculty with two new hires, who join in a long tradition of excellence in research and teaching. Nate Atkinson and Stephanie Holmes Didwania joined the faculty this summer. &ldquo ...

Posted Aug 27, 2021 by Law School News

Tonya Brito awarded grant to support project on 'Race, Class and Gender Inequity and Access to Justice'

Tonya Brito , Burrus-Bascom Professor of Law, was awarded an Understanding and Reducing Inequalities Initiative Program Research Grant from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As the principal investigator, Brito will launch “Race, Cl ...

Posted Aug 5, 2021 by Law School News

University Staff Awards honor Law School employees who go above and beyond

This information originally appeared in a June 29, 2021, article by UW-News. Each year, UW–Madison honors university staff members for their outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence. The following Law School employees rece ...

Posted Jul 2, 2021 by Law School News

UW Law School Clinical Professor Erin Barbato receives grant to launch Center for DREAMers

The UW Law School will launch a new center to support Wisconsin’s DREAMers, an all-encompassing term describing individuals who have lived in the United States without official lawful status since coming to the country as a minor. The Cent ...

Posted Jun 29, 2021 by Law School News

A Message from Dean Dan Tokaji: Juneteenth

Dear UW Law Community Members, On June 19, 1865, more than two months after the end of the Civil War and two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, the U.S. Army in Galveston issued General Order 3, declaring that “all slaves are fre ...

Posted Jun 18, 2021 by Law School News

Wisconsin International Law Journal Elects Senior Editorial Board

The Wisconsin International Law Journal  has named University of Wisconsin Law School student Andrew Campbell as editor-in-chief for 2020-21.  The student-run journal, established in 1982, features articles by law students and p ...

Posted Mar 30, 2021 by Law School News

Three UW Law Teams earn high placements at LawMeets Competition

Two teams from the University of Wisconsin Law School recently placed first in two different LawMeets moot competitions, with a third team garnering a third place overall. All students were participating in the LawMeets moot competitions on tran ...

Posted Mar 30, 2021 by Law School News

University of Wisconsin Law School rises 9 spots to #29 in U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World report has ranked UW Law School 29th among the nation’s law schools (tied with five other schools), the magazine announced today. The school was ranked 38th last year.“This ranking reflects the outstanding value ...

Posted Mar 30, 2021 by Law School News

Wisconsin Law Review announces 2021-22 Editorial Board

The Wisconsin Law Review has named University of Wisconsin Law School student Kyle Clark as Editor-in-Chief for 2021–22. He replaces outgoing Editor-in-Chief Anya Gersoff.  The student-run journal publishes six times a year, whi ...

Posted Mar 16, 2021 by Law School News

Manjiao Chi appointed 2021 James B. MacDonald Visiting Professor with East Asian Legal Studies Center

The East Asian Legal Studies Center is pleased to announce that Manjiao Chi has been appointed 2021 James B. MacDonald Visiting Professor.  The professorship was established in 1995 in honor of UW Law Professor James B. MacDonald ...

Posted Mar 4, 2021 by Law School News

Megan McDermott recognized for excellence in virtual instruction

Posted Feb 5, 2021 by Law School News

UW Law Graduates Receive Order of the Coif Honors

Fifteen recent UW Law School graduates have been elected to the Order of the Coif for 2020. Induction into the Order of the Coif, a national honor society, is considered one of the highest academic distinctions a law school graduate can receiv ...

Posted Feb 2, 2021 by Law School News

UW Law School Statement on Women's Liberation Front and Opposition to Discrimination based on Gender Identity and Expression

The University of Wisconsin Law School embraces equality and opposes discrimination in all its forms. That includes a commitment to providing equal opportunity to all people regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disabil ...

Posted Jan 30, 2021 by Law School News

Mitra Sharafi receives 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award
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Posted Jan 21, 2021 by Law School News

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


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