Spotlight: Tour UW Law

Activities and Scholarship

Tonya Brito gave a presentation and moderated post-film discussion at a screening of "The Loving Story," a documentary about the legal challenge to the Virginia marriage law banning interracial marriage. The October event was part of the film series, "Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle," presented by the Waunakee Public Library in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Mississippi Freedom Summer and the 1964 passage of the Civil Rights Act.

Stacy Taeuber presented "Immigration Consequences of Crime: The (Unfulfilled) Promise of Padilla in Wisconsin" at the Wisconsin Law Review Symposium, held at UW Law School in October.

Steven Wright's article, "Midterms: The Voter ID Mess," appeared in an October edition of The New York Review of Books.

Tonya Brito was an invited speaker for the Center for the Study of Law and Society's Speaker Series at UC-Berkeley School of Law in October. Her presentation was titled "The Dearth of Defense: Realizing the Unrealized Promise of Civil Gideon."