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D.C. Superior Court Appoints Kenia Seoane Lopez '02 Magistrate Judge

Kenia Seoane López '02 has been appointed magistrate judge on the District of Columbia Superior Court in Washington, D.C., where she will preside over paternity and child support cases. Prior to the magistrate appointment, Seoane López ...

Posted Jun 26, 2012 by Law School News

Brent Smith '78 Elected President to Board of Regents

The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents has elected a new president, UW Law School alumnus Brent Smith '78. The Board of Regents oversees all 26 two- and four-year UW System campuses, approves budgets and sets tuition and admission standard ...

Posted Jun 25, 2012 by Law School News

Tonya Brito Named Outstanding Woman of Color in Education

Tonya Brito , Professor of Law, is one of two honorees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison to receive the 17th Annual UW System Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award . The award recognizes outstanding service to campus and comm ...

Posted Jun 22, 2012 by Law School News

Everett Mitchell '10 Named Young Professional of the Year

Everett Mitchell '10 has a simple - and compelling - reason for why he gives so much of his time doing community service work."Because somebody gave it to me," he says.Growing up in inner-city Fort Worth, Texas, Mitchell, now the University of ...

Posted Jun 20, 2012 by Law School News

UW Law Alumni Magazine 'Gargoyle' Now Available

The UW Law School is pleased to announce the publication of its summer 2012 alumni magazine, Gargoyle. The summer issue profiles new programs and reports on alumni accomplishments. Additionally, the issue includes the following feat ...

Posted Jun 19, 2012 by Law School News

McGill University Awards Boaventura de Sousa Santos Honorary Doctorate

Boaventura de Sousa Santos , Distinguished Scholar of the Institute for Legal Studies , was awarded an honorary doctor of law degree from McGill University on June 8, 2012.  The honorary degree is formal recognition his outstanding contr ...

Posted Jun 15, 2012 by Law School News

New Dual-Degree Programs Incorporate Public Health and Neuroscience

Two new dual-degree programs, JD-Master of Public Health (JD-MPH) and Neuroscience and Law, address the growing importance of public health and neuroscience as legal and public policy issues. Both programs plan to enroll their first class in fa ...

Posted Jun 13, 2012 by Law School News

UW-Madison Inaugurates First Overseas Office in Shanghai, Builds upon Partnership Founded by East Asian Legal Studies Center

UW Law Professors Heinz Klug, Charles Irish, and John Ohnesorge with Chancellor David Ward at the launch of the UW-Madison Shanghai Innovation Office in Shanghai, China. The UW–Madison Shanghai Innovati ...

Posted Jun 13, 2012 by Law School News

Global Governance: Critical Legal Perspectives Events Honor David Trubek

Professor David Trubek, a central figure in critical legal scholarship, will be honored in a series of events hosted by the European University Institute . Entitled “Global Governance: Critical Legal Perspectives Liber Amicorum David M. Tr ...

Posted Jun 6, 2012 by Law School News

UW Law Professors Make Most-Cited Law Review Articles of All Time List

A recently compiled list of The Most-Cited Law Review Articles of All Time includes three articles written by UW Law School professors. The article updates two well-known earlier studies dated 1985 and 1996. Using databases such as He ...

Posted Jun 6, 2012 by Law School News

Three Law School Programs Honored with Public Service Grants from the Morgridge Center

The Morgridge Center for Public Service awarded a combined $126,451 to support academically based service-learning courses and community-based research work at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Three programs – the Center for Patient Pa ...

Posted May 25, 2012 by Law School News

UW-Madison Starts New Dual-Degree Program in Law and Public Health

The University of Wisconsin-Madison will offer a dual degree, a combined Juris Doctor and Master of Public Health starting this fall. The dual degree, a cooperative effort between the Law School and the School of Medicine and Public Health, wil ...

Posted Apr 26, 2012 by Law School News

Law Librarian Bonnie Shucha Named Hirsh Award Winner

Posted Apr 13, 2012 by Law School News

Asifa Quraishi-Landes Named Guggenheim Fellow

Asifa Quraishi-Landes , Assistant Professor of Law, has received a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation . Quraishi-Landes received one of just 181 fellowships awarded to scholars, artists and scientists chosen from thou ...

Posted Apr 12, 2012 by Law School News

Del Laverdure '99 Named Interim Head of U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs

Posted Apr 11, 2012 by Law School News

SBA Election and Graduation Speaker Results Announced

Congratulations to the following individuals who were elected today to the 2012-2013 Student Bar Council: President Brittany NanzigVice President of Academic Affairs Sean McNultyVice President of Public Service Henry WeinerVice President of Com ...

Posted Apr 10, 2012 by Law School News

Students Excel in Moot Court Competitions Across the Country

Congratulations to the following Moot Court teams for earning honors at competitions across the country: Ryan Reszel (3L) and Chelsey Dahm (2L), coached by Jane Howard (3L), finished second overall at the BMI/Cardozo Entertainment and Com ...

Posted Apr 4, 2012 by Law School News

Mark Sidel Receives Outstanding Academic Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement in the Nonprofit Sector

The Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the American Bar Association, Business Law Section, named Mark Sidel the Outstanding Academic Award Recipient in the annual Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards for 2012. Sidel is Doyle-Bascom Professor ...

Posted Mar 30, 2012 by Law School News

Anuj Desai Confirmed by Senate as a Commissioner on the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission

Posted Mar 30, 2012 by Law School News

Five UW Law Students Selected to be Presidential Management Fellows

Five UW Law students have been selected to be Presidential Management Fellows. Presidential Management Fellows work throughout the executive branch, in departments as diverse as Veterans Affairs and Health & Human Services. This year the ...

Posted Mar 28, 2012 by Law School News

26th Annual Coming Together of the Peoples Conference

The Indigenous Law Students Association (ILSA) will host its 26th annual Coming Together of the Peoples Conference March 23-24 in Union South at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. ILSA exists to provide an organization and forum for Unive ...

Posted Mar 16, 2012 by Law School News

International Law Symposium to Examine Renewable Energies

The opportunities and challenges encountered in the development of renewable energies will be discussed at the Wisconsin International Law Journal 2012 Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Friday, March 23, at the University of Wisconsin Law ...

Posted Mar 14, 2012 by Law School News

University of Wisconsin Law School Mourns the Loss of Professor John Kidwell

  John Kidwell 1945-2012 The University of Wisconsin Law School is deeply saddened by the loss of Professor Emeritus John Kidwell, who passed away in Madison last week.   Professor Kidwell was born in Denver, C ...

Posted Mar 14, 2012 by Law School News

Wisconsin Law Review Elects Senior Board for 2012-13

The Wisconsin Law Review has elected next year’s Senior Board: Editor-in-Chief: Brian J. BohlSenior Note & Comment Editor: Monica MarkSenior Articles Editor: Alisha McKaySenior Managing Editors: Alex Brousseau, Kelley Daugherty, & Sp ...

Posted Mar 13, 2012 by Law School News

Melissa Holds the Enemy '10 Honored with Forward Under 40 Award from the Wisconsin Alumni Association

Posted Mar 12, 2012 by Law School News

State Bar Awards Grants to new Veteran's Legal Clinic and Pro Bono Society

The State Bar Legal Assistance Committee has awarded Pro Bono Initiative grants to Dane County Veterans Legal Clinic to start a free legal clinic and to the UW Law School to recruit law students to work on pro bono matters.The Dane County Veter ...

Posted Mar 7, 2012 by Law School News

Dean Raymond Comments on the Nature of Law School Rankings

On Rankings Spring may be the season when daffodils bloom, or when baby animals are born, but for those of us in law schools, spring is the season when the U.S. News annual law school rankings come out.  You may have noticed a telltale patt ...

Posted Mar 6, 2012 by Law School News

Law School Establishes $2.5 Million Fund in Honor of Alumnus

Exelon Corporation is marking the upcoming retirement of CEO and University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate John Rowe with a $500,000 gift to the Law School. Exelon made a separate, $2 million gift in late 2011 that created the Exelon Co ...

Posted Mar 1, 2012 by Law School News

Consumer Law Clinic Obtains Settlement on behalf of Wisconsin Consumers in Class Action Lawsuit against Payday Lender

Posted Feb 17, 2012 by Law School News

Professor Mitch and Group of Alumni Provide Testimony, Resources for Proposed Changes to Rental Housing Law

Clinical Assistant Professor Mitch , with UW Law School alumni Robert Andersen ’69, David Sparer ’79, Brenda Konkel ’93 and Tony Gibart ’09, presented testimony on February 15, 2012, regarding proposed changes to rental housing law that ...

Posted Feb 17, 2012 by Law School News

Professor Shubha Ghosh Elected Member of the American Law Institute

Professor Shubha Ghosh has been elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), an independent U.S. organization that produces scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. ALI (made up of 4000 lawyers, judges and law pr ...

Posted Feb 8, 2012 by Law School News

Keith Findley to Change Roles on the Law School Faculty, becoming Assistant Professor of Law  

Keith Findley , co-director of the Wisconsin Innocence Project , will move from the clinical faculty at the UW Law School in July to join the tenure -track faculty this summer.  He is currently Clinical Professor of Law in the Law School's ...

Posted Feb 6, 2012 by Law School News

Student Bar Association sponsors voter registration drive Jan. 26

As the state readies for another election season, the Law School’s Student Bar Association will hold a non-partisan voter registration drive on Thursday, Jan. 26. The drive will be held from 9 a.m ...

Posted Jan 19, 2012 by Law School News

University of Wisconsin Law School Mourns the Loss of Professor Jane Larson

  Jane Larson 1958-2011 The University of Wisconsin Law School is deeply saddened by the loss of Professor Jane Larson, Voss-Bascom Professor of Law, who passed away unexpectedly from natural causes at her home in Madison last w ...

Posted Dec 27, 2011 by Law School News

Midwest Clinical Law Conference Examines "True Grit" of Clinical Legal Education

The 2011 Midwest Clinical Law Conference recently took place in Madison. Themed "True Grit: The Grit of What We Do," the conference aimed to improve clinical legal education through examining its foundations. Over 120 clinicians represe ...

Posted Dec 9, 2011 by UW Law News

Mary Barnard Ray Receives AALS Section Award

Mary Barnard Ray, who recently retired as legal writing specialist at UW Law School, has received an AALS section award for "significant lifetime contribution to the field of legal writing, reasoning and research." In announcing the award, AALS ...

Posted Dec 6, 2011 by UW Law News

WI Law Review Symposium Addresses Evolution of In-house and General Counsel, Launches New Business Law Initiative

The practice of law has changed radically in the last twenty years, including changes within the legal departments of businesses and the offices of in-house and general counsel. The 2011 Wisconsin Law Review Symposium recently brought ...

Posted Dec 6, 2011 by UW Law News

Conference Revisits the Contracts Scholarship of Stewart Macaulay

Stewart Macaulay 's first contracts article appeared fifty years ago. Several others followed in short order, creating a body of work that has since proved to be very influential. Today, Macaulay stands as one of two key fo ...

Posted Nov 30, 2011 by UW Law News

Civil Rights Pioneer Vel Phillips '51 Honored as Trailblazer at LEO Fall Reception

Vel Phillips, civil rights pioneer and community activist, was honored October 26 at the Fall LEO Reception as the first inductee into the UW Law School Trailblazer Walkway. The walkway recognizes those who have made signifi ...

Posted Nov 21, 2011 by UW Law News

UW Law School Launches Wisconsin Business Law Initiative

by Greg Bump , University Communications The University of Wisconsin Law School is launching the Wisconsin Business Law Initiative to better connect faculty and students with business law ...

Posted Nov 16, 2011 by UW Law News

New Mediation Clinic Provides Vital Service to Students, Community

The Economic Justice Institute of the UW Law School's Remington Center recently added a new program to its ranks. The Mediation Clinic 's goal is to train law students to provide a vital service to the community: helping members resolve pressin ...

Posted Nov 11, 2011 by UW Law News

Hands-on Summer Work Helps Set UW Law Students Apart

From clerkships to clinical assistantships to working as summer associates at firms, summer legal work can help students gain practical skills and experience that benefit them during law school and beyond. It can also help set students apart whe ...

Posted Nov 9, 2011 by UW Law News

Erlanger, Shear Named UW Law School Teachers of the Year

Two individuals have been honored by the Wisconsin Law Alumni Association (WLAA) with the 2011 "Teacher of the Year" awards in recognition of outstanding classroom instruction at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Howard Erlanger was chose ...

Posted Oct 25, 2011 by UW Law News

2011 Wisconsin Law Review Symposium to Address Evolution of In-house and General Counsel

The practice of law has changed radically in the last twenty years, with the transformation of many mega firms, the rise of "virtual" firms, and the outsourcing of legal services to legal "temps" domestically and to inexpensive service providers ...

Posted Oct 25, 2011 by UW Law News

Civil Rights Pioneer Vel Phillips '51 Honored as Trailblazer at LEO Fall Reception

Vel Phillips, civil rights pioneer and community activist, will be the honored guest at the October 26 Fall LEO Reception as the first inductee into the UW Law School Trailblazer Walkway. The purpose of the walkway is to honor those w ...

Posted Oct 21, 2011 by UW Law News

Ken Streit Contributes to Grant Tapping Milwaukee County for Criminal Justice System Project

Milwaukee County has been selected as one of three national sites to participate in Phase III of an Evidence-Based Decision Making in Local Criminal Justice Systems (EBDM) grant sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of ...

Posted Oct 19, 2011 by UW Law News

UW Law School Expands Pro Bono Opportunities for Students

On September 15, the UW Law School's Pro Bono Program held its annual reception, featuring state Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson and UW Law School Dean Margaret Raymond. This year in particular, the program had m ...

Posted Oct 12, 2011 by UW Law News

Top Names in Labor and Employment Law Gather for UW Law School Conference

On October 28 and 29, the UW Law School will host "The Constitutionalization of Labor and Employment Law? " an innovative and timely conference at the intersection of labor and employment law and constitutional law. It is the first law ...

Posted Oct 12, 2011 by UW Law News

Jamie Yoon 3L Awarded Mettner Foundation Scholarship

First Joseph P. Mettner Foundation Scholarship Awarded    The Joseph P. Mettner Foundation awarded their first scholarship to University of Wisconsin Law School student Jamie Yoon. The foundation was established last year to ...

Posted Sep 22, 2011 by Law School News

UW Law School Students Start Off First Year with Community Service

On August 31, the UW Law School class of 2014 put aside their textbooks for a day of community service. More than 200 students partnered with Project Linus , a nonprofit organization dedicated to "providing security through blankets ...

Posted Sep 20, 2011 by UW Law News


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