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UW law student Lola Bovell wins Ms. JD fellowship

< Lola Bovell Lola Bovell, a student at University of Wisconsin Law School, has been named a 2014 Ms. JD Fellow. Ms. JD is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the success of aspiring and early career women lawyers. Fe ...

Posted Jul 21, 2014 by Law School News

Professor Emeritus James E. Jones inducted into Lincoln University Hall of Fame

< Professor Jones in 1971 Professor Emeritus James E. Jones has been inducted into the Lincoln University Alumni Hall of Fame. Jones graduated magna cum laude from the Jefferson City, Missouri, university in 1950, when ...

Posted Jul 17, 2014 by Law School News

Alexandra Huneeus elected to American Journal of International Law's board of editors

Alexandra Huneeus Professor Alexandra Huneeus of University of Wisconsin Law School has been elected to the board of editors of the American Journal of International Law, the world’s leading peer-reviewed international law ...

Posted Jun 26, 2014 by Law School News

Veterans Law Center receives state bar's pro bono award

UW Law School’s Veterans Law Center has received the State Bar of Wisconsin's annual Pro Bono Organization Award. The award recognizes the center's innovative delivery of legal services to veterans, a community experiencing an increased need ...

Posted Jun 24, 2014 by Tammy Kempfert

Professor R. Alta Charo receives 'Women in the Law' award

Professor R. Alta Charo has received the 2014 Women in the Law award, presented by Wisconsin Law Journal. The distinction is given annually to women who have achieved excellence in their legal careers and who have influenced other women ...

Posted Jun 20, 2014 by Law School News

Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic partnering in summer accelerator program

University of Wisconsin Law School’s Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic —in partnership with University Research Park, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and local entrepreneurs—is launching a summer accelerator program to help 11 p ...

Posted Jun 13, 2014 by Law School News

Immigrant Justice Clinic wins Community-University Partnership Award

The Immigrant Justice Clinic —along with its partner, the Community Immigration Law Center—has won a 2014 UW-Madison Community-University Partnership Award. The award is given annually to campus and community partners working together to add ...

Posted Jun 4, 2014 by Tammy Kempfert

Bonnie Shucha wins AALL student essay competition

Bonnie Shucha Third-year law student Bonnie Shucha won the Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition sponsored by the Legal History and Rare Books Section of the American Association of Law Libraries. Shucha, who is ...

Posted May 19, 2014 by Law School News

Moot Court elects 2014-15 executive board

Kaitlin Kelly Kaitlin Kelly has been elected president of University of Wisconsin Law School’s Moot Court board for 2014-15. Kelly, who begins her third year at the Law School this fall, will be joined on the board ...

Posted May 12, 2014 by Law School News

Dane County Bar Association honors UW Law student, alums for pro bono service

Liz Bradley Liz Bradley , a second-year student at University of Wisconsin Law School, has received the Dane County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Award, presented annually to a law student. Bradley received the award at ...

Posted May 5, 2014 by Law School News

Cindy May receives Distinguished Service Award from Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin

Cindy May UW Law librarian Cindy May has received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award from the Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin. A chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries, LLAW was established to culti ...

Posted May 1, 2014 by Kelsey Gusho

Alta Charo to receive Distinguished Teaching Award

Posted May 1, 2014 by Karen Koethe

UW Law School student wins international ethics fellowship

Thomas Wilson Thomas Wilson, a first-year student at University of Wisconsin Law School, is one of 12 law students chosen to participate in a unique two-week program for future law professionals. FASPE—Fellowsh ...

Posted Apr 23, 2014 by Law School News

Heymann, Lichstein and Quraishi-Landes named 2013 Teachers of the Year by Wisconsin Law Alumni Association

Each spring, the Wisconsin Law Alumni Association recognizes excellence in teaching at University of Wisconsin Law School by presenting its Teacher of the Year awards. Here are the three honorees for outstanding adjunct, clinical and classroom i ...

Posted Apr 23, 2014 by Law School News

What I'm Doing with My Law Degree: Danae Davis '80

This spring, Dean Margaret Raymond welcomed Danae Davis ’80 to University of Wisconsin Law School for its most recent installment of “What I’m Doing with My Law Degree.” The ongoing question-and-answer series features Law School alumni w ...

Posted Apr 10, 2014 by Law School News

Governor Walker signs bill to compensate Wisconsin Innocence Project exoneree

A Wisconsin Innocence Project client whose murder conviction was overturned four years ago received compensation from the state this week, when Governor Scott Walker signed Assembly Bill 290 into law. From left, Wisconsin Innocence ...

Posted Apr 9, 2014 by Tammy Kempfert

UW Law ranks third in nation for practical training

University of Wisconsin Law School was named one of the nation’s best law schools for practical training, ranking third in a recent report by The National Jurist magazine. The top 60 schools were honored in the March issue of The National J ...

Posted Apr 3, 2014 by Law School News

Stem cell tourism takes advantage of patients, says Professor Alta Charo

Desperate patients are easy prey for unscrupulous clinics offering untested and risky stem cell treatments, says law and bioethics Professor Alta Charo of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who is studying "stem cell tourism." ...

Posted Mar 24, 2014 by Law School News

Wisconsin International Law Journal announces 2014-15 editorial board

Martha Mohs The Wisconsin International Law Journal has named its 2014-15 editorial board, with second-year law student Martha Mohs to serve as the new editor-in-chief. She replaces outgoing editor-in-chief Kim Hardtke. T ...

Posted Mar 19, 2014 by Law School News

UW Law School continues to improve in US News & World Report ranking

The new U.S. News and World Report's "Best Graduate School" rankings have been announced. University of Wisconsin Law School is ranked 31st in the nation. Last year, the Law School was ranked 33rd overall. The previous year's ranking was 35 ...

Posted Mar 11, 2014 by Jonathan Zarov

Law students provide free legal services to New Orleans residents in need

Fifteen UW Law School students spent a week of their winter break in New Orleans, where they provided free legal services to residents in need. The trip was planned by Legal Assistance for Disaster Relief , a student organization that matches ...

Posted Mar 10, 2014 by Law School News

Wisconsin Law Review elects senior editorial board for 2014-15

Janel Bergsbaken Janel Bergsbaken, a second-year student at University of Wisconsin Law School, has been named the Wisconsin Law Review's editor-in-chief for 2014–15. She replaces outgoing editor-in-chief Melissa Lee. T ...

Posted Mar 9, 2014 by Law School News

Professor Sarah Davis awarded fellowship to promote public health law education

Sarah Davis Professor Sarah Davis has been named one of ten faculty fellows to participate in the Future of Public Health Law Education program, led by Georgia State University College of Law and its Center for Law Health a ...

Posted Mar 4, 2014 by Law School News

Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society announces 2014-15 editorial board

Katherine Domina Katherine Domina has been elected editor-in-chief of the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society for the 2014-15 academic year. The student-run journal, first published in 1985 as the Wisconsin ...

Posted Mar 4, 2014 by Kelsey Gusho

Law School programs receive funding for educational innovation

Two University of Wisconsin Law School programs won UW-Madison Educational Innovation funding to advance innovation in teaching and learning in 2014. The Center for Patient Partnerships received $34,638 to create online courses for health care ...

Posted Mar 3, 2014 by Law School News

Vis Moot Court Team earns second place in Loyola Law School Pre-Moot

University of Wisconsin Law School's Vis Moot Court team won second place at the Tenth Annual Loyola University Chicago School of Law Pre-Moot. Representing the Law School were Antonia Ferguson, Anna Dontje, Renee Parton, Iga Fikayo Keme, C ...

Posted Mar 3, 2014 by EALSC News

Gimme some truth: Wisconsin inmates look to law professors to answer their legal questions

Several times a year, a team of University of Wisconsin Law School professors and their students deliver some truth to Wisconsin prison inmates. Michele LaVigne and Adam Stevenson , both clinical professors at the Law School, have been tra ...

Posted Feb 19, 2014 by Law School News

Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic founders win Best of Madison Business Award

Anne Smith and Eric Englund, co-founders of the Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic at University of Wisconsin Law School, recently received a 2014 Best of Madison Business Award from Madison Magazine. Anne Smith The award reco ...

Posted Feb 13, 2014 by Law School News

Temple Law Review Symposium to honor Professor Bill Whitford

Bill Whitford Temple University Beasley School of Law will host the 2014 Temple Law Review Symposium honoring and building on the work of Bill Whitford , emeritus professor of law at University of Wisconsin Law School. ...

Posted Feb 12, 2014 by Law School News

Vel Phillips '51 named Distinguished Alumna by Wisconsin Alumni Association

Vel Phillips Vel Phillips '51 has received a 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Wisconsin Alumni Association . Phillips is associated with a long list of "firsts": first African-American woman to ...

Posted Feb 11, 2014 by Law School News

Black Law Students Association plans Black History Month events

The Black Law Students Association is hosting a series of presentations, service and networking events through the first week of March to celebrate Black History Month and the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.Included on the roster is th ...

Posted Feb 10, 2014 by Kelsey Gusho

Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society hosts symposium on sexual assault in the military

The Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society will host a symposium titled “The Threat From Within: Current and Alternative Response to Sexual Assault in the Military” on Friday, Feb. 21. Law professors, military members and legal prac ...

Posted Feb 5, 2014 by Kelsey Gusho

UW-Madison cancels Tuesday morning classes; Law Library to close at 9 p.m. Monday

UW-Madison has canceled Tuesday morning classes, although campus will remain open. Classes with start times of noon or later on Tuesday will be held. Any instructor not planning to hold class Tuesday afternoon must contact students in his or her ...

Posted Jan 27, 2014 by Law School News

Class of 2013 Order of the Coif members announced

The University of Wisconsin Law School is pleased to congratulate the 26 members of the Class of 2013 who have been elected to the Order of the Coif. The Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates, is considered one ...

Posted Jan 23, 2014 by Law School News

UW Law School ranks fourth in nation for clinical offerings

University of Wisconsin Law School ranks fourth in the nation for its clinical offerings , according to PreLaw Magazine.The magazine’s sister publication, The National Jurist, ranked law schools by the number of their clinical opportunities u ...

Posted Jan 22, 2014 by Law School News

Wins for students are wins for neighborhood

Clinic Director Mitch Students in UW Law School’s Neighborhood Law Clinic won three court trials in one day late last month, amounting to more than $13,000 in judgments for their clients. This semester, the NLC had ni ...

Posted Dec 19, 2013 by Tammy Kempfert

Professor Alta Charo elected to Institute of Medicine Council

Professor R. Alta Charo has been elected to the governing council of the National Academies' Institute of Medicine. IOM is an independent, nonprofit organization that works outside of government to provide unbiased and authoritative advice ...

Posted Dec 17, 2013 by Law School News

Heinz Klug: Reflections on Nelson Mandela's legacy

Heinz Klug is a UW-Madison law professor and an honorary senior research associate in the School of Law at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Growing up in Durban, S ...

Posted Dec 6, 2013 by Law School News

Three UW Law School grads honored by Wisconsin District Attorneys Association

Three University of Wisconsin Law School alumni have been named State Prosecutors of the Year for 2012 by the Wisconsin District Attorneys Association: Tim Gruenke ’95, recipient of the State Prosecutor of the Year award, has served as La Cros ...

Posted Dec 3, 2013 by Law School News

Moot Court team wins National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Tournament in San Diego

From left, Britta Sahlstrom, Grant Turpin, Kaitlin Kelly and Professor Adam Stevenson. University of Wisconsin Law School's Moot Court team won first place in the 2013 National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Tournament, sponso ...

Posted Nov 12, 2013 by Law School News

Center for Patient Partnerships wins grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Center for Patient Partnerships , based at University of Wisconsin Law School, received a $200,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to study how patients’ loyalty to their doctors affects decisions about health services. Accor ...

Posted Nov 12, 2013 by Law School News

School of Rock: Marine Dan Rock serves vets in need of legal help

Dan Rock As a student coordinator for the Veterans Law Center , third-year law student and Marine Dan Rock works hard to help area veterans get the legal assistance they need—all while balancing school, work and family. ...

Posted Nov 11, 2013 by Law School News

From classroom to courtroom: Wisconsin Innocence Project students discuss what it takes to free a man from prison

Earlier this year, two Wisconsin Innocence Project students had the rare opportunity to draft a court motion that helped free a man from his 102-year prison sentence. Joseph Frey (second from left) with his sister and Wiscon ...

Posted Nov 6, 2013 by Tammy Kempfert and Kelsey Gusho

Professor Cecelia Klingele elected member of the American Law Institute

Cecelia Klingele Professor Cecelia Klingele has been elected to the American Law Institute, an independent U.S. organization that produces scholarly work to clarify, modernize and otherwise improve the law. Made up of over 4000 ...

Posted Nov 6, 2013 by Jonathan Zarov

Professor R. Alta Charo honored for Institute of Medicine service

Professor R. Alta Charo has been honored for her outstanding service to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. R. Alta Charo receiving the Adam Yarmolinsky Medal Charo received the Adam Yarmolinsky Medal, ...

Posted Oct 30, 2013 by Kelsey Gusho

Local justice for international crime: Professor Alexandra Huneeus to study Latin American model

When a Guatemalan court indicted Efrain Rios Montt for his role in the torture and deaths of at least 1,771 indigenous Mayan-Ixils, it marked the first time a former head of state would go to trial for genocide in his home country. A ...

Posted Oct 29, 2013 by Tammy Kempfert

Professor Mark Sidel attends rare economic development meeting in North Korea

Mark Sidel , a professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, attended a two-day economic development meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea, October 16-17. The meeting included academics and experts from six countries — including the US, ...

Posted Oct 25, 2013 by Law School News

Moot Court team wins Wechsler First Amendment Competition

University of Wisconsin Law School students Caitlin Madden, Monica Wedgewood and Kevin Van Ert took first place in the 20th Annual Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition held Oct. 18 and 19 in Washington, D.C. “We are incredibly e ...

Posted Oct 24, 2013 by Law School News

Professor Thomas Mitchell receives Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award

Thomas Mitchell Thomas W. Mitchell , a professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, is one of ten professors in the United States to receive a cash award of $25,000 from the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust in 20 ...

Posted Oct 9, 2013 by Law School News

John Dean on Watergate: 5 ethics lessons for lawyers

John Dean delivering the 2013 Kastenmeier Lecture John Dean has been thinking, writing and speaking about Watergate for more than 40 years — not only to document a critical moment in United States political history, but lat ...

Posted Oct 9, 2013 by Tammy Kempfert


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