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Law School Commencement and Hooding Ceremony and Reception

Friday, May 16, 2014, 1 p.m.Monona Terrace Conference and Community Center1 John Nolen Dr.Madison, WI 53703This is the Law School’s own ceremony. Each graduate’s name will be announced, and the graduates will receive their doctoral hoods ind ...

Posted May 16, 2014 by Law School News

Honors and Awards Ceremony

Thursday, May 15, 2014, 7 p.m.Gordon Dining and Event Center, 770 W. Dayton St., Madison, WIThe UW Law School will host the annual spring Honors and Awards Ceremony. Light refreshments will be served after the ceremony. All award presenters, rec ...

Posted May 15, 2014 by Law School News

"Making 'The Palace of Sleeping Beauty': The Origins of CSI"

Ian Burney, senior lecturer at the University of Manchester’s Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine will speak on the history of forensic science in the United Kingdom at noon in Lubar Commons (7200 Law). The event is host ...

Posted May 13, 2014 by Law School News

Just Desserts

From 3 to 5 p.m., SBA will serve ice cream in the atrium, a traditional "last day of class" event celebrated on the second to last day of class.

Posted Apr 29, 2014 by Law School News

Faculty Workshop with Professor Gerard Magliocca: "Becoming the Bill of Rights"

Join the Institute for Legal Studies Tuesday, April 29 at noon in Lubar Commons for "Becoming the Bill of Rights" by Gerard N. Magliocca.Magliocca is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He au ...

Posted Apr 24, 2014 by Law School News

Faculty Workshop with Professor Asifa Quraishi-Landes

Professor Quraishi-Landes will discuss her paper, "Islamic Constitutionalism as Legal Pluralism," from noon to 1:15 p.m. in Lubar Commons.Participants are expected to have read the paper and be prepared for discussion. To receive the paper, plea ...

Posted Apr 5, 2014 by Law School News

Apr. 7: De-Stress Activities Kickoff

This semester De-Stress Week activities for students stretch out for nearly a month! Monday, April 7, 5 p.m. –6 p.m. Yoga. There are a limited number of mats available; feel free to bring your own. Lubar Commons. Yoga RSVP Wednesday, April 9, ...

Posted Apr 4, 2014 by Law School News

Apr. 9: Faculty Workshop with Professor Keith Findley

The Institute for Legal Studies presents a Wednesday workshop with Professor Keith Findley to discuss his paper, "Reforming Police Practices: The Eyewitness Identification Experience." The discussion, taking place at noon in Lubar Commons, will ...

Posted Apr 3, 2014 by Law School News

Apr.11: Jackie Macaulay Auction

Posted Apr 3, 2014 by Law School News

Apr. 4-5: Admitted Students Weekend

Posted Apr 3, 2014 by Law School News

Apr. 16: Faculty Workshop with Professor Heinz Klug

Professor Klug will discuss his paper, "Separation of Powers, Accountability and the Role of Independent Constitutional Institutions," from noon to 1:15 p.m. in Lubar Commons. Participants are expected to have read the paper and be prepared ...

Posted Apr 2, 2014 by Law School News

Apr. 4-5: Coming Together of Peoples Conference

The Indigenous Law Student Association presents the 28th Annual Coming Together of Peoples Conference beginning at 3 p.m., April 4, and concluding at 4 p.m. on April 5. An abbreviated schedule follows:April 4, 2014 , Lubar Commons3:30-5 p.m. -- ...

Posted Apr 2, 2014 by Law School News

Apr. 4-5: Wisconsin International Law Journal Symposium

Posted Apr 2, 2014 by Law School News

Collins T. Fitzpatrick presents the 2014 Fairchild Lecture

Posted Apr 1, 2014 by Law School News

Apr. 5: LEO Banquet

Posted Apr 1, 2014 by Law School News

Apr. 7: "Climate Change and Sea Level Rise: Sovereignty, Statehood and Disappearing States"

The Global Legal Studies Center presents a lecture by Rosemary Rayfuse, Professor of International Law, University of New South Wales, Australia:“Climate Change and Sea Level Rise: Sovereignty, Statehood and Disappearing States”Monday, April ...

Posted Mar 31, 2014 by Law School News

"The Architecture of Government" by Neal Katyal, Order of the Coif Distinguished Visitor

Please join the faculty and Dean Raymond for "The Architecture of Government," by Neal Katyal , Order of the Coif Distinguished Visitor. Commentary will be presented by  Ryan Owens, Lyons Family Faculty Scholar & Associate Pro ...

Posted Mar 30, 2014 by Law School News

Mar. 20: New York Area Alumni & Friends Reception

UW Law School alumni, students, faculty and friends are invited to attend the New York Area Alumni and Friends Reception on March 20 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The event will take place at O'Casey's Irish Bar and Restaurant, 22 E. 41st. St., New Yo ...

Posted Mar 19, 2014 by Law School News

Mar. 25: "Access to Justice for Child Support Obligors," Legal Studies Workshop

Amanda Ward, Ph.D. candidate in sociology, and Stefanie Wong, Ph.D. candidate in educational policy studies, present "Access to Justice for Child Support Obligors" on Tues., March 25, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. in Lubar Commons.Lunch will be provided; ...

Posted Mar 18, 2014 by Law School News

Mar. 26: "A Nation Under Construction" featuring Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Vel Phillips

Posted Mar 17, 2014 by Law School News

Apr. 1: "Picking Cotton: A Victim's Perspective on Wrongful Convictions"

The Wisconsin Innocence Project and the Institute for Legal Studies announce a panel discussion open to faculty, staff, students, visitors and members of the legal community:"Picking Cotton: A Victim's Perspective on Wrongful Convictions"Tuesda ...

Posted Mar 16, 2014 by Law School News

Milwaukee Area Alumni, Faculty & Friends Reception

Milwaukee-area alumni, faculty and friends: Save the date! Please join Dean Margaret Raymond on Thursday, May 1, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m., for a reception at the Milwaukee Athletic Club, 758 N Broadway. Register online at wisconsinlawalumni.com . P ...

Posted Mar 15, 2014 by Law School News

Mar. 26: Faculty Workshop with Professor Lisa Alexander

The Institute for Legal Studies presents a Wednesday workshop with Professor Lisa Alexander to discuss her paper, "Occupy the Right to Housing: Popular Constitutionalism and Social Movements Revisited."  The discussion, taking place at noon ...

Posted Mar 12, 2014 by Law School News

Mar. 11: "Rangeland Conflicts, Legal Pluralism & the Afghan PEACE Project" Legal Studies Workshop

Attend "Rangeland Conflicts, Legal Pluralism and the Afghan PEACE Project" by Kramer Gillin, a graduate student in UW-Madison's geography department. The presentation, part of the Legal Studies Workshop series, will be held at 12:30 p.m. in Luba ...

Posted Mar 11, 2014 by Law School News

Mar. 11: One-Fifth Day

This event showcases the fact that one-fifth of the Law School's financial resources come from private dollars. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the atrium.

Posted Mar 11, 2014 by Law School News

Mar. 27: Danae Davis, "What I'm Doing with my Law Degree"

Join Dean Raymond for a discussion with UW Law School alumna Danae Davis '80. Davis has more than three decades of leadership experience in the public and private sectors. Currently she is chief executive officer for the Milwaukee-based Pe ...

Posted Mar 11, 2014 by Law School News

Mar. 13: "Muslim Personal Law in South Africa: Panacea or Poison?"

UW-Madison's Department of African Studies sponsors a presentation by Wesahl Domingo, visiting fellow at UW Law. "Muslim Personal Law in South Africa: Panacea or Poison?"--part of the Global Legal Studies lecture series--will be held from noon t ...

Posted Mar 1, 2014 by Law School News

Mar. 5: Faculty Workshop with Professor Susannah Tahk

Professor Tahk will discuss her paper, "The Tax War on Poverty," from noon to 1:15 p.m. in Lubar Commons. A draft paper will be circulated before the workshop. Participants are expected to have read the paper and be prepared for discussion. ...

Posted Mar 1, 2014 by Law School News

Mar. 6: "Grey Matter: Race, Privilege and Everything In-Between" by Tim Wise

Tim Wise appears on Thursday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in Gordon Commons, as part of the 2014 Black History Month series organized by UW Law School's Black Law Students Association. The event is free and open to the public. Tim Wise is among the most ...

Posted Feb 28, 2014 by Law School News

Feb. 27: "Palliative Care as a Human Right," presented by the Human Rights Program

Posted Feb 26, 2014 by Law School News

Feb. 25: Legal Studies Workshop

The Institute for Legal Studies presents "The Efficiency Norm and U.S. Legal-Economic Policy, 1969-1992" by Camden Hutchison, Ph.D. candidate, UW-Madison History Department. The workshop, hosted by Hastie Fellow Casey Faucon, takes place on ...

Posted Feb 12, 2014 by Law School News

Feb. 13: "The Role of Activist Lawyers in China's Current Struggles over Constitutionalism and Human Rights"

Join the East Asian Legal Studies Center for a roundtable with Zhang Kai, a human rights lawyer from China, and Terry Halliday, co-director of the Center on Law and Globalization and research faculty with the American Bar Foundation. Professor ...

Posted Feb 12, 2014 by Law School News

Feb. 28: Wisconsin Statewide Minority Students and Advisors Day

Posted Feb 11, 2014 by Law School News

Mar. 18: Chicago Area Alumni & Friends Reception

UW Law School alumni, students, faculty and friends are invited to attend the Chicago Area Alumni and Friends Reception on March 18 from 6-8 p.m. The event will take place at Harry Caray Italian Steakhouse, 33. W. Kinzie St., Chicago. A cash bar ...

Posted Feb 10, 2014 by Law School News

Feb. 28: "What Lawyers Say Determines Choice of Law in Merger Agreements" by Juliet Kostritsky

The Wisconsin Contracts Group announces the following works-in-progress presentation in the John Kidwell Occasional Contracts Lecture Series open to faculty, students, staff and guest scholars:"What Lawyers Say Determines Choice of Law in Merger ...

Posted Feb 10, 2014 by Law School News

Feb. 19: Faculty Workshop with Professor Michele LaVigne

The Institute for Legal Studies presents "Research Opportunities in Clinical and Practice Settings" a faculty workshop featuring Professor Michele LaVigne. Professor LaVigne will lead a roundtable discussion exploring the possibilities for schol ...

Posted Feb 5, 2014 by Law School News

Feb. 6: American Bar Foundation Exchange Speaker Series featuring Bernadette Atuahene

The Institute for Legal Studies announces the following lecture: "Was the South African Land Restitution Process Fair? A Bottom-Up Assessment of the State's Attempt to Address the Legacy of Land Dispossession" Professor Bernadette Atuahene ...

Posted Feb 3, 2014 by Law School News

Feb. 10: Farmworkers' Rights Panel

Kevin Magee of Legal Action of Wisconsin and farmer Dick Okray discuss the situation of farmworkers in Wisconsin from a legal standpoint. The event takes place at noon in the Foley & Lardner Courtroom (Room 3260). All are welcome! Hosted by ...

Posted Feb 2, 2014 by Law School News

Feb. 21: Human Rights Program Speakers

The Human Rights Program presents two events on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Lubar Commons 7200. Attend one or both. A light lunch will be served on a first-come, first-served basis. “Water Governance at the U.S.-Mexico Border:Geopolitical Ecolo ...

Posted Feb 1, 2014 by Law School News

Feb. 11: Legal Studies Workshop on Emerging Research in Bioethics and Neuroscience

Attend "Law at the Crossroads of Science and Public Policy: Emerging Research in Bioethics and Neuroscience," a panel discussion featuring Joe Wszalek, a JD/PhD candidate in in neuroscience and public policy; Alta Charo, Warren P. Knowles Profes ...

Posted Feb 1, 2014 by Law School News

Feb. 12: Panel Discussion on Compensation for College Athletes

Posted Jan 31, 2014 by Law School News

Jan. 30: Pro Bono Program Pizza Panel

The Pro Bono Program Pizza Panel is a chance for students to learn about current and upcoming pro bono opportunities from participating students and supervisors. The panelists will talk about their experiences with: Legal Assistance for Disast ...

Posted Jan 30, 2014 by Law School News

Feb. 21: Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society Symposium

Posted Jan 30, 2014 by Law School News

Jan. 29: Faculty Workshop with Professor Andrew Coan

Professor Coan will discuss his paper, "Commandeering, Coercion, and the Deep Structure of American Federalism," from noon to 1:15 p.m. in Room 5215. The paper will be made available to registered faculty and staff. To register, please contac ...

Posted Jan 29, 2014 by Law School News

Feb. 5: Follow-Up Information Session on Study Abroad

The Global Legal Studies Center is sponsoring a follow-up information session on study abroad Feb. 5 at noon in Lubar Commons. Learn about the application and selection process for the Study Abroad program from the program directors of the Law ...

Posted Jan 22, 2014 by Law School News

Jan. 28: Legal Studies Workshop with Casey Faucon

Hastie Fellow Casey Faucon presents "Mormons and Muslims: Defining a Sphere of Protection that Balances Religious Ceremony, Consensual Common-Law and Polygamous Marriage, and the Law's Normative and Protective Function." The presentation takes p ...

Posted Jan 22, 2014 by Law School News

Jan. 21: Classes begin

Posted Jan 8, 2014 by Law School News

Jan. 22: Faculty Workshop with Professor David Schwartz

Professor Schwartz will discuss his paper, "The Literature of Constitutional Law: McCulloch v. Maryland's Journey to Canonization," from noon to 1:15 p.m. in Lubar Commons. The paper will be made available to registered faculty and staff. To reg ...

Posted Jan 7, 2014 by Law School News

Dec. 22: Winter Commencement and Reception

Posted Dec 11, 2013 by Law School News

Jan. 7: Alumni, Friends & Students Reception in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.-area alumni, friends and students: Please join Dean Margaret Raymond on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 5:30–8 p.m. for a reception at Jones Day law firm, located at 300 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. Jones Day has graciously off ...

Posted Dec 10, 2013 by Law School News


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