The University of Wisconsin Law School is located on historic Bascom Hill in the heart of the beautiful UW–Madison campus. It boasts a renowned faculty, an extensive curriculum and a dynamic student body. As part of a world-class university located in the state’s capital, the Law School also offers an unparalleled wealth of experiences beyond its walls.





At a Glance

Law in Action

Our curriculum emphasizes the dynamics of the law—how the law relates to social change and to society as a whole—while at the same time stressing skill development. In addition to nationally recognized programs in several substantive areas, we also have one of the largest clinical programs in the country. 

law school building sign outside of the law school

Skills-Based Curriculum

With a focus on skills-based learning, our students graduate practice-ready and prepared for success. We also offer many dual degree programs, certificate programs and concentrations.

main reading room at UW Law library

Nationally Recognized Faculty

Our nationally recognized faculty and staff provide an outstanding learning environment for our students. They come from a wide range of backgrounds and bring varying experiences, views and approaches to the Law School. Inspired by the UW’s distinctive law-in-action approach, they are committed to helping students develop into confident, successful lawyers.

professor rob yablon teaching

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