A new poll from Marquette University Law School reports 82% of Americans surveyed believe the choice of the next U.S. Supreme Court justice is very or somewhat important to them.Read More »
As coronavirus cases continue to increase across Wisconsin, especially on college campuses, Gov. Tony Evers said Wednesday that he has not yet decided whether to extend his statewide mask mandate that is set to expire Sept. 28.Read More »
A majority of Wisconsin residents still support the “safer at home” order issued by Gov. Tony Evers in response to the coronavirus pandemic, but that support is down from where it was six weeks ago, according to a Marquette University Law School poll released Tuesday.Read More »
Although the Republican-controlled Legislature continued to work with Democratic Gov. Tony Evers on a state coronavirus relief package, a new poll released Wednesday showed broad support for the actions taken already to close schools and businesses and limit gatherings to slow the spread of the disease.Read More »
The Milwaukee Bar Association will honor a Foley & Lardner LLP attorney, a Marquette Law School student and a legal clinic supporting survivors of sexual violence with its annual Pro Bono Publico awards. The awards recognize outstanding pro bono work in the Milwaukee area.Read More »
Marquette Law School and the Milwaukee Bar Association are partnering to launch the Milwaukee Justice Center Mobile Legal Clinic, a bus designed to provide free, brief legal advice to individuals who are outside of the areas currently served by legal volunteer efforts in metropolitan Milwaukee.Read More »
Wisconsin’s judicial community lost one of its lights this week.Read More »
Marquette University Law School will undertake a substantial statewide polling initiative during 2012. This will be the most comprehensive polling enterprise in Wisconsin’s history, following public opinion through a number of polls over the year.Read More »
Andrew Monfre went out on loan for six months almost immediately after he joined the Milwaukee office of Quarles & Brady LLP last year. During that time, the 2009 Marquette Law School graduate spent about 15 hours per week providing ...Read More »
The names of six of 10 candidates – four requested confidentiality – seeking an open seat on the Milwaukee County Circuit Court bench were released Friday morning by Gov. Scott Walker’s office.Read More »
When Beth Odian takes her oath as an attorney today, she does so knowing she has a job. The new Marquette Law School graduate wasn’t alone in her job security, but neither was it guaranteed, considering that about half of ...Read More »
Litigator Jacob Curtis stopped short of the ethical line during a Facebook conversation with a friend who wanted legal advice. The friend said she was entitled to unpaid wages from her employer, and gave a detailed account of her situation, ...Read More »
Attorneys don't pretend that passing the bar exam is easy.
But those who have taken it in Wisconsin, especially during the last four years, make it seem that way. Since February 2007, passage rates in Wisconsin haven't dipped below 85 percent for either the winter or summer exams, including a 10-year high of 92 percent for the July 2010 version.
Did you know that both the University of Wisconsin’s law library and Marquette’s law library offer great legal research guides? While they are obviously written with their students in mind, these guides can be of great assistance when starting research ...Read More »