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Gun scare at UW Law School (UPDATE)

Students, professors and staff at the University of Wisconsin Law School were told to leave the building Wednesday just before noon because of a possible gun threat. Police received a call at 11:26 a.m. that there was a man with a gun in the Law School Library, which is in the law school building, 975 Bascom Mall. Shortly after that, University ...

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Sperling draws line in sand for social injustice

At 9 years old, Carrie Sperling harked back to the words of U.S. Rep. Barbara Jordan during her address at the Democratic National Convention in 1976. Jordan’s speech inspired Sperling to set the wheels of her career in motion.

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Weston teaches law, even while running tech company

Cheryl Weston wants to help her students to think as deeply about the law as she does. That means they should be able to recognize the intersection of substance and procedure, to understand rules and use them tactically. “If they learn the tools of being a good litigator, they always can pick up the substance of law,” she said. Weston, ...

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Assistant DA leaves capitol for the courtroom

From Chuck Stertz’s days working in former Sen. Russ Feingold’s Washington, D.C., office, where he served four years as legislative clerk and correspondent, to his current role as an assistant district attorney in Outagamie County, the 2009 University of Wisconsin Law School graduate said he likes “being able to get in there and help people.”

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