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Jun 11, 2020

Deadline for women lawyers scholarship applications on Monday

The deadline for the annual Association for Women Lawyers Foundation scholarship applications is on Monday.

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Jun 2, 2020

UW Law names Ohio State law professor as new dean

UW Law School has named Ohio State law professor Daniel Tokaji its new dean.

Jan 9, 2020

Search underway for new UW Law dean

UW Law School is looking for its next dean. The position opening was advertised on the university's website on Thursday.

Dec 31, 2019

By the numbers: JD enrollment at Marquette and UW Law

Recently released statistics from the American Bar Association show enrollment at UW Law School and Marquette University Law School in 2019.

Oct 9, 2018

It’s a record year for Wisconsin law schools

For the first time, women outnumber men among Marquette University Law School’s first-year students. Of the 190 1Ls that started this fall at Marquette, 52.1 percent are women and 47.9 are percent men.

Jun 21, 2018

Weigold passing on her legal knowledge to the next generation

Growing up, Ursula Weigold wanted to become a teacher because her own instructors had inspired her.

Apr 13, 2018

Former justice to speak at UW hooding ceremony

Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler will be the keynote speaker for the University of Wisconsin Law School’s hooding ceremony.

Nov 1, 2017

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 […]

Sep 19, 2017

Leachman offers unique perspectives to law students, community

As a professor of law, Gwendolyn Leachman offers her students both an out-of-the-ordinary way of looking at legal topics as well as a singular dedication to inclusiveness.

Jun 7, 2017

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.

Jun 23, 2016

Brito uses law as weapon to fight poverty

While attending Harvard Law School, Tonya Brito worked at a legal aid office and, there, came to feel a real connection with her clients.

Feb 18, 2016

Macaulay puts law in its place

If you went to law school, chances are you’ve read Stewart Macaulay’s book — and not just because it was required reading.


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