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Oct 6, 2021

Legal field members join Women in Government board, leadership team

Wisconsin Women in Government, a statewide, nonpartisan, non-profit organization of professional women in and around government service, has announced the appointment of six new members to the 2021-2022 Board of Directors, as well as the board's new leadership team.

Sep 15, 2021

UW Law School hires States as first associate dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Michael States will serve as the inaugural associate dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Apr 29, 2021

ABA: Unemployment rate increased by 30% for 2020 law school grads

The unemployment rate for recent law-school graduates increased by about 30% from 2019 to 2020. And COVID-19 is likely to blame, according to the American Bar Association. The ABA released 2020 employment data last week. The report showed 34,420 people graduated from the 197 schools that were ABA-accredited in the U.S. in 2020, a 1.4% […]

Jan 14, 2021

UW Law professors in favor of rule to allow law students more supervised practice time

Several UW Law School professors testified in favor of allowing law-school students more supervised practice time in Wisconsin before they graduate.

Apr 1, 2020

Program exposes students to diversity, possibility in legal profession

On a dreary February day in Madison, Makda Fessahaye and Leakhena Au showed up for class at Madison East High School on internment camps and equal protection.

Mar 5, 2020

UW restraining-order clinic offers life-changing help to survivors

Ryan Poe-Gavlinski and her students at UW Law School are doing the sort of work many practicing attorneys can’t. Poe-Gavlinski is the director of the school’s VOCA Restraining Order Clinic, which helps victims obtain restraining orders in cases involving domestic abuse, harassment and child abuse.

Jan 15, 2019

UW law professor wins award

The American Bar Association’s Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section will plan to present a prestigious award to the retired University of Wisconsin Law School professor Marc Galanter.

Oct 15, 2018

Justice to headline law school’s 150th birthday celebration

As part of the University of Wisconsin Law School’s 150th birthday festivities, Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson will be giving the school’s Kastenmeier Lecture.

May 18, 2016

UW Law School’s Seifter passing on her knowledge learned from Ginsburg, Garland

Once Miriam Seifter began taking classes at Harvard Law School, she knew she was interested in becoming a law professor some day.

Jun 26, 2014

More opportunities for recent grads, but fewer get jobs

Despite more job opportunities for new law school graduates, the percentage of law school grads who get jobs out of college fell for the sixth straight year, according to a study released this month.

Jun 25, 2013

Raymond leads by example

Not long after graduating law school, Margaret Raymond was in court defending a man facing prison time, when she had an epiphany.

Jun 21, 2012

Clauss might be retired, but she’s not done teaching

When protestors swarmed Madison over collective bargaining, Carin Clauss didn’t see a political opportunity. She saw a chance to teach.

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