W Crest with Pear Blossoms

Volume 45, No. 1 - Summer 2022

Gargoyle Summer 2022 Cover Art


  • collage of new faculty

    Outstanding Scholars

    New faculty bring a wealth of knowledge and skill to UW Law School: Emily Cauble and Nyamagaga “Gaga” Gondwe as Tax Law professors, Bernadette Atuahene as the inaugural James E. Jones Chair, Rachel Burg as a clinical assistant professor and director of the Wisconsin Innocence Project, and Emily Buchholz as director of the Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic.

  • top of broken column

    Democracy in Crisis

    UW Law scholars seek to understand understand—and resist—authoritarianism.

  • Hand of female akha farmer tribe is harvesting ripe coffee beans from branch in plantation 100% organic farm in valley mountain in Thailand close up and selective focus shot

    Protecting Culinary Heritage from Climate Change

    When Steph Tai was a baby, their first spoken word was the Chinese word for “new.” Tai craved new tastes to the point where their parents had to get creative with food presentation to appease their toddler’s novelty-loving palate. It was the beginning of Tai’s lifelong passion for food.

  • All Ways Forward sign on Bascom

    All Ways Forward Campaign a Huge Success

    University of Wisconsin Law School has completed the largest capital campaign in its history. UW–Madison launched its All Ways Forward comprehensive campaign in October 2015. As a part of this effort, the Law School set the goal of raising $35 million. UW ended its campus-wide campaign in December of 2021 with the Law School exceeding its goal with $49.8 million raised.

  • Read the Full Summer 2022 Issue

Volume 44, No. 1 - Winter 2021-22

gargoyle spring 2021 cover issue 42.1


  • two red shooting stars on a blue background

    Rising Stars

    The University of Wisconsin Law School has strengthened its faculty with two new hires, Nate Atkinson and Stephanie Holmes Didwania, who join in a long tradition of excellence in research and teaching.

  • L&E clinic students brainstorming by a whiteboard

    Ever-Evolving Clinical Education

    New flexibilities offer more student opportunities. Long known as a pioneer in the field of clinical education, UW Law School’s robust clinical programs are no stranger to innovation.

  • clouds in the shape of a 9

    The Whole Nine Yards

    UW Law’s strategic plan unites new priorities with historical commitments. Ask Dean Dan Tokaji when work first began on the strategic plan that was approved by the faculty of the University of Wisconsin Law School this past May, and his answer is as clear and concise as the plan itself.

  • black and white photo of a man in front of a house with a bike outside

    Barbee’s Mirror

    A UW Law School alum's pursuit of justice reemerges in a long-lost film, now found. Lloyd Barbee ’56 was just a few years out of law school and the president of the local NAACP branch when he and two friends hatched a plan to use hidden cameras to document and expose housing discrimination in Madison.

  • Read the Full Winter 2021-22 Issue