Alumni News: Engagements and Activities

Native Nations Flag Ceremony

University of Wisconsin Law School and the Indigenous Law Students Association (ILSA) have invited all the tribal nations in Wisconsin to participate in a traditional flag ceremony at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the Pyle Center. All are welcome to attend the ceremony.

All-Class and 50-Year Reunion

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All University of Wisconsin Law School graduates are invited to join us for our All-Class Reunion Oct. 21–22. This year, the All-Class Reunion is being held in conjunction with University of Wisconsin Homecoming Weekend.

On Friday, Oct. 21, enjoy a day of Law School activities and participate in the Homecoming Parade.

On Saturday, Oct. 22, reconnect with classmates over traditional gameday snacks during a tailgate at the Law School before heading to Camp Randall for Badger football. There will also be a special 50-Year Reunion Dinner specifically for the classes of 1970, ’71, and ’72 on Oct. 21.

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Wisconsin Law Review Symposium

Attend the Wisconsin Law Review Symposium Oct. 27–28. This year’s topic is “Controlling the Supreme Court: Now and ‘Far into the Future.’” Topics include the confirmation process for justices, originalism, SCOTUS precedent, and democratic action options.

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Dean’s Summit

Connect with fellow Benchers’ and Legacy Society members, see how your gifts impact the Law School, and cheer on the Badgers during this year’s Dean’s Summit, Oct. 20–22.

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Kastenmeier Lecture

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This year’s featured speaker is Larry Krasner, district attorney of Philadelphia.

Join us for the 2022 Kastenmeier Lecture, 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23.

This year’s featured speaker is Larry Krasner, district attorney of Philadelphia. The Kastenmeier Lecture is supported by the fund established to honor Robert W. Kastenmeier, an outstanding graduate of University of Wisconsin Law School who served with great distinction in the United States Congress from 1958 to 1990.

During his tenure, Congressman Kastenmeier made special contributions to the improvement of the judiciary and to the field of intellectual property law. The Kastenmeier Fund was created to recognize these contributions by fostering important legal scholarship in the fields of intellectual property, corrections, administration of justice, and civil liberties.

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