After a year of crisis, conflict, and change, four professors reflect on what the 2020 election tells us about the state of the Union, and what comes next.
Despite the many challenges facing our country and world — a pandemic, racial injustice, economic woes, to name a few — members of the UW Law community have reason for hope, too.
When is “cancel culture” warranted and when does it go too far? How do we preserve the United States’ tradition of free speech and community-enforced speech norms without giving individuals and private companies too much control?
Long after the Trump administration moves from headlines into the pages of history books, President Donald Trump’s impact on the nation will remain firmly entrenched in the US Supreme Court.
Margaret Raymond, UW Law School’s thirteenth dean and the first woman to hold the job, moved to Madison in the summer of 2011 well-prepared to lead.
“I have to grapple with the fact that I come into my clients’ lives only because they are dying,” says Mckenna Kohlenberg.
Erin Barbato, director of the Immigrant Justice Clinic (IJC) at the University of Wisconsin Law School, has a knot in the pit of her stomach.
UW and Marquette law students unite to voice concerns of racial injustice: “UW Law’s Black Law Students Association is giving Marquette University Law School and the University of Wisconsin Law School the opportunity to do the right thing.”
For more than 150 years, the University of Wisconsin Law School has trained lawyers to be agile and responsive to the real world. Never were the benefits of its law-in-action focus more evident than in 2020, when COVID-19 suddenly upended life worldwide, including at UW–Madison.
Exploring the facts and fictions behind UW Law School legends and lore.