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.
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.
House Divided: The State of the Union
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.
21 Reasons for Optimism in 2021
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.
Cancel Culture and the Future of Free Speech
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?
Court Packing: Should the Supreme Court be reformed?
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.
Dean Margaret Raymond: A Legacy of Leadership and Service
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.
The Case for Compassionate Release
“I have to grapple with the fact that I come into my clients’ lives only because they are dying,” says Mckenna Kohlenberg.
Providing Access to Justice for Immigrants and Asylum Seekers
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.
No Justice. No Peace.
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.”