As Wisconsin’s flagship public law school, University of Wisconsin Law School is committed to providing access to legal education and the legal profession for people from a wide variety of backgrounds. A newly established fund will help the Law School make good on that commitment by providing support for Native American students.
News & Notes
New Journal Fills Voids in Law Review Publishing
As a constitutional law teacher for more than 20 years, David Schwartz increasingly found that history was crucial to understanding the deep structure and essential nature of the Constitution. That’s why, in Fall 2022, he established the Journal of American Constitutional History (JACH), a peer-reviewed, web-based journal publishing high-quality scholarship.
A Commitment to Study
Mark Sidel has devoted many years to the study of regulation and policy issues of nonprofits and philanthropic organizations in Asia, first in a number of years working in senior program positions for the Ford Foundation in Beijing, Hanoi, Bangkok and New Delhi, and now in academic life.
Law in the Time of COVID Inspires Students to Think About the Next Pandemic
The Fall 2022 offering Law in the Time of COVID captured a historic, disruptive moment in the development of the law.
A Hidden Gem
Recovered manuscripts from the ‘father of modern American legal history’ reveal James Willard Hurst to be a ‘powerful chronicler of the rise of the modern American regulatory state.’
‘We, the Mediated People’
New book by Joshua Braver explores the perils and promises of illegal constitution-making by ‘the people.’
UW Law Lives in the Executive Office of the President
Few have a clue about the inner workings of the federal government, and even fewer could tell you what goes on inside the Executive Office of the President. But Anuj Desai, Volkman-Bascom professor of law at University of Wisconsin Law School, can.
In Brief – Spring 2023
“Stars in Pro Bono Work,” “Mark Sidel Named Honorary Professor at Liverpool Law School,” “David Schwartz Appointed Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor” and more news.
Marin Smith 2L Receives Stearns-Shaw Scholarship
Marin Smith is the latest University of Wisconsin Law School student to be named a Stearns-Shaw Scholar. The scholarship was endowed by 1992 UW Law graduate Denis Stearns and his husband, Thomas Shaw, to encourage champions of the LGBTQ+ community to choose UW as the best place to study law and make a difference.
A Tribute to the Time
Book explores UW Law’s Law-in-Action roots. When Voss-Bascom Professor of Law Emeritus William H. Clune first started gathering research for a 2019 University of Wisconsin Law School event honoring Professor Emeritus Herman Goldstein, he had no idea that he’d stumbled on his next book project.