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.’
New book by Joshua Braver explores the perils and promises of illegal constitution-making by ‘the people.’
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.
“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 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.
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.
Last spring, University of Wisconsin Law School students had the opportunity to learn from Grenadian Diplomat Dessima Williams, a climate change and human rights expert, who served as the inaugural Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Human Rights.
Bonnie Shucha recognized for excellence in writing; Seifter, Wiercioch, and Schnur named UW Law School Teachers of the Year; Sumudu Atapattu honored for climate change research; Arlen Christenson ’60 inducted into WI Conservation Hall of Fame; and Yaron Nili’s scholarship among Best Corporate Law Articles of 2021.
Inspired by her UW Law experience, Laureen Seeger ’86 gives back—and calls on others to join her.
Professor Asifa Quraishi-Landes was the recipient of this year’s Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize some of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s finest educators.