“If we want to preserve and improve state democracy, we have to first understand it,” said Associate Professor of Law Miriam Seifter in a recent podcast interview.
The University of Wisconsin Law School has created a $1 million Faculty Recruitment and Retention Fund. The fund will help UW Law expand its tenure-track faculty from twenty-nine to thirty-five people over the next five years, a planned increase of some 20 percent.
In response to the rising need for eviction defense, the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Economic Justice Institute (EJI) was awarded funding to provide dedicated legal assistance for eviction services.
The UW Law School launched a new center to support Wisconsin’s DREAMers, an all-encompassing term describing individuals who have lived in the United States without official lawful status since coming to the country as a minor.
Wisconsin’s roots in the law-in-action tradition run deep, and the new Research Handbook on Modern Legal Realism could help that philosophy branch out at other law schools.
Tonya Brito, Burrus-Bascom Professor of Law, was awarded an Understanding and Reducing Inequalities Initiative Program Research Grant from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
The University of Wisconsin Law School is pleased to announce that Michael States will serve as the inaugural associate dean of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Professor Kathryn Hendley’s interest in the Russia and eventual graduate studies coincided with Mikhail Gorbachev’s leadership at the time of the breakup of the Soviet Union, events that opened up the country — and a world of research possibilities.
“Climate change is one of the biggest challenges we’re facing as humanity, and it’s affecting the entire world,” says Sumudu Atapattu, director of research centers at UW Law School and an expert in international environmental law and human rights.
Statistics for the Entering Class of 2021, an excerpt from an op-ed by UW Law Professor Asifa Quraishi-Landes, vaccination rates for the UW Law School, and information about a Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic video series that helps small businesses.