Building community, advocating for others and helping them to advocate for themselves: These are the things that drive Taylor Gilbertson (a second-year Law student) and that brought her to University of Wisconsin Law School.
From Helpless to Empowered
Now a third-year student at University of Wisconsin Law School, Karen Suárez Jiménez has experienced the thrill of helping clients win their asylum cases through the Immigrant Justice Clinic.
A Calling to Public Defense
Even as a middle schooler, Clayton Cavanaugh knew he wanted to go to law school to become a public defender. He wasn’t satisfied with the world he saw reflected in the media or overheard in snippets of adults’ conversations.
Making Space for Belonging
Jodi Chung doesn’t let barriers stand in her way. Until age 6, she lived in an orphanage in China and was unable to walk because of congenital hip dysplasia. After she was adopted by a Wisconsin couple, she worked hard to learn English and powered through excruciating physical therapy after multiple surgeries.
Studying Professional Ethics at Auschwitz
How can the conduct of lawyers and judges in Nazi-occupied Europe inform professional ethics today? Ben Levey, a rising second-year law student at University of Wisconsin Law School, spent his summer reflecting on that and much more.
Jacob Gardner 2L Publishes Debut Novel
For lifelong Wisconsinite and second-year law student Jacob Gardner, formative childhood experiences in Northern Wisconsin as a self-described “poor rural kid” served as inspiration for his debut novel, North of Highway 8.
Considering Law and Ethics in the Shadow of Auschwitz
Eileen Dorfman recently completed a Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics. The curriculum, designed by Yale Law School, combined walking tours of Nazi death camps, Berlin, and Nuremberg, with workshops using the …
Badgers Give Back
Law School orientation emphasizes service The first few days of law school set the tone for what’s to come. That’s why the programming for UW Law orientation includes giving back to the community through service. …
School of Rock
Marine Dan Rock serves vets in need of legal help As a student coordinator for the Veterans Law Center, third-year law student and Marine Dan Rock works hard to help area veterans get the legal …
Rukmini Vasupuram ’13
“I wanted to have a stronger impact.” Ever since Rukmini Vasupuram chose women’s studies and history for her undergraduate majors, gender issues have guided her path. “Even though we live in a time when women …