Neiha Lasharie isn’t interested in becoming a ‘black-and-white’ lawyer … and luckily, UW Law School has no interest in making her one.
After the U.S. Supreme Court’s Obergefell v. Hodges decision made same-sex marriage equality the law of the land, Clayton Goetz knew his personal life would be different. But he had no idea that the ripples of that 2015 landmark case would change the direction of his professional life, too.
Jodi Klagos 3L explains why wellness initiatives are important for law students.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …