Volume 40, No. 2 – Summer 2018

Volume 40 No 2 Cover


  • Debra Katz

    #MeToo Advocate Debra Katz ’84: Empowering Stories, Changing Lives

    In the weeks following the Harvey Weinstein scandal, the hashtag #MeToo exploded on social media channels, as millions of women used it to share their stories of sexual harassment. Considered a watershed national reckoning, the …

  • Syovata Edari

    Sweet Success

    Whether in the courtroom or in her chocolate shop, Syovata Edari is finding success on her own terms. An accomplished trial lawyer, Syovata “Vata” Edari ’01 never expected to become a full-time professional chocolatier. When …

  • Elena Kagan

    Nine Lessons from Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan

    US Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan doesn’t often get away from her work in the nation’s capital to visit university campuses, so her visit to University of Wisconsin Law School was special. In addition to …

  • ice cream

    In Focus: What’s the scoop?

    In honor of our 150th anniversary, UW Law School will introduce its very own ice cream flavor in 2018. We asked members of our Law School family to propose the flavors, the mix-ins, and even …

  • Vel Phillips

    Remembering Civil Rights Icon Vel Phillips ’51

    The University of Wisconsin–Madison community is mourning the loss of UW Law alumna and civil-rights leader Vel Phillips. She passed away in April at the age of 94. “Throughout her life Vel Phillips provided a …

Dean's View

  • UW Law Dean Margaret Raymond

    Dean’s View

    Our Law School transforms lives. I say that all the time, as I travel around the country and meet our alumni, talk with prospective students, and engage with my partners here on campus. But it’s …

The Last Word

In Memoriam

  • UW Flag

    In Memoriam – Volume 40.1

    UW Law School mourns the loss of Professors Marygold “Margo” Melli and Cheryl Rosen Weston, and shares these remembrances.

Alumni Life

  • Seattle

    Perfect Day: Seattle, Washington

    For 2010 graduate Alex Oh, the Emerald City is the perfect place to call home. Intellectual property lawyer by day and vintner by night, Oh is fully immersed in Seattle life. Here’s his guide to …

  • hooding ceremony - faculty speaker

    Congratulations, Class of 2018!

    On May 11, 2018, UW Law School honored the Class of 2018 at its annual hooding ceremony. The graduating class selected the Honorable Louis B. Butler Jr. to present the keynote address at its ceremony. …

  • old UW diploma

    Alumni Activities: In the News

    Seep Paliwal ’15 receives outstanding young lawyer award from Wisconsin State Bar The Young Lawyers Division of the Wisconsin State Bar honored Seep Paliwal with the outstanding young lawyer award for her commitment to serving …