Erin Barbato, director of the Immigrant Justice Clinic (IJC) at the University of Wisconsin Law School, has a knot in the pit of her stomach.
What a pivotal moment we are at as a nation. The COVID-19 pandemic changed all of our lives in an instant. The horrific killing of George Floyd, along with so many other Black men and women who have lost their lives to police brutality, has highlighted systemic racism, and has rallied Americans to join the movement for racial justice.
In Memoriam – Volume 42.1
We remember and honor Professor Emeritus Herman Goldstein, Adjunct Professor Steve Levin, and staff member Jane Ford Bennett. The UW Law School also mourns the loss of a recent graduate, Bella Sobah.
No Justice. No Peace.
UW and Marquette law students unite to voice concerns of racial injustice: “UW Law’s Black Law Students Association is giving Marquette University Law School and the University of Wisconsin Law School the opportunity to do the right thing.”
Steven Wright’s new political thriller
The Coyotes of Carthage, Professor Steven Wright’s debut novel on the power of dark money in local politics, came out this spring.
Introducing Dean Daniel P. Tokaji
Daniel P. Tokaji has been named dean of the University of Wisconsin Law School, effective August 1, 2020.
Three pillars of clinical education retire
With the recent retirements of Professors Meg Gaines, Michele LaVigne, and Marsha Mansfield, UW Law School bids farewell to three legends in clinical legal education.
News & Notes: In Brief
RJP on 60 Minutes, A New Audio Series, VOCA Restraining Order Clinic, Wisconsin Innocence Project news, and more.
Commencement: A Virtual Celebration for the Class of 2020
Although physically apart, the UW Law School community came together in Badger spirit to celebrate the Class of 2020 on May 15.
Law School in the Time of COVID
For more than 150 years, the University of Wisconsin Law School has trained lawyers to be agile and responsive to the real world. Never were the benefits of its law-in-action focus more evident than in 2020, when COVID-19 suddenly upended life worldwide, including at UW–Madison.