“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.
Recent updates about UW Law School Alumni, where they are in their career and what recent news they have to share.
UW Law’s strategic plan unites new priorities with historical commitments. Ask Dean Dan Tokaji when work first began on the strategic plan that was approved by the faculty of the University of Wisconsin Law School this past May, and his answer is as clear and concise as the plan itself.
New flexibilities offer more student opportunities. Long known as a pioneer in the field of clinical education, UW Law School’s robust clinical programs are no stranger to innovation.
A UW Law School alum’s pursuit of justice reemerges in a long-lost film, now found. Lloyd Barbee ’56 was just a few years out of law school and the president of the local NAACP branch when he and two friends hatched a plan to use hidden cameras to document and expose housing discrimination in Madison.
The University of Wisconsin Law School has strengthened its faculty with two new hires, Nate Atkinson and Stephanie Holmes Didwania, who join in a long tradition of excellence in research and teaching.
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.