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BloombergIon Meyn achieves tenure, promoted to associate professor
Emeritus Professor Arlen Christenson '60 honored by Conservation Hall of Fame
Congratulations to Ion Meyn for achieving tenure and promotion to associate professor. Meyn, who joined the UW Law School in 2010, teaches civil procedure, civil rights, wrongful convictions, race and the law, and trial advocacy. His scholarsh ...
The Cap TimesWisconsin debates cash bail changes in wake of Waukesha parade tragedy: Lanny Glinberg comments
PBS WisconsinCecelia Klingele discusses bill seeking to foster jail alternatives for people with mental illness
Wisconsin State JournalSteph Tai, Anuj Desai discuss prohibiting race discussions in schools
PBS WisconsinJoshua Braver comments on sedition charges for Capitol attack
ReutersIon Meyn, Lanny Glinberg discuss bail reform
Wisconsin ExaminerRenagh O'Leary's scholarship honored by the Association of American Law Schools
Robert Yablon: WI Supreme Court is wrong to preserve gerrymandered electoral maps
UW Law clinical professor Renagh O'Leary 's scholarship on compassionate release and decarceration was recently honored by the Association of American Law Schools' Criminal Justice Section. O'Leary was named the runner-up for the annual Junior ...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Steven Wright examines the systems that condemn us all
Literary HubLanny Glinberg comments on push to change bail system after Waukesha tragedy
Wisconsin ExaminerIon Meyn: What the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict means for carrying open firearms in Wisconsin
Wisconsin State JournalChristopher Lau discusses WIP, the innocent pleading guilty, WI's prison population, and more
WORT RadioIon Meyn cautions against push to change bail system after Waukesha tragedy
Wisconsin ExaminerSteven Wright comments on Kyle Rittenhouse trial
BeFM RadioCecelia Klingele comments on UW System developing Bachelors degree program in WI prisons
Channel 3000Robert Yablon discusses the future of Wisconsin legislative maps
Wisconsin Public RadioCecelia Klingele comments on the bail reform movement
Wisconsin Public RadioIon Meyn discusses what the Rittenhouse case says about gun rights, white-privileged violence
WORT RadioCecelia Klingele discusses what counts as self-defense with open carry firearms
ABC News AustraliaLawmakers seek change to state constitution when setting bail; Cecelia Klingele comments
WKOW 27 NewsJohn Gross comments on Waukesha Christmas parade attack
The New York TimesCecelia Klingele comments: Would the Rittenhouse verdict be different in a 'Stand Your Ground' state?
NBC LXKeith Findley: After Rittenhouse, what an era of armed protest means for America
Yahoo NewsJohn Gross discusses Kyle Rittenhouse verdict
The Public MoralityJohn Gross comments on Waukesha Christmas parade attack suspect out on bond
New York PostJohn Gross weighs in on prosecution's failed strategies in Rittenhouse trial
New York PostDan Tokaji comments: Could a law school diploma stand in for the bar exam?
Bloomberg Law Keith Findley comments: After Rittenhouse, will deadly clashes multiply as the right to self-defense expands?
The Washington PostCecelia Klingele discusses Rittenhouse verdict
BBC NewshourIon Meyn: Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty verdict reveals the true value of life in Wisconsin
NBC NewsPeter Carstensen discusses the alleged conspiracy to fix the price of chicken
BYU RadioIon Meyn discusses what a mistrial in the Rittenhouse case would mean
USA TodayJohn Gross describes how dual mistrial motions could impact Rittenhouse verdict
WUWM 89.7 FMJohn Gross on why Rittenhouse is likely to be acquitted " and why the law on self-defense must change
Wisconsin State JournalIon Meyn on what can be deduced from the length of jury deliberations in the Rittenhouse case
The New York TimesIon Meyn explains how the Rittenhouse jury was narrowed
The Washington PostKeith Findley discusses Rittenhouse mistrial motion
Milwaukee Journal SentinelIon Meyn discusses societal implications if jury acquits Rittenhouse
WUWM 89.7 FMSteven Wright comments on race in Rittenhouse trial
PoliticoJohn Gross discusses Kyle Rittenhouse's testimony
Bloomberg Law Dan Tokaji named among most-cited election law faculty in the U.S.
Election Law BlogSteven Wright comments on judge in Rittenhouse trial
NBC NewsIon Meyn discusses legal, cultural significance of Rittenhouse trial
CNNJohn Gross discusses what takes place in jury room amid Rittenhouse trial
TMJ4Rittenhouse case, Arbery trial reflect deepening political and racial divides; Steven Wright comments
USA TodayIon Meyn explains charges, jury's process in Rittenhouse trial
Fox6 NewsJudge dismisses gun charge against Kyle Rittenhouse; John Gross comments
Chicago TribuneSteven Wright on why Kyle Rittenhouse no longer faces a gun possession charge
The New York TimesJohn Gross: Gun charge dropped in Rittenhouse trial is result of poorly worded law
ReutersKeith Findley on what makes Rittenhouse case so complicated
NPRCecelia Klingele discusses Rittenhouse judge's courtroom comments
NPRSteven Wright discusses Rittenhouse trial; closing arguments set to begin Monday
CBS NewsUpdated: UW Law experts provide context on criminal law during Kyle Rittenhouse trial
Steven Wright discusses Rittenhouse trial judge's comments
The trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, the armed Illinois teenager who killed two people and wounded another during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has captured the nation’s attention and garnered extensive media coverage. Experts from the Univers ...
AP NewsSteven Wright comments on Rittenhouse trial judge
The New York TimesKeith Findley discusses 'Plea Bargaining in the Shadow of a Retrial: Bargaining Away Innocence'
Wisconsin Public RadioSteven Wright comments on Rittenhouse's emotional display
NBC NewsRittenhouse defense asks for mistrial: John Gross comments
WKOWWisconsin Law in Action podcast featuring David Trubek, Richard Abel
Wisconsin Law in Action PodcastLanny Glinberg, Ion Meyn comment on Rittenhouse trial
Wisconsin ExaminerKyle Rittenhouse; hero or vigilante: Steven Wright weighs in
Bloomberg LawKeith Findley comments on Rittenhouse trial
The Washington PostCecelia Klingele discusses use of force in Rittenhouse trial
Wisconsin Public RadioIon Meyn reviews testimony, previews upcoming week of Rittenhouse trial
Fox News Milwaukee Anuj Desai comments on coupon book-spread conspiracies
The Daily BeastKeith Findley named Lifetime Innovator by the State Bar of Wisconsin
The State Bar of WisconsinCecelia Klingele, John Gross comment on Rittenhouse trial
CNNKeith Findley discusses Rittenhouse judge, boundaries for language in court
NBC NewsJonathan Scharrer reflects on local restorative justice icon's legacy, impact
Wisconsin State JournalKeith Findley on why those shot by Rittenhouse can't be called "victims" at trial
CBS NewsLanny Glinberg comments on use of language in Rittenhouse trial
PBS WisconsinPeter Carstensen comments on chicken execs who face prison in price-fixing trial
BloombergSteven Wright comments on Kyle Rittenhouse trial
The New York TimesCecelia Klingele comments on Kyle Rittenhouse trial
The Wall Street Journal Heinz Klug discusses the constitutional process in South Africa
La TerceraKeith Findley comments on debate over terms in Rittenhouse trial
The New York TimesFranciska Coleman comments on cancel culture
Wisconsin Public RadioRobert Yablon comments on Wisconsin's redistricting battle
The Cap TimesMiriam Seifter discusses: Is the Supreme Court too political?
WBURMargaret Raymond: Being first is a privilege, and it comes with a responsibility
Wisconsin LawyerKeith Findley: Missed police killings prove we must address systemic bias in forensic science
The Washington PostSteven Wright weighs in on Dorland v. Larson
Literary HubUW Law School launches new fund to expand faculty and enhance scholarly impact
Ion Meyn discusses: Police do not belong in schools
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 29 to 35 people over the next five years, a planned increase of over 20%.  ...
WORTErin Barbato discusses efforts to assist Afghan refugees at Fort McCoy
Channel 3000Steph Tai responds: Could fossil fuel companies be tried for crimes against humanity?
GizmodoMiriam Seifter discusses state and local government law, projects
Digging a Hole: The Legal Theory PodcastAsifa Quraishi-Landes discusses targeted repression against Muslims in the U.S.
Common Dreams Erin Barbato discusses legal aid for Afghan refugees
PBS WisconsinKeith Findley discusses 'One Year Later: How Is Local Law Enforcement Evolving?'
Cap Times Ideas FestMitra Sharafi discusses anti-abortion laws and forensics in colonial India
Asifa Quraishi-Landes discusses understanding Sharia amid the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan
Mitra Sharafi , a legal historian of modern South Asia, was recently featured on The Swaddle podcast, discussing why the anti-abortion law was poorly enforced in colonial India, and how forensics took shape at the time. Listen to the ...The Swaddle
WUWMAsifa Quraishi-Landes: American Muslims look for hope, not hate twenty years after 9/11
Thomson Reuters Foundation NewsVideo: Alexandra Huneeus nominated as candidate for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Erin Barbato: Refugees need legal support, mental health services
Chicago TribuneHeinz Klug discusses path from ANC underground to law professor
Higher Education TodayNew faculty focus: Stephanie Holmes Didwania
New faculty focus: Nate Atkinson
The University of Wisconsin Law School has strengthened its law faculty with the hire of Stephanie Holmes Didwania, who joins in a long tradition of excellence in research and teaching. Learn more about Stephanie in the faculty profile below. ...
Mark Sidel publishes commentary on China's use of restrictive legislation in the early months of COVID-19
The University of Wisconsin Law School has strengthened its law faculty with the hire of Nate Atkinson, who joins in a long tradition of excellence in research and teaching. Learn more about Nate in the faculty profile below.
Nate Atkinson: ...
The China NGO ProjectSteven Wright comments on the Huber's suit against the City of Kenosha
Washington PostForthcoming article by Yaron Nili discussed
MarketWatchNina Varsava discusses fractured Supreme Court opinions in light of Marks v. United States
'Dissenting Opinions'Steph Tai discusses Biden's call for electrified auto future
WPRTonya Brito awarded grant to support project on 'Race, Class and Gender Inequity and Access to Justice'
Ryan Poe-Gavlinski discusses proposal for lifetime restraining orders to protect sexual assault survivors
Tonya Brito , Burrus-Bascom Professor of Law, was awarded an Understanding and Reducing Inequalities Initiative Program Research Grant from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
As the principal investigator, Brito will launch “Race, Cl ...
WPRKeith Findley discusses accessing police body-worn camera footage in Wisconsin
TMJ4Tonya Brito hosts discussion on how tenants' right to counsel could reduce evictions
WORTCecelia Klingele discusses an Outagamie County judge controlling defendants after sentencing
Wisconsin State JournalDean Dan Tokaji testified on the Elections Clause
Keith Findley discusses police body-worn cameras
Law School Dean Dan Tokaji testified during a Congressional Hearing on the Elections Clause before the House Administration Committee.House Administration Committee
Wisconsin Idea Grant helps create Center for DREAMers at UW
Keith Findley discusses what separates an effective body-worn camera program from one that could cause harm to the community.The Capital Times
Nina Varsava discusses professional irresponsibility and judicial opinions
The Center for DREAMers will provide legal services, mental health services and career and educational counseling to students with DACA who are currently or have dreams of pursuing higher education. Through the Center, Erin Barbato , who&n ...Channel 3000
UW Law School Clinical Professor Erin Barbato receives grant to launch Center for DREAMers
Nina Varsava discusses professional irresponsibility and judicial opinions and the forthcoming article "Professional Irresponsibility and Judicial Opinions" on Houston Law Review's "Emphasis Added." Emphasis Added
Ryan Poe-Gavlinski discusses ramifications of delayed criminal proceedings on a victim of sexual assault
The UW Law School will launch 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. The Cent ...
Asifa Quraishi-Landes named an interim co-executive director of Muslim Advocates
Ryan Poe-Gavlinski was interviewed by Elizabeth Wadas with NBC15 about the ramifications of delayed criminal proceedings on a victim of a sexual assault, particularly a minor. NBC15
Miriam Seifter discusses the power of governors
Farhana Khera steps down as President of Muslim Advocates after 16 years of service. Farah Brelvi and Asifa Quraishi-Landes will join the staff of Muslim Advocates as interim co-executive directors while a national search is conducted.Muslim Advocates
UW Law School receives grant to launch Center for DREAMers
Miriam Seifter discusses how powerful governors should be and the history behind their growth in power leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Economist
Anuj Desai discusses key questions for libel in Wisconsin newspaper lawsuit
The UW Law School will launch a new center to support Wisconsin’s DREAMers, individuals who have lived in the U.S. without official authorization since coming to the country as a minor. The Center for DREAMers was awarded a grant through t ...UW-Madison News
Wisconsin State JournalIon Meyn on the invisible rules that govern police use of force
LawfareLanny Glinberg discusses 'progressive prosecutors' and the criminal justice system
PBS Wisconsin Keith Findley: New research shows prosecutors often fight winning innocence claims, offer deals to keep convictions
KARE 11 TV UW law School mourns the loss of Emeritus Professor Michael Smith
Professors Mertz, Klug emphasize law-in-action and interdisciplinary, empirical study of law in new book
Sumudu Atapattu's new book examines intersectional nature of environmental injustice
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.
Edward Elgar Publishing approached Beth Mertz, the John and Ryl ...
John Gross: Why do police keep shooting into moving cars?
The fate of climate refugees whose homes will be lost to rising seas. Courts granting rivers legal personhood. Constitutions proclaiming the right to a healthy environment.
As climate change continues to shape our planet’s present and fu ...
The Atlantic Louise Trubek honored for contributions to Law & Society Association with Legacy Award
Law & Society AssociationJoshua Braver: The Justice Department Shouldn't Open the Pandora's Box of Seditious Conspiracy
Lawfare Cecelia Klingele's revocation research cited in op-ed
Wisconsin State JournalNili's paper "Shadow Governance" is top 10 best in corporate and securities law for 2020
Keith Findley comments on Chauvin verdict
University of Wisconsin Law School Professor Yaron Nili’s article “Shadow Governance ,” co-authored with Prof. Cathy Hwang and published in the California Law Review, was named as one of Corporate Practice Commentator ’s ...
Washington PostNina Varsava's work on professional responsibility and judicial opinions highlighted
WestlawIon Meyn discusses Chauvin verdict
Fox6Statement of Dean Dan Tokaji on the Verdict in the Trial of Derek Chauvin for the Murder of George Floyd
Keith Findley: Jury can't hold decision not to testify against Chauvin
Dear UW Law Students, Staff, and Faculty,
The jury has now issued its verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin for killing George Floyd, finding the defendant guilty on all counts, including murder. I hope that this verdict brings some degree of ...
WKOWSteven Wright: Voter suppression bills are the first move in a bigger battle
The HillKeith Findley discusses police-worn body cameras
Inside TrackKeith Findley discusses police searches of cellphone data
Courthouse News ServiceArd, Barbato, and Collins Named UW Law School Teachers of the Year
Steven Wright comments on manslaughter charges for Minnesota officer who killed Daunte Wright
Each spring, UW Law School celebrates excellence in teaching through its Teacher of the Year awards. UW Law School’s annual teaching awards demonstrate the value placed on excellent teaching. Our faculty engage and inspire UW Law students ...
New York TimesUW law School mourns the loss of Professor Trina Tinglum
Erin Barbato: People who are seeking asylum don't have time to wait
Wisconsin ExaminerIon Meyn: What's behind 2020 declines in Wisconsin jail and prison inmate numbers?
WPRErin Barbato on tensions at the U.S.-Mexico border
PBS Wisconsin John Gross comments on public defender shortage in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Public RadioAlta Charo named to the board of directors of the Allen Institute
Allen Institute Steven Wright: House bill does little to protect our local elections
The HillSteph Tai discusses recent Faculty Senate fossil fuel divestment resolution
Badger HeraldStatement to the UW Law Community on the Georgia Shootings
Alexandra Huneeus: The end approaches for Chile's military-era constitution
Statement to the UW Law Community on the Georgia Shootings from Dean Tokaji
Like many of you, I am heartbroken by the murders in the Atlanta area on Tuesday evening. I share the sentiments expressed by campus leadership mourning these de ...
Washington PostDaniel Tokaji comments on the Supreme Court's Voting Rights Act
Washington PostPeter Carstensen: "Paltry Poultry Settlements and a Paralyzed Public Interest Protection"
ProMarketJohn Gross comments on 'spark of life' doctrine
AP NewsManjiao Chi appointed 2021 James B. MacDonald Visiting Professor with East Asian Legal Studies Center
Steph Tai: Biden administration signals early commitment to enforcing environmental laws
The East Asian Legal Studies Center is pleased to announce that Manjiao Chi has been appointed 2021 James B. MacDonald Visiting Professor.
The professorship was established in 1995 in honor of UW Law Professor James B. MacDonald ...
Wisconsin Law Journal Dean Tokaji: Voting Rights in spotlight as Supreme Court considers Arizona election rules
Wall Street JournalR. Alta Charo joins NTI as inaugural David A. Hamburg distinguished fellow
NTI NewsroomIon Meyn discusses Milwaukee Police Department misconduct settlements
Fox 6Steven Wright's 'The Coyotes of Carthage' depicts realities of race, money and politics
UW Madison NewsJohn Gross: Prison walls can't stop COVID-19; vaccinating prisoners makes everyone safer
The Cap TimesJoshua Braver discusses court packing
SCOTUSBlog Erin Barbato: If you're a solo parent traveling internationally with your kids, be ready for this question
Washington PostKeith Findley: Prosecutors, defense attorneys quarrel over Kyle Rittenhouse's location
ChronSteph Tai discusses legal pathway for Evers administration to sue over PFAS
Spectrum News 1Megan McDermott recognized for excellence in virtual instruction
Steph Tai discusses the Biden administration's environmental plans and policies
WPRSteph Tai: The oil pipeline battle no one is talking about
Vice Erin Barbato discusses immigration under the Biden administration
WPR Peter Carstensen discusses price-fixing settlements in meat industry
St. Louis Public Radio Mitch discusses federal eviction moratorium extension
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