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UW Law graduates receive Order of the Coif honors

Twenty-seven recent UW Law School graduates have been elected to the Order of the Coif for 2021. Induction into the Order of the Coif, a national honor society, is considered one of the highest academic distinctions a law school graduate can r ...

Posted Jan 18, 2022 by Law School News

Makaila "Iman" Davenport: Inspired to Make an Impact

About Iman Hometown Chesapeake, VA Year Class of 2023 Career Interests White collar crime Extracurricular Involvement Wisconsin International Law Journal Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Wisconsin ...

Posted Jan 6, 2022 by Law School News

Law School congratulates Best Brief Competition nominees and finalists

The Best Brief Competition is an annual event that recognizes outstanding legal writing by first-year students. The competition, which is in its nineteenth year, was created to encourage the best writers to reach for their highest potential.&nbs ...

Posted Sep 30, 2021 by Law School News

Walker Kahn 3L receives NSF Law and Science Dissertation Grant

Third year student Walker Kahn received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Law and Science Dissertation Grant for his work on mortgage foreclosures which identifies mortgage foreclosure litigation as a nexus connecting the growing pow ...

Posted Sep 29, 2021 by Law School News

Crystal Stonewall named Public Interest Law Student of the Year
Madison 365

Posted Aug 23, 2021 by Law School News

Moot Court teams excel in virtual competitions

During the 2020-21 academic year, UW Law School Moot Court Teams excelled in multiple virtual competitions. “Due to the pandemic, all the competitions were virtual this year, which was an added challenge that teams have not faced in pre ...

Posted Jul 13, 2021 by Law School News

UW Law School students gain valuable experience, stay connected through virtual Mock Trials

Despite COVID-19, the University of Wisconsin Mock Trial Program sent six teams to competitions during the 2020-21 school year. Instead of traveling throughout the United States to various competitions, students practiced and conducted a two-h ...

Posted Jul 2, 2021 by Law School News

Law student Emma Woods receives Peggy Browning Fellowship

Emma Woods, rising 3L at the UW Law School, has won a Peggy Browning Fellowship for Summer 2021. Woods is spending her ten-week fellowship working for UAW, based in Detroit, Michigan. The Peggy Browning Fellows program provides stipends to fir ...

Posted Jun 29, 2021 by Law School News

'It prepared me so well': First graduate of precollege program for Native students reflects on time at UW Madison

Michael Williams, the first graduate of a precollege program for Native students, reflects on his time at UW–Madison. He has been accepted to the Law School where he’ll begin classes this fall.

UW-Madison News

Posted Jun 28, 2021 by Law School News

3L Crystal Stonewall named Public Interest Student of the Year by the State Bar of Wisconsin
State Bar of Wisconsin

Posted Jun 14, 2021 by Law School News

Legal Education Opportunities Constituent Organizations Recognize Students of the Year

2021 Student of the Year Award Recipients Students from the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Legal Education Opportunities (LEO) program have recently announced student of the year award recipients. The LEO program is comprised of ...

Posted May 4, 2021 by Law School News

Senator Tammy Baldwin '89 to keynote UW Law School Virtual Graduation Celebration

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin will present the keynote address at the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Class of 2021 graduation celebration. The event will take place at 4 p.m. on May 7, 2021, and is being held virtually. U.S. Senator T ...

Posted Apr 26, 2021 by Law School News

Wisconsin International Law Journal Elects Senior Editorial Board

The Wisconsin International Law Journal  has named University of Wisconsin Law School student Andrew Campbell as editor-in-chief for 2020-21.  The student-run journal, established in 1982, features articles by law students and p ...

Posted Mar 30, 2021 by Law School News

Wisconsin Law Review announces 2021-22 Editorial Board

The Wisconsin Law Review has named University of Wisconsin Law School student Kyle Clark as Editor-in-Chief for 2021–22. He replaces outgoing Editor-in-Chief Anya Gersoff.  The student-run journal publishes six times a year, whi ...

Posted Mar 16, 2021 by Law School News

Law Student Alfred Tsai discusses the rise of socially responsible investing
Daily Cardinal

Posted Feb 2, 2021 by Law School News

Law student Kyle Clark wins 2020 Best Brief Competition

Kyle Clark Kyle Clark, a second-year UW Law School student, was named the winner of the 2020 Best Brief Competition. The other finalists were McKenzie Ahmet, Megan Christopher, Mykayla Dado and Anna Hartz. The competition, sponsored ...

Posted Oct 22, 2020 by Law School News

UW Law's entering class improves LSAT score, increases student diversity

The University of Wisconsin Law School welcomed 241 new students this fall, who are among the best and brightest in the nation, says Rebecca Scheller , UW Law’s associate dean of admissions and financial aid. “The Class of 2023 is ...

Posted Oct 12, 2020 by Law School News

Wisconsin Law Review symposium to explore UW Law's enduring scholarly legacy

Abby Chase The Wisconsin Law Review will mark 100 years of legal scholarship with a special online symposium, “Wisconsin's Intellectual History and Traditions ,” on Oct. 22 and 23. Abby Chase, co-editor of the symposium wit ...

Posted Oct 8, 2020 by Law School News

Law student Ellie Pearl makes list of Wisconsin's top tech leaders under 25
Milwaukee Business Journal

Posted Sep 25, 2020 by Law School News

Ben Jordan '20 discusses succeeding in law school, plans to practice tax law in Milwaukee
HNG News

Posted Sep 10, 2020 by Law School News

Law students Veronica Mantilla and Jesse Owens discuss their experiences in Diversity Clerkship program
Inside Track

Posted Sep 2, 2020 by Law School News

Gabrielle Tielman-Fenelus receives Hon. Charles N. Clevert, Jr. Scholarship Award

Posted Aug 13, 2020 by Law School News

Mason Higgins wins Hon. Maxine A. White Book Scholarship Award

Posted Aug 13, 2020 by Law School News

Brittani Miller receives 2020 VelanDale Scholarship Award

Posted Aug 13, 2020 by Law School News

BLSA presidents, advisor pay tribute to Bella Sobah '20: "The rainbow in our clouds"
Wisconsin Lawyer

Posted Aug 4, 2020 by Law School News

Law student Susan Kania receives labor law fellowship

Susan Kania Susan Kania, a rising third-year UW Law student, has won a Peggy Browning Fellowship for Summer 2020. Kania is spending her ten-week fellowship working for the American Federation of Teachers, based in Washington, D.C. The ...

Posted Jul 13, 2020 by Law School News

Hannah Richerson wins Animal Legal Defense Fund award

Posted Jun 23, 2020 by Law School News

Editor Helenka Mietka previews what's in store for the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society
Wisconsin Law in Action

Posted Jun 15, 2020 by Law School News

Law student McKenna Kohlenberg brings racial disparities in literacy to light
The Capital Times

Posted Jun 5, 2020 by Law School News

Wisconsin Law Review editors discuss the journal's past year, and what lies ahead for 2020-21
Wisconsin Law in Action

Posted May 28, 2020 by Law School News

Law student Alfred Tsai discusses challenges and opportunities related to pandemic

UW Law student Alfred Tsai wrote of series of letters to the editor relating to COVID-19: "Coronavirus: Shutting out Taiwan only hurts global efforts to beat COVID-19 ," South China Morning Post, May 10, 2020. “Economic and ethical c ...

Posted May 6, 2020 by Law School News

McKenna Kohlenberg wins Equal Justice Works fellowship for law students

Posted May 4, 2020 by Law School News

Graduating law students receive 3L of the Year Awards

2020 Legal Education Opportunities Student Awards Each spring, members of the Legal Education Opportunities (LEO) Program at UW Law School honor graduating students who have made exceptional contributions to the LEO student organizations, the ...

Posted Apr 21, 2020 by Law School News

Wisconsin International Law Journal elects senior editorial board for 2020-21

Hannah Tuttle The Wisconsin International Law Journal has named University of Wisconsin Law student Hannah Tuttle as editor-in-chief for 2020-21. She replaces outgoing editor-in-chief Emily Capodarco. The student-run journal, establish ...

Posted Apr 16, 2020 by Law School News

Richard Monette discusses need for Native American lawyers; students Lorenzo Gudino and Forrest Gauthier describe their journeys
Curb Magazine

Posted Mar 26, 2020 by Law School News

Wisconsin Supreme Court eases path to bar admission for new law school grads

Posted Mar 26, 2020 by Law School News

Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society names 2020-21 editorial board

Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society editorial board The Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society has named University of Wisconsin Law School student Helenka Mietka as editor-in-chief for 2020-21. She replaces outgoing e ...

Posted Mar 13, 2020 by Law School News

Senator Tammy Baldwin '89 welcomes law students to QLaw Gayla

Senator Tammy Baldwin ’89 opened the 2020 QLaw Gayla with a pre-recorded welcome, commending guests for their courage and activism on behalf of the University of Wisconsin Law School’s LGBTQ community. The event took place at Madison ...

Posted Mar 10, 2020 by Law School News

UW Law student Brian Cawley wins Burton Award for writing

Brian Cawley Brian Cawley, a third-year UW Law School student, has received the 2020 Burton Award for law school writing. He is one of ten law students nationally to receive the award. Cawley’s winning entry, “Damning the M ...

Posted Mar 6, 2020 by Law School News

'Often our communities feel invisible': Q&A with leaders of UW's Indigenous Law Students Association

Posted Mar 4, 2020 by Law School News

UW Law takes first place in LawMeets competition

A team of law students from the University of Wisconsin Law School took first place at LawMeets, a transactional moot court competition hosted by Duke University School of Law in February. UW Law School's LawMeets team First-place fini ...

Posted Mar 3, 2020 by Law School News

Wisconsin Law Review elects senior editorial board and diversity committee for 2020-21

The Wisconsin Law Review has elected University of Wisconsin Law School student Anya Gersoff as editor-in-chief for 2020–21. She replaces outgoing editor-in-chief Olivia Radics. Wisconsin Law Review editorial board Senior editori ...

Posted Feb 26, 2020 by Law School News


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