law school

From Spectacles to Start-ups, from Computer Chips to Civil Rights

Summer 2014 — 2 comments

The Wisconsin Alumni Association has presented Distinguished Alumni Awards since 1936. Meet the four celebrated honorees.

Geraldine Hines JD’71: Defending Justice

Winter 2013 — 3 comments

Hines traces her path to the judge’s bench directly back to her experience as one of four black students in the UW Law School’s Class of 1971.

Pigment Prejudice

Winter 2013 — 15 comments · 1 reader letter

Due to a belief that their body parts bring good luck, people with albinism in some African countries are hunted and killed. Two alumni are stepping in to help Tanzania, where the problem is most severe.

The scene of the crime

Fall 2013

Before she became one of the country’s most powerful prosecutors, Bridget Brennan began her legal career oh and one.

Andrew Stoltmann ’94: Defending Investors

Fall 2013 — 1 comment

Andrew Stoltmann ’94 witnessed the cruel effects of fiscal crime when his father was swindled in a real estate deal, losing $80,000.

Scripts and the City

Fall 2013 — 2 comments · 1 reader letter

Special narcotics prosecutor Bridget Brennan ’77, JD’83 is leading New York's battle with the illegal trade in prescription drugs.

Ask the Experts

Summer 2013 — 3 comments · 2 reader letters

On Wisconsin dispatches a bevy of reporters to track down UW experts and ask for advice on everyday stuff.

Quick Takes: Winter 2012

Winter 2012

UW news in brief

Quick Takes: Winter 2011

Winter 2011

UW News in Brief

There’s a Rule for That

Winter 2011

From car seats to clean air, federal and state regulations influence our lives.

Marjorie Liu JD’03: Genre Bender

Summer 2011

There’s nothing in the family law classes to prepare future Badger attorneys to understand the relationship between a woman and a merman.

Quick Takes: Fall 2010

Winter 2010

UW news in brief

What goes on inside a prison’s fences

Winter 2010

You never know where a story might take you

Opening the Door to Forgiveness

Winter 2010 — 6 comments

An innovative program staffed by law professors and students pairs crime victims and offenders who are willing to meet — and willing to learn lessons from each other.

Cane Toss

Fall 2010 — 5 comments · 1 reader letter

One of Homecoming's biggest spectacles doesn't involve the marching band or the football team.