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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races in Wisconsin presidential primaries

News release, January 28, 2016

Feingold holds lead over Johnson in U.S. Senate race Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll MILWAUKEE – A new Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races among Wisconsin voters for both parties’ presidential nominations. In the Democratic race, Hillary Clinton receives 45 percent to Bernie Sanders’ 43 percent, with […]

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Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge Borowski goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, January 27, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge David Borowski will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Feb. 2, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette University Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. First elected in 2003, Borowski has seen a lot during his years on […]

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Marquette Law School to host Wisconsin U.S. Senate candidates in upcoming “On the Issues” events

News release, January 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Law School will explore the 2016 Wisconsin U.S. Senate election by hosting incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson and his challenger, former Sen. Russ Feingold, in two upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” events at Eckstein Hall. Feingold will appear on Tuesday, Jan. 26, and Johnson will appear on Friday, Feb. 5. […]

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Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School Poll

News release, January 19, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will present results from a new poll of Wisconsin voters in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Jan. 28, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Where do the two presidential nomination races stand in Wisconsin […]

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Law professor, author Cashin to present lecture on Martin Luther King’s ‘Trumpet of Conscience’ and current race relations

News release, January 12, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Georgetown University law professor Sheryll Cashin will present a lecture, “The Trumpet of Conscience: MLK’s 1967 Message on ‘The Impasse in Race Relations’ and How We Move Forward in the 21st Century,” at Marquette University Law School on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 12:30 p.m. In 1967, more than 100 race riots erupted across […]

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Milwaukee County Chief Judge Maxine White to visit “On the Issues with Mike Gousha”

News release, November 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Maxine White, Chief Judge of the Milwaukee County Circuit Court, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Judge White became chief judge in August, and is responsible for the administration of […]

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Near West Side Partners representatives go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, November 6, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Near West Side Partners representatives Michael R. Lovell of Marquette University, Tom Devine of the Potawatomi Business Development Corporation, Kelly Grebe of MillerCoors, Mike Lappin of Aurora Health Care and Matt Levatich of Harley-Davidson will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 9 […]

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Bucks President Feigin goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, November 2, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Bucks team president Peter Feigin will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Nov. 4, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Milwaukee’s NBA franchise has been undergoing a dramatic transition in the last year. Featuring one of the youngest […]

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Law and social policy scholar Lacey to examine concepts of criminal responsibility in Marquette Law School’s Barrock Lecture

News release, October 23, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Nicola Lacey, Professor of Law, Gender, and Social Policy at the London School of Economics, will present “Socializing the Subject of Criminal Law? Criminal Responsibility and the Purposes of Criminalization” for this year’s George and Margaret Barrock Lecture on Criminal Law at Marquette University Law School on Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 4:30 p.m. […]

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Marquette Law School and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel conference to examine future of the American public library

News release, October 22, 2015

MILWAUKEE – The mayor of Milwaukee, a leading national scholar of public libraries, the director of the American Library Association’s center on the future of libraries, and the director of the Marquette Law School Poll are among the guests scheduled to participate in an upcoming conference, titled “The Future of the American Public Library,” on […]

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Former Congressmen Obey, Petri go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, October 21, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Former U.S. Representatives Thomas Petri and David Obey will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Petri, a Republican, represented Wisconsin’s Fox Valley in Congress for 35 years. Obey, a Democrat, represented […]

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Kleefisch goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, October 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. A self-described “Wisconsin-proud conservative woman,” Kleefisch was elected to office in 2010. She is a former small-business owner and […]

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Stith, Contreras go “On the Issues” to discuss launch of new Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Milwaukee

News release, October 2, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Andrew Stith, President of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Milwaukee, and Maritza Contreras, Director of Administrative Management Services at the Hispanic Chamber of Wisconsin, will be the featured guests in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. […]

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Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker job approval at 37 percent, following presidential run

News release, September 30, 2015

Trump takes GOP lead, Clinton holds Dem edge in Wisconsin Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll. A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Gov. Scott Walker’s job approval at 37 percent with 59 percent disapproval among Wisconsin voters following his presidential bid. In August, 39 percent approved […]

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Marquette Law School hires Strifling as director of expanded Water Law and Policy Initiative

News release, September 24, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University Law School has appointed David Strifling to oversee an expansion of its Water Law and Policy Initiative, in support of the university’s broader efforts to help the Milwaukee region continue to lead on water-related research and governance issues. Strifling, a 2004 graduate of the Law School and 2000 graduate of Marquette’s […]

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National Sports Law Institute conference to address fairness, integrity and safety issues in sports

News release, September 23, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Major League Baseball Commissioner Emeritus Allan (Bud) Selig is among the speakers scheduled to appear at this year’s conference of Marquette University Law School’s National Sports Law Institute. The conference, featuring a theme of “maintaining fairness, integrity and safety in sports,” will be held Friday, Oct. 16, at Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan […]

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Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present new Marquette Law School Poll

News release, September 22, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will present results from a new poll of Wisconsin voters in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, September 30, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. How does Scott Walker’s sudden exit from the presidential race […]

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Wisconsin Attorney General Schimel goes “On the Issues”

News release, September 16, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Sept. 23, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Schimel has been busy on several fronts since he was elected in November 2014. He is working with local […]

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Harvard social sciences professor Sampson to present Boden Lecture, go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, September 11, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Professor Robert Sampson, the Henry Ford II Professor of Social Sciences at Harvard University, will visit Marquette University Law School to discuss neighborhood inequality and public policy during a pair of appearances at Eckstein Hall. Sampson will present “Neighborhood Inequality and Public Policy: What Can Milwaukee Learn from Chicago and Boston?” for the Law […]

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Urban planning expert Park goes “On the Issues” to discuss the future of the American city

News release, September 3, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Peter Park, one of America’s leading experts in city planning and urban design, will discuss the future of the American city in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 10, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. As the former planning director for Denver and […]

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