University News: Law School
News and stories from Marquette featuring the Law School. For more news, visit the Law School website.

Law School, WISN 12 News to host first Wis. AG debate

News release, October 1, 2014

MILWAUKEE — Marquette University Law School, in partnership with WISN 12, is hosting the first Attorney General Debate. On Oct. 12 at 4 p.m., candidates Susan Happ and Brad Schimel will meet for a candid discussion ahead of the Nov. 4 election. The debate will be broadcast live on WISN 12 and take place at Eckstein Hall, the home […]

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Contract law expert Robert E. Scott to give Marquette Law School’s Boden Lecture

News release, September 29, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Robert E. Scott, the Alfred McCormack Professor of Law and director of the Center on Contract and Economic Organization at Columbia Law School, will present “Contract Design and the Goldilocks Problem” for Marquette Law School’s Boden Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Over the […]

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Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy goes “On the Issues”

News release, September 24, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Mark Murphy, president and CEO of the Green Bay Packers, will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Murphy joined the Packers in January 2008, becoming the chief executive officer for one […]

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

News release, September 23, 2014

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will unveil a new round of poll results in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will present a live look inside the numbers of the seventh […]

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Expert panel goes “On the Issues” to discuss freedom of information and role of the media in the age of Snowden and WikiLeaks

News release, September 22, 2014

MILWAUKEE – What does the public have a right to know? And what, if any, limits are there to a free and unfettered press? A panel of experts will discuss freedom of information and the role of media in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Monday, Sept. 29, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. […]

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Milwaukee College Prep CEO Rauh goes “On the Issues” to discuss school’s approach to education

News release, September 18, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Robb Rauh, the CEO of Milwaukee College Prep, will discuss his school’s approach to education in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Milwaukee College Prep’s four K4-8 public charter schools are located in some of the […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin governor’s race remains statistical dead heat

News release, September 17, 2014

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll. A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Republican Gov. Scott Walker receiving the support of 46 percent of all registered voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke also receiving 46 percent support in the Wisconsin governor’s race. Another 5 percent say that […]

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Marquette education professor Dr. Howard Fuller goes “On the Issues” to discuss new memoir

News release, September 15, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Howard Fuller, the director of Marquette’s Institute for the Transformation of Learning, will discuss his new book in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 18, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Dr. Fuller, a distinguished professor of education at Marquette, is the […]

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

News release, September 10, 2014

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will unveil a new round of poll results in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will present a live look inside the numbers of the sixth […]

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Holocaust scholar Berenbaum goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, September 4, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Michael Berenbaum, Director of the American Jewish University’s Sigi Ziering Institute, will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Sept. 11, 4:30 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. One of the world’s leading authorities on the Holocaust, Berenbaum has written […]

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Mobile Legal Clinic receives innovation award

News release, September 2, 2014

The Law School and the Milwaukee Bar Association recently were honored with a Wisconsin Innovation Award for their partnership on the Milwaukee Justice Center Mobile Legal Clinic. The Mobile Legal Clinic is a specially outfitted bus designed as a vehicle to provide free, brief legal advice to individuals who find themselves outside of the areas […]

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New university president Lovell goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, August 28, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University President Michael R. Lovell will be the featured guest for an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. at Marquette Law School’s Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Dr. Lovell is Marquette’s 24th president and the institution’s first lay president. Formerly the chancellor […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Burke remain inside margin of error in Wisconsin governor’s race

News release, August 27, 2014

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/poll. A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Republican Gov. Scott Walker receiving the support of 47.5 percent of registered voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke receiving 44.1 percent support. Another 5.5 percent say that they are undecided or that they do […]

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

News release, August 19, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will unveil a new round of poll results in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will go inside the numbers of the fifth Marquette […]

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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Burke tied in Wisconsin governor’s race

News release, July 23, 2014

Please note: Complete poll results and methodology information can be found online at law.marquette.edu/ A new Marquette Law School Poll finds that the Wisconsin governor’s race remains a dead heat, with Republican Gov. Scott Walker receiving the support of 46 percent of registered voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke receiving 45 percent support. Eight percent […]

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

News release, July 10, 2014

Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, will unveil a new round of poll results in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, July 23, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will go inside the numbers of the fourth Marquette Law School […]

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Ranney appointed visiting fellow at Marquette Law, will write book examining Wisconsin’s contributions to U.S. legal system

News release, June 24, 2014

Marquette University Law School has appointed Joseph A. Ranney as its Adrian P. Schoone Visiting Fellow in Wisconsin Law. Ranney, an attorney with DeWitt, Ross & Stevens S.C., will use his fellowship to write a book that examines the role states have played in the evolution of American law, with a focus on the contributions made by […]

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Longtime Milwaukee Public Schools teacher leaves $2 million estate gift for Marquette University

News release, June 17, 2014

A Marquette University alumna, who spent her entire career teaching in Milwaukee Public Schools, bequeathed a $2 million estate gift to the university for endowed scholarship aid. The gift, which will be split between Marquette’s College of Education and Law School, is the largest donation in the College of Education’s history. Bernadette Steep, who died […]

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Marquette Law professor Matthew Mitten named president-elect of Sports Lawyers Association

News release, May 28, 2014

Marquette University Law School professor Matthew Mitten was named president-elect of the Sports Lawyers Association and will serve a two-year term beginning in May 2015. Mitten’s appointment was made at the association’s 40th annual conference, held in Chicago earlier this month. With more than 1,700 members, the Sports Lawyers Association is the leading organization of […]

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From the Dean

Marquette Lawyer, Summer 2014

News release, May 27, 2014

Distinguished lectures that feature renowned visiting scholars are a mainstay of university life. Such lectures teach, inspire, and sometimes provoke. They also have an exquisite potential to strengthen communities. And so, for example, when we invited Professor Thomas W. Merrill of Columbia Law School to deliver the Boden Lecture in 2010, we were keenly aware that his discussion of Melms v. Pabst […]

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