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Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker job approval down

News release, April 16, 2015

Clinton leads presidential matchups; controversy over budget 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 Gov. Scott Walker’s job approval rating has fallen to 41 percent, with 56 percent of registered voters in Wisconsin saying they disapprove of how he […]

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Harvard professor Smith to present Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture

News release, April 13, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Henry E. Smith, Fessenden Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will present “Semicommons in Fluid Resources” for Marquette Law School’s Nies Lecture in Intellectual Property on Thursday, April 16, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. In his lecture, Smith will explore the legal concept of the “semicommons” – […]

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Charles Franklin goes “On the Issues” to present first Marquette Law School Poll of 2015

News release, April 8, 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,” Thursday, April 16, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Franklin and Gousha will take a look inside the numbers […]

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Holocaust researcher Father Patrick Desbois to visit Marquette

News release, April 8, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Internationally renowned Holocaust researcher Father Patrick Desbois will discuss his efforts to document long-hidden Nazi atrocities in his lecture, “Holocaust by Bullets,” on Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Father Desbois is a Catholic priest in France and the president of Yahad-In Unum, a Paris-based organization […]

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ACLU voting rights advocate goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, April 2, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dale Ho, the director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Voting Rights Project, will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, April 15, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Ho supervises the ACLU’s nationwide voting rights litigation efforts, which include […]

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Wisconsin Senate leaders go “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, March 31, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling will be the featured guests of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Friday, April 10, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Shilling and Fitzgerald will give their views on state budget deliberations, spending and […]

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NEWaukee president Damiani goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, March 27, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Angela Damiani, the president of NEWaukee, will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Wednesday, April 8, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. NEWaukee was founded in 2009, and in its early years focused on hosting social events for young professionals. […]

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Marquette Law Professor Secunda earns prestigious Fulbright Award

News release, March 25, 2015

Marquette University Law School Professor Paul M. Secunda has earned a Senior Fulbright Scholar Award, and will spend the Fall 2015 semester in Australia teaching and doing research focused on the country’s national pension program. Secunda, a professor of law and director of the Law School’s labor and employment law program, will become a senior […]

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Wisconsin Assembly leaders Barca, Vos to speak at Marquette Law conference on campaign finance regulation

News release, February 19, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin State Assembly leaders Robin Vos and Peter Barca will be among the guest speakers at a Marquette University Law School half-day conference titled, “Campaign Finance Regulation in Wisconsin: The Law as It Was, Is, Should Be, and Will Be,” on Friday, Feb. 27, at 8:15 a.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan […]

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Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to examine separation of powers controversies in Marquette Law School’s Hallows Lecture

News release, February 17, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will present “Separation of Powers Controversies in the Bush and Obama Administrations: A View from the Trenches” for Marquette Law School’s Hallows Lecture Tuesday, March 3, at 4:30 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan Street. The nation has […]

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Marquette Lawyer, Fall 2014

Marquette Lawyer, Fall 2014

News release, February 9, 2015

In this issue: Southeastern Wisconsin as a microcosm of U.S. political polarization, Judge Kathleen O’Malley on patent litigation, what local control of schools means today, growth of the pro bono program and advice to law students from alumnus Paul T. Dacier.

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Milwaukee Archbishop Listecki goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law

News release, February 9, 2015

MILWAUKEE – The Most Rev. Jerome Listecki, Archbishop of Milwaukee, will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Monday, Feb. 23, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Archbishop Listecki has seen a number of changes since his installment five years ago. Appointed by […]

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Pew Research Center’s Taylor goes “On the Issues” to discuss impact of changes to U.S. population demographics

News release, February 4, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Paul Taylor, a senior fellow at Pew Research Center, will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Feb. 17, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Taylor is the author of The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown. […]

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Congressman Paul Ryan goes “On the Issues” at Marquette Law School

News release, January 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Monday, Feb. 9, from 4 to 5 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. As the new chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee, Congressman Ryan will have a major […]

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Catholic Relief Services advisor Tobin goes “On the Issues” to discuss global water resource issues

News release, January 26, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Vanessa Tobin, Catholic Relief Services’ senior technical advisor for water supply, sanitation and water resources development, will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Thursday, Feb. 5, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Tobin will visit Marquette Law School as part […]

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Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Driver goes “On the Issues” to discuss challenges, vision for district’s future

News release, January 14, 2015

Members of the media: Please note new date for rescheduled event. Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Darienne Driver’s “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” appearance has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 28, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. Driver’s appearance previously had been scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 27. Driver is […]

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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett goes “On the Issues” to discuss city’s upcoming streetcar project vote

News release, January 12, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will be the featured guest of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Jan. 20, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. On the eve of a pivotal Milwaukee Common Council vote, Barrett will make his case for the proposed Milwaukee streetcar […]

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Campus Q & A: Dr. Charles Franklin

Marquette Magazine, Fall/Winter 2015

News release, January 8, 2015

Under Dr. Charles Franklin’s direction, the Marquette Law School Poll became the largest independent polling project in state history.

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Marquette Law School to launch Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic

News release, December 15, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University Law School is launching a Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic, a new experiential learning opportunity for law students that enhances the Law School’s commitment to public service and supports several new campus-wide and community innovation initiatives. The clinic will be the first program in the Milwaukee area to offer free legal services […]

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“On the Issues” to examine Milwaukee’s foreclosure crisis

News release, November 6, 2014

MILWAUKEE –Milwaukee’s home foreclosure crisis will be the topic of an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in Eckstein Hall, 1215 W. Michigan St. The number of tax-foreclosed homes in Milwaukee’s central city stands at roughly 1,000. Many are vacant and vandalized. But nonprofit groups working […]

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