Marquette Wire

Russ Feingold speaks about bipartisanship at MU

Melanie Lawder

October 9, 2012

Filed under News

Former Wisconsin Democratic senator Russ Feingold visited Marquette Thursday to talk  about politics, broaching topics such as the current presidential election, campaign finance reform, American exceptionalism and foreign relations. Feingold...

Milwaukee FBI special agent speaks at Eckstein

Zach Buchheit

February 15, 2011

Filed under Featured, News

From selling clothing to busting criminals. From retail management to FBI special agent. Don’t let her small stature and relaxed demeanor fool you. Nancy McNamara means business. The special agent in charge of the FBI Milwaukee Division spoke at Eckstein Ha...

Law school provides free legal aid to less fortunate

Matt Campbell

October 7, 2010

Filed under News

Imagine this predicament: You are too poor to afford a lawyer, but not poor enough to receive free legal services. It’s a reality for thousands of Milwaukee County residents, which is why the Milwaukee Justice Center was...

Conference discusses Great Lakes fragility

Jisun Yoo

March 2, 2010

Filed under Featured, News

Lake Michigan has always been a main attraction of downtown Milwaukee, providing a scenic view for passers-by. Marquette's 2010 Public Service Conference, "Water and People," discussed possible repercussions if the landmark is not...

Leaders look at Milwaukee’s future as water tech center

Rebecca Prybell

November 3, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

The Marquette Law School hosted a conference Monday called “Milwaukee 2015: Water, Jobs and the Way Forward,” featuring Gov. Jim Doyle, Mayor Tom Barrett and executives from companies with large stakes in Milwaukee. Mi...

Gun control lecture targets current regulations

Tim Seeman

October 29, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen discussed his interpretation of Wisconsin's gun control regulations during a Tuesday lecture at Sensenbrenner Hall. His visit to the Law School was hosted by Marquette's chapter of the Fede...

Lawsuit challenges bar exemption for Wisconsin law schools

Tori Dykes

September 15, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

A lawsuit revived over the summer contests the right of graduates of Wisconsin law schools — including Marquette — to practice law in the state without taking the bar examination. The suit was originally filed and dismissed...