Author Archive for Alan J. Borsuk

Close Friend Praises Jim Foley for Putting Marquette Values to Work in War Zones

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
Category: Media & Journalism, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

The legacy of Jim Foley? Tom Durkin intentionally put it in terms that connected to Marquette University’s core mission. “We’re either people for others or we’re not,” Durkin said. “That’s ... Read more »

Poll Shows State’s Presidential Race Is Tight, So Where’s the Hot Campaigning?

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
Category: Marquette Law School Poll, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public | No Comments »

A new round of results from the Marquette Law School Poll, released on Tuesday, provided food for thought about one of the many curious aspects of this year’s presidential election. The ... Read more »

Expert Describes Rural Resentment: Power, Control, and When People Take Showers

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Over five years and in more than two dozen communities across Wisconsin, Katherine Cramer went to places where people gather – diners, gas stations, wherever – and asked people to ... Read more »

“On the Issues”: Former Avery Attorney Criticizes Criminal Justice System

Monday, September 12th, 2016
Category: Criminal Law & Process, Public, Speakers at Marquette, Wisconsin Criminal Law & Process, Wisconsin Law & Legal System | 1 Comment »

Nine months ago, Dean Strang’s life changed. A well-known criminal defense attorney from Madison, he had been involved in cases that attracted public attention, especially the murder trial a decade ... Read more »

Conference Offers Light — and Some Heat — on Gamut of Crucial Water Issues

Friday, September 9th, 2016
Category: Environmental Law, Marquette Law School Poll, Milwaukee, Public, Speakers at Marquette, Water Law | No Comments »

To the general public, water is “an issue that’s obscure under normal circumstances,” Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll and professor of law and public policy, said ... Read more »

July, August, November: New Poll Results Portray Shifting Election Currents

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
Category: Marquette Law School Poll, Public | No Comments »

It’s July again in Wisconsin. What does that say about November? Most likely, it says that the two big political contests in Wisconsin, with 10 electoral votes for president and a ... Read more »

New Poll Shows Wider Clinton Lead, But It’s Not Over, Franklin Says

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
Category: Marquette Law School Poll, Public | No Comments »

A member of the audience had a question Wednesday after Charles Franklin, director of the Marquette Law School Poll, and Mike Gousha, the Law School’s distinguished fellow in law and ... Read more »

New Poll Results: Even “Smidgens” of Change Provide Insight

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
Category: Marquette Law School Poll, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public | 1 Comment »

The word for the day was “smidgeny” when a new round of Marquette Law School Poll results were released on Wednesday. “I think smidgen is a word I’m going to wear ... Read more »

Schultz Receives Recognition from the Wisconsin Law Journal

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
Category: Marquette Law School, Pro Bono, Public | 1 Comment »

Kindness, patience, and compassion—those were the key words in the description of Angela Schultz when the Wisconsin Law Journal recognized her as one of this year’s outstanding “Women in the ... Read more »

Voter Unhappiness Comes Through in New Law School Poll Results

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
Category: Marquette Law School Poll, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public | No Comments »

“Here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into.” Maybe the famous line that the comedy team of Laurel & Hardy used in several movies in the 1920s and ‘30s will emerge ... Read more »

Eckstein Hall Conference Focuses on Provocative National Security and Liberty Issues

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
Category: Civil Rights, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

Was Apple protecting people’s privacy or its corporate interests when it wouldn’t help the FBI get information from a terrorist’s iPhone? When Edward Snowden released a trove of secret information ... Read more »

New Marquette Lawyer Sheds Light on Urban Neighborhoods—and Much More

Thursday, May 19th, 2016
Category: Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

Pair up the wisdom of a leading national expert on understanding urban neighborhoods with an effort to increase the vitality of a large section of Milwaukee’s west side and what ... Read more »