Author Archive for Alan J. Borsuk

Two Views, One Conversation: Light Shed on School Vouchers at Law School Program

Thursday, December 1st, 2016
Category: Education & Law, Milwaukee Public Schools, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 1 Comment »

Even in a social media world, I’m still a big backer of the notion that serious, informative, in-person dialogue about major public issues is a good thing. The more contentious ... Read more »

Microsoft President Calls for Protecting Privacy as the Cloud Reshapes Lives

Thursday, November 17th, 2016
Category: Computer Law, Intellectual Property Law, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

You only needed to read the title of the 2016 Nies Lecture in Intellectual Property presented Tuesday at Marquette Law School to know that Brad Smith was offering a generally ... Read more »

The Polling Ends; Now Do Your Duty and Vote, Franklin Says

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
Category: Marquette Law School Poll, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public | No Comments »

It was the final release of Marquette Law School Poll results before the Nov. 8 election. That means Wednesday’s “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” program attracted a lot of ... Read more »

Elections, the Holocaust, and the Senate Debate: Glimpses of Three Law School Events

Thursday, October 27th, 2016
Category: Election Law, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 1 Comment »

Glimpses of three important events in recent days at Marquette Law School: The Wisconsin Elections Commission is less than four months old and so far it has made only two major ... Read more »

Ribble Eager to Discuss Issues, Not Presidential Race at Law School Program

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
Category: Congress & Congressional Power, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

It was more than a half hour into an hour-long conversation with Rep. Reid Ribble, a Republican who represents much of northeastern Wisconsin in the US House of Representatives, when ... Read more »

Kimberley Motley: Pursuing “Justness” in Afghanistan and Across the Globe

Thursday, October 6th, 2016
Category: International Law & Diplomacy, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 1 Comment »

Kimberley Motley says she considers herself to be “a global investor in human rights.” Her “investment” is a legal practice that has brought her involvement since 2008 in cases on ... Read more »

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
Category: Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

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 »