Author Archive for Alan J. Borsuk

Richard Florida Calls for Spreading the Success of “Urban Revival”

Thursday, June 8th, 2017
Category: Milwaukee, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 2 Comments »

Richard Florida describes himself as a thinker. “I sit in a little room with a computer and think thoughts and write them down,” he told a capacity audience or more ... Read more »

A Day of Insight on Major Environmental Topics — and Proper Garbage Disposer Use

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Category: Environmental Law, Public, Speakers at Marquette, Water Law | No Comments »

The sharing of thoughtful expertise on matters of great long-term importance – that was the virtue and strength of a conference at Marquette Law School on May 16. “Innovation at ... Read more »

Panelists Say New Assessment Tool Makes Pre-Trial Release Decisions “Smarter”

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Category: Criminal Law & Process, Judges & Judicial Process, Milwaukee, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

One of the most important decisions a judge or court commissioner makes in handling criminal cases is whether the defendant should be kept in jail or released while awaiting an ... Read more »

Insights on Judiciary and Tech Industry Highlight New Marquette Lawyer Magazine

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
Category: Criminal Law & Process, Environmental Law, Federal Law & Legal System, Marquette Law School, Public, Speakers at Marquette, U.S. Supreme Court, Wisconsin Criminal Law & Process | No Comments »

Two pairs may not be the most powerful hand in poker, but they are definitely a winning combination for the Summer 2017 edition of Marquette Lawyer, the Marquette Law School ... Read more »

Lubar Gift Opens Path to “So Much More” in Law School Public Policy Programs

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
Category: Marquette Law School, Public | 1 Comment »

In the announcement of a $5.5 million endowment gift by Milwaukee philanthropists Sheldon and Marianne Lubar to support public policy work at Marquette Law School, perhaps the most important statement ... Read more »

Children’s Hospital Chief Says Her “North Star” Is Good Health for All Kids

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Category: Health Care, Milwaukee, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

When Peggy Troy returned to the Milwaukee area about eight years ago to become president and CEO of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, she was struck by the disparities in children’s ... Read more »

State School Superintendent Candidates Differ Sharply in Law School Debate

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Category: Education & Law, Milwaukee Public Schools, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

There are many clear divisions between the two candidates for Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction when it comes to how each would do the job over the next four years ... Read more »

Human Rights Expert Says Surviving the Holocaust Motivated His Career

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
Category: International Law & Diplomacy, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

The last question at the “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” program at Marquette Law School on Thursday with Judge Thomas Buergenthal went to a retired Milwaukee school teacher who ... Read more »

Roggensack Calls for Defending Legitimacy of Courts from “Tough Talk” of Critics

Friday, March 10th, 2017
Category: Judges & Judicial Process, Public, Speakers at Marquette, Wisconsin Law & Legal System | No Comments »

Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Patience Roggensack wanted to use her Hallows Lecture at Marquette Law School on March 7 “to start what I hope will be a public conversation ... Read more »

Amid Continuing Concerns, MPS Chief Highlights Progress in School Initiatives

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Category: Education & Law, Milwaukee Public Schools, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

“I’m very impatient and I want everything changed overnight. But it doesn’t happen that way.” How does it happen? I Supt takes time. It takes the involvement of pretty much everyone ... Read more »

Author Bemoans “Worship of Ignorance” and Urges New Vitality in US Civic Life

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Category: Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 1 Comment »

Tom Nichols thinks we’re in a pretty big mess in America. We’re narcissistic in a big way, we are ”obsessed with worship of ignorance,” we’re thin-skinned, we’re unwilling to have ... Read more »

Kleefisch and Nygren Describe “An American Epidemic” in Law School Program

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch asked the audience in Eckstein Hall’s Appellate Courtroom a question: How many of you have been given a prescription for opioid pain medication in the ... Read more »