Author Archive for Alan J. Borsuk

Sampling the Strong Stew of Thoughts at Eckstein Hall Education Conference

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
Category: Education & Law, Marquette Law School Poll, Milwaukee Public Schools, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

Given the long list of controversial and major decisions to be made soon as the process of setting Wisconsin’s state budget for the next two years comes to a head, ... Read more »

New Marquette Lawyer magazine takes long-term view of major issues 

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
Category: Civil Rights, Marquette Law School, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

The long-term view: That’s a theme that underlies much of the content in the just-released Spring 2015 issue of Marquette Lawyer magazine. The way events and trends that date back ... Read more »

Urban Poverty Conference Offers Insights and Some Bits of Hope

Monday, April 27th, 2015
Category: Marquette Law School, Milwaukee, Poverty & Law, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 3 Comments »

“Urban Men in Poverty: Problems and Solutions” – that was the name of a morning-long conference at Eckstein Hall on Friday. Not surprisingly, the content of the gathering, which featured ... Read more »

New Law School Poll Results Generate Great Interest Quickly

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
Category: Marquette Law School Poll, Public | No Comments »

The passage of time was one of the reasons why the release of a new round of Marquette Law School Poll results on Thursday drew such strong interest. It was ... Read more »

ACLU Attorney Says Tighter Voting Rules “Not Healthy” for Democracy

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
Category: Election Law, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 5 Comments »

There was a sea change in the approach to election issues across America in the late 2000s, as Dale Ho sees it. He isn’t sure what the cause was, but ... Read more »

Armed Forces Appeals Judges Hear Arguments, Offer Advice in Eckstein Hall Session

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
Category: Federal Law & Legal System, Judges & Judicial Process, Marquette Law School, Public | 1 Comment »

“When you’re done, sit down.” Pithy but important advice on how to present an oral argument to an appeals court was one of the beneficial things Marquette Law School students had ... Read more »

NEWaukee and How to Create the Most Awesome City on the Planet

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
Category: Milwaukee, Popular Culture & Law, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

Angela Damiani has a clear goal: “To make this the most awesome city on the planet.” Note that we didn’t say “an easy goal,” we said “a clear goal.” But don’t ... Read more »

Conferences Focuses on Fighting Human Trafficking and Repairing the Harm to Victims

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
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“I want to believe that this can end,” Sharmere McKenzie said. “Let’s do this together. Let’s do this together. Are you with me?” Yes, a capacity audience in the Appellate Courtroom ... Read more »

Judge Brett Kavanaugh Calls for “Rules of the Road” for Separation of Powers Issues

Thursday, March 5th, 2015
Category: Congress & Congressional Power, Federal Law & Legal System, Political Processes & Rhetoric, President & Executive Branch, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_24172" align="alignleft" width="197"] Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh[/caption] So Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys leaps for a pass as the playoff game with the Green Bay Packers is about to ... Read more »

Some Perspective from Five Marquette Lawyers Who Are General Counsel

Thursday, February 26th, 2015
Category: Corporate Law, International Law & Diplomacy, Legal Practice, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 1 Comment »

You are the general counsel of a large corporation. Your company is involved in negotiations to buy a competitor and there are layers upon layers of complexity and risk. Is ... Read more »

Archbishop Explains the Pope’s Approach to Opposing Abortion

Monday, February 23rd, 2015
Category: Public, Religion & Law, Speakers at Marquette | 1 Comment »

Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki says, “Until I die, I will be supportive of pro-life efforts.” But does he understand what Pope Francis meant when he said that the Catholic Church ... Read more »

Paul Taylor: A Positive Look at Big Changes in America’s Population and Sociology

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
Category: Popular Culture & Law, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

The title of Paul Taylor’s recent book refers to “a looming generational showdown” as America changes. But Taylor, a senior fellow at the Pew Research Center in Washington, didn’t strike ... Read more »