Author Archive for Alan J. Borsuk

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 »

Opposing Views, One Conversation at Session on Milwaukee Education

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
Category: Education & Law, Milwaukee, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 2 Comments »

Until Tuesday, Dale Kooyenga and Lauren Baker had never met. That alone is an argument for why their discussion before a capacity audience in the Appellate Courtroom of Eckstein Hall ... Read more »

Author Says Urban Progress Requires “Durable” Policy

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
Category: Milwaukee, Poverty & Law, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

A few phrases provide a taste of the serious serving of thoughts about urban centers in America offered by Patrick Sharkey, a sociology professor at New York University, at an ... Read more »

Take Part in Sports, But Minimize the Risks, Sports Concussion Expert Says

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
Category: Public, Speakers at Marquette, Sports & Law | No Comments »

Julian Bailes does not say that kids younger than 14 – or anyone else – shouldn’t take part in contact sports such as football.  But they should know the risks, ... Read more »

Insights Offered on Working in the White House and Judicial Nomination Gridlock

Thursday, April 14th, 2016
Category: Judges & Judicial Process, President & Executive Branch, Public, Sports & Law | No Comments »

  It was three years from the time Brett Kavanaugh was nominated by President George W. Bush to be a federal appeals court judge to the time when his nomination was ... Read more »

Silicon Valley’s Challenge to Intellectual Property Law

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
Category: Intellectual Property Law, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 1 Comment »

  Ted Ullyot titled his Helen Wilson Nies Lecture at Marquette Law School on Tuesday, “Innovation, Disruption, and Intellectual Property: A View from Silicon Valley.” He made it clear which two ... Read more »

At a Time of High-Charged Events, New Law School Poll Sheds Even-Handed Light

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
Category: Marquette Law School Poll, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public | 2 Comments »

There are ways in which the volatility of the current political scene seeped into the release Wednesday of the latest round of Marquette Law School Poll results. But there are ... Read more »

Differences Between Supreme Court Candidates Clear in Eckstein Hall Debate

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
Category: Public, Speakers at Marquette, Wisconsin Supreme Court | No Comments »

Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg were among the US Supreme Court justices who were invoked Tuesday night as role models by the candidates in the race for a seat ... Read more »

County Exec Debate Presents Big Differences in Level-Headed Ways

Thursday, March 10th, 2016
Category: Milwaukee, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Speakers at Marquette | No Comments »

  Chris Abele and Chris Larson have big differences and their race for Milwaukee County executive is intensely contested. But their one-hour debate at Eckstein Hall Thursday evening, broadcast live by WISN ... Read more »

Limited Terms for Justices Worth Considering, Appeals Judge Says in Hallows Lecture 

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016
Category: Federal Law & Legal System, Judges & Judicial Process, Public, Speakers at Marquette, U.S. Supreme Court | No Comments »

Judge Albert Diaz began his E. Harold Hallows Lecture at Marquette Law School last week by saying that he was going to offer thoughts on life tenure for federal judges ... Read more »