Author Archive for Edward A. Fallone

Marquette Students Study Comparative Law in Germany

Monday, July 27th, 2015
Category: Constitutional Law, International Law & Diplomacy, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

This is week Two of the Summer Session in International and Comparative Law, taking place in Giessen, Germany.  Pictured to the left are my students in the class on Comparative ... Read more »

ObamaCare Upheld . . . Again

Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Category: Health Care, Judges & Judicial Process, Public, U.S. Supreme Court | 1 Comment »

Today the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in the widely anticipated case of King v. Burwell, ruling that the language of the statute authorizes tax credits for individuals who ... Read more »

The Chief’s Lawsuit

Friday, May 8th, 2015
Category: Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Law, Judges & Judicial Process, Public, Wisconsin Supreme Court | 2 Comments »

A lawsuit filed in federal court by a sitting Chief Justice of a state Supreme Court against her colleagues is certainly unusual, if not unprecedented.  The reaction to the filing ... Read more »

Crowdfunding and Sport: How Soon Until the Fans Own the Franchise?

Friday, April 17th, 2015
Category: Corporate Law, Legal Scholarship, Public, Sports & Law | No Comments »

The latest issue of the Marquette Sports Law Review is now available online.  This is a faculty symposium issue.  I am proud to have my article, "Crowdfunding and Sport: How ... Read more »

Exchange Programs Let Law Students Explore the World

Monday, February 16th, 2015
Category: Legal Education, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

Students at the Marquette University Law School have several opportunities to make their legal education a truly international experience.  Of course, each summer the Law School offers its popular Summer Session ... Read more »

Court of Appeals Upholds Dismissal of Sing-Along Citation

Thursday, January 29th, 2015
Category: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, First Amendment, Public | 2 Comments »

Today the Wisconsin Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a citation issued to a "solidarity singer," one of the participants in the ongoing State Capitol Sing-a-Long in which the participants sing ... Read more »

The Wisdom of King Theodoric

Monday, December 22nd, 2014
Category: Legal Education, Legal History, Legal Practice, Legal Profession, Marquette Law School, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 2 Comments »

Yesterday I was honored to speak at the mid-year graduation ceremony at Eckstein Hall.  Twenty three graduating students and hundreds of friends and family came together with Dean Kearney, faculty and ... Read more »

Study Abroad in Giessen, Germany

Saturday, December 13th, 2014
Category: International Law & Diplomacy, Legal Education, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

Application materials are now available for the 7th Annual Summer Session in International and Comparative Law, held each summer at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen, Germany.  The program is ... Read more »

President Obama’s Executive Orders are Constitutional

Thursday, November 27th, 2014
Category: Constitutional Law, Immigration Law, President & Executive Branch, Public | 1 Comment »

A “head fake” is a basketball move where the player holding the ball feints as if starting a jump shot, but never leaves his feet.  Done correctly, it causes the ... Read more »

Immigration Reform and the Challenge of Democratic Self-Government

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
Category: Immigration Law, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public | 1 Comment »

News reports indicate that President Obama will soon announce how he plans to use Executive Orders to implement some aspects of Immigration Reform, due to the failure of Congress to ... Read more »

Supreme Court Roundup Part Three: Harris v. Quinn

Saturday, November 15th, 2014
Category: Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Law, First Amendment, Health Care, Labor & Employment Law, Public | No Comments »

On October 30, I participated in a presentation entitled “Supreme Court Roundup” with Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute.  The event was sponsored by the Law School chapters of the ... Read more »

Supreme Court Roundup Part Two: Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014
Category: Business Regulation, Constitutional Law, Corporate Law, First Amendment, Health Care, Public, Religion & Law, U.S. Supreme Court | No Comments »

On October 30, I participated in a presentation entitled “Supreme Court Roundup” with Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute.  The event was sponsored by the Law School chapters of the ... Read more »