Author Archive for Edward A. Fallone

Time is Running Out to Confirm Judge Garland

Friday, August 19th, 2016
Category: Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Law, Judges & Judicial Process, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, U.S. Supreme Court | 2 Comments »

The unprecedented, and unconstitutional, obstruction of Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland is just one of many recent missteps by Republican leaders.  For example, mainstream Republican presidential candidates strategically withheld ... Read more »

Summer Law Studies in Germany with MU Law

Saturday, August 6th, 2016
Category: Human Rights, International Law & Diplomacy, Legal Education, Marquette Law School, Public, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Just one week remains in the 8th Annual Summer Session in International and Comparative Law taking place in Giessen, Germany.  In the photo you can see me with some of ... Read more »

How to Interpret Away the Home Rule Provision (in 4 Easy Steps)

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
Category: Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Law, Judges & Judicial Process, Milwaukee, Public, Wisconsin Supreme Court | 3 Comments »

Today the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued its opinion in the case of Black v. City of Milwaukee, 2016 WI 47, holding that a state law (Wis. Stat. 66.0502) that prohibits ... Read more »

Applications Still Being Accepted for Study Abroad in Germany

Saturday, April 16th, 2016
Category: International Law & Diplomacy, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

  There is still time to join law students from Wisconsin, throughout the United States, and around the world as they come together in Giessen, Germany from July 16 to August ... Read more »

MU Team Excels at Corporate Law Moot Court Competition

Sunday, March 13th, 2016
Category: Corporate Law, Marquette Law School, Public, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Congratulations to the team representing Marquette University Law School at the Ruby R. Vale Interschool Corporate Law Moot Court Competition in Delaware this past week.  Kyle Thelen, Alex Ackerman and ... Read more »

The Senate Must Consider Supreme Court Nominations in Due Course

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
Category: Congress & Congressional Power, Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Law, Judges & Judicial Process, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, U.S. Supreme Court | 5 Comments »

Today, the Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, announced the unprecedented decision that the United States Senate will refuse to consider any nominee put forward by President Obama during the remainder ... Read more »

PILS Auction and Faculty Lip Sync Battle

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
Category: Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

Join the Law School community this Friday February 19 at the 23rd Annual Howard B. Eisenberg Do-Gooders' Auction in support of the Public Interest Law Society.  Festivities begin at 5:30 ... Read more »

Remembering James Ghiardi

Thursday, January 21st, 2016
Category: Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

I joined the Marquette University Law School faculty in 1992. Back then, it was traditional to start off the school year with a marathon faculty meeting the weekend prior to ... Read more »

Transparency in Government Includes the Judiciary

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
Category: Judges & Judicial Process, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Wisconsin Law & Legal System | 1 Comment »

The following commentary appears in this week's Wisconsin Law Journal: Transparency is the core value of a democratic society. In a democratic self-government, voters have the power to select and reject ... Read more »

Welcome January Bloggers!

Monday, January 4th, 2016
Category: Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

A new year and a new month have started.  That means it is time to welcome our guest bloggers for the month of January. Steven Wah is our Student Blogger this ... Read more »

Welcome to Our November Bloggers

Friday, November 6th, 2015
Category: Public | No Comments »

A new month brings new guest bloggers to the Marquette University Law School Faculty Bog.  Joining us for November is Alumni Blogger of the Month Nate Imfeld. Nate is an ... Read more »

Supreme Court Roundup Part Two: King v. Burwell

Friday, October 9th, 2015
Category: Constitutional Law, Health Care, Judges & Judicial Process, Marquette Law School, Public, U.S. Supreme Court | No Comments »

On October 5, I participated in an event at the Marquette University Law School entitled “Supreme Court Roundup” with Cato Institute Scholar Ilya Shapiro.  The event was sponsored by the Law ... Read more »