Author Archive for Edward A. Fallone

President Trump’s Executive Order is Still Unlawful

Sunday, January 29th, 2017
Category: Constitutional Law, Federal Law & Legal System, Human Rights, Immigration Law, President & Executive Branch, Public, Religion & Law | 22 Comments »

Yesterday, in a post on this Blog, I called President Trump’s Executive Order of January 27, 2017, “a rare trifecta of illegitimacy.”  The rollout of the Executive Order has been ... Read more »

A Trifecta of Illegitimacy

Saturday, January 28th, 2017
Category: Federal Law & Legal System, Human Rights, Immigration Law, President & Executive Branch, Public, Religion & Law | 36 Comments »

Let's review a few basics about the Rule of Law in the United States of America.  First of all, the Executive Branch (in the form of the President) is given ... Read more »

New Bloggers Start Off the New Year

Monday, January 2nd, 2017
Category: Public | No Comments »

We are happy to welcome our two guest bloggers for the month of January. Our Alumni Blogger of the month is Rebeca Lopez.  Rebeca is an associate at Godfrey & Kahn in ... Read more »

Big Dreams and Hidden Harms

Saturday, December 31st, 2016
Category: Federal Law & Legal System, Immigration Law, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public | 3 Comments »

One of the first choices that the Trump Administration will face after the upcoming inauguration is what to do about the “Dreamers.”  The name Dreamer has been used both to ... Read more »

Our December Bloggers Are Here

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
Category: Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

Please join me in welcoming our two guest bloggers for the month of December. Our Alumni Blogger for December is Christopher "Chal" Little.  After graduating cum laude from Marquette University Law School, Chal ... Read more »

Study Abroad in Germany This Summer

Saturday, November 26th, 2016
Category: International Law & Diplomacy, Legal Education, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

The campus of the Justus Liebig University in Giessen, Germany will be the location of the Ninth Annual Summer Session in International and Comparative Law offered jointly by Marquette University, ... Read more »

Welcome November Blogger

Sunday, November 13th, 2016
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Our Alumni Blogger for the month of November is Mathew O'Neill.  Matt is a shareholder at Fox, O’Neill & Shannon, S.C. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, appeals, arbitration, shareholder ... Read more »

ACS Panel Explains Voting Rights Litigation in Wisconsin

Friday, October 21st, 2016
Category: Civil Rights, Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Law, Election Law, Judges & Judicial Process, Marquette Law School, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Speakers at Marquette, Wisconsin Law & Legal System | No Comments »

On October 20, I had the honor of moderating a panel discussion at the Law School devoted to Voting Rights Litigation in Wisconsin.  The event was co-sponsored by the Marquette University Law ... Read more »

What Happens if Trump Drops Out?

Saturday, October 8th, 2016
Category: Constitutional Law, Election Law, Judges & Judicial Process, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, U.S. Supreme Court | 3 Comments »

What happens if Donald Trump drops out of the presidential race?  Some Republican politicians have begun to call on Mr. Trump to step down as the Republican nominee for President ... Read more »

Welcome October Bloggers!

Saturday, October 1st, 2016
Category: Marquette Law School, Public, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

It’s time to welcome our guest bloggers for the month of October. Our Alumni Blogger of the month is Jacques Condon of the Condon Law Firm in Thiensville. His practice focuses ... Read more »

My Client Was Accused of Violating the Cuba Trade Embargo (But What Trump Did Was Worse)

Friday, September 30th, 2016
Category: Constitutional Law, Federal Law & Legal System, International Law & Diplomacy, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

I received a phone call from Larry Dupuis of the Milwaukee Office of the American Civil Liberties Union in November of 2003.  He described a Wisconsin resident who had contacted the ACLU after ... Read more »

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 »