Author Archive for Greg Helding

This Week’s Other Presidential Anniversary

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
Category: Legal History, Public | 4 Comments »

There's a lot of hullabaloo over the 50th Anniversary of the Kennedy assassination and who or who is not visiting the Kennedy grave at Arlington tomorrow. The noise of politics ... Read more »

From Council to Counsel: Reflections of a Lawmaker Turned Law Student

Monday, July 30th, 2012
Category: Legal Education, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Wisconsin Law & Legal System | No Comments »

At the time I applied for admission to law school, I had been serving on Racine, Wisconsin’s City Council for six years. Attorneys I knew told me that my experience ... Read more »

Advice to New Law Students

Friday, July 27th, 2012
Category: Legal Education, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

As Ben Stone, one of my favorite TV lawyers, once said, “All clichés are true.” One is particularly true in law school — don’t miss the forest for the trees. ... Read more »

The Law and Pastries

Friday, July 20th, 2012
Category: Intellectual Property Law, Public | 1 Comment »

In law school, we learn to “think like a lawyer.” As the fictional Professor Kingsfield put it, we develop “the ability to analyze that vast complex of facts that constitute ... Read more »

Never Been This Bad?

Thursday, July 5th, 2012
Category: Legal History, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public | 3 Comments »

Independence Day was a hot one this year. Amid the celebrations and the record high temperatures, I thought about the framers of our constitution, who, in 1787, dealt with similarly ... Read more »