Author Archive for Janine P. Geske

Restorative Justice and Mediation in Ireland

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
Category: Mediation, Public | 3 Comments »

I have the privilege this week of serving as the keynote speaker at the annual Irish Mediator’s Institute conference in Dublin, Ireland. I will talk to this professional mediation organization ... Read more »

Restorative Justice Conference to Focus on Restoring Faith in Government Through Civil Discourse

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
Category: Marquette Law School, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 1 Comment »

Recently Sheldon Lubar, a highly respected and successful Milwaukee businessman, called upon our political leaders to return to civility. Finding that political labels are not particularly helpful, he describes his ... Read more »

Victim/Offender Mediation in Turkey

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
Category: Judges & Judicial Process, Mediation, Public | 4 Comments »

After a delegation of members of the Turkish Parliament visited Marquette Law School last month, I had the privilege of traveling to Istanbul to moderate a victim/offender mediation conference for ... Read more »

Turkish Delegation Comes to Marquette Law School

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
Category: Marquette Law School, Mediation, Public | No Comments »

Sixteen dignitaries from Turkey, including members of the Turkish Parliament, representatives from the Ministry of Justice, and professors, spent March 1 at Marquette Law School (MULS) to learn about Wisconsin’s experiences with restorative ... Read more »

Restorative Justice Skyping From Milwaukee to Austin

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
Category: Criminal Law & Process, Legal Education, Public | No Comments »

As a law school educator, I am not particularly known for my use of high-tech electronic equipment. I much prefer teaching through direct storytelling and student participation. I simply like ... Read more »

Reflections from a Semester Abroad

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
Category: Public | 9 Comments »

It is as though I am back in my college years, spending my semester abroad. This fall I am living in the beautiful city of Leuven, Belgium, a city of ... Read more »

Appearing Before the Court

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011
Category: Legal Practice, Legal Writing, Public | No Comments »

[Editor's Note: This month faculty members share their favorite brief writing or oral argument tip. This is the first entry in the series.] When people ask me about the most helpful ... Read more »

Dean Howard Eisenberg in His Own Voice

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011
Category: Legal Practice, Marquette Law School History, Public, Speakers at Marquette | 4 Comments »

One of the activities that many of us faculty members undertake during the summer months is to clean out some drawers and shelves. While recently tackling that chore, I was thrilled to find ... Read more »

Restorative Justice Conference to Focus on Clergy Sex Abuse

Saturday, March 12th, 2011
Category: Marquette Law School, Speakers at Marquette | 2 Comments »

It is not just an American problem – it is an international issue for the Catholic Church. This year’s Marquette Law School Restorative Justice Conference on April 4 & 5, ... Read more »

Memories of Sensenbrenner Hall (Part 4)

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Category: Marquette Law School, Marquette Law School History | No Comments »

In 1973 and at the age of 24, I walked into Sensenbrenner Hall for the first time, hoping I could transfer from Chicago Kent to Marquette. My husband had been ... Read more »

Bullying in Schools–Teaching Respect and Compassion Through Restorative Processes

Sunday, November 8th, 2009
Category: Marquette Law School, Milwaukee, Speakers at Marquette | 5 Comments »

All too often, we see and hear people trying to intimidate others-whether it involves politics, religion, driving habits, employment, sports, family or any other topic that creates conflict. Rather than ... Read more »

The Beer Summit-A Restorative Justice Experience?

Friday, July 31st, 2009
Category: Marquette Law School, Political Processes & Rhetoric, Popular Culture & Law, Race & Law, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

As I listened to the political pundits argue about the "beer summit" that occurred at the White House yesterday, I am amazed by the debate as to whether President Barrack ... Read more »