Author Archive for Janine P. Geske

An Eye-Opening Visit to Iran

Saturday, July 16th, 2016
Category: Human Rights, International Law & Diplomacy, Public, Religion & Law, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

My work in Restorative Justice provides me with many rewarding travel experiences, and my recent trip to Iran is at the top of the list. Professor Mohammad Farajahi, who teaches Persian ... Read more »

When in Rome (Teach Restorative Justice)

Thursday, July 14th, 2016
Category: Human Rights, Public, Religion & Law, Uncategorized | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_25740" align="alignleft" width="300"] Students and staff join me during my spring 2016 Rome teaching experience.[/caption] Last spring, I again had the privilege to travel abroad to train people in Restorative ... Read more »

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 »