Author Archive for Melissa L. Greipp

Congratulations to the 2014 Chicago Bar Association Moot Court Teams

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
Category: Legal Writing, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

Congratulations to 3Ls Stephanie Chiarelli and Adam Dejulio for reaching the octofinals of the Chicago Bar Association Competition this past weekend.  Attys. Kaitlyn Reise and Mindy Nolan coached the team and traveled to the competition.  3Ls ... Read more »

Congratulations to the 2014 Marquette National Moot Court Teams

Monday, November 10th, 2014
Category: Legal Education, Legal Practice, Legal Writing, Marquette Law School, Public | 1 Comment »

I had the privilege of working with two outstanding National Moot Court Competition (NMCC) teams again this year. Marquette hosted the Region VIII round of the 65th Annual NMCC this ... Read more »

Marquette Team Wins Best Petitioner Brief at National Criminal Procedure Tournament

Monday, November 10th, 2014
Category: Legal Education, Legal Writing, Marquette Law School, Public | 1 Comment »

Congratulations to 3Ls Katie Seelow and Derek Waterstreet for being awarded the best Petitioner's brief in the National Criminal Procedure Tournament this past week in San Diego.  The team's advisor is Professor Thomas ... Read more »

An Interview with Professor Linda Edwards

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
Category: Legal Education, Legal Writing, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

This fall, Professor Linda Edwards joins Marquette Law School as the Robert F. Boden Visiting Professor of Law.  She is the E.L. Cord Foundation Professor of Law at UNLV. You have written ... Read more »

Justice Ginsburg on Empowering Oral Argument

Saturday, October 18th, 2014
Category: Judges & Judicial Process, Legal History, Legal Practice, Public, U.S. Supreme Court | 1 Comment »

An interview with Justice Ginsburg appears in the October issue of Elle magazine.  In the article, Justice Ginsburg describes her first oral argument before the United States Supreme Court.  Any ... Read more »

Judge Catches BP Counsel Sneaking Extra Pages into Its Brief

Friday, September 26th, 2014
Category: Environmental Law, Legal Ethics, Legal Practice, Legal Writing, Public | No Comments »

In a new twist on the BP litigation, BP filed a brief in a Louisiana federal court that seemed to comply with the already-enlarged 35-page limit. But the judge in ... Read more »

Professor Edwards Speaks to the Marquette Legal Writing Society

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Yesterday, Professor Linda Edwards, the Robert F. Boden Visiting Professor of Law, spoke to the Marquette Legal Writing Society about her work and interest in legal writing. This semester Professor Edwards ... Read more »

Chasing Happiness

Friday, September 12th, 2014
Category: Education & Law, Legal Practice, Legal Profession, Public | 3 Comments »

A July 2014 article in the Wisconsin Lawyer magazine describes a nationwide study about the happiness of lawyers.  This study shows factors that correlate with lawyer happiness, as well as ... Read more »

An Interview with Professor Jake Carpenter

Sunday, August 17th, 2014
Category: Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

[Editor’s Note: This blog is the fourth in a series of interviews with faculty and staff at the Law School.] Professor Carpenter teaches Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research courses at Marquette Law ... Read more »

Welcome to the Summer Youth Institute

Thursday, July 17th, 2014
Category: Eastern District of Wisconsin, Legal Education, Legal Profession, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

Welcome to the students participating in the Summer Youth Institute at Marquette Law School. The Summer Youth Institute is a free program for Milwaukee students entering eighth through tenth grade, ... Read more »

The Importance of Document Design

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
Category: Legal Practice, Legal Writing, Public | 2 Comments »

Jim Dimitri’s article, WordWise:  Best Practices in Document Design, is a must read for any lawyer interested in taking advantage of document design in drafting legal documents. Dimitri advises that ... Read more »

Marquette Law School Wins 2014 Diversity Matters Award

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
Category: Legal Profession, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) honored Marquette Law School at its spring conference with the 2014 Diversity Matters Award.  The LSAC Diversity Initiatives Office and Discover Law sponsor the ... Read more »