2014 News

  • 10.07.14
    Faculty & Staff
    BloombergBusinessWeek
    The question in the Integrity case is whether security checks are more like those showers or more like commuting. With screenings increasingly common, the case could have implications for a wide range of workplaces. “There are literally billions and billions of dollars at stake,” says Paul Secunda, who directs the Labor & Employment Law program at Marquette University Law School.
  • 09.07.14
    Faculty & Staff
    Wisconsin Law Journal
    “I think all the people involved in the case have realized attorneys’ fees are a problem and we don’t want it to continue to run,” Anzivino said. Archbishop Jerome Listecki lamented the bankruptcy cost Wednesday during a question and answer session with reporters.
  • 08.25.14
    Faculty & Staff
    JSOnline
    Ten winners, ranging from a mobile law clinic to a device that detects infections using a breath sample, were named at the inaugural Wisconsin Innovation Awards ceremony Tuesday night. Organizers received about 150 submissions from across the state for the awards, said Joe Boucher, a Madison lawyer who is one of the organizers of the event. Five of the 10 winners are from Milwaukee, three from Madison, one from Appleton and one from Eau Claire. Winners received a unique trophy — a light bulb encased in a glass block — during a ceremony Tuesday night at the University of Wisconsin-...
  • 08.09.14
    Faculty & Staff
    NBC News
    Charles Franklin, professor of law and public policy, Marquette Law School, was on a segment of Meet the Press this past Sunday. It discussed political polarization in the Milwaukee region.
  • 08.07.14
    Faculty & Staff
    Chicago Tribune
    Matthew Mitten, director of the National Sports Law Institute at Marquette University Law School, said the ruling moves college sports closer to the professional model. "The amateur model that college sports has been is certainly on life support," he said.
  • 07.28.14
    Faculty & Staff
    89.3 KPCC
    Levanas ruled that Shelly acted correctly when two doctors declared the former Clippers owner mentally incapacitated and also ruled that she had the authority to sell the team. KPCC's Ben Bergman brings us more details. We also speak to Matt Mitten, Director of Sports Law Institute at Marquette University, to get an insight into how this will unravel legally in the coming months.
  • 07.28.14
    Faculty & Staff
    WKOW.com
    Dr. Charles Franklin, a professor of law and political science at the Marquette University Law School, said the proposed lawsuit makes for "good politics" on both sides of the political aisle. "For Republican members of Congress, it's a way of showing they're taking action against Obama," Franklin said. "For Democrats, it's an argument saying 'look at what these Republicans are doing. Democrats really need to turn out this fall.'" Franklin said most presidents have historically used executive powers to influence pieces of...
  • 07.15.14
    Faculty & Staff
    Sports Business Journal
    To better promote the educational values and economic sustainability of intercollegiate athletics, Mitten proposed an open and transparent system of federal regulation combined with antitrust immunity for reforms voluntarily adopted by the NCAA.
  • 07.14.14
    Faculty & Staff
    LaCrosse Tribune
    Charles Franklin, professor of law, suggested that the latest Republican campaign strategy is "one of the most secretive and black magic elements of all campaigns." The ground game operation targets undecided voters who could be won over with tailored questions and responses based on their individual situation, he said.
  • 07.14.14
    Faculty & Staff
    Fox6Now
    Andrea Schneider, professor of law, recently returned from Israel where she witnessed firsthand the escalation of violence, and met with Israeli journalists and political leaders to discuss the Mideast issue. "I've been to Israel many, many times and you walk around. This is the first time ever I've walked around with a pit in my stomach," Schneider said of the state of fighting on the ground.