What's New and Notable


Eckstein Hall Campion Chapel Mass

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 12:15pm St. Edmund Campion Chapel

Please join us for St. Edmund Campion Chapel Winter/Spring Mass.

Father Thomas Anderson, S.J., our Law School Chaplain, will celebrate Mass on March 7, in the St. Edmund Campion Chapel (4th floor) at 12:15 p.m. Members of the Law School, alumni, and Marquette community are welcome to attend.

Mass Schedule
March 7
March 21
April 4
April 18
May 2

Contact: Christine Wilczynski-Vogel

Bar Exam MPT Workshop, Parts 1 and 2

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 12:00pm Room 257

3Ls: Planning to take a bar exam with a Multistate Performance Test (MPT) section? Attend the MPT Workshop! During the MPT Workshop, Professor Katie Pagel will discuss the components of the MPT, strategies for attacking the MPT, and will work through an actual MPT question with attendees. Students will also have the opportunity to complete an MPT question on their own and receive individualized feedback on their writing. Lunch will be provided at both sessions.

Part one will take place on February 26, from Noon until 1:30 p.m. Part two will take place on March 5, from Noon until 1:30 p.m.

Please RSVP here.

Contact: Professor Katie Pagel

Sports Law Speaker Series: Rachel Lindsay, L'11, Cooper & Scully, PC, Dallas, and the Bachelorette (Season 13)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:00pm Room 433

On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 12 p.m. in Room 433, all students are invited to attend a Sports Law Speaker Series lunch event featuring Marquette University Law School graduate and Sports Law Certificate recipient (class of 2011) Rachel Lindsay, Senior Attorney with Cooper & Scully, P.C., Dallas, and The Bachelorette (season 13). Rachel will discuss her path from Dallas to Marquette, participation in the Sports Law Program during law school, her legal career after law school, and how she will use her time as the Bachelorette to further her legal career. Lunch will be provided to all who attend. Register online here or on the event webpage.

Contact: Prof. Paul Anderson

Final Round of 2018 Intramural Sports Law Negotiation Competition & Reception

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 5:10pm Room 433 & 4th Floor Gallery

On Wednesday, February 28, the National Sports Law Institute of Marquette University Law School, and its Sports Law Competition board, will host the final round of the 2018 Sports Law Intramural Negotiation Competition. The competition will be held in Room 433 from 5:10 - 6:30 p.m. The final round will focus on a negotiation between the Big Baller Brand and ESPN working to negotiate an agreement to bring the hit reality series "Ball in the Family" to the ESPN network. The teams competing in the final round consist of second year students Taylor Chase and Dominic Rosso, versus Jordan Lysiak and Zachary Buchta.  

The judges for the final round will include –

  • Rachel Lindsay (L’11), Senior Attorney with Cooper & Scully, P.C., Dallas, and The Bachelorette (season 13), Sports Law Certificate recipient, and Sports Law Alumni Association member;
  • Andrea Schneider, Professor and Director, ADR program;
  • Allan  "Bud" Selig, Distinguished Lecturer in Sports Law and Policy, member, National Sports Law Institute Board of Advisors, and Major League Baseball Commissioner Emeritus; and
  • Mike Sneathern (L’02), Vice President - Legal, Milwaukee Bucks, Sports Law Certificate recipient, and member Sports Law Alumni Association.

A reception will follow the competition in the 4th floor gallery. Only those attending the competition may attend the reception.

Register for the competition and reception on the event webpage or by clicking here.

Contact: Prof. Paul Anderson
Student Organizations

PILS Fellowship Information Session

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 12:00pm TBD

The PILS Auction was a terrific event and a great success allowing us to move forward with our planning for fellowships for Summer 2018. All fellowship materials are posted online. An information session, including a panel of past PILS fellows, is being held on Monday, February 26, from noon - 1 p.m. in Room TBD. Bring your own lunch. Please register online.

Contact: Angela Schultz
Pro Bono Opportunities

Youth Law Day Volunteers Needed

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 8:00am Eckstein Hall

Want some easy and fun pro bono hours over Spring Break? 

Youth Law Day is quickly approaching. If you would like to help put on a mock trial for high school students at the Law School, please email me. We are looking for about four more volunteers either to be a witness or a lawyer for the trial. You will receive about six hours of pro bono, and pizza will be provided at the end of the day. 

If you're interested or would like more information, please contact me at asia.patterson@marquette.edu.

Contact: Asia Patterson
Student Organizations

IP Law Society Meeting

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 12:10pm Room 363

IP Law Society will be hosting its first meeting of the semester to discuss this semester's IP After 5 events. We will be serving Ian's Pizza! Looking forward to seeing all members there!

Contact: Anjali Sharma
Student Organizations

SBA & BLSA Trivia Night

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 5:00pm Zilber Forum, Eckstein Hall

SBA and BLSA are teaming up to host Trivia Night! The event will run tomorrow from 5-7 PM in Zilber Forum. 

Pizza, beer, snacks, and fun will be provided. Create a team in advance, or just show up! We look forward to seeing you.

Contact: Corey Westfall

On the Issues with Mike Gousha: Marquette Law School Poll

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 1:00pm Eckstein Hall, TBA

Please join us on March 5 for On the Issues with Mike Gousha: Marquette Law School Poll.

How do voters feel about the candidates for governor and senator in the 2018 elections? What do they think of the direction of the state? How do they view state support for Foxconn and other policy issues? Charles Franklin, professor of law and public policy and director of the Marquette Law School Poll, and Mike Gousha, distinguished fellow in law and public policy, will provide the details of the first Marquette Law School Poll of 2018. In addition to the foregoing: Now that he has been in office for over a year, have opinions of Donald Trump changed? How are voters reacting to debates over immigration and gun policy? And who is enthusiastic about the 2018 elections and who is not? All this and more in the next Marquette Law School Poll.

Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall
12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
Reserve your complimentary spot

Contact: Christine Wilczynski-Vogel
General News

Refrigerator Clean Out

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 2:00pm 1st floor Student Kitchen & 3rd floor Student Organization Kitchen

Refrigerators in the 1st floor student kitchen and 3rd floor Student Organization kitchen are cleaned out on the first Friday of every month, unless otherwise communicated. For the month of March, the cleanout will occur on Friday, March 2 between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. 

Any food or containers left in the refrigerator and freezer during the scheduled clean-out run the risk of being disposed of. To avoid disposal, please remove your items prior to the cleanout.

If an item will remain in the refrigerator during the cleanout time because you will retrieve it later that same day, please clearly mark it with your name, date, and state that you will be retrieving the item later that day. If you do not mark an item as such, it will be disposed of.

Contact: Jenny Chick
Student Organizations

Entertainment Law Society Oscar Fundraiser

From Tuesday, February 27, to Thursday, March 1, the Entertainment Law Society will be selling Oscar ballots in the Forum over the lunch period. It will be $5 dollars a ballot, and all the money will be donated to a charity that supports the arts. The person who correctly predicts the most winners for the Oscars will win a gift card to Marcus Theaters. All ballots must be turned in by the end of the lunch period on March 1. 

Contact: Veronica Corcoran