Opportunities to View Jenkins Competition Oral Arguments

The Jenkins Honors Moot Court Competition kicks off this Saturday and Sunday with the preliminary rounds. If you are interested in watching the top Appellate Writing and Advocacy (AWA) students compete against one another, then you're welcome to come and sit in on the oral argument rounds! Come and root on your favorite 2Ls in the Jenkins Competition, aka "Moot Madness."

Here are the dates/times/room number for the arguments this weekend:

Saturday, March 24th - Preliminary Rounds

  • 9:30-10:30 - RM 155, 246, 263, 267, 363, 367
  • 12:30-1:30 - RM 155, 246, 263, 267, 363, 367

Sunday, March 25th - Preliminary Rounds

  • 10:00-11:00 - RM 155, 246, 263, 267, 363, 367
  • 1:00-2:00 - RM 155, 246, 263, 267, 363, 367

Saturday, April 14th - Quarterfinal Rounds

  • 1:00-2:00 - RM 246, 263, 363, 367

Sunday, April 15th - Semifinal Ronds

  • 1:00-2:00 - RM 144, 346

If you do attend, please be in the room 15 minutes before the start of the round. In addition, please sit off to one of the sides rather than directly behind the judges bench so as not to distract the competitors.

A list of this year's competitors can be found here.

Contact: Nate Oesch

Application Now Available for 2018 Summer Session in Giessen, Germany

The application for the 2018 Summer Session in International and Comparative Law, taking place in Giessen, Germany from July 14 through August 11, 2018, is now available.

The application can be downloaded from the Law School’s Study Abroad webpage, located at the following link:

Additional information on the program, including course descriptions and faculty bios, can be viewed by navigating the webpage using the link buttons at the top of the page.

The deadline for applications is March 23, 2018.  However, limited space is available so apply early in order to ensure that you have a spot.

Email Professor Fallone with any questions:

Contact: Ed Fallone

Registration for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018

The class schedule for Summer 2018 is posted on the website. The full registration information packet will be posted next week. Registration for Summer 2018 will begin on March 22, 2018, on CheckMarq. While students may enroll in a summer course any time before the class begins, the decision of whether or not to offer a course will be based on CheckMarq enrollment as of April 2, 2018.

Registration information for Fall 2018 will be posted after spring break. Registration for Fall 2018 will take place April 4, 5 and 6. Dean Oldfather, Dean Thomson, and Professor Fodor will conduct registration information sessions for first-year students who began in Fall 2017 on April 2 and 3. More information about these sessions will be posted in Law News after spring break.

Contact: Dean Thomson

Street Law

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 12:00pm Room 357

Do you like working with high school students? Are you looking for a way to do something outside of the traditional law school coursework, to sharpen your trial advocacy skills, and to leave a positive impact on the Milwaukee community before you graduate? Please attend our information session to learn more about the year-long Street Law course (two credits per semester) that is being offered at the law school next year. While in Street Law, law students spend time teaching in high school classrooms and coaching high school students in a year-end mock trial competition.

Lunch will be provided. 

Questions? Contact Sheila Shadman Emerson at or Katie Kegel at

Contact: Sheila Shadman Emerson

1L Informational Session About Appellate Writing and Advocacy and Moot Court Program

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 12:10pm Room 246

This informational session on Wednesday, March 28, over the lunch hour is intended for 1Ls who are interested in litigation and want to know more prior to registering for classes. Lunch will be provided. The session will cover the following:

Apellate Writing and Advocacy (AWA) Class - 2L Fall Semester

-Available in the fall each year

-Great opportunity to develop and sharpen both legal writing skills as well as oral advocacy.

-Experience what it is like to argue at the appellate level

-Qualify for the Jenkins Honors Moot Court Competition

-Prerequisite to be eligible for Marquette's Moot Court Program

Moot Court Program - 3L Year

-Opportunity to travel and compete in national competitions in various subject matters such as Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, International Law, Intellectual Property, and other subject areas

-Work with faculty and practicing attorneys to prepare for the competitions

-Great resume builder and experience

Contact: Nate Oesch

Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate Information Meeting

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 12:10pm Room 363

1L and 2L students interested in the Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution should attend this meeting to learn about the courses and other options being offered in the summer and fall that meet certificate requirements.

Lunch will be served.  This meeting with take place in advance of the regular Client Skills Board/DR Society meeting.

Contact: Natalie Fleury

2019 Israel Spring Break Trip/International Conflict Resolution Seminar Informational Meeting

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 12:10pm Room 363

Students interested in the 2019 International Conflict Resolution Seminar and Trip should attend the informational meeting being held on Thursday, April 12. The meeting will go over the basic requirements, estimated costs, and itineraries from previous trips. This meeting will take place before the regularly scheduled CSB/DR Society meeting.

Contact: Natalie Fleury