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Marquette Lawyers, Faculty & Staff
Milwaukee Public Radio

It’s not often that the wheels of military justice turn outside of military courts. And it’s even less often that the public can watch the proceedings. But thanks to the judicial outreach program of the US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, their courtroom is open to any interested party tomorrow in Milwaukee.

"This gives the public, including the law students, an opportunity to at least see the appellate stage of a court martial," says Marquette Law Professor Scott Idleman.

Faculty & Staff
Wisconsin Radio Network

Charles Franklin, professor of law and public policy and director of the Marquette Law School Poll, previewed Gov. Scott Walker's state budget address. Franklin commented on Walker's plans to fund a new Milwaukee Bucks arena but cut funding for the University of Wisconsin education system. Franklin predicted that health care bills will increase substantially in the next two years.

Faculty & Staff

Paul Secunda, professor of law, commented on Gov. Scott Walker's upcoming budget proposal, which will require drug testing of recipients of Medicaid, food stamps and jobless benefits. The proposal will ban drug users from receiving aid. "Because the proposal targets a broad range of programs - and would require modifying federal rules on Medicaid eligibility - it will face challenges either from the Obama administration or rights groups like the American Civil Liberties Union," said Secunda.

Faculty & Staff

Ralph Anzivino, professor of law, commented on the lawsuit between Harley-Davidson and its distributor in Hawaii and the nationwide implications the case could have on other manufacturers, such as automotive companies.

Career Planning
U.S. News

Paul Katzman, assistant dean for career planning of the Law School, commented on the rise in law graduates working for government agencies. "I think initially it's public service. I think it's the appeal of serving the greater good, giving back, making a contribution in a significant way," said Katzman.

Faculty & Staff

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.

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.

Faculty & Staff

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-Madison's Memorial Union.

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.

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.