A remotely-recorded podcast interview with Assistant Professor of Law Nina Varsava (SSRN; Law Repository) to discuss her forthcoming law review article. Prof. Varsava (@NinaVarsava)’s newest article is forthcoming in the Harvard Law Review and is titled “Precedent, …
Assistant Professor of Tax Law Nyamagaga Gondwe discusses her forthcoming article, “The Tax-Invisible Labor Problem: Care, Work, Kinship, and Income Security Programs in the IRC.” Prof. Gondwe talks about how income security programs fail to recognize non-market care labor that is primarily undertaken by women.
Robert Yablon, Associate Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the State Democracy Research Initiative at the University of Wisconsin Law School, discusses his newest article, “Gerrylaundering”, which introduces the concept of “gerrylaundering” in order to best describe voting district mapmakers’ best efforts to lock in their favorable position by preserving key elements of their existing maps.
Mark Sidel, University of Wisconsin Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law and Public Affairs, discusses two of his recent articles, “Overseas NGOs and Foundations and Covid in China” and “Securitizing Overseas Nonprofit Work in China”, which cover the increasing tendency of governments to restrict foreign investments, grants, and donations to nonprofit and philanthropic organizations in those countries.
Professor Anuj Desai, University of Wisconsin Voss Bascom Professor of Law, discusses his article “Text is Not Enough,” published in the Colorado Law Review, which is about textualism and statutory interpretation as seen through the lens of the 2020 Title VII Supreme Court Case Bostock v. Clayton County.
University of Wisconsin Law School Professor Emeritus William (Bill) Clune discusses his new book, Legal Realism to Law in Action: Innovative Law Courses at UW Madison, which compiles articles and interviews focusing on four groundbreaking classes conceived and taught at UW Law School and the faculty responsible for them and their legacy.
David M. Trubek (the Voss-Bascom Professor of Law and Dean of International Studies Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin Law School) and Richard Abel (the Michael J. Connell Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus at UCLA Law), to discuss their recent symposium issue, “The Short Happy Life of the Yale Program in Law and Modernization: From the Cold War to Comparative Legal Sociology and Critical Legal Studies.”
S. Lisa Washington, the 2021-22 William H. Hastie Fellow at the University of Wisconsin Law School, discusses her forthcoming Columbia Law Review article, “Survived & Coerced: Epistemic Justice in the Family Regulation System.” Prof. Washington previously worked as a public defender in New York City and defended clients in family court as well as supervised students in the Cardozo Family Court Clinic.
Prof. Sumudu Atapattu, Director of Research Centers and Senior Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin Law School, discusses her background in law and discovery of the topic of environmental law, leading her to dedicate her career to teaching environmental law. She also discusses her journey to UW-Madison from Sri Lanka and Cambridge University. She describes the book she edited and contributed to, “The Cambridge Handbook of Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development.”
Bonnie Shucha, Associate Dean for Library & Information Services and the Director of the Law Library at the University of Wisconsin Law School, discusses her background in librarianship and her journey to becoming associate dean and law library director at UW Law School. She also describes her recent paper, “Representing Law Faculty Scholarly Impact: Strategies for Improving Citation Metrics Accuracy and Promoting Scholarly Visibility,” which she presented at the Spring 2021 Citation and the Law Yale Symposium.