Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Law

Addison Smith has found a way to bring together his diverse interests: a dual degree in international public affairs and law with a career goal of working in international copyright law.

The fingerprints of a La Follette School student and staff member are on a wide-ranging study that promotes greater autonomy and accountability for the 150,000-student University of Wisconsin System.

First-year student Alex Marach likes solving problems and building solutions, and the practice of policy analysis and recommendations will enable him to do just that.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Madden serves county as clerk of court

Kathleen Madden won her first re-election bid as Waukesha clerk of circuit court on November 2. She attended the Wisconsin Women in Government seminar at the La Follette School of Public Affairs in 2007.
Attorney Yer L. Vang will explore how the U.S legal system takes culture into account  in a talk Friday, October 15, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in 206 Ingraham Hall.
Students can hear about the State Department's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 14, in the La Follette School conference room.

Jamisen Rueckert Brazys is a long way away from the Midwestern United States. After two years in Indiana and four in Wisconsin, the 2007 alum finds herself employed as a staff attorney for the Supreme Court of the Federated States of Micronesia.

2003 alum Becky Webster helps her community navigate government relations, handle real estate issues, and preserve its heritage.

The La Follette School Student Association gave its inaugural Leadership Award, and the faculty recognized students' academic achievements at the school's May 15 graduation celebration.

1992 alum Jill J. Karofsky helps prosecutors with cases involving domestic violence and sexual assault as the state's first violence against women resource prosecutor.

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