Marquette Law School
Here is an excerpt from the ADR Prof Blog, a rich source of material, you may have noticed. I recommend going to the link to read the rest. http://www.indisputably.org/?p=1159
The following is a post from Natalie Fleury, the dispute program manager here at Marquette about an incident last weekend:
I was the victim of a walk by insult last weekend, and I’ve been trying to process my thoughts and feelings about it. After church on Sunday (I’ll discuss the church part in a minute), my son, daughter and I were running errands to get ready for my daughter’s 8th birthday party this weekend. We had just climbed out of our mini-van, which sports two bumper stickers supporting particular political candidates, when a man walking about 5 feet away turned to me and yelled “thanks for ruining my country!”
Justice Janine P. Geske to Receive FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award
Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Janine P. Geske will join other community leaders from around the United States in a special ceremony at the FBI’s National Headquarters in Washington,
D.C. on Friday, March 19, 2010. Justice Geske is the 2009 Milwaukee recipient of the FBI’s Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA), which is presented annually to an individual or organization that has furthered the efforts of law enforcement. Justice Geske will join other honorees nominated by Special Agents in Charge (SAC) from FBI Field Offices across the nation.
Justice Geske served on the Wisconsin Supreme Court from 1993-1998. She currently serves as Distinguished Professor of Law at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. Justice Geske leads the
Marquette University Law School’s Restorative Justice Initiative will host a conference entitled “Bullying in Schools: Teaching Respect and Compassion Through Restorative Practices,” Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the Alumni Memorial Union. The conference is free and open to public, but registration is required.
The conference will feature several emotional and informative presentations on the powerful consequences of bullying, including:
• “I was a Student Bully,” a discussion featuring four MPS students telling their stories as either the victim or perpetrator of bullying;
Professor Andrea Schneider posted a powerful blog about her visit to the prison with the Marquette Restorative Justice program. I hightly recommend that you read it in full and have therefore not excerpted it here.
Lisa Mazzie, faculty at Marquette Law School, blogs about thinking like a lawyer.