University of Wisconsin–Madison

150 years in photos

Academic Life

Names and faces change, but the feeling of community among UW Law students, and the faculty's commitment to student learning perseveres.

Students studying in Law Library

Our Building

See how our building on historic Bascom Hill has evolved over time, from 1893 on.

Bucky Badger sits in front of Law Building sign

Student Life

Students at UW Law have always managed to have a lot of fun while being serious about legal study.

Law students wearing their Badger red in Law School atrium

Cane Toss

It’s a longstanding — but legal — ploy to predict the future when soon-to-be lawyers attempt to throw canes over a Camp Randall goalpost and imagine winning their first cases.

Students participate in the Cane Toss in 1917