Experts in Law — Constitutional Law

Christine Chabot, Associate Professor

Christine ChabotMarquette Law School

Expertise: Constitutional law, separation of powers, administrative law, Supreme Court, originalism

Paul Finkelman, Robert F. Boden Visiting Professor of Law

Paul FinkelmanLaw School

Expertise: Race and law; U.S. Constitution (History, 1st Amendment, 2nd Amendment), Civil Rights, Immigration, Citizenship; Baseball and law; Slavery, Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War; Founding fathers (especially Jefferson, Madison, Washington, and John Marshall); History of the Supreme Court; Supreme Court decisions and emerging ethics issues; Issues of slavery, reparations, and diversity; Bubonic plague and pandemics in historical perspective.

Cell Phone: (518) 605-0296

Scott Idleman, Professor

Scott IdlemanLaw School

Expertise: First Amendment (religious freedom, church/state, speech), Second Amendment, Federal Indian Law, Congressional Power, Equal Protection

Office Phone: (414) 288-5362
Home Phone: (262) 377-2827


Paul Nolette, Director of the Les Aspin Center for Government

Dr. Paul NoletteExpertise: Courts and Public Policy, Litigation, Civil Rights and Liberties, State Attorneys General

Not based in Milwaukee

Office Phone: (414) 288-5821
Mobile Phone: (508) 245-1845


Peter Rofes, Professor

Peter RofesLaw School
Director of Part-Time Legal Education

Expertise: Legal Education, First Amendment, Constitutional Law, Judicial Selection, Legal Ethics, Religion and the Law, Flag Desecration

Office Phone: (414) 288-5361


Patrick Sobkowski, Adjunct Assistant Professor

Pat SobkowskiPolitical Science Department

Expertise: Constitutional Law; US Supreme Court; Administrative Law; Constitutional History and Politics

Media Type: Print, TV, Radio

Erik Ugland, Associate Professor

Erik UglandDigital Media and Performing Arts

Expertise: Media Ethics, Media Law, First Amendment Law, Journalism Ethics, Media and Public Policy, Broadcasting and Cable TV, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Office Phone: (414) 288-3494