[Louis] Butler, who served on the Supreme Court from 2004-08, will serve a two-year stint as the school's Justice in Residence.
His duties will include teaching courses in criminal law, appellate advocacy and legal process. Butler will also work with students and faculty in the Law School's moot court and clinical programs and other areas of the curriculum that can benefit from his body of experience.
Update: Justice Butler to teach at UW for two years, by Mike Miller, The Capital Times
Butler, meanwhile, said he looks forward to the move back to academia. "I'm excited about this chance to return to the UW Law School," he said. "It's a wonderful opportunity to work with a top-notch faculty and to teach these promising young lawyers. To be able to come back to the place that taught me to be a lawyer is a privilege," he said.
Update 2: Butler plans to teach at UW Law School, by Tony Anderson, Wisconsin Law Journal, September 25, 2008
The new role begins Oct. 1. Although they were still working out the details, Butler said he expected to spend the rest of this semester doing some guest lectures, preparing to teach in the spring and possibly working with the moot court team.