MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold is moving from politics to the world of academia.

Marquette University Law School says Feingold will be a visiting professor of law starting in the spring semester.

The Milwaukee school said Wednesday the three-term Democratic senator will teach an elective course called Current Legal Issues: The U.S. Senate. It will be open to upper-level law students.

Feingold’s third term in the Senate ended Monday. His replacement is Ron Johnson, a Republican businessman from Oshkosh set to be sworn in Wednesday.

Feingold earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his law degree from Harvard University. He practiced law for six years with two Wisconsin law firms and also served for 10 years in the state Senate.

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  1. Me says:

    He will be missed. Look what Wisconsin has now… So sad to see such a great state going down the tube. It’s like watching an execution slowly unfold! Love how the new Gov is all about lowering the “high” business taxes, yet in the past 10 years his company paid NO Wi tax! Typical republican hypocrite!