Landlords Win on Notice, but City’s Housing Inspection Program Can Continue
The City of La Crosse passed an ordinance requiring landlords to participate in an inspection and registration program, and to give tenants proper notice regarding city inspections. Recently, a state appeals court struck the ordinance’s provisions on noti ce to tenants, concluding they are preempted by state law.-->
Understanding Wage and Hour Law: Compliance, Enforcement, and Remedies
Aug. 5, 2015 – Thousands of state and federal wage and hour law complaints are filed each year. In this article, three attorneys provide an overview of wage and hour laws, discuss how they are enforced through government and private actions, and how employers can ensure compliance.
Wait! Is That My Land? Understanding Adverse Possession
Aug. 5, 2015 – Good fences make good neighbors; bad ones might lead neighbors into court to battle over mismarked boundaries and “true” ownership of property. Jessica Shrestha overviews adverse possession, and what lawyers should consider.
Dreaming of Your Own Firm? Attend Business School for Lawyers
Aug. 5, 2015 – Develop your practice with the Business School for Lawyers, and learn about the operations, financial management, marketing, and human resources concepts you need for successfully managing a law practice from a business perspective.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
Aug. 5, 2015 – As a service to its members, the State Bar of Wisconsin has entered into an alliance agreement with West, a Thomson Reuters business, to provide award information on Wisconsin civil jury trials, bench trials, settlements, and arbitrations. West's editorial staff selects a few key Wisconsin cases from Westlaw's® West's Jury Verdicts – Wisconsin Reports to highlight in each issue of WisBar InsideTrack.
Research Legislative Histories in Eight Steps
Aug. 5, 2015 – There’s no need to dread researching legislative history. Research Wisconsin Legislative History is a printable eight step guide, with a list of print and online sources for each step on the back, to assist you with your research.