Volunteer Spotlight: Cynthia Hirsch Counters Human Trafficking in Liberia
Wisconsin lawyer Cynthia Hirsch talks about her experience in Liberia, traveling with Lawyers Without Borders to help Liberian prosecutors, defenders, and judges better implement Liberia’s new anti-human trafficking law. Join her on April 19 as she gives a talk on her experiences at the U.W. Law School.
State Law Preempts Municipal Property Inspection Ordinances
The Wisconsin Statutes now prohibit local governments from imposing or enforcing time-of-sale requirements on the sale of real estate and other local ordinances affecting real estate transactions. Because the old requirements remain on the books, and appear on the mandated offer to purchase form, lawyers must ensure buyers and sellers are on the same page.
Nursing Home Admission Contracts: Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
Nursing-home residents and their families may, by signing on the dotted line, lose their ability to take care and treatment disputes to court. The authors discuss characteristics of the typical nursing-home admission process and the enforceability of arbitration provisions in nursing-home admission agreements.