West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
March 19, 2014 – 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.
Meet the 2014 Candidates for Board of Governors
March 19, 2014 – State Bar membership will fill 17 open seats on the Board of Governors for 2014 - 15. The two-year terms commence July 1, 2014. Read the candidate biographies and campaign statements.
Pocket Pat Not Enough for Terry Stop, State Appeals Court Says
People occasionally pat their pockets to ensure they haven’t lost items of value, such as phones or wallets. Police call it a “security adjustment.” Recently, a state appeals court ruled police could not use a security adjustment, without more, as a basis to search someone.
The Verdict is In: Rhinelander Mock Trial Team Advances to Nationals
Rhinelander High School captured its 17th high school mock trial state title yesterday after defeating Shorewood High School in a very close final round judged by six members of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The team will now advance to the National High School Mock Trial Tournament, May 8-10 in Madison.
Hiking Boots Ready: Ralph Cagle on Running for President-elect
March 5, 2014 – In April, Ralph Cagle will square off with Kevin Palmersheim in an election for the State Bar of Wisconsin's president-elect post. Recently, Ralph sat down for a brief Q&A to discuss why he's running, what he hopes to accomplish, and why he always keeps a pair of hiking boots in his car.
Being Himself (Within Reason): Kevin Palmersheim on Running for President-elect
March 5, 2014 – In April, Kevin Palmersheim will square off with Ralph Cagle in an election for the State Bar of Wisconsin's president-elect post. Recently, Kevin sat down for a brief Q&A to discuss why he's running, what he hopes to accomplish, and why Packers-Vikings games are a must-win for him before any jury trial.