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Supreme Court Digest
In this column, Prof. Daniel Blinka and Prof. Thomas Hammer summarize all decisions of the Wisconsin Supreme Court (except those involving lawyer or judicial discipline).
Court of Appeals Digest
In this column, Profs. Daniel D. Blinka and Thomas J. Hammer summarize select published opinions of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Full-text decisions are linked below.
These summaries are provided by the Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR), an agency of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
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Top 10 Articles of 2015
Dec. 16, 2015 – From top tech innovations to legislation on restrictive covenants, from Wisconsin law blogs to groundwater conflicts, attorneys covered some hot topics in 2015. This is the annual “year in review” of top articles from Wisconsin Lawyer™ and InsideTrack™.
Can You Fix This Traffic Ticket? What to Know Before Saying Yes
Dec. 16, 2015 – While mingling at holiday gatherings this year, you may get the inevitable question: ‘hey, you’re a lawyer, can you fix this traffic ticket for me?’ In this article, attorney Michael Witt highlights important traffic law information to consider before saying yes.
Lawyers and Happiness: It Lands On You
Dec. 16, 2015 – If finding happiness was easy, “I’d be on midnight television selling it,” says Dr. Gregory Van Rybroek. And yet there are strategies that lawyers can implement in their own lives to help them be more mindful and focus on what happiness means to them.