As I See It
Out of Sync: Assistive Reproductive Technology & Parentage Law
Advances in assistive reproductive technology are giving new options for parentage to individuals who are in same-sex marriages, are dealing with infertility, or both. But Wisconsin law is not keeping pace. To resolve disputes when a surrogacy agreement falls apart and grant parent status, the author proposes that Wisconsin courts use an “intended-parent” test.
Protecting Juveniles’ Rights: 50 Years of In re Gault
On the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in In re Gault, which granted certain rights to juveniles accused of committing crimes, the author reviews today’s juvenile courts, considers how juvenile courts protect minors’ due process rights, and outlines defense lawyers’ obligations to juvenile clients.
FINRA Arbitration: Leveling the Playing Field for Investors
Don’t avoid representing clients with claims against brokers or firms because of negative stories about compulsory alternative-dispute resolution. The securities industry’s arbitration process under the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) levels the playing field between large brokerage firms and individual investors.
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