West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
Jan. 21, 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.
New Wisconsin Statute Books for Sale
Jan. 21, 2015 – Printing of the 2013-14 Wisconsin Statutes and Annotations is now complete. The six-volume set may be purchased as either hard cover or soft cover books.
The Wisconsin Juvenile Law Handbook: It’s a Book for the Ages
Jan. 21, 2015 – Wisconsin’s Children’s Code has long defined “child” as a “person who is less than 18 years of age.” But the statutes sometimes say otherwise. Wisconsin attorneys rely on State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE’s Wisconsin Juvenile Law Handbook for guidance on representing children of all ages in Wisconsin courts.
Attorney Guide to Decoding the 2015-16 Legislative Session
The ability to follow along and watch the Legislature in action has never been easier. State Bar members and citizens can access information in real time and track any legislative action. This article is meant to be a guide, with links for members to follow state government.
Court Applies Judgment Interest Rate in Effect at Time of Settlement Offer
Currently, the interest rate that applies to judgments equals one percent plus the prime rate in effect at the time of the judgment. Prior to 2012, the interest rate on judgments was 12 percent. Recently, a state appeals court said the old interest rate applies to a 2013 judgment because the plaintiff made his offer of settlement in 2008.