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.
That’s a Fine Idea! Wisconsin Legal Innovators 2014
Who are Wisconsin’s innovators? Meet these movers and shakers – and learn what drove them to put new ideas to work to solve problems and improve the delivery of legal services to their clients and communities.
Reefer Madness: Lighting Up in the Dairyland
Because marijuana is legal in other states, the question addressed here is if a Wisconsin employee is legally lighting up in another state, can a Wisconsin employer fire that employee? The short answer is yes.
Unequal Bargaining Power: Navigating Arbitration Clauses
Increasingly, the U.S. Supreme Court has interpreted the Federal Arbitration Act to apply to parties of unequal bargaining power, making it more difficult for individuals and businesses subject to adhesion contracts to exercise their legal rights.