West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
Nov. 18, 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.
Breaking the Chain of the Cat’s Paw Theory
In Woods v. City of Berwyn, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit finds facts sufficient to break the cat’s paw chain of discrimination liability and, in doing so, provides hints to plaintiff and defense counsel regarding how this proximate cause theory may be analyzed.
Jump-start a Pro Bono Program – Apply for a Pro Bono Initiative Grant by Dec. 31
Nov. 4, 2015 – Here’s a chance to jump-start or enhance your firm’s or organization’s pro bono program. The Legal Assistance Committee is offering Pro Bono Initiative grants of up to $5,000 to members or organizations to develop, support, or expand pro bono legal services projects in their communities. The deadline to apply is Dec. 31.