What's Hot, What's Not: National and Global Practice Trends 2013
This report on what's going on in the legal profession looks at national and global market forces that affect the legal services market. The author predicts the total legal market will grow but will become even more segmented, with some less-innovative firms falling by the wayside.
What's Hot, What's Not: Wisconsin Practice Trends 2013
Borrowing a page from Robert Denney's national and global look at trends in the legal profession, Wisconsin and regional attorneys and practice management experts weigh in on practice and marketing trends in the Dairy State.
Wisconsin's Wetland Reform Act
Recent changes to Wisconsin law, effective on July 1, 2012, streamline the process of coordinating land development with protection of wetlands.
Church & State: Blurring the Lines
In Doe v. Elmbrook School District, a case that demonstrates how intertwined church and state legally may be, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals en banc determined that holding a public high school ceremony at a church impermissibly blurred the church-state line.
Who is a Religious or Ministerial Employee?
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent adoption of the “ministerial exception” doctrine portends increasing difficulty for individuals attempting to challenge employment-related decisions of religious institutions. One challenge is determining who is a “religious person” under the First Amendment.