A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has issued a ruling in favor of the Wisconsin Indian tribes seeking relief from a judgment upholding a Wisconsin law that banned them from hunting deer at night.
Oct. 15, 2014 – Recovering costs for most electronic legal research could be over. If your firm still bills clients for legal research, a reevaluation of cost recovery strategy, coupled with a print collection rebalancing, is a worthwhile endeavor, explains Laura Olsen.
Oct. 15, 2014 – Two-year old Isaac was the victim of severe child abuse. He needed to be saved. In this article, part two of a series for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Milwaukee prosecutor Matthew Torbenson discusses the collaborative effort to save him.
Oct. 15, 2014 – As counsel, it is presumed that we know the legal requirements related to hiring, managing a staff, and other aspects of a growing business. In this video, Milwaukee attorney Mark Goldstein talks about how to approach the human resources aspect of a firm.
Barry Hunt was seriously injured when his vehicle collided with a Dane County snow plow. Recently, a state appeals court ruled that a statutory damages cap does not limit Hunt’s ability to recover under his underinsured motorist insurance policy.
The State Bar of Wisconsin is pleased to announce that Rep. Garey Bies (R-Sister Bay) and Sen. Jerry Petrowski (R-Marathon) are the 2013-2014 recipients of the Scales of Justice award for their outstanding efforts toward increasing citizens' access to justice and improving the administration of Wisconsin's judicial system.
A relatively new law known as the “castle doctrine,” which gives residents more legal protection when they injure or kill someone who enters their home without permission, did not extend to a man who shot at intruders outside his home.
Wisconsinites are not required to show photo identification (ID) to vote in upcoming elections, under an emergency order issued by the U.S. Supreme Court.
The State Bar of Wisconsin is partnering with WISC-TV and WisPolitics to host a debate between Wisconsin Attorney General candidates Brad Schimel and Susan Happ on Wed., Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. at the State Bar Center in Madison.