Seventh Circuit: Wisconsin Can Use GPS to Track Child Sex Offender for Life
In 2005, Michael Belleau was civilly committed as a “sexually violent person,” after serving prison time for sexually assaulting children. When released in 2010, Wisconsin law required him to wear a GPS monitoring device for the rest of his life. Recently, a federal appeals court upheld the state law, reversing a lower court.
Mock Trial Tournament: 81 High Schools Prep Teams for Regionals
TV, radio, and real life events have piqued the nation’s interest in legal cases and the justice system, especially in the last year. Now, Wisconsin high school students will get firsthand experience in dealing with the intricacies of presenting a court case.
Testamentary Trust: Court Resolves Intra-family Lake Cottage Dispute
Rene Von Schleinitz died in 1972. His will provided for a trust to hold land with “improvements,” including cottages on Cedar Lake in West Bend. Recently, a state appeals court ruled that “improvements” did not include septic and well systems serving a cocottage built and owned by Von Schleinitz’s daughter and her husband.