Court Distinguishes “Statements” and “Physical Evidence” in Miranda Case
Prison officials knew that visitor Marie Ezell could be delivering contraband to a prisoner when they detained her and called police. Recently, a state appeals court ruled that police violated her Miranda rights, but upheld her conviction on the basis that “physical evidence” did not need to be suppressed.
Managing Never-Ending Leaves Under the ADA
Sept. 17, 2014 – An employer can find itself between a rock and a hard place when an employee goes out on and continually extends ADA leave, because leave can be a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This article explains the situation involving indefinite employee leave under the ADA.
Making Medical Decisions for Minors When Conflicts Arise
Sept. 17, 2014 – Parents or legal guardians are vested with the power to make medical decisions for their minor children or wards, but this power is not absolute. In this video, Madison attorney Tyler Wilkinson highlights considerations for attorneys facing medical decision-making issues.
Toss Your Hat in the Ring – Run for a 2015 State Bar Leadership Position
Sept. 17, 2014 –The State Bar will elect a president-elect, a treasurer, and a Judicial Council representative and districts 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, and 15 elect governors in 2015.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
Sept. 17, 2014 – 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. West's editorial staff selects a few key Wisconsin cases from Westlaw's® West's Jury Verdicts – Wisconsin Reports to highlight in each issue of WisBar InsideTrack.