The best thing about the Wisconsin Criminal Defense Manual is not only its start-to-finish checklists – from the initial appearance to sentencing – but also that it explains, in detail, how to check off the items on those lists. And with the latest supplement, you can trust that the law is up to date and relevant.
Where do you go when you need statistics on personal income, a Federal Reserve Bulletin from 2005, or the unemployment rate for August 2010? Know the difference between FRED and FRASER? Learn about these eight website powerhouse sources for economic data research.
July 6, 2016 – Digital maps can be an indispensable tool in legal practice – not only to plan a business trip, but as resources for research on places and properties. Find out more about map resources to aid you in your legal research.
Aug. 5, 2015 – There’s no need to dread researching legislative history. Research Wisconsin Legislative History is a printable eight step guide, with a list of print and online sources for each step on the back, to assist you with your research.
Feb. 4, 2015 – Avoid Google, Yahoo, or Bing, and go directly to the source for answers to questions about medicine and its practice. From symptoms to pricing to hospital and doctor rankings, no doctor bill is needed for information available at these medical-related websites.
Jan. 21, 2015 – Wisconsin’s Children’s Code has long defined “child” as a “person who is less than 18 years of age.” But the statutes sometimes say otherwise. Wisconsin attorneys rely on State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE’s Wisconsin Juvenile Law Handbook for guidance on representing children of all ages in Wisconsin courts.
Jan. 7, 2015 – We have all had that aggravating experience of clicking on an online link and getting a 404 error message, signaling that the page is no longer there. Link rot, or reference rot, is a serious problem in the legal world, but it can be prevented.
Dec. 3, 2014 – Serving and consuming alcohol beverages is part of many people’s year-end holiday celebrations. But regulation of alcohol beverages is an issue year-round for businesses that produce, transport, and sell them and for governmental officials who monitor these activities. PINNACLE’s Alcohol Beverages Regulation in Wisconsin, newly supplemented in 2014, will help you unmuddy the waters for private and public clients.
Nov. 5, 2014 – The Great Lakes Region, at about 20 percent the world’s surface fresh water, stands to play an important role in the world’s global water market. Jenny Zook suggests this future demand for water is an opportunity for lawyers to effect policy and help safeguard Wisconsin’s natural resource. Here are some resources to get you started.
Sept. 17, 2014 – The next time you attend a State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE CLE program you won’t have to carry a heavy binder. As of today, all CLE course materials for State Bar programs will be in electronic format.