Following Rock-Koshkonong Lake District v. Wisconsin DNR, the bedrock principles of the public trust doctrine in Wisconsin – the civil right of the public to use and enjoy navigable waters, and the broad rule of standing to protect that right – remain firmly intact.
An individual who refuses a blood alcohol test on suspicion of drunk driving has 10 days to request a “refusal hearing,” and excusable neglect is not an acceptable reason for an extension, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has clarified.
Oct. 17, 2012 – In this article, attorneys John Loringer and Daniel Griffin summarize two cases challenging the constitutionality of voter identification requirements in 2011 Wisconsin Act 23 and highlight the underlying procedural issues of temporary injunctive relief and standing.
July 5, 2012 – Act 125, which goes into effect at the start of the 2012-13 school year, requires public and charter schools to undertake significant staff training related to understanding when and how to use seclusion and physical restraint with students. In this article, Mary Gerbig advises how to prepare for the impact of this new law.