Wisconsin Supreme Court: Toxicology Report Not Testimonial
Defendants have a constitutional right to confront the witnesses against them. But the Wisconsin Supreme Court recently ruled that this right was not violated when a medical examiner testified about a toxicology report she did not generate.
Gaining Trial Experience Made Easier
With fewer cases going to trial, it's harder than ever to get real trial experience. But by volunteering to accept pro bono appointments for prisoner cases, lawyers can get the experience they seek while doing good for society at large, says Judge William Griesbach.
Employers and Social Media in the Workplace
Social media in the workplace can raise thorny questions and expose employers to liability in a number of scenarios. Attorney Timothy Edwards outlines the important questions that employers must confront when their employees are allowed to access social media while at work.
Immigration Order Update: The Chaos Is Not Over
When President Trump signed the Executive Order banning immigration from seven countries on Jan. 27, uncertainty, inconsistency, and lack of agency coordination followed. Immigration attorney Joseph Rivas discusses the various responses of government agencies, and the lawsuits filed in federal courts.
Business Court Docket Pilot Program on the Horizon in Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has approved a pilot program to create a dedicated trial court judicial docket for large business and commercial cases in the state of Wisconsin. Attorney Brick Murphy discusses the program and support from the Business Law Section.