The State Bar of Wisconsin is swapping its traditional Mock Trial registration process for one that is more user-friendly and easy to navigate. The new online registration tool launched in mid-September, and more than 78 teams and volunteers have already signed up for the upcoming season.
A state appeals court has ruled that a “mass action” filed by teachers against the Neenah Joint School District was not barred by a statute that requires a notice of claim against a government entity to be filed by the claimants.
The State Bar of Wisconsin is partnering with WISC-TV and WisPolitics to host a debate between Wisconsin Attorney General candidates Brad Schimel and Susan Happ on Wed., Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. at the State Bar Center in Madison.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has added 13 cases to its docket, including one to determine insurance coverage for damages in a natural gas explosion that injured workers, destroyed a church, and damaged nearby residential property.
A 14-year-old named Joel admitted to robbing a woman at knifepoint in Milwaukee, but later argued that the admission wasn’t recorded by police and thus could not be admitted as evidence. Recently, a state appeals court disagreed.
Condo owners who did not rent their units to the public paid a “fee in lieu of room” tax to the City of Delevan. Recently, a state appeals court ruled that the fee constituted an illegal tax and the condo owners were not required to pay it.
A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has issued a ruling in favor of the Wisconsin Indian tribes seeking relief from a judgment upholding a Wisconsin law that banned them from hunting deer at night.
Oct. 15, 2014 – Recovering costs for most electronic legal research could be over. If your firm still bills clients for legal research, a reevaluation of cost recovery strategy, coupled with a print collection rebalancing, is a worthwhile endeavor, explains Laura Olsen.
Oct. 15, 2014 – Two-year old Isaac was the victim of severe child abuse. He needed to be saved. In this article, part two of a series for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Milwaukee prosecutor Matthew Torbenson discusses the collaborative effort to save him.
Oct. 15, 2014 – As counsel, it is presumed that we know the legal requirements related to hiring, managing a staff, and other aspects of a growing business. In this video, Milwaukee attorney Mark Goldstein talks about how to approach the human resources aspect of a firm.