WL Sneak Peek: Drones, Dementia and Estate Litigation
The September Wisconsin Lawyer looks in-depth at the patchwork of laws governing the private use of drones, considers the effect of a client’s age and behavior when creating or challenging wills, outlines major sources of law concerning e-transaction of real estate conveyances, and more.
Appeals Court Reverses PAC Conviction, Says Jury Must Decide
Aug. 29, 2016 – A state appeals court recently reversed a man’s conviction for prohibited alcohol concentration (PAC), concluding that the trial judge could not decide the issue on directed verdict. That is, the jury was required to decide.
Federal Appeals Court Upholds Quantity Finding on Meth Sales
Aug. 26, 2016 – A man who pleaded guilty to selling a large amount of methamphetamine with his girlfriend in northwestern Wisconsin recently lost his federal appeal, despite his argument that the judge improperly calculated the quantity he sold.
Paying It Forward: The State Bar Diversity Clerkship Program
Thirteen employers and law students were recognized July 20 as participants in the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Diversity Clerkship Program. The program offers employers and students a unique opportunity to share experiences and to promote diversity in thelegal profession.