2013 Golden Gavel Award Nomination Deadline EXTENDED
Did you broadcast or post a story that enhanced the public’s understanding of the justice system between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013? If you did, you’re invited to enter it in the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Golden Gavel Awards competition.
National Mock Trial Event Planning Underway As Championship Approaches
The State Bar of Wisconsin is hitting the ground running as it prepares to host the National High School Mock Trial Championship this spring. The Bar’s special event planning committee set the tone this month with a visit from the National Board, which toured prospective event sites and provided planners with a good idea of just how much work needs to be done.
Our Courts – ‘Coming to a Community Near You’
The State Bar of Wisconsin is taking one of its community-based education programs on the road. Our Courts Wisconsin will make its way around the state over the next several months in an effort to further public knowledge and understanding of the courts and legal system.
State Bar Prepares for Busy Fall Legislative Session
The Wisconsin Legislature returns to work this fall with a heavy agenda to close out the 2013 session. The fall session will span over three months and will include floor periods in September, October and November.
Three Recommended for Western District Judge
Three names have been submitted to President Obama for the position of U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin. U.S. Senators Johnson and Baldwin have made their recommendations following the work of the Federal Nominating Commission.