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      • What to Do After Making a Serious Error
      • When a lawyer makes a serious error that adversely affects a client’s case, the lawyer must take certain steps. The authors discuss a lawyer’s obligations under Wisconsin’s professional conduct rules and offer practice suggestions on how to handle difficult situations.
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      • Regulating Medicine on the Internet
      • Although the Internet is an important tool in the health-care field, legal issues related to medical record privacy and confidentiality, health-care quality assurance, and medical e-commerce need to be resolved through regulation to protect health-care providers and consumers. Here is an overview of some important areas that require tighter controls.
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      • Appraisal Provision Validated: Setting the Amount of Insured Loss
      • In Farmers Automobile Insurance Ass’n v. Union Pacific Railway Co., the Wisconsin Supreme Court set forth the standard for vacating or modifying insurance policy appraisal provisions used to set value for claimed losses. The court also tackled discovery and standard of review issues.
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      • Exonerees’ Hardships after Freedom
      • Most exonerees lose everything in their legal battles to prove their innocence and gain their freedom: financial security, family ties, reputations, and more. Once the thrill of freedom fades, exonerated individuals face the hardship of rebuilding theirlives and reintegrating in society with little preparation and support. The Wisconsin Exoneree Network is working to change that reality.

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      • Engage the Jury: Presenting Electronic and Computer Evidence at Trial
      • On March 8, 2010, the Wisconsin Supreme Court will hold a public hearing and open administrative conference to consider the State Bar’s 2007 petition to define the practice of law and provide an enforcement mechanism. Contact the court today to urge it t; This article discusses the Rules of Professional Conduct and what a lawyer can say and cannot say to the news media in a criminal matter.; Most lawyers have heard of electronic discovery and are aware of changes to the federal rules of civil procedure, and proposed changes to Wisconsin’s rules, to accommodate the collection and use of electronic evidence. But most lawyers do not know how to