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    • June
      01
      2017
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      • State Bar of Wisconsin Supports AB 331
      • The State Bar of Wisconsin strongly supports the passage of AB 331, which expands the expungement of court records for individuals under the age of 25. The State Bar has long sought changes to this statute and applauds Representatives Steffen and Goyke,as well as Senator Darling, along with other legislators’ efforts this session to address this substantial public issue.

    • May
      25
      2017
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      • Joint Finance Committee Restores Funding for Civil Legal Needs
      • Members of the Joint Finance Committee voted unanimously to reinstate funding for civil legal needs during the committee’s executive session on May 23. Funding for civil legal needs was dangerously close to being eliminated after Governor Scott Walker hadrequested that the program be sunset for the 2017-19 biennial budget.

    • April
      27
      2017
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      • State Bar Board Supports Petition for Increased SPD Private Bar Rate
      • The State Bar of Wisconsin’s Board of Governors held their April meeting last Friday. During the meeting at the State Bar Center in Madison, the board voted to support a forthcoming petition to increase to $100 the hourly rate paid to private bar attorneys who take appointments from the State Public Defender's Office.