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Due to a change in our inventory system, between 8/19 at 3 p.m. and 8/31, the State Bar will be unable to ship printed books and supplements or fulfill walk-in orders. You may still place orders during this time, which will ship on 9/1. Other product orders will ship normally. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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Whether you deal with worker’s compensation, unemployment insurance laws, the Family and Medical Leave Act, or fair employment laws, the 2016 Wisconsin Employment Law Codebook is your one-stop-shop for all the statutes and regulations governing employment law in Wisconsin.
Involved in a guardianship, mental health, or probate case? The Judicial Benchbook: Probate contains the procedures, rules, and case law you need to know. Now available as a new 5th edition. Order now!
Quickly find case law to bolster your arguments. Family Law Casenotes and Quotes is a handy compilation of family law cases since 1977. It's updated 3 times a year so you always have the most up-to-date info. The July 2016 supplement includes three new casenotes and two revised casenotes. Order your copy today!
Navigate the complexities of child cases with the newly updated WI 2016 Children's Code and Juvenile Justice Code 2016. Keep the latest statutes at your fingertips - buy your copy today!
Confidently advise your business clients in a variety of situations with Business Litigation in Wisconsin. The newly revised 2nd edition includes the latest court decisions and legal developments impacting your clients. Order now!
Mock Trial. Real Leaders.
Critical thinking. Problem solving. Public speaking. Teamwork. Since 1983, mock trial has helped more than 30,000 Wisconsin students instill leadership skills and lifelong memories. Here are some of their stories.
Top 8 Recent Wisconsin Federal Court Decisions
The article looks at eight significant Wisconsin federal court decisions interpreting Wisconsin law in 2013, encompassing common-law claims and statutory interpretations.
Top 9 Recent Wisconsin Supreme Court Decisions
The article highlights nine significant Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions from the 2012-13 terms, during which the court issued more than 40 substantive decisions.
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2013 Wisconsin Supreme Court Review
In this video, appellate lawyer Beth Ermatinger Hanan explains why she believes two cases in particular deserve inclusion in her December 2013 article “Top 9 Recent Wisconsin Supreme Court Decisions.” One case deals with surrogacy agreements and the nexus between family law issues and contract principles, the other deals with the standard by which a mental health patient may refuse involuntary medication.
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Tis the Season
Each of us celebrates in December in a way that has meaning to us as an individual, says Patrick Fiedler.
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A Holiday Gift Worth Receiving
George Brown encourages you to plan ahead for future health needs, because life can change in an instant.
Encryption Made Simple for Lawyers
David Ries and John Simek provide some easy-to-use encryption options to protect client information.
As I See It
Job Interviews and the ADA: Addressing the Elephant in the Wheelchair
Jimmie Anderson gives tips on how persons with disabilities can discuss performance of the job.
ABA Rule Changes Emphasize Lawyers’ Duty of Confidentiality
Dean Dietrich says changes to the ABA Model Rules describe guiding principles to consider when protecting clients’ confidential information.
Centers of Influence: Six Steps to Structuring a Referral Program
Jenna Weber says setting up formal connections with other professionals can grow your business.
Save or Toss? What to Do With Client Files
Tom Watson says consider risk-management and ethics factors when deciding how long to keep closed client files.
Law School Rankings: Looking Behind the Wizard’s Curtain
Law school rankings don’t measure whether graduates are prepared for real lawyering, says Gary Bakke.
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