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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!
The Unauthorized Practice of Law: Court Tells Profession, Show us the Harm
Before it will act, the Wisconsin Supreme Court wants the State Bar of Wisconsin to gather demonstrable evidence that additional regulation of the unauthorized practice of law is needed. The court recently asked lawyers for quantifiable evidence not only of the harm inflicted on the public when nonlawyers practice law but also of the nature and extent of the harm. Members should submit data by Dec. 31.
Dealing Fairly With an Unrepresented Person
The author looks at issues of fairness and advocacy when lawyers deal with unrepresented people and discusses the related Ethics 2000 Committee recommendations that are pending before the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Real Property Transactions: Are Misrepresentations Insurable?
In Everson v. Lorenz, the Wisconsin Supreme Court restated that insurance policies are not "one-size-fits-all" documents, providing coverage for every type of damage. Everson makes clear that misrepresentations in the sale of real property are not accidents, and thus are not occurrences, so that misrepresentations fall outside the scope of coverage provided by occurrence based insurance policies.
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Hurricane Katrina caused widespread devastation along the Louisiana gulf coast. Then came Hurricane Rita, bearing down on Texas and afflicting already devastated areas and their citizens as well. Wisconsin-licensed lawyers caught in the storms and hundreds of evacuees need our assistance.
Recognizing the judge's role and preserving an independent judiciary are critical to a democratic society that is based on the rule of law and the fair application of the law to all citizens - regardless of political or religious affiliation, income, social status, or views.
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Court to Deliberate Ethics Proposals, Administrative Hearings Planned
The Wisconsin Ethics 2000 Committee was created by the Wisconsin Supreme Court in March 2003 to consider revisions to Chapter 20 of the Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules. The committee submitted its recommendations to the court in summer 2004 and a public hearing was held in February 2005. In view of the responses to the committee's recommendations, the court plans several open conferences on specific proposals - to be held from November 2005 to January 2006 - to further consider the proposals and commentar
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