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    • OLR Annual Report Fiscal Year 2004-2005 - Figures
    • Lawyer Regulation System organizational chart, survey of grievances received during Fiscal 2004, attorneys disciplined compared to total membership, and types of misconduct found in public discipline decisions.
    • When Disaster Strikes
    • In the wake of the Stoughton area tornado and hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Wisconsin Lawyer asked State Bar members about their experiences with some of the myriad issues surrounding disasters.
    • More Litigation to Come: Exceptions to the Economic Loss Doctrine
    • In three cases decided in July 2005, the Wisconsin Supreme Court revisited the economic loss doctrine, carving out exceptions to its application on three discrete issues. The authors say that, even with these three new cases, there remains no more clarity for consumers and their lawyers than before, which leaves the door open to still more litigation.
    • New commission continues criminal justice reform
    • The goal of the recently formed Wisconsin Criminal Justice Study Commission is to identify and help correct problems in the Wisconsin criminal justice system. The commission, comprising prosecutors, police, defense attorneys, judges, victim's advocates, and community leaders, will study criminal justice reforms aimed at protecting the innocent and convicting the guilty.