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      • Legal Effect of Electronic Transactions
      • Wisconsin's Uniform Electronic Transactions Act provides that a contract, signature, or record may not be denied legal effect or enforceability solely because it is in electronic form. Read how the Act affects your clients and how they, and you, conductbusiness.
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      • To Forgive, Divine: The governor's pardoning power
      • In Wisconsin, the power to pardon belongs exclusively to the governor, who can exercise it essentially in any manner the governor sees fit. For practical purposes, Wisconsin governors have been restrained in exercising their power. Read how screening panels – established by governors – evaluate applications for pardons, commutations, and reprieves.
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      • Making Judicial Independence a Campaign Issue
      • While many judicial candidates choose not to fully exercise their First Amendment rights to speak on disputed legal or political issues, they can and should campaign on judicial independence. With spring elections approaching, the author says, candidatesfor judicial office should speak to the electorate on the importance of protecting fair and impartial courts.
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