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  • President's Message
  • Open up the Supreme Court
  • It's time for the Wisconsin Supreme Court to hold all its conferences in public - even those in contested appeals.
  • Ethics
  • Advising on Lawful Investigations
  • A new rule of professional conduct, unique to Wisconsin, guides lawyers in providing legal advice to persons participating in lawful investigations.
  • Chief Justice
  • Courts must deal with 'profound cultural shift'
  • Addressing the state's judges gathered in Appleton for a two-day Wisconsin Judicial Conference in November, Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson delivered her annual State of the Judiciary Address, telling of a "profound cultural shift" that will require the courts to work in new ways.
  • Managing Risk
  • Breaking Up is Hard to Do
  • Before your law firm breaks up, protect your clients' interests and protect yourself from potential malpractice claims by establishing some practical procedures.