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    • April
      16
      2021
      Health Law Section Blog

      Information Blocking Rule Has Arrived … for Real This Time

      This month, the 21st Century Cures Act Information Blocking Rule took effect. Jonathan Klock provides a brief overview of the rule, key exceptions and tips for compliance, and helpful resources for more information.

    • April
      15
      2021
      Blog of Experience

      Lessons from the Past

      Events of the past few years in the U.S. bear a disturbing resemblance to events of the Roman Empire before its fall, says Myron LaRowe, including polarized politics and civil unrest. What are the lessons to learn from the past?

    • April
      12
      2021
      Elder Law & Special Needs Section Blog

      Algorithm Bias: Due Process versus Trade Secrets

      Disabled individuals rely on public benefits that are often determined by a computer program rather than a person. Julia Veenendaal discusses computer-automated decision-making and a case study involving due process challenges to Medicaid benefits software.

    • April
      09
      2021

      Wisconsin Supreme Court (5-2) Decides Voter Registration Case

      The state election laws require municipal clerks or municipal election commissions to change the registration status of electors who may have moved, not the Wisconsin Election Commission (WEC), the Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled (5-2).

    • April
      05
      2021
      Litigation Section Blog

      The Scourge of Boilerplate Objections

      Boilerplate objections in response to written discovery requests in civil cases cause undue delay, excessive costs, and needless consumption of time, say Ralph Tease and David Blinka. Wisconsin courts should not hesitate to sanction those who use boilerplate objections to evade discovery obligations.

    • March
      29
      2021
      Dispute Resolution Section Blog

      The Virtual Mediation Buy-in

      The new trend of virtual mediation has been around for a while now. Michael D. Rust discusses lessons learned from 150 mediation referrals during the pandemic, and how the use of online dispute resolution is translating to the users of the services.

    • March
      22
      2021
      Nonresident Lawyers Blog

      Civics, Voting, the STEM Disciplines, and the Future

      The ABA House of Delegates in February 2020 passed a resolution urging voter preregistration for 16- to 18-year-olds. James Casey talks about the resolution – and how it reinforces the importance of civics education in U.S. schools. This importance is even more critical given the November 2020 U.S. election and the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the Capitol in Washington, he says.

    • March
      10
      2021
      Health Law Section Blog

      PREP Act Provider Immunity and COVID-related Litigation

      Little used before COVID-19, the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act aimed to shield drug makers from liability when bringing vaccines to market during a public health emergency. Stephen Veit gives an overview of the Act and discusses recent cases involving health care providers in the COVID-19 era.

    • March
      10
      2021
      Construction & Public Contract Law Section Blog

      Wisconsin is Warming Up to the Idea of Renewable Energy

      Wisconsin’s energy market is shifting toward renewable energy – are renewable energy third-party financing arrangements the new third rail? Nathan Jurowski discusses the legislative and regulatory changes that could stimulate private investment in Wisconsin’s commercial and residential renewable energy and provide opportunities for local contractors.


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