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    • October
      07
      2020

      Workplace Protections for LGBTQ Employees

      Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia ensures protection to employees nationwide and gives Wisconsin employees an alternative measure for enforcing the right to not be discriminated against on the basis of sexual orientation. Learn the differences between state and federal employment law to choose the appropriate forum in which to bring discrimination claims.

    • October
      07
      2020

      Gain the Upper Hand with Good Typography

      You can improve your chances of persuasion by making your briefs typographically superior. It won’t make your arguments better, but it will ensure that judges grasp and retain your points. Here are best practices and recommendations to help you get ahead.

    • October
      07
      2020

      Electronically Stored Information: Balancing Proportionality & Preservation

      The preservation of electronically stored information can be expensive, time-consuming, and amenable to spoliation claims and accusations of unethical conduct. Here is a refresher of lawyer's obligations under Wisconsin's proportionality standard, and tips for efficient preservation practices that are proportional to the needs of a given case.

    • October
      07
      2020

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    • October
      07
      2020

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      Interesting facts, trends, tips, bits and bytes in the news.

    • October
      07
      2020

      Court of Appeals Digest

      In this column, Profs. Daniel D. Blinka and Thomas J. Hammer summarize select published opinions of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Full-text decisions are linked below.

    • October
      07
      2020

      Lawyer Discipline

      The Office of Lawyer Regulation, an agency of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, provides these summaries for educational purposes.

    • October
      07
      2020

      Members Only

      Who's become a partner, changed firms, received an award & more.

    • September
      08
      2020

      Marsy's Law: Changes for Crime Victims?

      Ratification of the Marsy's Law amendment of the Wisconsin Constitution might have made fewer changes to increase crime victims' rights and left more unresolved issues than the amendment's proponents promised and its opponents feared. This article discusses what Marsy's Law means for crime victims in Wisconsin.

    • September
      08
      2020

      As I See It: Is Your Law Firm Truly Committed to Diversity?

      Since relocating from Puerto Rico to the United States, the author has worked at national, regional, and local firms of all sizes. Based on his own experiences, he shares insights and practical tips to increase diversity in law firms.

    • September
      08
      2020

      Employment Termination: Computing Economic Losses

      Being terminated because of discrimination might be considered wrongful and provide the basis for suit against the former employer. An economist explains the methods judges and lawyers use to compute damages in wrongful-termination cases.

    • September
      08
      2020

      Your State Bar: Learning from Lane

      Larry Martin says Lane Ware’s generous nature and commitment to lawyers are evident in the efforts he championed through the Wisconsin Law Foundation.


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