On Racial Equity: 26 Voices
Recently, millions of people across our communities have come together in an historic movement that calls for fundamental change addressing systemic racism. We asked lawyers to tell us what this moment in American racial, social, and legal justice reform means to them.
Kathy Brost: Leading in Unprecedented Times
Kathy Brost's strategic and collaborative leadership style – as well as her years' experience as a solo practitioner and as in-house counsel – well suit her for helping guide the State Bar through unprecedented times.
Law Firm Profitability During a Pandemic
Several Wisconsin lawyers talk about what their firms are doing in terms of business viability during the pandemic. They say they are focused on retaining staff, improving client relations, and maintaining positive cash flow.
A Jurist's Language of Interpretation
Advocates familiar with different interpretation approaches – and which jurists favor them – can gain a distinct advantage when crafting their positions.
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Supreme Court Digest
In this column, Prof. Daniel Blinka and Prof. Thomas Hammer summarize all decisions of the Wisconsin Supreme Court (except those involving lawyer or judicial discipline).
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.
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Sex Trafficking: How Courts Can Combat the Problem
Wisconsin has a reputation for being in the top five states for human sex trafficking. The court system, with its presence in every Wisconsin county, is well placed to become more involved in combatting this problem.