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