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The Wisconsin News Reporters' Legal Handbook is in its seventh edition after an update in Nov. 2019. The publication, first created in 1977, helps print journalists, broadcasters, photographers, and public relations practitioners better understand the legal processes and legal terminology used in the Wisconsin Court System.
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