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Jan
2021

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Feb
2021

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Mar
2021

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    • A Primer: Crowdfunding for Legal Fees
    • This article addresses donation-based crowdfunding campaigns, which may provide financial resources for individuals who might otherwise be unable to afford legal services. The ethics rules do not disallow lawyers to crowdfund, but lawyers must proceed cautiously.
    • The ERA: Where Are We Now?
    • Although Wisconsin ratified the Equal Rights Amendment in 1972, the ERA has never been officially ratified, and many younger Americans might not even know of its existence. The author explores the ERA's history and looks at other efforts to achieve fuller gender equality under the law.
    • 20/20 Hindsight: 20 Legal Tech Trends
    • The author lists his top 20 developments in technology and innovation that, especially in legal practice, in our courts, and in our justice system generally, will see us into the future.
Apr
2021

Features

    • Working Remotely: What Are Your Ethical Obligations?
    • Although lawyers' work locations may have changed as a result of the pandemic, their professional responsibilities have not. Read new State Bar ethics opinion EF-21-02, which addresses the practical and ethical considerations of working remotely.
    • Battle for the Ballot Box
    • In 2020, issues of how elections are conducted riveted public attention. The author summarizes the litigated issues that occurred in Wisconsin in 2020 and early 2021 and identifies key targets of challenges to voting laws and elections going forward.
May
2021

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Jun
2021

Features

    • The Legal Treatment of Vaccine Injury Claims
    • Claims alleging injury from vaccines must be brought in specialized federal tribunals. Learn about the current legal treatment of vaccine injury claims, including claims related to COVID-19 vaccines, and the statutory processes applicable to them.
    • Tipping Off with Bucks Lawyer Mike Sneathern
    • Every professional sports team depends on talented people both on and off the court. Mike Sneathern is one person helping the Milwaukee Bucks succeed and thrive, in his role as Bucks' chief legal officer.
Jul
2021

Features

    • Knives Out: Regulating Blades in Wisconsin
    • Wisconsin's regulation of knives has changed in recent years, especially regarding concealed carry, persons with prior felony convictions, and possessing knives in government buildings like courthouses.
    • Cheryl Daniels: Government Lawyer, Moving Forward
    • Years of government service have taught Cheryl Daniels the importance of bringing people together to find good solutions. She'll put her experience and skills to good use moving the State Bar forward as the pandemic diminishes.
Jul
2021

Features

    • Knives Out: Regulating Blades in Wisconsin
    • Wisconsin's regulation of knives has changed in recent years, especially regarding concealed carry, persons with prior felony convictions, and possessing knives in government buildings like courthouses.
    • Cheryl Daniels: Government Lawyer, Moving Forward
    • Years of government service have taught Cheryl Daniels the importance of bringing people together to find good solutions. She'll put her experience and skills to good use moving the State Bar forward as the pandemic diminishes.

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