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    • Genetic Genealogy in the Legal System
    • The use of genetic-genealogy test results by law enforcement agencies and other investigators to attempt to identify criminal suspects is regarded by many people as positive, but scientific limitations and privacy-related legal and ethical concerns abound
    • Wisconsin Disability Accommodation Law Evolves
    • Wisconsin law provides some protections against adverse employment actions for employees who have disabling illnesses or conditions that affect their work. A recent Wisconsin Court of Appeals case demonstrates that employers must act in good faith when employees request disability accommodations in the workplace.
    • Becoming a Great Negotiator: Six Tips for Lawyers
    • In law, as in life generally, resolving a disagreement often requires the willingness to give up some things in exchange for getting others. Lawyers who are great negotiators can help clients reach optimal results.


    • The Rapidly Changing Landscape of Commercial Contracting
    • A variety of approaches, from using cloud-based customer relationship management software and generative AI programs to setting up global service centers outside the U.S., can help in-house counsel better serve clients and customers.
    • Wisconsin Legal Trends 2024
    • Service to clients, through valued advice and guidance in various substantive areas of law, will still rule the day. In this article, we look at trends in 17 different practice areas, with insights from Wisconsin lawyers – many of them members and leaders of State Bar of Wisconsin sections.
    • Cy Pres Rule Can Boost Legal Aid Funding
    • The cy pres rule earmarks unspent funds from class action settlements for legal aid organizations, including half to the Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation. But these residual funds can go unawarded if lawyers and judges don’t know about the rule.

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