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A conservation easement preserves open spaces and other environmentally significant resources while providing income, property, and estate tax savings to the landowner.
Wisconsin law gives little direct guidance to plaintiffs and defendants on determining whether insurance policy exclusion clauses will operate to exclude toxic mold claims. With the rise in toxic mold litigation, perhaps one or more appellate decisions will assist lawyers in advising their clients on the probability of coverage.
While the Lemon Law defines neither "accessories" nor "components," read how recent cases involving them have interpreted the Lemon Law to balance fairness to manufacturers with the availability of consumer remedies.

Opinions, Voices & Ideas

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  • Inside the Bar
  • I am overwhelmed by a sense of history. Between meetings at the ABA Mid-Year Meeting in Philadelphia, I walked from my hotel to the Old City neighborhood. At Independence Hall, I stood in the hallways and rooms where the voices of Adams, Jefferson, Madison, and all our nation's founders still echoed with their debates about their future and ours.
  • Out of the Dark
  • The Emergence of Toxic Mold Litigation - Mold in Wisconsin Schools
  • Wisconsin law gives little direct guidance to plaintiffs and defendants on determining whether insurance policy exclusion clauses will operate to exclude toxic mold claims. With the rise in toxic mold litigation, perhaps one or more appellate decisions will assist lawyers in advising their clients on the probability of coverage.
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  • President's Message
  • The legislature should mandate civics or american government course for state students.
  • Ethics
  • Communicating Your Practice Area
  • Lawyers may identify their practice focus areas but may not state they're a specialist or certified in a particular field unless they meet certain criteria.
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  • Recently Passed Legislation
  • Recently passed legislation is offered in response to member requests for more, although highly abbreviated, information on new Wisconsin laws.

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