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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.
By Rebecca M. Donaldson, Amanda R.R. Mayer, Megan E. Robson, Andrea K. Rufo, Rachel E. Sattler & Patrick Nicholas Barker Shirley
Since relocating from Puerto Rico to the United States, the author has worked at national, regional, and local firms of all sizes. Based on his own experiences, he shares insights and practical tips to increase diversity in law firms.
By Carlos R. Pastrana
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.
By Dr. Charles L. Baum

Opinions, Voices & Ideas

  • 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.
  • 101
  • GAL Appointments: Am I Eligible?
  • Gretchen Viney answers the question: Am I eligible to accept a court appointment as a GAL? This article incorporates the changes to SCR 35, effective for family court orders entered after Jan. 1, 2021.
  • On Balance
  • Why Wait for the Wake-up Call?
  • You don't need a major life event or wake-up call to seize the life you want. Julie Bonasso asks some evocative questions to help you get unstuck.
  • Final Thought
  • Igloos, Unicorns & Innocence
  • Anza D'Antonio says each of us has the ability to make a difference in the lives of others. All we have to do is take it one bite at a time.

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