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    • Juvenile Lifers: Reforming Extreme Sentences
    • Wisconsin could lessen the disparate impact and high costs of its incarceration laws by addressing prison sentences for inmates who committed crimes when they were under age 18. Here is data about individuals serving life-without-parole sentences for homicides committed when they were under age 18, and thoughts for reform.
    • Army Lessons: Creating a Culture of Resilience
    • Lessons learned from implementing the Army's Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program can guide the legal profession as it navigates change and prioritizes its own well-being efforts.
    • Threshold Issues in State Court Civil Litigation
    • State court threshold issues can lead to victory or defeat in litigation without the parties going through extensive discovery or the court or jury resolving the merits of a case. This article helps civil litigation lawyers understand how threshold requirements can end an opposing party’s lawsuit and protect clients from costly litigation.

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  • More Than a Tag Line
  • Executive Director Larry Martin says Practice411 is ready to help every State Bar member, especially those who practice in solo or small firms.
  • Reflections
  • Examine What You Do, and Why
  • Cynthia Herber says it's easy to get so caught up in being a lawyer that we forget why we chose to be one in the first place.
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  • Coming to America: Dream or Nightmare?
  • Shabnam Lotfi says American immigrants and their lawyers are experiencing seismic shifts in their daily lives because of the ever-changing state of immigration law.
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