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    • Wisconsin's Domestic Partnership Law Survives Constitutional Challenge
    • Jan. 2, 2013 – In 2009, Wisconsin passed a domestic partnership law granting certain rights to same-sex couples who live together. A lawsuit challenged the law as unconstitutional. Recently, a state appeals court upheld the law in a case likely headed for the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
    • Business Reputation: Online Reviews Spark Numerous Disparagement Lawsuits
    • Jan. 2, 2013 – Many websites allow individuals to post reviews about products and services. If those reviews are not true, businesses can sue, and these types of cases are on the rise. This article explains the recent developments in this area with insight from Milwaukee lawyer Donald Daugherty.
    • Editor's Note
    • The feature "Wisconsin Estate Tax Reinstated, but Congress May Revisit Death Tax Issue" that was originally scheduled to appear in the Jan. 2, 2013 issue of InsideTrack was removed from today's publication due to the last minute 'fiscal cliff' deal reached by Congress yesterday evening.

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  • Can You Keep Up With the 'Law' of Social Media?
  • Jan. 2, 2013 – Lawyers and courts are navigating new waters when dealing with today's legal issues in the world of social media, and the law in this area can be particularly challenging because it is changes quickly. In this video, Jina L. Jonen, Wisconsin Education Association Council – Legal Department, and Judith A. Williams-Killackey, Quarles & Brady LLP, discuss social media from the employer and the employee perspective.