Our nation continues to be fascinated by Abraham Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address,” delivered 150 years ago. Lincoln’s most famous speech became known as the “words that remade America.”Read More »
During a season when theft in all forms increases, the Court of Appeals delved into the nature of the intentionality underlying identity theft and thereby clarified the elements of the crime.Read More »
By the time Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch first addressed the St. Louis County grand jury in the case involving Darren Wilson’s fatal shooting of Michael Brown, the jury had already sat weekly for nearly four months hearing more mundane cases.Read More »
The witness is just settling into the deposition, starting to sense that there may be light at the end of the tunnel, when the questioner pulls out the first document. She waves it around with great flair, asks a few “isn’t-it-true” type questions and slaps it down on the table.
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The Bench Blog’s Santa asked Wisconsin Supreme Court justices and Court of Appeals judges what they want in their appellate Christmas stockings.
Tagged with: Bench Blog Brian Blanchard Coleen Kennedy Gary Sherman Jean DiMotto Kitty Brennan Lisa Stark Mark Gundrum Michael Hoover Patricia Curley Patrick Crooks Paul Reilly Wisconsin Supreme CourtRead More »
The theme of Franz Kafka’s book, “The Trial,” resonates as strongly today as ever. Prosecutors have amassed powers and tools that were inconceivable even a generation ago.Read More »
The ferocity of an alcohol addiction is apparent in the case of Frank Zdzieblowski, a 73-year-old Portage County man who was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood alcohol concentration as a sixth offense less than five months after he was charged with fifth offense intoxicated driving.Read More »
I know bakers, writers, artists, doctors, and accountants that find meaning and purpose in their work. And I now know several lawyers who do too, myself included.Read More »
Protecting a company’s intellectual property can create benefits. An incomplete IP strategy, however, may leave a company with gaps that undermine the efforts (and expenses) that it took to protect its IP in the first place.Read More »