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BENCH BLOG: Implied consent case shows need to update refusal-hearing statute

Judge Jean DiMotto retired in 2013 after
16 years on the Milwaukee County Circuit bench and now serves as a 
reserve judge. She also is of counsel with Nistler Law office SC. She can be reached at jeandimotto@gmail.com

Under the implied-consent law, is your consent to a blood test for alcohol “coerced” because it is a foregone conclusion that the threatened license revocation for refusing would be vacated at a refusal hearing? The Court of Appeals recently took up this question.

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Walker: Domestic partner law is unconstitutional

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker has told a judge he wants to stop defending Wisconsin’s domestic partner registry in court because he doesn’t believe it’s constitutional. Members of the conservative group Wisconsin Family ...

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