The property remaining after a partial taking need not be entirely worthless to constitute an “uneconomic remnant” entitling the owner to full compensation.
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A party need not be a former client of an attorney in order to object to the attorney’s representation of his adversary.Read More »
My team and I were sitting at the tavern after softball recently, and our first and second basemen were talking about seeing Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” at the Rep, and how good it was.Read More »
Attorneys can no longer let their clients plead guilty to first-offense driving while intoxicated, and still expect to appeal an unsuccessful suppression motion.Read More »
I was having a nice conversation with another attorney the other day when we began talking about environmental law. We were both in agreement that the work environmental defense lawyers do is very important. But in the middle of the conversation, we discovered that we have vastly different definitions of what makes an environmental defense lawyer.Read More »
For a new factor to warrant sentence modification, it need not be a fact that “frustrates the purpose of the original sentencing.”Read More »
A remarkable thing happened at the Republican debate in South Carolina earlier this month. One of the candidates proposed legalizing controlled substances, and asked whether anyone would begin using heroin just because it was legal.Read More »
Four justices of the Wisconsin Supreme Court agreed recently that a defendant’s custodial statements were properly suppressed, because the defendant had already been charged, had retained counsel and the authorities knew he had retained counsel.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court will not be hearing Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge John Siefert’s challenge to the Code of Judicial Conduct. On Monday, the Court denied Siefert’s petition for certiorari in Siefert v. Alexander, bringing to a close a ...Read More »
Last summer, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held that a Court of Appeals opinion loses all precedential value when it is overruled by the Supreme Court, abrogating the long-standing rule that holdings not specifically reversed on appeal retain precedential value.Read More »
Last summer, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held that a Court of Appeals opinion loses all precedential value when it is overruled by the Supreme Court, abrogating the long-standing rule that holdings not specifically reversed on appeal retain precedential value.
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New Berlin-based Arby Construction Inc. does not have to reimburse Wisconsin Public Service Corp., a gas and electric utility, for payments WPSC made after a 2006 construction accident, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. Arby employees were working under ...Read More »
A jury’s guilty verdict against a white supremacist charged with soliciting violence against a juror has been set aside. The defendant, William White, posted a photograph, the home address and the phone numbers of a juror on his website, Overthrow.com. ...Read More »