Recent Articles from James Nicodemus, Special to the Wisconsin Law Journal
When a Kenosha County Assistant District Attorney turned a witness list in a “shaken baby” case over to the defense 13 days before going to trial, attorneys for the defendant cried foul.
Although a switchblade is not typically considered the best weapon for home security, a recent District 3 appellate decision found that the owner of a folding blade in Wisconsin was still entitled to protection under the Second Amendment.
Should 30 years of experience and an average of more than eight hours a day behind the wheel make a trucker more aware than the average driver of dangerous traffic conditions and thus better able to avoid an accident?
Most restaurants don’t make it past the three-year mark. Thomas Linn’s Bristol Restaurant, early on at least, seemed to be one of the few that would beat the long odds. By the middle of 2013, the New Berlin restaurant was well into its fourth year of operation.
More than nine months after Michael Luedtke had rammed his Ford Escort into the back of a stopped vehicle at an Oshkosh intersection, he was charged on Dec. 19, 2009, with six felony counts of impaired driving and operating a vehicle with a controlled substance in his blood.
Mary Oden was no doubt confused as she lay in a hospital bed the day after her Milwaukee duplex blew up in the middle of the night just over six years ago.
Without a termination date, would a 1998 agreement giving a local dairy company the right of first refusal to buy or rent 450 acres of farmland in Outagamie County be enforceable?
Just because a Kentucky parolee violated a rental car agreement should not prevent him from challenging a possibly illegal car search, according to a recent 7th Circuit opinion.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision, expected by the end of this term, in Julie A. Augsburger v. Homestead Mutual Insurance Co., could markedly increase liability risk for property owners who allow dogs on the premises, according to defense counsel in the case.
When determining whether a former spouse has shirked his or her duties in paying child support, on what case should courts rely?
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- Court denies revocation of adoption
- Judge asked to block part of a North Dakota abortion law
- UnitedHealth suit alleges faulty AI led to denied claims
- Animal welfare advocates file lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s new wolf management plan
- Ex-officer Derek Chauvin, convicted in George Floyd’s killing, stabbed in prison, AP source says
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