Once you have evicted a tenant and have your property returned to you, you are confronted with the decision of whether to invest the time and money to pursue the ex-tenant for money damages or not.Read More »
I’d like to propose an experiment. We all have friends who are judges, prosecutors, public defenders, city attorneys or lawyers with state agencies. I suggest that you send to one of your friends an email at their work account that ...Read More »
Every company has one. The all-star. The top performer. The employee who goes the extra mile and commands the respect of his or her peers. With these exceptional performers, if a complaint of impropriety is made against one of them, ...Read More »
Back in 2008, I wrote a post about the Legislative Reference Bureau Library's Tap the Power bibliographies. The broad range of topics and resources are amazing. Their most recent release (April 2011) is definitely worth checking out.Read More »
The current Wisconsin statute governing spousal maintenance is an undoubtedly well-meaning legislative attempt to give broad discretion to judges who must make difficult decisions about the division of financial assets at the time of a divorce. I believe, however, that the breathtakingly broad discretion granted under the statute is a mistake.
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The timeline for filing a petition for writ of habeas corpus in federal court challenging a state conviction is governed by the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (AEDPA). Recently, the United States Supreme Court addressed whether a state inmate’s challenge to his sentence tolls the deadline.Read More »
In Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail, he famously wrote, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”Read More »
A little while back, I was informed that somebody who plays for the Milwaukee Brewers had injured himself playing basketball and would be out for the beginning of the baseball season, if not longer.Read More »
After many years of interviewing attorneys and asking them what they do for fun, I can say with great confidence that just about all like to read and travel. Thus, this week’s article is about tools for legal professionals who enjoy … reading and travel! It is spring break season, after all.
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