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BENCH BLOG: Promise questions and jury nullification

Judge Jean DiMotto retired in 2013 after
16 years on the Milwaukee County Circuit bench and now serves as a reserve judge. She also serves of counsel with Nistler & 
Condon SC.

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.

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SYBIL PROCEDURE: The cycle of teaching and learning

Sybil Dunlop is an attorney with Greene Espel PLLP, Minneapolis. Her practice focuses on representing individuals, corporations and public-sector entities in business and governmental defense litigation.

When I was an undergraduate, I had the good fortune to hear Kurt Vonnegut speak on my college campus. I don’t remember the substance of his speech, but I do remember that I thought it was rambling and disjointed, until the end when the whole thing brilliantly came together and 10 different themes converged.

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