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A man of commerce, not Congress

In December 2000 it snowed every day, and lots of it. By the end of the month, the snow was piled so high that people could only pass each other on downtown Milwaukee sidewalks through mutual accommodation and respect.

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Commentary: Failure to plan has consequences

An earlier column about sole practitioners' succession planning noted that those lawyers who fail to do such planning face significant ethical consequences. This concern needs be reviewed in more detail.

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Organize those bookmarks visually with Zootool

A habit for many of us, when we find a website we like, is to save it to our "Favorites." Well, that is fine until you have 200 sites saved and can't find anything. There are several online services to help keep those favorites under control.

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Out of the Woods

Ever heard of Tiger Woods? How about Elin Nordegren? Okay, what about Thomas Sasser or Josefin Lonnborg? While not household names, the two have certainly enhanced their profiles, not to mention their bank accounts, as attorneys representing Woods and Nordegren, respectively, in their divorce. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703846604575447730480810748.html Sasser, 39, practices with West Palm Beach firm Sasser, Cestero & Sasser, P.A. and previously ...

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Pettit on lead paint audits; Wagner on law and disorder

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Milwaukee Journal Archives

On April 1, 2010, WisBlawg’s Bonnie Shucha wrote about archived news articles from the Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel being available via Google News. Well, the Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel now offers a search option on their homepage to search archives from 1884 – 2007. The search box is located on the right hand side of the page – ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile ...

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Pettit on writs of restitution; BTL on nominee’s net worth

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Judge Bauer on incapacitation – Mary Wagner on criminal law

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Ready, ‘Net, Go!

The Special Collections division of Tulane University Libraries maintains a website containing archival internet resources. This portal, entitled Ready, ‘Net, Go!, is “an archival ‘meta index,’ or index of archival indexes. That is, from here we refer you to the major indexes, lists, and databases of archival resources. From them you can link to almost ... Subscribe Login Digital and ...

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I Bought the Law

The recent settlement reached in a lawsuit over a rule requiring disclosure of campaign spending sources is the latest chapter in ongoing efforts to revamp election laws in the state. http://gab.wi.gov/node/1264 But who says justice isn’t for sale? While browsing online for a novelty birthday present for a friend, I came across a website that was selling several ... Subscribe ...

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O’Hear on the inextricably intertwined doctrine; DiMotto on service of process

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Bauer on moral luck; Pettit on writs of restitution

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Program Operations Manual System

The Social Security Administration’s Program Operations Manual is a “primary source of information used by Social Security employees to process claims for Social Security benefits.” The public online version varies slightly from the SSA’s version. The public version lacks instructions for the data entry of information and any “sensitive content.”The manual has a very detailed ... Subscribe Login Digital and ...

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Bauer on moral culpability; DiMotto on prior convictions

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Butler’s nomination returned to White House

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Mosquito Activity – Moderate

I was on Weather.com checking the weather in Madison, when I stumbled upon their “Mosquito Activity Forecast.” So, of course I had to check it out. You enter in a city or zip code and it will provide a breakdown (by 2 hour segments) of how bad the mosquito population will be in the area. ... Subscribe Login Digital and ...

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Esenberg on GAB lawsuit; Bauer on punishment

Rick Esenberg on the lawsuit against GABJudge Bauer on punishment. Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital and Mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Digital and Mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289----------Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Email Address: Password: Enter your user name and password in the fields above ...

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DiMotto on profile evidence; Hylton on where the bar went to law school

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Recommend readings to 1Ls; Federal Evidence Blog on the inextricable intertwinement doctrine

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Commentary: Judicial nominations – then and now

President Obama has appointed UW law professor Victoria Nourse to replace retiring Judge Terence Evans on the Seventh Circuit. Needless to say, it’s not a choice I would make. For me, the simple fact that she wrote an article in the California Law Review last year entitled “A Tale of Two Lochners,” in which she asserts that Lochner v. New York, 198 U.S. 45 (1905), was incorrectly decided, is sufficient reason for me not to like the nomination.

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Commentary: Is Supreme Court search decision applicable to drunken driving cases?

In Arizona v. Gant, 129 S.Ct. 1710 (2009), the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a police policy of searching the vehicle of every person arrested, without consideration of whether there is any danger to police or whether evidence is likely be found in the vehicle. In other words, vehicle searches incident to arrest are no longer automatically ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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On liberty of contract and stray kittens

Whenever progressives interfere with the constitutional right to liberty of contract, there are invariably consequences that they intend, and consequences they did not intend. Thus, when they raise the minimum wage, they intend to jack up the unemployment rate. What they don’t intend is that people will switch from the legal job market to working for ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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Free SEC Filing Alerts via Email

A nice option for receiving free email updates when items are filed with the SEC is SECFilings.com. The site is offered by Accelerize New Media. It is a clean, easy to use, interface that provides a wealth of information. Researchers need to register to receive alerts, but it is a quick process.Once registered, users can ... Subscribe Login Digital and ...

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Christian Schneider on WDC’s attack on the courts

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Pettit on untenantability; Wagner guest blogging at Marquette

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Judge Bauer on failure

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