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Judge Shabaz’s seat draws 16 candidates

Six circuit court judges, six private practitioners, two U.S. attorneys, one magistrate judge and one law clerk applied for the seat of U.S. District Court Judge John C. Shabaz, who is seeking the equivalent of judicial semi-retirement. The diverse group ...

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Lisa Roys Q&A

Anyone attending a Wisconsin State Bar function will likely run into Lisa Roys. As director of public affairs for the Bar since February 2006 and government relations coordinator prior to that, Roys is routinely seen around the state Capitol, in ...

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Law Journal recognizes Unsung Heroes

For the second year in a row, the Wisconsin Law Journal celebrated the efforts of law firm and court support staff during its Unsung Heroes awards luncheon. The newspaper recognized the contributions of 61 honorees from law firms and courts ...

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New Supreme Court Cases

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept four new cases. The Court also acted to deny review in a number of cases. The case numbers, issues, and counties of origin are listed below. 2006AP2254-CR State v. Doss In this ...

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Plan gives lawyers flexibility

The state Supreme Court has tentatively approved a plan that would give lawyers some flexibility in deciding how to allocate the annual $50 assessment to support civil legal services to the poor. Responding to a request from the State Bar, ...

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Reversal of Fortune

As it did last year, the Milwaukee County Board voted to restore aspects of the county budget which would have severely cut personnel and funding for the circuit court. By a 17-2 vote at its Nov. 5 meeting, the board ...

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