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Objection Case Analysis

The decision has the potential for enormous implications, and they are not good ones. The defense’s objection in this case — “Objection. Hearsay.” — is a commonplace one, and has long been assumed to be a sufficiently specific objection, at ...

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Alienation Case Analysis

The case illustrates the caveat, “Be careful what you wish for; you just might get it.” Lester has managed to keep the property in the family (and keep it intact except for Sue), but at what cost? Sue sold her ...

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Rental Case Analysis

If not reversed by the Supreme Court, the decision creates what may be only a one-time windfall for municipalities. Presumably, companies that rent property for less than a month, but are willing to rent for more than a month if ...

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Order sets off judicial fireworks

Hon. Prosser The long-running, and long-avoided, dispute between unsuccessful candidate for governor, Mark Green, and the State Elections Board was dismissed on April 25, pursuant to the parties’ settlement of the case on March 16, and their joint motion to ...

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Privilege Case Analysis

Although the court held that the union representative in this case was acting as an agent of the attorney, attorneys should not carelessly assume that it is always OK to have a union rep. around while you discuss facts with ...

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Federal bar honors Santelle

Wisconsin Law Journal photo by Jack Zemlicka Attorney James L. Santelle received the Judge Robert W. Warren Public Service Award at the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association 5th Annual Meeting and Presentation on April 19 at the Milwaukee Athletic ...

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Preemption Case Analysis

If one were to read only the brief of the State of Michigan and amicus curiae briefs on both sides of the issue, one could reasonably have concluded that the issue in this case was the wisdom of state consumer ...

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Gramling has enjoyed teaching from the bench

“One thing I’ve learned as a municipal court judge is the enormous power that the driver’s license bears.” James A. Gramling, Jr., Milwaukee Municipal Court Milwaukee Municipal Court Judge James A. Gramling Jr. says that at first, he really didn’t ...

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White Collar Case Analysis

The decision is significant in two respects: reemphasizing that the court will not accept probation-only sentences for large-scale white collar criminals; and adding to the list of factors that are not permissible grounds for a below-guideline sentence. In U.S. v. ...

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Recording Case Analysis

The case is a good candidate for Supreme Court review and ultimately, reversal. The court of appeals’ distinction between recordings made under color of law, and those not made under color of law, was plainly rejected by the Wisconsin Supreme ...

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