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Attorney rides rollercoaster by helping clients in crisis

Attorney Bruce G. Arnold stepped onto a rollercoaster 26 years ago when he joined Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, S.C., in Milwaukee and he has enjoyed the ride ever since. Arnold compares his dual practices in bankruptcy and health care to the adrenaline rush of a coaster car reaching its summit and the journey of twists and ... Subscribe Login Digital and ...

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Federal enticement statute held constitutional

The federal statute against using a facility of interstate commerce to entice a minor to engage in a sexual act is constitutional. The Seventh Circuit reached that decision on Oct 9, despite the statute’s lacking an explicit element that the defendant knew the victim’s age.In 2003, Francois Coté, a 47-year-old living in New York, entered ... Subscribe Login Digital and ...

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Closely-held corp.’s former shareholder can sue accountant

An Oct. 2 opinion from the Wisconsin Court of Appeals enables shareholders in closely-held corporations to settle their grievances with each other, sever their ties, and move on, while preserving the ability to pursue third parties, such as accountants who may also be liable for damages.In this case, Henry J. Krier and Michal Vilione owned ... Subscribe Login Digital and ...

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Three attorneys oversee billion-dollar network at Modine

Wisconsin Law Journal takes a look at the way two in-house law departments – one small and one large – address legal issues for two different types of companies. Dean R. Zakos, vice president and general counsel for Modine, discusses how his small legal department handles legal issues for a billion-dollar, international manufacturing company. Robert ... Subscribe Login Digital and ...

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Resources allow company to keep majority of legal load in-house

For Northwestern Mutual, the best policy is to have its entire in-house legal staff in one house.The multi-billion-dollar insurance and finance company has 153 attorneys, paralegals, assistants and technicians working out of its home office in downtown Milwaukee. It is there that the staff handles 75 percent of the company’s legal workload from 350 offices ... Subscribe Login Digital and ...

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Private attorney finds meaning running SPD Board for 20 years

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Commerce Clause Case Analysis

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Will one of six nominees move forward by November 2008?

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Judge Utschig: Current monthly income must be based on actual income

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Venue Case Analysis

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Clevert discusses 30 years on the bench

(Thurgood Marshall) is certainly one who inspired me greatly because of his courage, his background with regard to civil rights and his desire to see to it that there was equal justice under law.”Hon. Charles N. ClevertAs a teenager in Richmond, Va., Charles N. Clevert knew he wanted to pursue ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 ...

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Senate judges bill awaits executive committee action

Director of State Courts A. John Voelker tells the state Senate Judiciary and Corrections Committee about the need for seven additional judges in the state. Voelker's comments came during a Sept. 11 public hearing before the Senate Committee at the state Capitol.WLJ Photo by Jack ZemlickaJustice delayed is ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital ...

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Latin Cross Case Analysis

The decision is a good candidate for U.S. Supreme Court review. Besides creating a conflict with the Seventh Circuit, it also holds unconstitutional an act of Congress; the Seventh Circuit cases involved only actions by municipalities, not an equal branch of government.Should certiorari be granted, there are many differences ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, ...

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Presumption Case Analysis

The decision provides one of the few arguments available for defendants seeking to challenge within-guideline sentences.Given the presumption of reasonableness that attaches on appellate review, most appeals of guideline sentences will fail, and many will be considered frivolous by the Seventh Circuit, as in the recent case of U.S. ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, ...

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Injunctions Case Analysis

The decision has two major effects: (1) it effectively forces a party seeking injunctive relief to fully litigate its case, even when default judgment is entered against the defendant; and (2) it effectively bars permanent injunctive relief in defamation cases, even though the court expressly declined to decide whether the ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 ...

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