A brief phone call or letter is often all that is needed for people to access arrest records or find out who signed a recall petition.Read More »
Campaign contributions, arrest records and recall petition signatures are all available for public view in Wisconsin, but the state's Board of Bars Examiners is not subject to the same visibility when it comes to supplying information on bar exam applicants.Read More »
The state Supreme Court delayed a decision Wednesday on a proposal to formalize a process in which foreign-educated lawyers would be eligible to take the Wisconsin bar exam, pending further review of the criteria.Read More »
State Bar dues may spike more than 15 percent next year, but assessments imposed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court will drop, albeit slightly.
Tagged with: BBE Board of Bar Examiners dues Jacquelynn Rothstein N. Patrick Crooks office of lawyer regulation OLR Shirley Abrahamson State Bar of Wisconsin Wisconsin State Bar Wisconsin Supreme CourtRead More »
The local newspaper disappeared and the Wall Street Journal took its place between the attorney’s face and the bankruptcy presentation at the front of the room.Read More »
While I welcome the coverage the Wisconsin Law Journal in the June 27, 2011, edition afforded to the new conditional admission rule adopted last month by the state Supreme Court, I hope that your readers will not be distracted by the possible implication of the article, that the new CA rule is somehow intended to (or likely to) put further hurdles in front of applicants for admission to the bar.Read More »