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U.S. Supreme Court debates Armed Career Criminal Act

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court are pondering whether the Armed Career Criminal Act applies to a felon in possession of a firearm even after the penalty for one of the defendant’s triggering “serious drug offense” crimes has been reduced. And the answer, to quote former President Bill Clinton, “depends on what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is.”

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Who’s Doing What

Quarles & Brady announced that Christopher L. Nickels has joined the firm’s Milwaukee office as an associate in the Labor & Employment Practice Group. Nickels’ practice focuses on representing employers and employees on a wide range of labor and employment ...

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Who’s Doing What

Stafford Rosenbaum LLP, with offices in Madison and metro Milwaukee, announced that Anne Schacherl has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Schacherl’s practice focuses on estate planning and administration. Schacherl earned her law degree from University of Wisconsin Law School ...

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Who’s Doing What

Grady, Hayes & Neary, LLC announces the addition of Anissa Boeckman, Marquette University 2007, as an associate. Boeckman will be working in the areas of insurance defense, children's law and commercial litigation.

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Who’s afraid of the Restatement (Third) of Torts?

The American Law Institute promulgated the Restatement (Third) of Torts: Product Liability in 1998, but Wisconsin continues to resist its adoption. Our Supreme Court states that the Restatement (Third), at best, represents an unnecessary departure from the strict liability standard set forth by the Restatement (Second) of Torts, and at worst, is a politically motivated attempt to advance the tort reform movement.

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