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US high court decision upholds Keller dues ruling

In a few paragraphs in a Monday decision about certain public unions, the U.S. Supreme Court essentially left a precedent untouched that spells out a mandatory bar association’s ability to collect and use dues, experts say.

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Cagle elected next State Bar president

Longtime University of Wisconsin Law School Professor Ralph Cagle will be the State Bar’s next president-elect, as election results released Friday show he bested competitor Kevin Palmersheim.

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A second ‘second chance?’

The State Bar spent $219,603.25 on lobbying in 2013. They spent 5,452 hours advocating for their many positions, firmly putting them near the top of the heap in terms of time spent.

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A year at the top

Serving as president of the State Bar of Wisconsin is like riding a Ferris wheel that goes around only once.

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Justices strike down 2 State Bar proposals

The Wisconsin Supreme Court unanimously struck down a State Bar bylaw Friday that would have allowed the Board of Governors to remove one of its own, with one justice saying the rule as written was “insane.”

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Wisconsin Access to Justice president to step down

Gregg Moore, the man who has led the Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission since its inception in 2009, plans to step down next month. Moore, a state Supreme Court appointee, said he still will be a member, as he was reappointed last year. But he will not seek the position of president again. Commission member and former Milwaukee municipal judge ...

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