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Tom Shriner

Jan 23, 2017

Changes could be coming to state class actions

A group of lawyers, judges and lawmakers are moving forward with a proposal that would have the state’s class-action procedures revised to mirror federal rules.

Oct 26, 2016

High court votes to repeal dead man’s statute

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to repeal an antiquated witness competency statute that has plagued some practitioners.

Oct 24, 2016

Is Wisconsin killing the dead man’s statute?

Is the state’s dead man’s statute dead?

Aug 11, 2016

Cleaning up the rules of evidence

When the Milwaukee attorney Tom Shriner was studying for the Wisconsin bar exam, he discovered a discrepancy between the state's statutory language governing when past criminal convictions can be introduced to impeach a witness and actual courtroom practice.

Jul 28, 2016

Proposal to lay dead man’s statute to rest

Wisconsin’s Judicial Council is asking the Supreme Court to put the final nail in the coffin of the state’s dead man’s statute.

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