Wisconsin

Labor & Employment

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds law curbing collective bargaining for public workers

Tort Law

Lead-paint liability without proof of specific maker doesn’t violate due process, 7th Circuit says

Criminal Justice

Lawyer gets 30 years for abusing his wife

Labor & Employment

Fired worker sues ex-employer, says he was illegally terminated for having a gun in his vehicle

Criminal Justice

Girl, 12, charged in ‘Slender Man’ attempted-murder case is incompetent, doctors agree

Election Law

Wisconsin man charged with voting multiple times claims amnesia

Trials & Litigation

Small claims loss morphs into bigger case for man accused of threatening judge

Constitutional Law

Which laws are unworthy of defense? Four candidates for Wisconsin attorney general list them

Criminal Justice

Lawyers for girls, 12, charged in murder-attempt case seek transfer to juvenile court

Criminal Justice

2 girls, 12, face first-degree murder-attempt case; police say they hoped to please horror character

Around the Blawgosphere

Becker-Posner Blog shutters after Gary Becker’s death | Ready for chip-and-pin credit cards?

Legislation & Lobbying

‘Lemon law king’ seeks writ of mandamus requiring state to follow old law until new forms are ready

First Amendment

First Amendment ruling halting campaign spending probe in Wisconsin is back in effect

Election Law

Citing First Amendment, federal judge shuts down Wisconsin probe of coordinated campaign spending

Legal Ethics

Court revokes law license for former BigLaw partner convicted of stealing from elderly client

Criminal Justice

Woman charged in claimed murder-for-hire plot against attorney boyfriend

Contracts

Law firm won’t split $250K check with attorney’s estate, says his suicide voided fee-share agreement

Trials & Litigation

Jury service links singer Chris Brown, Justice Kagan and Wis. Gov. Scott Walker

Constitutional Law

‘Tis the season for holiday-display litigation; will law firm-funded nativity scene spark discord?

Legal Ethics

Credit union robbery in a Bucky Badger hat nets three-year suspension for lawyer