Archive: June 2004

Decision in Helling Likely to Lead to Confusion

Published: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2004

On the one hand, some courts have moral qualms about overnight guests, especially if the divorce is not final. On the other hand, society seems to have accepted far more permissive bounds of sexual conduct today than in the past. Where should the line be drawn?

Court’s Consideration of ‘Shirking’ is Exercise in Semantics

Published: Wednesday, June 9th, 2004

Note to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals: If shirking is an “unfortunate term,” as you characterized it in your recent family law decision, Chen v. Warner, please stop using it!