Archive: November 2013

Attorney Suspension for Armed Robbery

Published: Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

The SC suspended – did not disbar, but suspended – a lawyer’s license of three years for committing an armed robbery. As a practicing lawyer, I am embarrassed.

Removal – Before the Divorce

Published: Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

The tricky issue of where parents can live with their children before a divorce is granted.

Appeals Court Reaches Correct Conclusion in Confusing Way

Published: Monday, November 25th, 2013

The statutes regarding post-judgment modification and removal are confusing. And unfortunately, a recent Court of Appeals decision makes them even more so.

Paternity and Travel

Published: Monday, November 25th, 2013

Fathers have neither the right nor the ability to restrict a pregnant woman from her constitutionally protected liberty.

Plea Bargaining in Disciplinary Cases

Published: Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

The Supreme Court is considering a proposal allowing plea bargaining in disciplinary cases. It’s about time.

Changing the Wisconsin Supreme Court

Published: Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

It is difficult for me to see how forcing any justice to seek approval from their fellow justices every two years is going to solve any problems. Instead, it seems to me that it would likely increase politicking among the justices, thus increasing strife.

Ten Trials that Changed the World

Published: Friday, November 1st, 2013

I love “best of” lists, but often they frustrate me because they are naturally inclined to favor more recent events. That’s why I really liked this recent article.