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Serial Commas May Not Seem Like a Big Deal – Until You Omit One

Micheal HahnMay 25, 2017
Commas are often overlooked, but they are a necessary,and often important, punctuation mark. For example, if I said that my...

What Does Custody Really Mean?

Andrea Von HoffMay 15, 2017
When it comes to how children are affected by the breakup of their parents, there is perhaps no word more...

A Guide to Grandparent Rights and Visitation

Andrea Von HoffMay 5, 2017
The ability of grandparents to have contact with their grandchildren is often an informal, private matter. It can become a...

What’s Next for Union Contractors After Prevailing Wage Repeal?

Tyler WilkinsonApril 28, 2017
Wisconsin has repealed its prevailing wage requirements for municipal construction projects. Recently, Governor Scott Walker proposed the repeal of prevailing...

From the Home Office: Employer Considerations for Telecommuters

Danielle BaudhuinApril 28, 2017
Working from home has become an increasingly common practice for many employees in a variety of professional settings. Telecommuting increased...

National Origin, Discrimination, and Employers—Oh My!

Michael ModlApril 28, 2017
National origin issues are all over the news. Can the United States treat individuals differently based on their country of...

United States Supreme Court Poised to Issue Definitive Ruling in Employment Arbitration/Class Action Waiver Cases

Timothy BarberApril 24, 2017
On Friday, January 13, 2017, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in three separate cases involving the legality of...

Mandatory Flu Vaccines: Understanding Religious Accommodation Under Title VII

Kristin PierreApril 24, 2017
Religious objections to certain forms of preventative care or medical treatment are not new issues under the law.  In recent...

No More Zombie Litigation? What the Repeal of the Dead Man’s Statute Means for Will, Trust, and Estate Litigation

Andrew Clarkowski, Steven BrezinskiApril 21, 2017
Until recently, Wisconsin was one of the minority of states with a so-called “dead man’s rule” or “dead man’s statute.”...