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Wisconsin Supreme Court Addresses Loan Guaranty Issue

Edward LawtonSeptember 14, 2018
In a foreclosure case involving loan guarantors, one key issue is what value will be assigned to the mortgaged real...

Illinois Court Holds Rent In Arrears Not Assignable

Edward LawtonSeptember 7, 2018
Illinois commercial real estate owners, lenders, and investors should be aware of the Illinois Appellate Court decision in 1002 E....

Have a Little Respect for Your Estate Plan

Tracy MurnAugust 28, 2018
An American icon died last week. Aretha Franklin was the Queen of Soul, and with that came celebrity. Even with...

Fitness-for-Duty Exam Dooms Deputy’s Retaliation Claim

Michael ModlAugust 22, 2018
Nearly all federal and state laws that impose obligations on employers to take, or not take, certain actions include antiretaliation...

Court Prohibits Warrantless Access to Cell Records Used to Track Suspect’s Location

Brian HoughAugust 22, 2018
Co-authored by Joe Malone Is your cell phone on?  It is leaving your digital footprints wherever you go. Every time...

Appeals Court Addresses Anticipated Nuisance Claim in Frac Sand Case

Edward LawtonAugust 21, 2018
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals recently upheld the dismissal of a complaint brought by Town of Hixton landowners seeking a...

No Wedding Cake for You! Supreme Court Decides Colorado Baker Dispute

Saul GlazerAugust 15, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court recently weighed in on a case in which a baker’s religious freedom collided with a couple’s...

Seven Observations Regarding Recent Earnout Litigation

Edward LawtonAugust 15, 2018
A recent case decided by the United States Court of Appeals of the Fifth Circuit, Hebbronville Lone Star Rentals, L.L.C,...

CBD, Drug Enforcement Policies, the Tax Code and Market Confusion – What does it All Mean?

Guy DuBeauAugust 9, 2018
On June 25, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (the FDA) gave its approval to a new drug called Epidiolex...