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July/August 2016 Issue

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Significant Home Rule Case Invalidates Milwaukee’s Residency Requirement

Julia Potter
In a decision widely seen as a blow to municipal home rule authority, the Wisconsin Supreme Court (Court) struck down the City of Milwaukee’s longstanding…

Beware: The Duty to Preserve Electronic Evidence

Under Wisconsin and federal law, parties have strict obligations, even before a lawsuit is filed, to take reason- able steps to preserve evidence that relates…

Appellate Court Rules on Police Departments’ Disclosure Obligations Under the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act

Brian P. Goodman
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has held that the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) does not protect from disclosure under Wisconsin’s Public Records Law personal…

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