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July/August 2018 Issue

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The End of Deference to Agency Interpretations of Law in Wisconsin

The underlying question the Wisconsin Supreme Court faced in Tetra Tech EC, Inc. v. Wisconsin Department of Revenue, 2018 WI 75, was certainly not earth-shattering:…

Court of Appeals Rules for City in Town’s Challenge to Annexation Ordinance

Julia Potter
In a recent case, Town of Lincoln v. City of Whitehall, Case No. 2017AP684 (April 17, 2018), the Wisconsin Court of Appeals clarified the standards…

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Impacts Public Safety Union’s Dues Deductions

Steve Zach
As part of the sweeping changes to municipal labor law enacted in Wisconsin in 2011 (known as "Act 10"), municipal employers are prohibited from deducting…

Wisconsin Supreme Court Extends Building Permit Rule to Land

Jared Walker Smith
In Golden Sands Dairy LLC v. Town of Saratoga, 2018 WI 61, 381 Wis.2d 704, 913 N.W.2d 118, the Wisconsin Supreme Court extended the bright-line…

Court of Appeals Clears the Way for Badger Coulee Project

Richard Heinemann
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has upheld a 2015 decision by the Public Service Commission (PSC or Commission) to grant a Certificate of Public Convenience…

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