Wisconsin State Law Library
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Introduction to Law
(4 days ago) Introduction to Law. Law comes from the three branches of government. Statutory Law is created by the Legislative Branch. WI Statutes are a topical arrangement of acts passed by the WI Legislature. United States Code is a topical arrangement of acts passed by the U.S. Congress. WI Administrative Code are regulations made by state agencies.
Landlord / Tenant Rental Law
(5 days ago) Law Review Articles "Everybody Loves the Landlord": Evictions and the Coming Prevention Revolution 41 Mitchell Hamline L.J. Pub. Pol'y & Prac. 201 (2020) A Place to Call Home: Tenant Blacklisting and the Denial of Opportunity 45 Fordham Urb. L.J. 661, 662 (2018) Act 317: More Changes to Landlord-Tenant Law 91 Wis. Lawyer 16 (September 2018)
Notaries Public / Electronic Signatures / Authentication
(1 days ago) Notarial and Authentication Services (U.S. Dept. of State) Includes notarial functions of consuls, notaries abroad, authentication of academic credentials, etc. The Law (Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation.) WI Statutes: ch. 137 "Authentications: Notaries and Commissioners of Deeds; Electronic
Wisconsin Jury Instructions
(9 days ago) This website only publishes current jury instructions. For information about prior updates or copies of superseded or withdrawn jury instructions, contact the Wisconsin State Law Library reference desk at 608-267-9696 or [email protected]
WSLL @ Your Service October 2021
(5 days ago) Mental Health Law in Wisconsin: a Guide for Legal and Healthcare Professionals is a new title from the State Bar. Given that twenty percent of adults live with mental illness, this topic will affect many clients, attorneys, judges, social workers and mental health professionals as they navigate the legal system.
Articles & Journals
(4 days ago) Coverage: 1979-. League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Includes almost three decades of legal analysis as well as league manuals on assessments, annexation, meeting conduct, and more. Available in the David T. Prosser Jr. Library. Lexis Advance. Case law, primary law, journals, and books including Nichols on eminent domain and Appleman on …
(5 days ago) Project of the Harvard Law School Library to digitize its collection of one million Nuremberg Tribunal documents including transcripts, briefs, document books, evidence files, etc. Use the document search engine to locate specific documents or groups of documents; search by author, date, keyword (analysis & description areas only), transcript
1391 WIS JI-CIVIL 1391
(Just Now) The common-law rule further allows the plaintiff to show that the individual animal had vicious or mischievous propensities and that the owner or keeper knew or should have k nown of them. A vici ous propensity is a tendency of an animal to do any act which might endanger the safety of persons or property in a given situation.
Wisconsin Civil JI
(8 days ago) The Wisconsin Civil Jury Instructions are created and edited by the Wisconsin Civil Jury Instructions Committee of the Wisconsin Judicial Conference. Instructions include contributions from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, and are used with its permission.
Family & Medical Leave
(9 days ago) The Law (Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation.) Federal vs. Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Laws (US Dept. of Labor) State Family & Medical Leave Laws (National Conf. of State Legislatures) Chart of family & medical leave laws for 50 states.
WSLL @ Your Service September 2021
(5 days ago) A State Law Library card is a great way to streamline your legal research. If you are a Wisconsin licensed attorney, judge, court or government employee, member of the state legislature, or a Wisconsin librarian you are eligible for a library card. From the comfort of your home or office, with a State Law Library card you can:
OSHA & Workplace Safety
(9 days ago) The Law (Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation.) WI Statutes: Ch. 101 "Department Of Safety And Professional Services -- Regulation of Industry, Buildings and Safety" WI Statutes: s. 101.11 "Employer's Duty to Furnish Safe Employment and Place" U.S. Code: 29 USC 651-678 "Occupational Safety and Health"
1225A WIS JI-CRIMINAL 1225A
(4 days ago) incorporates the common law doctrine of "transferred intent." 1953 Judiciary Committee Report on the Criminal Code, Wisconsin Legislative Council, page 58. 4. See § 939.23(4) and Wis JI-Criminal 923A and 923B [formerly 923.1 and 923.2]. 1225A WIS JI-CRIMINAL 1225A
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
(9 days ago) The Dane and Milwaukee County Law Libraries are open from 8:30-4:30, Monday through Friday. You may also fill out the Borrow Materials request, contact the library by phone (608-267-9696), or email ( [email protected] ). Books delivered via UPS will incur a …
Estate / Probate Legal Forms and Guides for Wisconsin Counties
(4 days ago) Estate / Probate. Our Probate and Estate Planning pages have more information and statewide guides and forms. Affidavit of No Tax Due (Marinette Register in Probate) Annual Account Worksheet (Dane Clerk of Court) Court Forms (Lincoln Circuit Court) Non-Probate of Filed Will Affidavit, Order to Examine Safety Deposit Box.
1262 WIS JI-CRIMINAL 1262
(3 days ago) The law states that the alcohol concentration in a defendant's (breath) (blood) (urine) sample taken within three hours of operating a vehicle is evidence of the defendant's alcohol concentration at the time of the operating. 8. WHERE TEST RESULTS SHOWING MORE THAN 0.04 BUT LESS THAN 0.08 GRAMS HAVE BEEN ADMITTED, THE EVIDENCE IS …
Computers & Internet
(7 days ago) The Wisconsin State Law Library provides customers with free, extensive access to online research resources. The David T. Prosser Jr. Library, the main library in Madison, has seven computers throughout the library for legal research. The branch library (DCLL) at the Dane County Courthouse has two computers available for walk-in use.
Guardian ad Litem
(9 days ago) Guardian ad Litem Skip to related topics, library resources, and law review articles. Forms. Petition for appointment of Guardian ad Litem (WI Court System); Guardianship (WI Court System); Guardian ad Litem Oversight (WI Court System) Sample Guardian ad Litem requirements, memorandum of understanding, evaluations, judge's colloquy.
Agriculture & Food Law
(1 days ago) Agriculture & Food Law Skip to related topics, library resources, and law review articles. Agencies / Organizations . Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition (U.S. Food & Drug Administration) Regulates food safety, labeling and production claims.
(Just Now) Marital Property Skip to related topics, library resources, and law review articles. Marital Property Law (WI Dept. of Financial Institutions); Marital Property Questions & Answers (State Bar of WI); The Law (Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation.). WI Statutes: s. 425.106(2) "Consumer Transactions; Exempt Property"
225 WIS JI-CRIMINAL 225
(3 days ago) Rather, it is intended to state a rule of substantive law: that a person may be prosecuted for the sexual assault of his or her spouse. *** In State v. Hamilton , 146 Wis.2d 426, 432 N.W.2d 108 (1988), the court found that the word "similar" in subsec. (3) "can be understood in different ways by reasonable people and that the statute is therefore
Kenosha County Legal Resources
(3 days ago) Assists people with legal issues involving family law, housing matters, public benefits, and consumer matters Women and Children's Horizons (800) 853-3503 The legal advocacy program offers advocates that assist victims with restraining orders and family court issues such as divorces, legal separations, and child custody/placement issues.
Wisconsin Criminal Jury Instructions (expanded list)
(1 days ago) JI-700 Law Note: Theory of Defense Instructions (2020) Word PDF. JI-705 Law Note: Jury Nullification (1991) Word PDF. JI-710 Law Note: Right to Recapture (1994) Word PDF. JI-755 Involuntary Intoxication or Drugged Condition (Renumbered Criminal JI-755A in 2005) JI-755A Involuntary Intoxication or Drugged Condition (2015) Word PDF
700 WIS JI-CRIMINAL 700
(3 days ago) recognized by law, the evidence must support the instruction. This is the standard rule that applies to the giving of an instruction on any topic. 6. The simplest statement of the standard is that there must be some evidence“” on a matter before it becomes an issue on which an
Wisconsin Civil JI
(7 days ago) Cite this instruction as: Wis. JI—Civil 100 (2013) The Wisconsin Civil Jury Instructions are created and edited by the Wisconsin Civil Jury Instructions Committee of the Wisconsin Judicial Conference. Instructions include contributions from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School, and are used with its permission.
ALL County Legal Resources
(Just Now) The mission of the Eau Claire County Mental Health Court is to increase safety and restore productive and law abiding citizens to the community by breaking the cycle of criminal behavior through effective, long-term behavioral health treatment with intensive court supervision.
WSLL @ Your Service August 2021
(5 days ago) Wisconsin-licensed attorneys, law librarians, and government employees are eligible for a card, and can apply online. If you have questions or need help with your research, contact our reference librarians at 608-267-9696 or [email protected] Up to Top.
WSLL @ Your Service May 2021
(4 days ago) Welcome New Attorneys - Michael Keane. May marks the time when many law school graduates are admitted to the Wisconsin Bar. Staff at the David T. Prosser Jr. State Law Library, the Dane County Law Library, and the Milwaukee County Law Library congratulate these new members of the legal profession.