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Unimpeachable: 7th Circuit Finds Evidence That Sauna Was Used As Place Of Prostitution Inadmissible Under Rape Shield Rule

Like all states, Wisconsin has a rape shield rule. Under Wisconsin's rule, WIS. STAT. Section 972.11(2)(b), in civil and criminal cases involving alleged sex crimes, any evidence concerning the complaining witness's prior sexual conduct or opinions of the witness's prior… … Continue reading

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If the Creek Don't Rise — Montana's Right to Rental for Riverbeds Used by Power Company's Dams Now Before the U.S. Supreme Court – PPL Montana, LLC v. State of Montana

The U.S. Supreme Court will take up another Montana river case. The case involves a dispute between the State of Montana and a power company that purchased dams on several Montana rivers, which are licensed under the Federal Power Act … Continue reading

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Cameras Being Used More Frequently to Catch Elder Abuse

Technology changes have altered virtually every area of our lives-from how we communicate to how we travel. Interestingly, it is also playing an increasingly important role in catching nursing home abuse and neglect. Our Illinois nursing home lawyers have previously … Continue reading

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Federal Appeals Court Approves Net Investment Method used by Madoff Trustee in SIPA Liquidation

While the Securities Investor Protection Act does not prescribe a single means of calculating net equity that applies in the myriad circumstances that may arise in a SIPA liquidation, a Second Circuit panel ruled that the Madoff Trustee's selection of … Continue reading

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Fired Mayo Radiology Technician With Drug Problem Indicted After He Diverted Drugs And Spread Hepatitis By Injecting Patients With Same Used Syringe He Used On Himself

An unusual health care related criminal case is pending in Jacksonville, Florida. This is not a fraud case but one where patients were allegedly harmed or killed by a hospital employee who was addicted to drugs, diverted drugs meant for … Continue reading

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