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Bill Providing Immunity to School Boards for Recreational Activities and Immunity for Volunteers Signed into LawSubmitted by Hamilton on Thu, 04/05/2012 - 12:01pm
The same day he signed the Ski Hill Liability Protection legislation, Gov. Scott Walker also signed into law 2011 Wis. Act 162, which provides immunity from liability to schools for a death or injury that occurs on school grounds when the death or injury results from a recreational activity held on the school grounds pursuant to a recreational agreement between the school board and an individual.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced on March 30 that he would enter the Democratic primary in the effort to recall Gov. Scott Walker. Shortly after entering the race, Barrett asked his Democratic opponents to pledge to keep negative ads out of the primary campaign. Days later, AFSCME, which has endorsed Kathleen Falk in the primary, released an attack ad against Barrett.
On April 3rd, Wisconsin voters headed to the polls to vote in the Presidential Preference primary and in various municipal and judicial elections. The final vote will not be certified for a couple of weeks, but unofficial returns show Mitt Romney as the winner in the Wisconsin Primary.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules that Default Judgment Was Void Due to Plaintiff’s Failure to Name Proper Corporate DefendantSubmitted by Hamilton on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 6:48pm
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has issued its decision in Johnson v. Cintas Corp. No. 2, et al., 2012 WI 31, which is the latest in a number of recent cases accepted by the Court dealing with default judgments. (Oral arguments can be viewed on WisconsinEye.)