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Archive: February 2017

A glimpse at immigration

With all the news of President Trump’s immigration ban and tales of raids on non-citizens, we thought it might be helpful to go over some immigration basics. Let’s start with a few definitions for terms that have been floating around the internet recently: Citizen: An individual born on U.S. soil, born outside of the U.S. […]

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Vote for State Superintendent Today!

Today is Wisconsin’s spring primary election. Historically, the spring primary sees the lowest turnout of any election throughout the year. This has been attributed, in part to weather as people generally do not want to leave their homes in the bitter cold. But, this year, no excuse! It’s 50 degrees in Madison. In any event, […]

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EPIC Systems Arbitration Agreement: Is it enforceable?

  Epic Systems Corp., (Epic) creates medical software used by many hospitals and doctor’s offices to track and maintain patient charts and communicate information to patients. On April 2, 2014, Epic sent an email to some of its employees that contained an arbitration agreement. The arbitration agreement stated that “wage-and-hour claims could be brought only […]

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Is the Law Being Trumped?

Since Donald Trump took office as the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017, he has issued several executive orders including imposing a hiring freeze on the federal government (excluding the military), authorizing the building of a wall on the Mexican border, a 120-day suspension on accepting refugees as well as a […]

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