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Wisconsin Governmental Claims & Immunities Handbook

Product ID: AK0186
Published By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE
ISBN: 978-1-57862-583-3

The Wisconsin Governmental Claims and Immunities Handbook is the first book to compile all the relevant governmental immunity statutes, both state and federal, in one handy resource. It includes chapters on all types of immunity, notice procedures, and the Federal Tort Claims Act.

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The Wisconsin Governmental Claims and Immunities Handbook is the first book to compile all the relevant governmental immunity statutes, both state and federal, in one handy resource. It includes chapters on all types of immunity, notice procedures, and the Federal Tort Claims Act.

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204+ pp; 4th edition; 2020-21

Summary of Developments

Foreword

About the Authors

How to Cite This Book

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction: Sovereign, Governmental, and Discretionary
  2. Immunities/li>
  3. Absolute and Qualified Immunity
  4. Local Governmental Immunities
  5. Recreational Immunities
  6. Notice Procedures
  7. Federal Tort Claims Act

Appendix: Selected Governmental Immunity Statutes and

Constitutional Provisions

Table of Cases

Table of Statutes, Regulations, and Rules

Index

The 2020-21 revision discusses a number of recent developments, such as the following:

  • The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals discussed the meaning of “clearly established” for purposes of qualified immunity in a 2019 opinion
  • In a 2019 opinion, the Wisconsin Supreme Court discussed pleading issues regarding the notice-of-claim statute
  • In a case involving a child’s drowning during a day camp activity, the Wisconsin Supreme Court analyzed the distinction between discretionary immunity and ministerial immunity
  • In a 2020 opinion, the Wisconsin Supreme Court discussed its analysis method for determining whether a person or an entity is an “agent” of the owner for purposes of applying the recreational immunity statute

Developments reported on separate supplement pages have been integrated into the chapters, and topical discussions have been updated throughout the book.

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