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Wisconsin State Journal: Grant overdue audit of state Office of Lawyer Regulation

Long, long overdue.

Wisconsin’s wimpy and secretive Office of Lawyer Regulation definitely needs a state audit.

The Joint Legislative Audit Committee should quickly approve Sen. Mary Lazich’s request for a “comprehensive, independent review” that she correctly called “long overdue.”

The OLR showed how badly it is failing to do its job last year with its mishandling of the Ken Kratz case. The OLR is supposed to hold lawyers accountable for wrongdoing. Yet it lamely ruled that Kratz’s obnoxious and unethical behavior involving a domestic abuse victim didn’t constitute misconduct….

Via Grant overdue audit of state Office of Lawyer Regulation.

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