Lori Kornblum (1982-83)

Justice Abrahamson sitting at a desk

By far the most interesting case I worked on was State v. Gilbert, 115 Wis. 2d 371, 340 N.W.2d 511 (1983), which dealt with the issue of whether a child, who was the only witness to her mother’s murder, had to testify.  The court established standards for arranging courtrooms to accommodate children.  This work on this case set me on a career of dealing with children who are victims of child abuse and neglect.  I was not involved in elections!  (1982-83) However, one of the fun things Shirley authorized was playing Dreidel in the back of chambers.  I introduced the […]