Several parents are suing a private, military-style voucher school in Milwaukee, alleging their children were subjected to abuse and humiliating treatment when they attended a boot camp last fall.
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A New Berlin homebuilder has agreed to pay more than $1.6 million in restitution and damages to settle charges that his company violated federal prevailing wage laws while working on the Westlawn Gardens public-housing project on Milwaukee’s northwest side.Read More »
Lawyers and others who file court documents will be responsible for removing Social Security numbers and similar personal information beforehand, under a rule petition adopted by the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday.Read More »
A bill passed Thursday by the state Assembly would give Wisconsin courts jurisdiction over restraining orders or injunctions in cases of domestic, child and adult abuse, regardless of whether the alleged instances occurred in state or elsewhere.Read More »
A case argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday will help define when municipalities have the right to revoke a project permit following an initial approval.Read More »
Even though a state project eliminated a Kenosha shopping center’s connection to a city street and forced customers to use a private drive, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled, the owners are entitled to no compensation under the state’s eminent-domain law.Read More »
A former construction foreman was able to get a rape charge dismissed, but his lack of a legal means to prove his innocence might prevent him from getting compensation for the three years he spent behind bars.Read More »
Half a year after the rejection of a train company’s claim related to Gov. Scott Walker’s scotching of a high-speed railway to be built between Milwaukee and Madison, a railway is seeking compensation related to the same project.Read More »
A developer whose company went belly up after he persuaded a small Wisconsin village to take on millions of dollars of tax increment finance debt for a resort has been sentenced to five years of supervision on a related charge of theft by contractor.Read More »
A Wisconsin Supreme Court decision issued Thursday avoided a reinterpretation of law that would have left many mortgage lenders wondering if they could retain their right to foreclose on delinquent loans.
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A construction contractor and the city of Middleton together scored a victory in court over the Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin, but that result cost the company about three times as much.Read More »
The Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin may not have succeeded in fighting city hall, but the organization’s lawsuit against Middleton made clear the group is willing to take a swing.Read More »