Opponents of Wisconsin's voter identification law argued in federal court Monday that the legislation is improperly restrictive and should be expanded to allow people to use more forms of ID.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is poised to decide whether state law requires union employees of a Beloit food production plant be paid for the time it takes the employees to put on the gear and clothing required for work.Read More »
The death of Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Patrick Crooks with 10 months left on his term could set up a spring election that's as much a referendum on Gov. Scott Walker as it is on who should serve on the state's highest court.Read More »
A federal judge has sentenced a New Berlin homebuilder to two years of probation for failing to ensure that construction workers employed on a Milwaukee housing project received federally mandated prevailing wages.Read More »
A federal appeals court panel heard arguments Thursday over a Wisconsin law requiring doctors who provide abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, with the presiding judge saying there is "not a rational basis" for the requirement.Read More »
A bipartisan group of state lawmakers is moving to dramatically restructure compensation rules for people wrongly convicted in Wisconsin, introducing a bill Thursday that would raise the maximum payout from $25,000 to $1 million and remove exonerees' cases from the state's public court database.
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A possible misdiagnose that led to a patient's losing her limbs may prove to be the case that blows the cap off medical-malpractice lawsuits in Wisconsin.
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