A group of ex-judges is asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to adopt rules requiring judges and justices to recuse themselves from cases involving campaign donors.
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CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has ruled that Craig Breedlove can move forward with his legal claim that Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry damaged the jet car he used to set a land-speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats ...Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court kicks off the year’s oral arguments with three cases, including a disciplinary case in which a Milwaukee lawyer is challenging more than a dozen charges of misconduct. The high court will hear oral arguments at 1:30 ...Read More »
Eric Tucker and Mary Clare Jalonick Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Jeff Sessions cast himself as a strong protector of law and order at his confirmation hearing Tuesday, promising that as attorney general he would crack down on illegal ...Read More »
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A government lawsuit seeks to ban a popular memory loss dietary supplement marketed to seniors, saying there’s no scientific evidence to support its claims. Democratic New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and the Federal Trade Commission ...Read More »
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals issued nearly 800 decisions in 2016 and affirmed circuit-court judges throughout the state about 86 percent of the time. Of the cases that the Wisconsin Supreme Court chose to review, the justices released 42 decisions and affirmed trial-court judges 65 percent of the time.Read More »
Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown's Kathryn Keppel has been elected as a Wisconsin Law Foundation Fellow.
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Gov. Scott Walker has appointed an assistant district attorney to fill a spot on Polk County’s circuit court bench. Walker on Tuesday appointed Polk County Assistant District Attorney Daniel Tolan to serve on the Polk County Circuit Court. Tolan replaces Judge ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican state senators have reached a deal on a proposal making it legal in Wisconsin to possess a marijuana extract used to treat seizures. A similar bill failed to pass last session despite widespread bipartisan support ...Read More »
Ryan J. Foley Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of lottery players who were alleged to have been cheated by an insider’s long-running scheme to rig jackpots should be reimbursed for their losing tickets, according a ...Read More »
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Kenosha police officer has been released from jail after being charged with attacking a man he says was seeing his wife. A criminal complaint says that while on duty, Officer Kendal West attacked the man outside ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state appeals court says a Kenosha County judge properly accused a man of maintaining a harem when he sentenced him on a domestic-violence charge. Judge Bruce Schroeder sentenced Jamal Thames to the maximum six years ...Read More »
A federal judge smacked down part of Wisconsin’s right-to-work law last week, but not in a way that is likely to be of long-term benefit to unions. In a decision handed down on Dec. 27, Judge William Conley of the ...Read More »
Minnesota's program for keeping sex offenders confined after they complete their prison sentences is constitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, reversing a lower-court judge who said it violates offenders' rights because hardly anyone is ever released.
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