State Sen. Mary Lazich was adamant: The bill Republicans were about to push through the Wisconsin state Senate, requiring that voters present identification at the polls, would do no harm.
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It was a situation that La Crosse civil trial lawyer Mike Gill would run into from time to time while practicing in western Wisconsin and Minnesota in the late 1990s and early 2000s: He would attend a deposition and afterward get a huge bill from the court reporter.Read More »
von Briesen & Roper has opened a Waukesha office at 20975 Swenson Drive, Suite 400. It marks von Briesen’s eighth office in Wisconsin.
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The U.N. human rights office is calling on China's government to "halt the harassment" of lawyers and their relatives after police in southwestern Yunnan province reportedly took into custody a defense lawyer for another detained lawyer.Read More »
A powerful Iowa regulator used her government email to conduct private business for her personal law practice and claimed sick leave on a day when she attended a client's court hearing, which are both apparent violations of state rulesRead More »
A judge on Thursday sanctioned the lawyer for the man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually molesting him when he was a teenager for "flagrant" violations of ethical rules.Read More »
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A former Catholic school administrator from western Wisconsin has been charged with enticing a teenager for sex. Court documents allege 59-year-old Steven Smolek told police he chatted online with a 16-year-old boy and met him ...Read More »
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 73-year-old drug suspect known as the “Godfather of Grass” has made his first appearance in federal court in Louisville since his December arrest in Canada after eight years on the run. The Courier-Journal (http://cjky.it/2qtd7Ps ) ...Read More »
A conference organized for later this month by the Wisconsin Association of Treatment Court Professionals will features speeches from state Attorney General Brad Schimel and the Marquette law professor Michael O’Hear. The two-and-a-half day conference will run from May 10 to ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican lawmakers have introduced another bill that would allow University of Wisconsin System and technical college officials to expel students who inhibit someone’s free speech rights. Sen. Leah Vukmir and Rep. Adam Jarchow began circulating the ...Read More »
SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Big box stores operating in Wisconsin, along with the state chamber of commerce, are fighting a pair of bills circulated Wednesday that are designed to cause the retailers to pay higher property ...Read More »
Although President Donald Trump has struggled to deliver on many of his campaign promises in his first 100 days in office, legal-aid advocates are still worried about a budget proposal that could leave thousands of residents who can’t afford legal representation fending for themselves.Read More »
A jury recommended criminal charges against seven Milwaukee County jail staffers in the dehydration death of an inmate who went without water for seven days.Read More »