President Donald Trump is scheduled to announce his nominee for the Supreme Court on Tuesday night. Neil Gorsuch, Thomas Hardiman and William Pryor are the three federal appeals court judges who are seen as the leading candidates. Each was appointed ...Read More »
A former Wisconsin youth prison inmate who was brain damaged in a suicide attempt alleges in a lawsuit filed Monday that staff ignored warning signs and failed to prevent her from hanging herself, marking the second federal action in a week over the treatment of inmates at the prison.Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former Wisconsin youth-prison inmate has filed a federal lawsuit alleging staff ignored signs that she was contemplating suicide and failed to prevent her from hanging herself. The lawsuit, filed Monday, is the second federal action ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Lawmakers have launched a bipartisan effort to push through the Legislature the first bill meant to deal with allegations of child abuse at Wisconsin’s troubled youth prison. Republican state Rep. Joel Kleefisch and Democratic Sen. LaTonya Johnson ...Read More »
A University of Wisconsin-Madison student who once served prison time for setting fires at two predominantly black churches is recruiting on campus for a local chapter of a national pro-white party, enraging students searching for ways to improve race relations.
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Federal lawsuits challenging voter ID requirements in Texas and North Carolina won't just disappear, even if Justice Department lawyers who once argued against the laws effectively switch sides to advocate for them under President Donald Trump's administration, civil rights lawyers say.
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Seventeen participants in a Black Lives Matter protest that blocked traffic in Portland, Maine, have admitted to disorderly conduct under an agreement that will absolve them of charges if they stay out of trouble.Read More »
President Donald Trump said Wednesday he intends to announce his nominee for the Supreme Court on Feb. 2, and three federal appeals court judges are said to be the front-runners to fill the lifetime seat held by the late Justice Antonin Scalia, a conservative icon.Read More »
Since 1999, the American Bar Association’s model code for judicial conduct has set limits on how much judges can receive from the parties or lawyers in a particularly case before having to recuse themselves.Read More »