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The Wisconsin Supreme Court should stay out of a dispute over subpoenas in a secret investigation into possible illegal coordination between conservative organizations and recent recall campaigns, a liberal group said Monday.Read More »
The state Supreme Court announced Friday that it has accepted nine cases for review.
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In a case now before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, the state hopes the justices will find some reason to keep pornographic images on a computer file admissible after a questionable Fourth Amendment search.Read More »
In an overly long opinion, the Wisconsin Supreme Court decided a child abuse case involving a presentence plea withdrawal without an appropriate illumination of the law.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court unanimously struck down a State Bar bylaw Friday that would have allowed the Board of Governors to remove one of its own, with one justice saying the rule as written was “insane.”
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Access to Justice Commission President Gregg Moore made it clear Friday that the commission’s continued operation hinges on state money to pay for it.Read More »
Wisconsin Supreme Court justices expressed concern Friday that a rules petition pertaining to limited-scope representation would allow judges to keep attorneys on cases far longer than the attorney had agreed.
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Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he would call legislators into special session to modify Wisconsin's stalled voter photo identification requirements to conform with pending court rulings and reinstate the mandate ahead of the November elections.Read More »
The president of a controversial religious group who called a Minnesota bankruptcy judge a racist in a court filing could lose her license in Wisconsin for that and other behavior over the past few years.Read More »
A woman who repeatedly beat her daughter, leaving her scarred and disfigured, will not be allowed to withdraw her no contest plea, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday.Read More »
A tax assessment on land near a roundabout was invalidated by the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday when it ruled that a land owner’s error on an appeal filing was not sufficient to completely deny the assessment’s challenge.Read More »
The Wisconsin Office of Lawyer Regulation filed a complaint Tuesday alleging attorney Gerald Boyle committed six acts of misconduct, including mishandling clients’ fees and failing to timely file a lawsuit for a client.Read More »
In a child sexual assault case that divided the Court of Appeals, the state Supreme Court properly kept the focus on the elements of the crime and a jury’s function.
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