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Author Archives: Dan Shaw,

Dan Shaw is the managing editor at the Wisconsin Law Journal. He can be reached at or at 414-225-1807.

Lawyer loses license over physically assaulting, threatening ex-girlfriend

A criminal-defense attorney is losing his law license after threatening to use former criminal defendants to cause harm to an ex-girlfriend, physically assaulting her, making hundreds of unwanted phone calls to her and threatening to send harmful information to her employer, among other things.

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Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Steve Deshunn Young appeals his judgments of conviction entered after he pled guilty to charges of operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent; second-degree recklessly endangering safety, with a habitual criminality enhancer; felony bail jumping, with a habitual criminality enhancer; possession with intent to deliver heroin; and possession with intent to deliver cocaine.

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UW Regents OK out-of-state, graduate tuition increases

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved tuition increases Friday for out-of-state undergraduates and graduate students at seven campuses. The plan calls for increases at UW-Madison; UW-Eau Claire; UW-Oshkosh; UW-Platteville; UW-River Falls; UW-Stout; and ...

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State senator will mount challenge for congressional seat

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A state lawmaker announced Monday he will run for an open congressional seat representing southwestern Wisconsin. Democratic Sen. Brad Pfaff of Onalaska told the La Crosse Tribune he will run in the 3rd Congressional District ...

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