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Author Archives: Jonathan Anderson

AG candidates weigh in on transparency

Josh Kaul and Eric Toney are miles apart on many issues, but when it comes to open government, the candidates vying for Wisconsin attorney general in the Nov. 8 election agree: more money is needed to handle enforcement of the state’s transparency laws.

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Cedarburg man sentenced to 36 months in prison for Ponzi scheme (UPDATE)

A Cedarburg man was sentenced Tuesday to 36 months in prison for defrauding investors of nearly $3 million in a Ponzi scheme. Eric Schmickle, 38, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Milwaukee. Schmickle’s sentence, handed down by U.S. District Judge Randolph Randa, includes restitution of $2.9 million, one year of supervised release and court costs. That restitution is separate ...

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A Day in Circuit Court (PHOTO SLIDESHOW)

Paralegals, lawyers and other legal professionals got an insider’s look at the daily workings of the Milwaukee County Courthouse on Oct. 8 as part of the 2012 A Day in Circuit Court event.

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