Starting Thursday, many employers will have to provide paid leave to employees dealing with the coronavirus' effects on themselves and their families.Read More »
As Wisconsin encounters lawsuits to delay the April 7 election because of coronavirus concerns, a federal district court ordered a deadline extension to give people more time to register to vote online and request an absentee ballot.Read More »
The Association for Women Lawyers Foundation is requesting applications for its annual scholarships.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has temporarily waived a requirement that applicants qualified for admission to practice law in Wisconsin must take the Attorney's Oath in person before a justice or judge.Read More »
The Senate is expected to approve a $2 trillion emergency stimulus bill to aid businesses, workers and the health-care system, which is struggling to manage the coronavirus pandemic. The Republican-led Senate will vote on the legislation — the nation’s largest economic rescue bill in history — on Wednesday afternoon.Read More »
More than $371 million in Department of Justice grants are on offer to help places around Wisconsin tackle addiction, school security, human trafficking and recidivism, the Eastern District of Wisconsin announced on Thursday.Read More »
The Milwaukee Child Protective Services Building and the Marcia P. Coggs Human Services Center have closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More »
The Eastern District of Wisconsin is postponing jury trials and other court proceedings through at least May 1 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In the order issued on Friday, Chief Judge Pamela Pepper said normal court operations posed a ...
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Milwaukee County is canceling new juries from March 16 through April 3 as a coronavirus precaution.Read More »
Calumet, Dunn, Jackson and Marathon counties have been selected as new Wisconsin circuit-court branches. Their establishment is the result of a law enacted last week, allowing the director of state courts to set up 12 new circuit court branches over three years.
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As Milwaukee prepares to welcome an estimated 50,000 people to the Democratic National Convention in July, staff employees at the Milwaukee County courts are devoting their time on the people who do business in the city every day.Read More »