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Attorney Disciplinary Hearing

The Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR) and Attorney Jean M. Robinson have filed a stipulation pursuant to Supreme Court Rule (SCR) 22.12 that Attorney Robinson's license to practice law in Wisconsin should be suspended for a period of 18 months, as discipline reciprocal to that imposed by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

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Involuntary Commitment – Sufficiency of Evidence

E.R.R. appeals orders of the Portage County Circuit Court extending his involuntary commitment and requiring E.R.R. to undergo treatment and take prescribed medication pursuant to WIS. STAT. ch. 51. E.R.R. contends that, in regard to the extension of the involuntary commitment, Portage County failed to establish by clear and convincing evidence that he is “dangerous,” as required by WIS. STAT. § 51.20(1)(a)2., (1)(am), and (13)(e) and (g)3.

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Court Error – Child Support

Jill Flansburg appeals an order reducing the monthly child support obligation owed by her former husband, William Mencel, Jr. Flansburg argues the circuit court erred by reducing Mencel’s child support obligation based upon a reduction in Mencel’s income.

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Motion for Stay Denied

The Democratic National Committee and other plaintiffs contend in this suit that statutes affecting the registration of voters and the conduct of this November’s election, although constitutional in principle, see Luft v. Evers, 963 F.3d 665 (7th Cir. 2020), will abridge some voters’ rights during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.

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