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Oct 9, 2023

Security questions swirl at the Wisconsin Capitol after armed man sought governor twice in one day

Wisconsin's Capitol building is one of the most open in the country, which made it easy for a man to walk inside with a loaded handgun this week in search of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.

Oct 9, 2023

Liberal Wisconsin Supreme Court justice rejects GOP call to recuse on redistricting cases

The Wisconsin Supreme Court, in a 4-3 vote along partisan lines Friday, agreed to hear a challenge to Republican-drawn legislative maps after a newly elected liberal justice declined to recuse herself.

Protasiewicz Impeachment
Oct 9, 2023

Impeachments and forced removals from office emerge as partisan weapons in the states

Republicans in Wisconsin are threatening to impeach a recently elected state Supreme Court justice and raised the possibility of doing the same to the state’s election director.

Oct 7, 2023

Indiana Man indicted for sending violent Anti-Semitic threats to Anti-Defamation League

A federal grand jury in the Southern District of Indiana returned an indictment charging Andrzej Boryga, 67, with sending threatening communications to Anti-Defamation League offices around the country.

Oct 6, 2023

Republican leader of Wisconsin Assembly says he won’t move to impeach state’s top elections official

The Republican leader of the Wisconsin Assembly said Thursday that he will not pursue impeachment for the presidential battleground state’s nonpartisan top elections official, despite calls from the Republican president of the state Senate to do so.

Crypto scam
Oct 6, 2023

Wisconsin and Missouri residents sentenced to prison for bank fraud

Marialuwisa A. Prado is a Wisconsin resident who worked at a private mail sorting facility in Brookfield.

Oct 6, 2023

AG Kaul Encourages Update to Americans with Disabilities Act

Kaul joined a coalition of 11 attorneys general encouraging the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to adopt proposed rules that would require state and local governmental websites and mobile applications to be more accessible to individuals with disabilities.

School safety
Oct 5, 2023

AG Kaul, DATCP Announce $566,831 Judgment Against Missouri Timeshare Exit Company and Owners

The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) has obtained a consent judgment against Missouri-based Nationwide Transfer, LLC and co-owners Michael Miles and Stacey Hammit (collectively with Nationwide, Defendants) resolving the State’s legal claims for violations of Wisconsin law in Defendants’ marketing “timeshare exit” services to consumers.

Supreme Court
Oct 5, 2023

Marquette Law School national survey finds U.S. Supreme Court approval remains below 50%

New Marquette Law School Poll national survey finds 57% disapprove of U.S. Supreme Court.

Michael Best combines with Trifecta
Oct 5, 2023

Michael Best combines with Healthcare Law Firm Trifecta General Counsel

Michael Best expands firm’s healthcare practice with the addition of Trifecta General Counsel law firm.

Oct 5, 2023

DMV Road Test Waiver pilot program to end December 31, 2023

As of January 1, 2024, those under 18 years old will need to complete an in-person road test at DMV.

Milwaukee County Justice System
Oct 5, 2023

Milwaukee County Courthouse Navigator program launches

The Milwaukee County Courthouse Navigator Program launched Wednesday in Milwaukee.


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