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Dec 13, 2023

Law Journal honors its 2023 Legal All-Stars

The Wisconsin Law Journal honored 29 Legal All-Stars on Wednesday afternoon at the Grain Exchange in downtown Milwaukee.

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Dec 13, 2023

Door County microbrewery dispute to be litigated before Wisconsin Supreme Court

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has granted the village of Egg Harbor’s petition to review a Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision involving Shipwrecked Brew Pub and Restaurant — a Door County microbrewery and mainstay owned by Sojenhomer LLC. During an interview with the Wisconsin Law Journal, village of Egg Harbor officials said Shipwrecked Brew Pub and […]

Dec 13, 2023

Universities of Wisconsin regents to vote again on GOP deal to cut diversity spots for cash

Associated Students of Madison, UW-Madison's student government group, blasted the regents' decision to vote again in a scathing news release.

Dec 13, 2023

An abortion ban enacted in 1864 is under review in the Arizona Supreme Court

This past summer, abortion rights advocates began a push to ask Arizona voters to create a constitutional right to abortion.

Dec 12, 2023

Ranked choice voting bill moves to hearing in front of Wisconsin Senate elections committee

A bipartisan bill that would dramatically change how Wisconsin residents choose congressional candidates by asking them to rank their top choices instead of voting for one of two candidates is headed for its first public hearing.

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Dec 12, 2023

Special counsel Jack Smith asks the Supreme Court to rule quickly on whether Trump can be prosecuted

Special counsel Jack Smith on Monday asked the Supreme Court to take up and rule quickly on whether former President Donald Trump can be prosecuted on charges he plotted to overturn the 2020 election results.

Dec 12, 2023

Wisconsin’s Democratic attorney general vows to defend potential 2024 Trump victory in court

Kaul said: “We're going to defend the results regardless of who wins the election ... "

Dec 12, 2023

Wisconsin GOP leader says he’s finished negotiating with university over pay raises, diversity deal

Vos said there was “zero chance” of him softening his position.

Dec 12, 2023

Pennsylvania school choice program criticized as ‘discriminatory’ as lawmakers return to session

Over the past 20 years, the state has earmarked about $2 billion to the tax credit programs, with a bulk of it coming in the last five years.

Dec 11, 2023

Man charged in Fourth of July parade shooting plans to represent himself at trial

The man who allegedly unleashed a hail of bullets from a rooftop in Highland Park on the 4th of July and then fled to Madison, says he will be representing himself.

Dec 11, 2023

Two men charged in officer involved shooting

Men face 80 years in prison and 62.5 years in prison, respectively.

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Dec 11, 2023

Wisconsin secretary of state calls for removal of fake Trump elector from elections commission

Bob Spindell was one of 10 Republicans who signed certificates in 2020 falsely stating that Trump had won Wisconsin

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