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Jul 25, 2018

Lawsuit settled for student disciplined for pro-Trump shirt

An Oregon high school student disciplined for wearing a T-shirt promoting a border wall reached a settlement of his lawsuit against the school district, his lawyers said Tuesday.

Jul 25, 2018

Ex-Stanford swimmer appeals sexual assault conviction

A lawyer for former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner argued Tuesday that his client's attempted rape conviction should be overturned. Turner never intended to rape an unconscious woman, he said.

Jul 25, 2018

Oshkosh prison worker accused of sexually assaulting inmate

A corrections employee is accused of having sexual contact with an inmate at the Oshkosh prison.

Jul 25, 2018

Jail supervisor headed to trial in inmate’s death (UPDATE)

A case involving a Milwaukee County jail supervisor who ordered the water to be turned off in a cell leading to the dehydration death of a mentally ill inmate is headed to trial.

Jul 24, 2018

High court publicly reprimands Arizona lawyer

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has publicly reprimanded an Arizona lawyer over misconduct she committed in her home state.

Jul 24, 2018

School safety grants to target student mental health

Along with providing additional physical security, the state's second round of school-safety grants, totaling $45 million, will be used to set up school-safety intervention teams and to try to improve students' mental health, Attorney General Brad Schimel announced on Tuesday.

Jul 24, 2018

Shooting victims outraged over MGM lawsuit

Victims of a mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival said Monday they were outraged when they learned they were being sued by the company that owns the hotel where the gunman opened fire.

Jul 24, 2018

Family of woman killed by Minneapolis officer sues for $50M

The family of an Australian woman who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer last year after she called 911 to report a possible assault filed a lawsuit Monday alleging the officer conspired with his partner to hide what really happened.

Jul 24, 2018

US Supreme Court to hear arguments over whether inmate with dementia can be executed

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in October over whether Alabama can execute an inmate diagnosed with stroke-related dementia who lawyers contend can no longer remember killing a police officer in 1985.

Jul 23, 2018

Democrat Flynn defends his legal work, money spent on race (UPDATE)

The Democratic candidate for governor Matt Flynn is once again defending the work he did as a lawyer for the Milwaukee archdiocese as it was in the midst of a priest-abuse scandal in the 1990s.

Jul 23, 2018

Sketches generate new tips in 1976 double homicide case

The Marinette County Sheriff's Department says DNA samples from four people have been collected as new tips pour in on a 1976 double homicide case.

Jul 23, 2018

Attorney, company executive convicted in bribery case

A prominent Alabama attorney and a coal company executive were convicted Friday on federal charges involving bribery of a state lawmaker.


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