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May 17, 2023

American Bar Association’s Rule of Law Initiative Event sparks comments from DOJ

By Steve Schuster [email protected] American Bar Association (ABA) members gathered Tuesday in Washington, D.C. and virtually for The ABA Center for Global Programs’ people-centered justice event, “Putting People First.” The event highlighted modern approaches to promoting the rule of law in the U.S. and around the world that prioritize citizens. The program featured remarks by[...]

Russell Karnes
May 16, 2023

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts two new cases, denies review of several others

Search and seizure as well as unemployment law will be reviewed by the court.

May 16, 2023

Russian National charged with ransomware attacks against hospitals, schools, and law enforcement

The Department of State has also announced an award of up to $10 million for information that leads to the arrest and/or conviction of this defendant.

May 16, 2023

Man sentenced to 103 years for killing 4 SUV passengers, dumping bodies in cornfield

A man convicted of killing four passengers in his Mercedes Benz SUV in Minnesota and dumping the bodies in a Wisconsin cornfield has been sentenced to 103 years in prison.

May 16, 2023

Wisconsin Supreme Court: Marsy’s Law was valid ballot question, law stands

An amendment to the Wisconsin Constitution expanding crime victims’ rights was properly worded in a statewide referendum and legally adopted, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Giuliani Lawsuit
May 16, 2023

Giuliani sued for $10 million, lawsuit: sexual assault, improper attorney-client relationship, antisemitism, racism

Giuliani told Dunphy that he enjoyed engaging in this conduct because it "made him feel like Bill Clinton."

May 15, 2023

Wisconsin environmental regulators settle wastewater lawsuit with large dairy farm

One of Wisconsin's largest dairy operations has reached a settlement with state environmental regulators to that calls for the company to eventually stop spreading liquid manure in exchange for avoiding groundwater monitoring requirements.

May 15, 2023

Dane County Judge: Lawsuit against fake Trump electors to proceed

A Dane County judge on Monday refused to break up a lawsuit filed against 10 fake electors for former President Donald Trump and two of his attorneys, saying the case could proceed in the county where it was filed.

May 15, 2023

Jewish teacher arrested for threatening students who drew swastikas, police say

A Jewish middle school teacher in Wisconsin was arrested for making terrorist threats toward students who drew swastikas on a paper in his classroom, police said.

May 15, 2023

GOP state lawmakers try to restrict ballot initiatives, partly to thwart abortion protections

In Wisconsin, which does not allow statewide citizen initiatives, Republicans who control the Legislature have proposed prohibiting local governments from placing advisory questions on ballots.

May 14, 2023

Rep. Bryan Steil tasked with election oversight hired former Trump campaign staffer tied to fake electors

FBI agents conducted court-authorized law enforcement activity back in 2022 at multiple locations investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. One such location was at the Virginia home of Thomas Lane who was tapped by Steil for election integrity oversight. Last month, Steil was campaigning for Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Dan Kelly who lost the election to Milwaukee County C[...]


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