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Cleta Mitchell
Sep 11, 2023

Former Milwaukee Foley & Lardner partner on board of Bradley Foundation referred for criminal charges in Georgia grand jury report

North Carolina-based attorney Cleta Mitchell, a former Milwaukee partner with Foley & Lardner and current Board member of the Bradley Foundation, was recommended to be charged by the same Georgia special purpose grand jury that initially investigated former President Donald Trump and his allies attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election.  The same special grand […]

Wisconsin redistricting
Sep 11, 2023

GOP threat to impeach Wisconsin Supreme Court justice is driven by fear of losing legislative edge

Wisconsin Republicans have enjoyed outsize control of the Legislature in one of the most closely divided states for a dozen years. Maintaining that power is now at the heart of a drama involving the state Supreme Court that has national political implications.

Florence Hardwoods
Sep 11, 2023

Wisconsin sawmill agrees to pay $191K to federal regulators after 16-year-old boy killed on the job

A northern Wisconsin sawmill has agreed to pay nearly $191,000 and stop hiring children under 16 to settle a federal lawsuit labor regulators filed after a teenager was killed on the job this summer and other child employees were hurt in a string of accidents.

Donald Trump Nazi
Sep 11, 2023

Trump lawyers move ‘insurrection’ clause lawsuit aiming to bar him from the ballot to federal court

The liberal group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed the initial lawsuit on Wednesday in Colorado state court.

Tesla litigation
Sep 11, 2023

Tesla Autopilot raises questions for regulators

Tesla is allowing some drivers to use its Autopilot driver-assist system for extended periods without making them put their hands on the steering wheel, a development that has drawn concern from U.S. safety regulators.

Sep 11, 2023

Digital workforce lacks job protections

Online gig work is growing globally, particularly in the developing world, creating an important source of employment for women and young people in poorer countries where jobs are scarce.

White House Situation Room
Sep 11, 2023

White House puts finishing touches on $50 million upgraded Situation Room

The White House Situation Room — a space of great mystique and even greater secrecy — just got a $50 million facelift.

Gun Control
Sep 10, 2023

New Mexico governor issues order suspending the right to carry firearms in public across Albuquerque

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday issued an emergency order suspending the right to carry firearms in public across Albuquerque and the surrounding county for at least 30 days in response to a spate of gun violence.

Steven Avery
Russian Money Launderer
Sep 8, 2023

FBI investigating million barrels of oil seized from Iranian terrorist organization

The Federal government has seized nearly 1 million barrels of crude oil from a known terrorist organization that was allegedly being smuggled from Iran to China in violation of U.S. sanctions, according to court documents obtained by the Wisconsin Law Journal. The FBI Minneapolis Field office is investigating, according to justice department officials who said […]

Sep 8, 2023

Biden refuses conditions for five 9/11 defendants

Biden’s refusal on the plea bargain guarantees leaves it to military prosecutors and defense lawyers to try to hash out an agreement on a plea bargain.

Sep 8, 2023

Felony convictions vacated for ex-Navy officers in bribery scandal

Francis admitted to buying off dozens of top-ranking officers with booze, sex, lavish parties and other gifts.


Should Justice Protasiewicz recuse herself on gerrymandering cases that go before the Wisconsin Supreme Court?

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