A southwestern Wisconsin man and woman accused of keeping children in cages have been charged with reckless endangerment, child neglect and false imprisonment.Read More »
The Milwaukee city attorney said police officers did nothing wrong when they used a stun gun on the Bucks player Sterling Brown during his arrest over a parking violation in January — in direct contradiction of the police chief and mayor, who condemned the officers' actions.Read More »
A long-running class-action lawsuit over the constitutionality of Minnesota's civil commitment program for sex offenders effectively ended Thursday when a federal judge dismissed the remaining claims but stood by his earlier statements that some revelations during the six-week trial shock his conscience.
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Over the summer, two Milwaukee high school students got a rare chance to have a glimpse of the inner workings of a large law firm through an internship offered at Foley & Lardner’s office downtown.Read More »
Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's winning presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes Tuesday in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president's associates. A judge declared a mistrial on 10 other counts the jury could not agree on.Read More »
The length of time bills were deliberated dropped significantly soon after Gov. Scott Walker and Republican legislators took control in 2011, diminishing the public's opportunities to influence lawmaking, according to an analysis of records and interviews by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.Read More »
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources is investigating air pollution at a 3M Corp. factory in Wausau. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports records show a pollution control device at the plant didn’t operate for several hours on ...Read More »
YORK, S.C. (AP) — The more than 900 indictments issued by a South Carolina grand jury in a single day have been thrown out. Twenty-seven lawyers had challenged York County’s June indictments, saying grand jurors averaged 39 seconds per case. ...Read More »
A person accused of a crime in the United States has a constitutional right to a speedy trial. But if you find yourself waiting for a hearing at the nondescript office building that serves as the federal immigration court in Bloomington, justice may not be swift.
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Gov. Scott Walker has appointed a Husch Blackwell lawyer to fill Judge Rebecca Dallet’s spot on the Milwaukee County bench.Read More »
President Donald Trump has put more judges on the circuit courts this far into his first two years than other administrations had, thanks to Senate Republicans.Read More »
Justice is supposed to be blind. But it can sometimes be oblivious.Read More »
Brown County has settled a dispute with a Chicago engineering company over a tarnished copper dome atop its historic courthouse.Read More »