The Judicial Conduct Panel publicly reprimanded part-time the Wood County circuit court commissioner Kenneth Gorski for failing to recuse himself from several cases.
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The amount of information a jury can infer from a video is at the center of a case in front of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The high court is deciding if a surveillance video showing the moment of a slip-and-fall is enough evidence to hold a Wisconsin grocery store liable for the man's injuries.Read More »
A proposed amendment to Wisconsin's constitution would make it easier for judges to deny a defendant's release from jail before conviction.Read More »
Husch Blackwell has more than doubled its Wisconsin health care team, adding 12 attorneys and a paralegal to its Madison office in the first weeks of 2020. The new hires are the local result of the firm’s national strategy to expand its health-care practice.Read More »
By Michaela Paukner email@example.com Despite acknowledging that federal agencies had given the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin a “runaround”, a federal appeals court ruled against the tribe this week in a lawsuit over a permit for the Back Forty mine in ...Read More »
Wisconsinites will weigh in on the current makeup of the state Supreme Court in February as Justice Dan Kelly seeks election to a full 10-year term on the high court.Read More »
A former Milwaukee attorney could spend 20 years in prison for trying to take a client’s money for a bribe he lied about setting up. Federal prosecutors charged 50-year-old Mark Ruppelt with three counts of fraud on Friday. The complaint says ...Read More »
Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order Monday creating a nonpartisan commission to draw new legislative maps next year for the Legislature to consider, a step Republicans have rejected as a sham.Read More »
“Steve was a gentleman at all times. A strong advocate, but kind words. He was wonderful.”Read More »
The Republican chairman of the Assembly's health committee accused the Wisconsin attorney general on Thursday of trying to bully him into passing a bipartisan bill designed to prevent backlogs of untested kits for testing sexual-assault evidence.Read More »
The city of Appleton has banned license medical and mental health professionals from practicing conversion therapy on minors.Read More »
A central Wisconsin man has been arrested in the death of his girlfriend's disabled adult daughter.Read More »
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' plan to create a nonpartisan redistricting commission to draw Wisconsin's electoral maps may put pressure on the Republicans who control the Legislature to consider an alternative plan, but it won't force them to do anything differently next year and GOP leaders made clear they won't change course.
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Gov. Tony Evers will lay out his policy agenda and goals for the year in his second State of the State speech to lawmakers on Wednesday, presenting a wish list sure to include some bipartisan measures that the Democratic governor hopes will have a chance of passing the Republican-controlled Legislature.Read More »
Wisconsin public defenders are on pace to receive pay parity with state prosecutors. The state Senate on Tuesday passed an amended version of Senate Bill 468 to provide a pay-progression plan for assistant state public defenders.Read More »
A bill signed into law on Tuesday makes various changes to municipal court procedures. Senate Bill 214 deals with the process used to form or dissolve joint municipal courts, procedural revisions, budgeting procedures and court fees.Read More »
Wisconsin Republicans were poised Tuesday to pass a bill that would impose new restrictions on the use of firefighting foam containing chemicals known as PFAS in the hopes of reducing soil and water contamination, despite Democrats' complaints that the proposal would do next to nothing.
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A conservative law firm on Tuesday asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to reverse a lower court's order putting on hold a ruling that would have forced the removal of up to 209,000 people from the state's voter rolls.Read More »