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Aug 21, 2013

Woman accused in group home theft gets 3 years

A woman has been sentenced to three years for allegedly stealing more than $24,000 from three mentally disabled men who lived in a Burlington group home she operated.

Aug 21, 2013

Kagan: Court hasn’t really ‘gotten to’ email

The members of the Supreme Court continue to communicate with one another through memos printed on ivory paper even as they face the prospect of hearing cases related to emerging technology and electronic snooping in the years to come, Justice Elena Kagan said Tuesday.

Aug 20, 2013

Couple files suit against Milwaukee County DA (UPDATE)

An Orthodox Jewish couple from Milwaukee who has been investigated multiple times on allegations of child abuse is suing local prosecutors and child-welfare investigators for what they see as wrongdoing in court and investigation proceedings.

Aug 20, 2013

Assembly bill moves to pay wrongfully convicted man

The Assembly version of a bill designed to pay thousands to a Milwaukee man who spent 23 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit was introduced Tuesday.

Aug 20, 2013

Milwaukee senator takes up ‘Ban the Box’ effort

A Senate bill proposed Friday seeks to give a leg up to convicted felons applying for jobs.

Aug 20, 2013

1 year sentence in fatal bike crash

A Fox Valley woman has been sentenced to a year in jail for a fatal bike crash.

Aug 20, 2013

Clerk competition fierce for positions with federal judges

Judge Pamela Pepper had to bite her tongue when she read in the cover letter for a clerkship position that the applicant was excited about working in “Seattle, one of my favorite cities.”

Aug 20, 2013

Legislation would require 12-person juries

A Milwaukee assemblyman proposed a bill Tuesday that would require all juries in criminal cases to consist of 12 people.

Aug 20, 2013

Scalia: Court shouldn’t ‘invent new minorities’

The U.S. Supreme Court is making decisions that should be left to Congress or the people, from wiretapping to "inventing" new classes of minorities, Justice Antonin Scalia said Monday.

Aug 20, 2013

Arraignments in DBE theft case postponed

Arraignments on Tuesday for a contractor and the former director of Milwaukee County’s disadvantaged business enterprise program have been postponed.

Aug 19, 2013

Legislation seeks to lessen pepper spray regulation

Legislation that would deregulate pepper spray in Wisconsin is scheduled for a public hearing Tuesday in Madison.

Aug 19, 2013

Attorneys general to meet on child safety

The National Association of Attorneys General are scheduled to meet Sept. 16-18 in Milwaukee on measures that prosecutors and law enforcement officials can take to keep children safe.


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