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Jun 14, 2013

New anti-demonstration rule at US Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has come up with a new regulation banning demonstrations on its grounds, two days after a broader anti-demonstration law was declared unconstitutional.

Jun 14, 2013

Owner of ramshackle house takes fight to court

The owner of a ramshackle house in the town of Neenah has petitioned the state Supreme Court to rule on his fight against razing the structure.

Jun 14, 2013

US high court archive has about 14K hours of audio

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell's Tidewater Virginia drawl could make the word "court" sound as if it had two syllables. And Justice Clarence Thomas, though he doesn't talk much, speaks in a deep baritone.

Jun 14, 2013

Milwaukee city attorneys in exile, waiting on renovations

Those are not busy city attorneys, pressured by deadlines and rushing around the hallways on the 8th floor of Milwaukee’s City Hall.

Jun 13, 2013

Assembly passes domestic violence bills (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Assembly has passed a trio of bills that would strengthen the state's domestic violence laws.

Jun 13, 2013

Unpaid internships in jeopardy after court ruling

Unpaid internships have long been a path of opportunity for students and recent grads looking to get a foot in the door in the entertainment, publishing and other prominent industries, even if it takes a generous subsidy from mom and dad.

Jun 13, 2013

EEOC background check wake-up call for employers

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s lawsuits against two companies alleging unlawful and discriminatory use of criminal background checks in their hiring policies should serve as a reminder to employers to tread carefully.

Jun 13, 2013

Supreme Court nixes human gene patents

In a decision that seemed designed to carve out a middle ground in the legal battle over whether companies can hold exclusive rights in the use of biological material, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that isolated human genes are not patentable, but synthetically created genetic material may be patented.

Jun 13, 2013

Teen faces trial in Sheboygan slaying

Jury selection for a 14-year-old boy accused of participating in the slaying of his friend's great-grandmother is set to begin Friday in Sheboygan.

Jun 13, 2013

Fiedler sworn in as State Bar president

The State Bar of Wisconsin has a new president.

Jun 12, 2013

Assembly approves lemon law changes

The state Assembly has passed a bill making changes to the state's lemon law which covers when consumers can sue auto manufacturers.

Jun 12, 2013

Judge: Supreme Court sign ban unconstitutional (UPDATE)

In a case that could end with the Supreme Court deciding how much free speech to allow on its own doorstep, a federal judge has thrown out a law barring processions and expressive banners on the Supreme Court grounds.


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