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Jan 31, 2013

Wis. justices revoke repeat offender’s law license

A West Allis attorney with a lengthy disciplinary history had his license revoked Wednesday by the state Supreme Court.

Jan 31, 2013

State reaches $1.5 million ‘robo signing’ settlement

One of the biggest U.S. mortgage processing companies has agreed to pay $121 million, including $1,505,315 to Wisconsin, to resolve states' claims that it wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners who should have been allowed to stay in their homes.

Jan 31, 2013

Little fundraising reported in Wis. Supreme Court races (UPDATE)

Candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court reported little fundraising activity in the last two months of 2012 as the campaign remained largely silent ahead of the April 2 election.

Jan 31, 2013

Milwaukee cop pleads not guilty to theft charge (UPDATE)

A Milwaukee police officer who's accused of stealing about $200 from a store where he was investigating a separate burglary has pleaded not guilty to two charges.

Jan 31, 2013

Minnesota attorney suspended for sex with client

A Minnesota attorney has been disciplined for allegedly having sex with a divorce client and billing her for the time.

Jan 30, 2013

Appeals court rules couple can’t collect in birth control mix-up (UPDATE)

A clinic that mistakenly gave vitamins instead of birth-control pills to a West Bend woman doesn't have to pay to raise the child she conceived but can be sued for other financial damages, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.

Jan 30, 2013

Wis. Supreme Court accepts five new cases, denies 51

Wisconsin justices voted this week to accept five new cases, concerning everything from property disputes to right to counsel.

Jan 30, 2013

State Supreme Court denies new trial in 20-year-old robbery case (UPDATE)

A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned an appeals court ruling that granted a new trial to a man convicted of robbing two Milwaukee grocery stores nearly 20 years ago.

Jan 30, 2013

Next in BP spill saga: civil trial worth billions

Now that a $4 billion plea deal has resolved BP's criminal liability for the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill nearly three years ago, the company will turn its focus to a trial that could potentially cost it billions of dollars more in civil penalties.

Jan 30, 2013

Teen wants murder case sent to juvenile court

A Sheboygan teenager accused in the killing of a 78-year-old woman wants his case moved to juvenile court.

Jan 30, 2013

Appeals court denies new trial for Dassey

A state appeals court has rejected Brendan Dassey's request for a new trial on charges that he helped kill a young woman in 2005 in one of Wisconsin's most notorious crimes.

Jan 30, 2013

Venue change request in half-brother’s homicide

Lawyers for a former Wisconsin man accused of killing his autistic half-brother want a judge to move his trial out of Dane County.


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