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Sep 18, 2023

A tale of two states’ gerrymandering

In North Carolina and Wisconsin, Republicans are trying to seize power over elections and redistricting.

David Prosser
Sep 18, 2023

Justice tapped to investigate Protasiewicz impeachment accepted GOP donation

One of the former Wisconsin Supreme Court justices tapped to investigate impeaching newly elected Justice Janet Protasiewicz for taking Democratic Party money accepted donations from the state Republican Party when he was on the court.

Riley Casper
Sep 18, 2023

Wisconsin man accused of pepper-spraying police at US Capitol on Jan. 6 pleads guilty

A Wisconsin man pleaded guilty Friday to a federal assault charge after being accused of bragging in a social media message that he pepper-sprayed police officers so severely during the Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol that they had to undress.

Sep 18, 2023

Trump refuses to say in a TV interview how he watched the Jan. 6 attack unfold at the US Capitol

Former President Donald Trump repeatedly declined in an interview aired Sunday to answer questions about whether he watched the Capitol riot unfold on television, saying he would “tell people later at an appropriate time.”

Trump gag order
Sep 18, 2023

Prosecutors seek narrow gag order on Trump in federal election case after ‘inflammatory’ comments

Federal prosecutors are seeking an order that would prevent Donald Trump from making “inflammatory” and “intimidating” comments about witnesses, lawyers and other people involved in the criminal case charging the former president with scheming to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

Sep 18, 2023

Republican Texas AG Ken Paxton is acquitted of corruption charges at historic impeachment trial

Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was fully acquitted Saturday of corruption charges in a historic impeachment trial, a resounding verdict that reaffirms the power of the GOP's hard right and puts an indicted incumbent who remains under FBI investigation back into office.

Wisconsin man arrested for 7th OWI
Sep 18, 2023

Wisconsin man arrested for 7th OWI

Matthew J. Glimme, 42 of Madison, was arrested Saturday.

Sep 17, 2023

Son of ‘El Chapo,’ 32, extradited to Chicago to face drug charges

Mexico extradited Ovidio Guzmán López, a son of former Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán, to the United States on Friday to face drug trafficking, money laundering and other charges.

Cleta Mitchell
Sep 15, 2023

Law school professors express Republican empathy for media bias of Trump trials

During an exclusive interview with the Wisconsin Law Journal on Monday, North Carolina-based attorney Cleta Mitchell  (former Milwaukee Foley & Lardner partner) provided the Wisconsin Law Journal with a number of recently filed court documents in Georgia involving the special purpose grand jury that investigated former President Donald Trump and various allies and associates, including Mitche[...]

Wisconsin Supreme Court
Sep 15, 2023

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts new case involving Village of Egg Harbor, denies review of several others

Court agrees to review two cases, denies several others.

State Public Defender Kelli Thompson.
Sep 15, 2023

State Public Defender Kelli Thompson resigns

Former Gov. Tommy Thompson's daughter says low pay, long hours, heavy caseloads and burnout had nothing to do with her resignation.

Wisconsin Supreme Court
Sep 15, 2023

Wisconsin Assembly Republicans pass sweeping redistricting reform, but likely veto awaits

“You bring us a half-baked bill with no public input and call it a path forward,” Democratic Rep. Kalan Haywood said in urging opposition.


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