The Supreme Court on Monday preserved an important tool used by securities regulators to recoup ill-gotten gains in fraud cases.
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When most public life ground to a halt in mid-March to thwart the rapid spread of the coronavirus, a few essential court functions continued in Milwaukee County. Jury trials were not among them, and will likely be the last to return.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court declined to create an exception to the actual-innocence rule for a contractor who sued his state-appointed defense attorney after he went to jail. The State charged David Skindzelewski with theft by contractor in 2014. The criminal complaint ...Read More »
By ASTRID GALVAN The Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a policy that protects immigrants who were brought to the country as children and allows them to work. The court on Thursday ruled President Donald Trump ...Read More »
The Wisconsin Elections Commission gave final approval to a mailing that will put application forms for absentee ballots in the hands of 2.7 million registered voters ahead of the November presidential election.Read More »
The Wisconsin Legislature's lawsuit over Gov. Tony Evers' stay-at-home order is making headlines throughout the country. The state Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case this week, giving conservative justices on the court an opportunity to dig into the assistant attorney general representing Andrea Palm, the Department of Health Services secretary.
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The U.S. Army Reserve suspended the commander of an Illinois-based unit Tuesday as part of an ongoing investigation into allegations that unit officers mishandled complaints of sexual misconduct and retaliated against a whistleblower.Read More »
The American Red Cross, Milwaukee Radio Alliance and the Milwaukee Zoo, along with sponsor Gruber Law Offices, will partner together for the 15th annual Milwaukee County Zoo Blood Drive from Monday, June 29 through Wednesday, July 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the zoo’s Peck Center, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee.
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The Wisconsin Legislature's Republican-controlled budget committee signed off on four more legal settlements under the state's lame-duck laws in a whirlwind meeting on Tuesday.Read More »
The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Wisconsin is requiring everyone who enters the federal courthouse in Milwaukee to wear a mask in public areas of the building.Read More »
Gov. Tony Evers blocked University of Wisconsin System officials on Monday from taking the first steps toward complying with new federal rules that bolster the rights of sexual-misconduct defendants and narrow the range of cases colleges are required to investigate.Read More »
A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a judge's decision to become Facebook friends with a woman whose child-custody case he was hearing gave rise to at least the appearance of bias, upholding a lower court's order that the case be re-heard by another judge.Read More »
By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Attorney General Josh Kaul was poised Tuesday to ask lawmakers to approve four more legal settlements under Wisconsin’s lame-duck laws. Kaul, a Democrat, was scheduled to present possible settlements to the ...Read More »
If the person in Gov. Tony Evers' staff who recorded a telephone meeting between the governor and Republican legislative leaders did so without approval, he or she could be guilty of a felony, the chief attorney for the Wisconsin Legislature's Reference Bureau said in a memo on Monday.Read More »
A black state Assembly candidate is accusing a white rival of harassing him by taking photos of his house.Read More »
Baird vice president and associate general counsel Isioma Nwabuzor and SoftwareONE regional general counsel Jascha Beck Walter have been elected to the Association of Corporate Counsel-Wisconsin's Board of Directors.Read More »