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Esmeralda Aguilar
Sep 19, 2023

Woman accused of pepper spraying four Chicago Police Officers first to be sent home under state’s cashless bail system

After years of debate, Illinois has become the first state to eliminate cash bail.

Chicago city treasurer
Sep 19, 2023

Computers seized from city treasurer’s office

Seizure was a part of an investigation into allegations of misconduct.

Iowa Model
Sep 14, 2023

Iowa State auditor says Vos’s redistricting plan isn’t from Iowa

Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand said Wisconsin Republican's redistricting plan is "not the Iowa model."

dog bite
Sep 14, 2023

Sheriff’s deputy faces lawsuit after K-9 attacked fellow officer

A police dog mistakenly bit a police officer instead of subduing a fleeing suspect.

Failure to identify
Sep 14, 2023

8th Circuit sides with cop accused of 1st Amendment retaliation arrest

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with a police officer accused of arresting a man as retaliation for using his First Amendment right to free speech.

probable cause
Sep 14, 2023

High court: Car search justified

Police had probable cause to search a man’s vehicle after an informant told them he had a gun inside,

Sep 13, 2023

Petition filed to block Trump from Minnesota’s 2024 ballot

A group of Minnesota voters filed a legal challenge Tuesday to try to block former President Donald Trump from appearing on the state’s presidential ballot next year.

Sep 12, 2023

Regardless of immigration status, people in Minnesota can begin applying for driver’s licenses

People living in Minnesota without legal immigration status can now begin the process of getting their driver's license by making an appointment for their written driver's test, state officials announced at a news conference Thursday.

Sep 12, 2023

Cash bail disproportionately impacts communities of color. Illinois is the first state to abolish it

Critics of cash bail as a condition of pretrial release say it is especially unfair to Black people and other people of color.

Sep 12, 2023

Migrant arrested over bathroom access protest

A young migrant mother from Venezuela is facing felony charges after she allegedly blocked traffic and scuffled with police officers outside a Chicago police station Saturday.

Sep 11, 2023

Minnesota People & Practices: Sept. 11, 2023

UW Madison Law grad Alexa Thomas joins DeWitt LLP

Russian Money Launderer
Sep 8, 2023

FBI investigating million barrels of oil seized from Iranian terrorist organization

The Federal government has seized nearly 1 million barrels of crude oil from a known terrorist organization that was allegedly being smuggled from Iran to China in violation of U.S. sanctions, according to court documents obtained by the Wisconsin Law Journal. The FBI Minneapolis Field office is investigating, according to justice department officials who said […]


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