A jury has awarded a transgender University of Wisconsin-Madison employee and a transgender UW-Madison student $780,500 worth of damages after a federal judge ruled a state ban on insurance coverage for gender-changing surgery amounts to sexual discrimination.
A federal judge has signed off on an agreement that would end the use of pepper spray and nearly eliminate the use of solitary confinement inWisconsin's juvenile prisons.
The American Civil Liberties Union sued the U.S. government Tuesday over its efforts to prevent immigrants from seeking asylum due to domestic and gang violence in their home countries.
Community leaders working against disparities in the criminal justice system are greeting the settlement agreement in the ACLU's stop-and-frisk lawsuit against the city with hope. The $3.4 million settlement was made official Monday when U.S. District Judge J.P. Stadtmueller approved it.
Milwaukee officials are trying to lower the $6 million proposed cost to settle a lawsuit alleging that police officers targeted black and Latino residents for questioning without probable cause.
The state Department of Corrections has reached a legal settlement that calls for the agency to end the use of pepper spray and solitary confinement at Wisconsin's youth prison.
Gov. Scott Walker is signaling he's not interested in pursuing a six-week abortion ban.
Milwaukee officials considering settling a lawsuit accusing the police department of stopping minorities without probable cause say they want to know how much the city will have to pay before they make a decision.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin and the city of Milwaukee have reached a tentative $1.9 settlement in a lawsuit alleging the city police department's stop-and-frisk policy unfairly targets minorities.
The Madison Police Department says its drone technology has proven successful in its search-and-rescue operations and crime scene mapping.
A Republican-backed proposal limiting the public's access to footage from police body cameras cleared the Wisconsin Assembly on Thursday, despite objections from open records advocates and Democrats who say it will quash the public's ability to view certain video.
The Waukesha County sheriff wants training for his deputies to perform the functions of immigration agents at his jail.
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