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.
Civil-rights lawyers sued the U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday to try to stop plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, calling it an unconstitutional attempt to discriminate against immigrants.
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 Waukesha County sheriff wants training for his deputies to perform the functions of immigration agents at his jail.
Wisconsin's attorney general on Thursday appealed a federal judge's ruling from last month striking down the state's ban on same-sex marriages as unconstitutional.
At the trial of Michael Patino, who was charged in Rhode Island state court with the beating death of his girlfriend’s young son, prosecutors were armed with cellphone data and other documents obtained with valid search warrants.
When Florence Hessing tried to get a state-issued photo identification card to comply with Wisconsin's new voter ID law, the 95-year-old was told she needed her birth certificate.
A Wisconsin judge has delayed a decision on whether to let a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's new voter identification law to proceed.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, claiming Wisconsin's new voter identification law imposes a severe burden on the right to vote — the second lawsuit filed in the last two months.
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a ruling striking down a Wisconsin law banning publicly funded hormone therapy for transgender inmates, saying denying the treatment amounted to torture. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision came in a case brought by a group […]
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