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Nov 27, 2013

Former state Sen. Hopper wins drunken driving appeal

Former state Sen. Randy Hopper has won a case in state appeals court related to his 2011 arrest for drunken driving.

Oct 8, 2013

Appeals court affirms ruling in tainted fountain case

A Milwaukee-based contractor’s insurance companies are not liable for covering damages incurred by those who got sick after breathing in contaminated water that came from a decorative fountain, according to an appellate court decision released Tuesday.

Oct 4, 2013

State justices asked to review case that could affect DNA testing standard

The state Court of Appeals is seeking Wisconsin Supreme Court review of a case involving DNA evidence that could clear a man who was sentenced to prison in 2000.

Sep 10, 2013

Court denies country singer’s appeal

The appeal of an Oak Creek country singer behind bars for scamming people out of money was denied Tuesday, with appellate judges noting that at least one of his arguments “borders on the frivolous.”

Sep 5, 2013

Wis. court: Partner doesn’t owe child support

A state appeals court says a woman who separated from her same-sex partner doesn't have to pay child support, and still has visitation rights with her partner's biological child whom they raised together.

Sep 5, 2013

Appeals court upholds conviction in 2003 killing

A state appeals court has upheld the conviction of a Plover man who'd been found guilty of killing a truck driver 10 years ago.

Jun 19, 2013

Appeals court reverses ticket decision

If a woman claims she was going faster than 90 mph in a 55 mph zone to get away from an unknown vehicle that was terrorizing her and following her every move, can the trial court legally recognize this as a “necessity” defense for speeding?

Apr 12, 2013

Life sentence affirmed in fatal club shooting

An appeals court has rejected a Minnesota man's challenge to his life sentence for a fatal club shooting in downtown La Crosse.

Apr 9, 2013

Court orders new trial in bus assault

A state appeals court says a school bus driver accused of sexually assaulting a student deserves a new trial.

Apr 3, 2013

Court: Sex assault statements inadmissible

A state appeals court says a West Bend man's statements about sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl should have been suppressed.

Mar 10, 2013

Elkhorn woman loses privacy lawsuit against Google

A federal appeals court has dismissed a Wisconsin woman's lawsuit against Google Inc. alleging that it was using her name to generate revenue through online advertising.

Feb 28, 2013

Appeals court tosses state furlough lawsuit (UPDATE)

A state appeals court dismissed a lawsuit Thursday demanding state workers get paid sabbatical days to offset mandatory furloughs ordered by then-Gov. Jim Doyle in 2009.


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