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Feb 25, 2013

Appeals court overturns decision regarding surviving parent’s right to bar contact

A recent Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision tackled the case of a widower fighting for control of his three children.

Feb 21, 2013

Appeals court orders new trial in assault case

A Wisconsin appeals court has ordered a new trial for a Waupun man convicted of sexually assaulting a teenager.

Jan 30, 2013

Appeals court denies new trial for Dassey

A state appeals court has rejected Brendan Dassey's request for a new trial on charges that he helped kill a young woman in 2005 in one of Wisconsin's most notorious crimes.

Jan 14, 2013

Ruling puts Berlin lawsuit over mascot on hold

The Berlin Area School District's lawsuit over its high school mascot is on hold following a recent ruling involving a similar case.

Jan 10, 2013

Court affirms conviction in murder for hire

A state appeals court says a man accused of plotting to kill his lover's husband was properly convicted.

Dec 21, 2012

State court upholds domestic partner registry (UPDATE)

Wisconsin's domestic partnership registry is constitutional, a state appeals court ruled in a decision released Friday that marks a major victory for the state's largest gay rights group.

Dec 20, 2012

Appeals court postpones ruling on domestic partners (UPDATE)

A vicious snowstorm has forced a state appeals court to delay releasing a ruling on whether Wisconsin's domestic partnership registry.

Dec 18, 2012

Court grants new trial in sex assault case

A state appeals court has granted a new trial for an Eau Claire man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl.

Sep 24, 2012

Federal panel hears arguments in collective bargaining case (UPDATE)

A federal appeals court in Chicago heard arguments Monday on the constitutionality of Wisconsin's law restricting collective bargaining by public employees - one of several related appeals working their way through the courts.

Sep 20, 2012

Wis. court: Judge wrongly tossed sex assault case (UPDATE)

A judge wrongly dismissed a sexual assault case marred by sloppy police work, a Wisconsin appeals court ruled Thursday.

Sep 18, 2012

Domestic partners case sent back to appeals court

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has declined to take up a case challenging Wisconsin's domestic partnership law until an appeals court has heard the case.

Aug 24, 2012

AG Van Hollen argues voter ID not a burden

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is trying to convince a state appeals court that photo identification isn't a burden for voters.


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