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AG to represent schools superintendent in lawsuit despite conflict

Republican Gov. Scott Walker ordered state Justice Department attorneys on Wednesday to represent schools Superintendent Tony Evers in a lawsuit alleging Evers is writing education regulations without the governor's permission, even though the department believes Evers is overstepping his authority.

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Schimel adds deputy solicitor general

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has hired a new deputy solicitor general. Schimel announced Monday that he had appointed the Appleton native Sopen Shah to the position. Shah earned her law degree from Yale University Law School in 2015. She was a law clerk for Second Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Debra Ann Livingston and then-district court Judge Amul Thapar ...

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Schimel taps assistant prosecutor to lead criminal appeals

Attorney General Brad Schimel has chosen a new leader for the state Department of Justice’s criminal-appeals unit. Schimel announced Thursday that he had chosen Assistant Attorney General Clayton Kawski to fill the spot. Kawski started working for the DOJ in 2010. He led the DOJ’s special-litigation and appeals unit but left in 2016 when Gov. Scott Walker appointed him to ...

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Attorney general reveals opioid investigation

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel has taken the unusual step of revealing the state Department of Justice is investigating opioid manufacturers to see what role they may have played in creating addicts, a day after Senate Democrats pushed him to exact compensation from the companies. Schimel has been on the forefront ...

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Schimel: Undercover campaign video probe still alive

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says an investigation into secretly recorded videos of a Democratic activist appearing to brag about sending troublemakers to Donald Trump rallies remains open, after initially saying it was closed.

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Schimel: Undercover campaign videos reveal no crime

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has concluded that secretly recorded videos of a Democratic activist bragging about deploying troublemakers at Donald Trump presidential campaign rallies show no evidence that laws were broken.

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