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Tag Archives: Circuit court

Analysis: Many court clerks charge for copying

Many court clerks in Wisconsin are charging citizens for court records — even though a 2014 attorney general's opinion says people are allowed to use their own cellphones to photograph court records for free.

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DOJ asks court to lift ban on union law 

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State attorneys asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday to immediately vacate a Madison judge’s decision striking down Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s contentious collective bargaining law. Judge Maryann Sumi invalidated the law on Thursday after finding Republican legislators violated Wisconsin’s open records law during the run-up to passage in March. The ...

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Supreme Court: Estate can seek money from Wis. for assault claim 

By CARRIE ANTLFINGER Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that an elderly woman’s estate can pursue her claims that a former state insurance adjuster robbed and assaulted her in 2006. The court’s decision fixed a procedural error by a Waukesha County circuit court judge and the court of appeals. It now allows the victim to ...

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