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Tag Archives: Dane County Circuit Court

League of Women Voters commends judge’s decision in redistricting case

The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin is commending a Dane County judge’s decision against the Republican leaders of the Wisconsin Legislature who hired private attorneys in anticipation of legal challenges of redistricting decisions. Debra Cronmiller, executive director of the league, issued a statement on Friday in response to Dane County Circuit Court Judge Stephen Ehlke’s ruling that Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and ...

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Controversial algorithms help decide who stays in jail

Eddie Armstrong had been sitting in the Dane County Jail for nearly two weeks when a judge set him free to await trial. His release was based in part on computer-generated scores that rated Armstrong's likelihood to return to court as fair and predicted he had a good chance of not committing a new crime.

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Tackling a tough year

Before Dane County Circuit Court Judge Maryann Sumi drew State ex rel. Ozanne v. Fitzgerald in her docket, she never imagined any case in her court would thrust her so completely into the national spotlight.

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