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Dane County Circuit Court

Sep 5, 2012

Milwaukee man arrested in lien scheme against attorneys, judges

A Milwaukee man who for months eluded arrest after allegedly filing bogus liens has been apprehended and released on bail, according to a media release Wednesday from Attorney General J.B. Hollen.

Aug 23, 2012

Plaintiff settles after car accident

This accident took place at the intersection of highways V and I in the town of Vienna, which is in northern Dane County.

Jul 31, 2012

Carnell appreciates intellectual challenges of construction law

Kent Carnell ventured into construction law by accident.

Jun 13, 2012

Dane County Circuit Court seeks a new judge

Gov. Scott Walker is seeking applicants for appointment to the Dane County Circuit Court.

Mar 11, 2012

Dane Co. DA approves DNA testing in 1994 killing

Prosecutors have approved a round of DNA testing in a 1994 case that the Wisconsin Innocence Project says could clear a Spring Green woman in another woman's death.

Mar 7, 2012

GAB to meet, discuss appealing voter ID ruling

Wisconsin's board of elections says it will meet soon to discuss whether to appeal a judge's ruling to stop the state's new voter identification law.

Feb 16, 2012

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.

Jan 1, 2012

DA asks Wis. Supreme Court to reopen collective bargaining lawsuit

A prosecutor asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday to reopen his lawsuit challenging Gov. Scott Walker's contentious collective bargaining law, contending a justice who voted to dismiss the suit earlier this year got free legal help from the firm defending the law.

Oct 20, 2011

League of Women Voters sues over photo ID law (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The League of Women Voters sued Thursday to block Wisconsin’s new voter photo identification law, arguing that the state constitution clearly only bars children, felons and the mentally incompetent from voting, not people who lack photo IDs. In its lawsuit filed in Dane County Circuit Court, […]

Oct 6, 2011

Wanted: Two Dane County Circuit Court judges

Gov. Scott Walker’s office is seeking applicants for a vacancy on the Dane County Circuit Court bench.

Oct 6, 2011

Tobacco store sues state over roll-your-own cigarettes

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A Rib Mountain tobacco store is suing the state over its attempt to pull the plug on roll-your-own cigarette machines. The Department of Revenue has informed owners of the machines that they need cigarette manufacturing and distribution permits to operate. Customers who buy loose tobacco from the stores, then use the […]

Aug 24, 2011

Foust takes over as chief of chiefs

Dane County Circuit Court Judge William Foust is the new chief of chiefs.


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