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Daniel Moeser

Jun 12, 2017

Judge orders new trial in old rape case

A Dane County judge has tossed out the 30-year-old rape convictions of a former Wisconsin Rapids man.

Dec 11, 2014

State appeals court rules on doctor obligations (UPDATE)

The government has no constitutional obligation to provide health care to patients in state doctors' care, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.

Jul 15, 2013

Domestic partnership case headed to state’s high court

The Wisconsin Supreme Court in this session will have to decide if domestic partnerships in the state are now essentially the same as marriage.

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.

Oct 15, 2012

Passing the gavel: Judicial retirements leave gaps in state, federal court systems

Iowa County Circuit Judge William Dyke is 82, but has no plans to step down from the bench and said he is disappointed when he sees aging colleagues do so.

Nov 14, 2011

Judge to weigh competency in woman’s death

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge in Madison is set to evaluate whether a man accused of leaving his elderly aunt to die is competent. Prosecutors say 45-year-old Steven King was living with his mother, 71-year-old Veronica King, in Madison in 2009 when his aunt, 71-year-old Mary Coleman fell in the house. They say the […]

Jul 8, 2011

Walker appoints seven to Judicial Selection Advisory Committee

On Friday, Gov. Scott Walker appointed seven members to his new Judicial Selection Advisory Committee.

Jun 21, 2011

Judge upholds Wisconsin domestic partnership law

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge ruled Monday that Wisconsin’s domestic partnership registry does not violate the state’s constitutional ban on gay marriage — a major victory for the state’s largest gay rights group that had defended the registry established in 2009 to bestow legal rights to same-sex couples. The […]

May 16, 2011

Walker: Domestic partner law is unconstitutional

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker has told a judge he wants to stop defending Wisconsin’s domestic partner registry in court because he doesn’t believe it’s constitutional. Members of the conservative group Wisconsin Family Action filed a lawsuit last summer arguing the registry violates the state’s constitutional ban on […]

Mar 23, 2011

Governor fires attorney in same-sex lawsuit

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Gov. Scott Walker has fired the attorney who was representing the state in a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s domestic partner registry. The conservative group Wisconsin Family Action alleges the registry violates the state’s ban on gay marriage because it grants same-sex couples a number of legal rights. Former Gov. Jim Doyle, […]

Mar 1, 2011

Judge orders Capitol open to general public (UPDATE)

A Dane County judge on Tuesday ordered Wisconsin officials to open the Capitol to the public during normal business hours, reversing a temporary policy that restricted access to people who had appointments or other specific business.


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