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State Supreme Court dismisses campaign case (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday unanimously dismissed a case challenging campaign rules that require financial disclosure from groups running issue ads for or against candidates.

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Justice gone wild

I have been on high alert — not to mention haunted by a profound and growing sense of apprehension, anxiety, and outright fear — ever since I learned that a Wisconsin Supreme Court justice was accused this past summer of trying to throttle one of his colleagues who had disagreed with him during a meeting in which matters apparently went south really fast.

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Probe: Waukesha County clerk likely violated law in election (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A county clerk likely violated the law when she failed to report thousands of votes in this spring’s tightly contested Wisconsin Supreme Court election, but her conduct wasn’t criminal, state investigators ...

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Views from around the state: State Supremes make right choice; DOJ falters on concealed carry training rules

It might have made for great reality TV, but we doubt it would have resulted in better legal decisions. A proposal by Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson to open case deliberations to the public recently died a quick death after it got a chilly reception from the four conservative justices on the high court.

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Attorney: New campaign ad rules too broad (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A rule designed to regulate those nasty campaign ads that flood Wisconsin air waves every fall could stifle political speech across the state, an attorney for a coalition of conservative groups ...

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Reports show animosity between Supreme Court justices

A liberal state Supreme Court justice told detectives a conservative colleague put his hands on her neck but never applied pressure, while he claims he was simply trying to ward her off as she charged him with a clenched fist, according to investigative reports released Friday.

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Prosecutor won’t charge Wisconsin justice (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A conservative Wisconsin state Supreme Court justice who staved off an unusually intense campaign to replace him this summer will not face criminal charges over allegations that he tried to choke ...

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Late filing accepted as timely in jerky dispute

A $5 million punitive damage award has been effectively reinstated in a dispute between the shareholders of Link Snacks Inc., which makes beef jerky and other meat products. The jury actually imposed reciprocal $5 million punitive damage awards against the ...

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