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Dennis Moroney

Jun 5, 2017

Walker appoints federal prosecutor to Milwaukee County bench

Gov. Scott Walker had tapped a long-time federal prosecutor to take the place of a retiring Milwaukee County judge.

Mar 10, 2017

Applicants sought for spot on Milwaukee County bench

Gov. Scott Walker is looking for applicants to fill a spot on the Milwaukee County Circuit Court.

Nov 10, 2014

Man accused in theft of $5M violin gets 7 years (UPDATE)

The man who masterminded the theft of a $5 million Stradivarius violin admitted Monday that he used a stun gun to attack a musician carrying the 300-year-old instrument, saying he intended to sell it to help people he believed were wrongly evicted from an apartment building he managed.

Oct 7, 2014

Appeals court: Judge drew wrong character conclusions (UPDATE)

An Ivory Coast immigrant deserves a new sentence in a series of Milwaukee robberies because the judge improperly drew conclusions about his character based on violence in his home country, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.

Jul 24, 2014

Milwaukee man gets 3 ½ years in prison for violin theft (UPDATE)

A Milwaukee man who provided the stun gun used in the theft of a $5 million Stradivarius violin in January was sentenced Thursday to 3 ½ years in prison.

Feb 4, 2014

Wisconsin justices to consider lease dispute

When landlord Anthony Gagliano & Co. Inc. tried to enforce terms of a lease against a remote tenant for a commercial space in downtown Milwaukee eight years after the lease was signed, tenant Quad Graphics asserted that 150 years of Wisconsin case law suggested the effort should fail.

Dec 20, 2013

OLR seeks revocation of Greenfield attorney’s license

A Greenfield attorney who was convicted of embezzling more than $80,000 from her employer now faces losing her law license.

Oct 17, 2013

Appeals decision sets media law precedent

A Court of Appeals decision may end up giving courts much-needed guidance for media law cases in Wisconsin, according to an attorney involved with the case.

Jan 5, 2012

Retirement causes Milwaukee County Circuit Court to shuffle judges

The Milwaukee County Circuit Court will shuffle judges due to the retirement of Judge Thomas Cooper on Friday. The changes will occur on Feb. 4.

Nov 15, 2011

Judge Lamelas announces retirement plans

Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Elsa Lamelas will not seek another term on the bench.

Aug 3, 2011

Trial date set in O’Donnell Park lawsuit (UPDATE)

A Milwaukee County judge on Wednesday set a trial date in the O'Donnell Park lawsuit in which 15-year-old Jared Kellner was killed when he was crushed by a piece of falling facade.


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