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Sep 3, 2013

Domestic violence is issue in gun case

A Cottage Grove man is fighting to get a concealed carry permit after the state denied him because he's been convicted of domestic violence.

Aug 28, 2013

US judge blasts DOJ over drug sentence disparities

A federal judge in Iowa has sharply criticized the U.S. Department of Justice for creating massive drug sentencing disparities by failing to have a policy, until recently, advising prosecutors on when to double the prison time for repeat offenders.

Aug 7, 2013

DOJ: Catholic hospitals can’t deny abortion provider privileges

Three Catholic hospital systems can't deny abortion providers admitting privileges, the Wisconsin Department of Justice said in a legal filing.

Aug 6, 2013

DOJ appeals abortion law injunction

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has appealed a federal judge's injunction blocking a new law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

Aug 2, 2013

DOJ gets grant to help Sikh temple victims

The Wisconsin Department of Justice received a federal grant Friday for more than $500,000 to help the victims of the Oak Creek Sikh temple shooting last year, according to a news release.

Jul 8, 2013

State waiting for validation of mobile DNA testing (UPDATE)

Wisconsin law-enforcement officials are tracking a new technology that might allow investigators to perform a DNA analysis in as little as 90 minutes.

Jun 28, 2013

Chinese firm accused of stealing US wind turbine technology

China's largest wind turbine company and three people are accused of trade secrets from a U.S. software company, the Justice Department announced Thursday.

Jun 27, 2013

State DOJ shifts concealed-carry case to federal court

The state Department of Justice has moved a lawsuit over concealed carry class sizes to federal court.

Jun 24, 2013

State DOJ obtains judgment in environmental lawsuit

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has obtained a judgment in an environmental lawsuit in Kenosha County Circuit Court.

May 29, 2013

DOJ to close Superior field office

The state Justice Department has decided to close its Superior field office to save money.

Feb 13, 2013

DOJ food allergy settlement sets the table for future actions

Does a food allergy constitute a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act?

Jan 29, 2013

Justice Department revamps website

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has revamped its website to make it more user friendly.

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