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Dec 4, 2017

View from around the state: Schimel acts as if Walker campaign were his client

Attorney General Brad Schimel is not the lawyer for Gov. Scott Walker's re-election campaign. But, in a stunning breach of faith that displays his extreme partisanship, Schimel is acting as if the Walker campaign were his client.

Oct 16, 2017

Liberal group: Delayed DOJ blood tests led to fatal crash

Prosecutors were waiting for the state crime lab to complete blood tests on a repeat drunken driver this summer when he struck and killed a man changing a flat tire along the interstate.

Oct 12, 2017

Milwaukee County in compliance with immigration law

The U.S. Department of Justice says Milwaukee County is in compliance with immigration law and won't lose federal grants.

Sep 27, 2017

DOJ sets up website to track sex assault kit tests

The state Department of Justice has set up a public website that tracks the agency's efforts to test hundreds of untested sexual assault evidence kits.

Aug 29, 2017

Officers who shot man who killed 4 will not face charges

Police officers who shot and killed a northern Wisconsin man after he killed four people in March did not commit any crime, the Wisconsin Department of Justice concluded after completing its investigation and making the report public Tuesday.

Jun 7, 2017

DOJ asks 7th Circuit to continue cocaine mom law stay

The Wisconsin Department of Justice is asking a federal appeals court to continue to apply a law that allows the state to detain pregnant women suspected of drug use after a judge struck it down.

Jun 6, 2017

DOJ sues property company

The state Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit alleging a South Carolina company tricked Wisconsin residents into renting uninhabitable properties.

May 19, 2017

UW considers settling with UW-Oshkosh foundation creditors

The state of Wisconsin is considering a settlement with the creditors of financially-troubled UW-Oshkosh Foundation, according to University of Wisconsin System officials.

May 16, 2017

DOJ: 63 of 6,000 sexual assault kits tested so far

Only about 60 of 6,000 untested sexual assault evidence kits sitting on Wisconsin shelves have been analyzed so far, state Department of Justice officials said Monday.

May 2, 2017

Appeals court rules against former DOJ agent (UPDATE)

A former Wisconsin Department of Justice agent fired after he brought a whistleblower complaint against his boss did not notify the proper people when he made his allegation, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.

Apr 25, 2017

Schimel: Undercover campaign videos reveal no crime

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has concluded that secretly recorded videos of a Democratic activist bragging about deploying troublemakers at Donald Trump presidential campaign rallies show no evidence that laws were broken.

Apr 25, 2017

Prosecutor: Deputy was justified in shooting

A prosecutor says a Lincoln County deputy who shot and killed a man during a traffic stop was justified in his actions.

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