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Matthew Krueger, Scott Blader to resign as US attorneys

Scott Blader

The U.S. attorneys for Wisconsin’s Eastern and Western District are resigning from their positions as the districts’ chief law enforcement officers. Matthew Krueger, who serves the Eastern District, and Scott Blader, who serves the Western District, announced their resignations on Thursday. The announcements come as the U.S. Justice Department said it will ask U.S. attorneys who were appointed by former President ...

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Eastern District postpones jury trials, proceedings until May due to virus

The Eastern District of Wisconsin is postponing jury trials and other court proceedings through at least May 1 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In the order issued on Friday, Chief Judge Pamela Pepper said normal court operations posed a risk to public and the judiciary. By March 15, Wisconsin had 33 confirmed cases of COVID-19, seven of which were ...

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US attorney collects $14 million in 2014

U.S. Attorney James Santelle says his office collected a little more than $14 million through criminal and civil collections and asset forfeitures during the last federal fiscal year.

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Union sues Milwaukee County over layoffs

A union representing 25 Milwaukee County Courthouse janitors who were laid off in December 2009 is suing the county, claiming those employees then were “blacklisted” from getting other county jobs.

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‘Porn troll’ attorney fined in Eastern District

A Geneva, Ill. attorney representing a so-called “porn troll” in a plethora of federal lawsuits has been fined $600 Thursday for including exhibits in cases that a Milwaukee federal judge said were meant to embarrass defendants.

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Couple files suit against Milwaukee County DA (UPDATE)

An Orthodox Jewish couple from Milwaukee who has been investigated multiple times on allegations of child abuse is suing local prosecutors and child-welfare investigators for what they see as wrongdoing in court and investigation proceedings.

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