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Mar 25, 2020

Milwaukee federal courthouse temporarily closes to public

The U.S. Courthouse in Milwaukee has been temporarily closed to the public to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Sep 5, 2013

Federal court officials predict sequester fallout (UPDATE)

Wisconsin’s federal court system is bracing for another round of budget cuts brought on by the sequester.

Aug 28, 2013

Chief judge urges Congress to provide money for courts (UPDATE)

The chief federal judge in Minnesota urged lawmakers on Wednesday to prevent automatic budget cuts from continuing into the next fiscal year, saying scheduled reductions will slow the judicial process and put public safety at risk.

Sep 13, 2012

Judiciary: Budget cuts would ‘cripple’ federal courts

Federal judiciary officials, announcing the close of six federal court facilities, said automatic budget cuts that will take place if Congress fails to agree on a budget plan would deal another blow to the federal court system.

Feb 16, 2012

Federal court issues scathing order against GOP

A federal court in Milwaukee has issued another scathing order against Republican lawmakers, forcing them to make public emails and other documents related to redistricting that they wanted to keep secret.

Feb 2, 2012

Eau Claire-native George named new head of federal defenders

Eau Claire-native Andrea K. George is the new executive director of the team of attorneys representing indigent crime suspects in federal court in Spokane and northern Idaho.

Mar 9, 2011

Farmer waives hearing on boat bombing charges

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin farmer accused of bombing three charter fishing boats has waived his preliminary hearing in federal court. Joseph Sloma is expected to appear before a federal grand jury in the next 30 days for possible indictment. According to the criminal complaint, the 47-year Denmark farmer and another man ignited […]


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