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Gary Hebl

Jan 3, 2018

Personal-injury lawyers on panel to hear testimony on civil-litigation bill 

A panel of lawmakers made up partly of personal-injury lawyers from both sides of the political aisle will be hearing public testimony Thursday on a bill calling for various changes to the state’s civil litigation rules.

Feb 14, 2014

Public financing bill takes a beating

An attempt made by Assembly Democrats on Tuesday to force a vote on public financing for, among other offices, Supreme Court justices was given the swift punt that most expected.

Feb 13, 2014

Assembly passes bill to raise interest rate on small claims judgments

The Assembly passed a bill Thursday that would up the interest rate on judgments in small claims cases to 12 percent.

Feb 11, 2014

Presentence investigation bill headed for Assembly vote

A bill that would allow crime victims to view portions of defendant’s presentence investigation reports was passed by the Assembly’s judiciary committee Tuesday morning.

Feb 6, 2014

Bill would end parents’ unlimited liability for auto accidents

Republican lawmakers are trying to get rid of the unlimited liability that parents are exposed to under Wisconsin statutes if their children cause an automobile accident before turning 18.

Dec 10, 2013

Lawmakers push for public financing fund for Wis. high court elections (UPDATE)

A group of Democratic legislators is trying to revive public financing for state Supreme Court elections.

Nov 27, 2013

Bills would change way Claims Board operates (UPDATE)

If a bill introduced this week had been law earlier this year, David Turnpaugh would be out $780.90.

Aug 19, 2013

Editorial: Restricting access to records is wrong choice

State Rep. Evan Goyke is acting on his assumption that Wisconsin residents are a simple bunch so swayed by gossip that they cannot be trusted with basic court records.

Mar 12, 2012

Lawmaker pitches late flurry of recusal changes (UPDATE)

With less than a week before the Wisconsin Legislature breaks for the year, Rep. Gary Hebl, D-Sun Prairie, introduced a flurry of bills to reform recusal and decision-making standards for judges.

Dec 21, 2011

Another investigation requested into Gableman

Madison (AP) - A government watchdog group is requesting another investigation into Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman for accepting free legal services from a law firm with cases before the high court.

Sep 29, 2011

Self-defense protections increase under bill passed by Assembly committee

Civil and criminal protections for individuals using deadly force to defend themselves would be increased under a bill passed Thursday by a state Assembly committee.

Aug 18, 2011

Legislators postpone debate on self-defense bill

A late amendment forced legislators Thursday to postpone debate of a bill that would increase self-defense rights in the state.


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