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J.P. Stadtmueller

Mar 27, 2023

Mequon man sentenced to 18 months for paying healthcare kickbacks

At sentencing, U.S. District Judge J.P. Stadtmueller emphasized the seriousness of Shister’s crime, including Shister’s breach of trust and abuse of the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

Mar 6, 2023

Wisconsin substance center owes $2M in Medicaid fraud case

A federal judge has ruled that a now-shuttered Wisconsin substance abuse center and its CEO owe the state and federal government more than $2 million in a Medicaid fraud case.

Jan 17, 2023

Vegas goalie files for bankruptcy after lawsuit by Wisconsin company

Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner and his wife have filed for bankruptcy in Nevada, citing up to $50 million in debts to dozens of creditors.

Jun 26, 2020

Judge Stadtmueller nears 2,200th sentence with Milwaukee construction exec’s case

Judge J.P. Stadtmueller of the Eastern District of Wisconsin reached a milestone in his career at a Milwaukee construction executive's sentencing hearing this morning. Stadtmueller said Brian Ganos was close to the 2,200th defendant he's sentenced in his 33 years on the bench.

Jul 26, 2019

No prison for British cyber expert in malware case

A British cybersecurity expert who was hailed as a hero for helping stop a worldwide computer virus in 2017, only to be charged later with trying to peddle malware, was sentenced to time served on Friday.

Jul 28, 2018

Milwaukee activists praise ‘stop-and-frisk’ suit settlement

Community leaders working against disparities in the criminal justice system are greeting the settlement agreement in the ACLU's stop-and-frisk lawsuit against the city with hope. The $3.4 million settlement was made official Monday when U.S. District Judge J.P. Stadtmueller approved it.

David Clarke
Jan 22, 2018

Jury: Ex-Sheriff Clarke did not violate man’s free speech

Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke did not violate a man's free speech with taunting Facebook posts after detaining him at an airport last year for shaking his head at Clarke while boarding a flight, a federal jury has concluded.

Jan 5, 2018

Ex-Milwaukee sheriff gets partial win in plane spat lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed most claims against former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke that were levied by a man detained at an airport after he shook his head at the sheriff during a flight.

Aug 7, 2017

Judge deals blow to city, cops in Williams civil rights suit

A federal judge has declined to throw out civil rights claims made by the family of a man who died in Milwaukee police custody in 2011.

Jul 21, 2017

Judge halts Wisconsin county rule for apps like Pokemon Go (UPDATE)

A Wisconsin county is likely violating the U.S. Constitution's free-speech protection with its requirement that game developers obtain permits for augmented-reality apps like Pokemon Go to be played in parks, a federal judge says.

Apr 13, 2017

Judge rules in favor of family of Milwaukee man shot by cop

A federal judge has ruled that a Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot Dontre Hamilton in 2014 violated Hamilton's constitutional rights by illegally patting him down for weapons.

Dec 12, 2016

Juror’s Facebook posts could affect $2 million jury verdict (UPDATE)

A $2 million verdict in a federal lawsuit over illegal strip searches may be thrown out, and the entire case may have to be retried.


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