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J.B. Van Hollen

Jan 26, 2018

Former AG joins Michael Best & Friedrich

Former Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has joined Michael Best & Friedrich’s lobbying and consulting affiliate, Michael Best Strategies.

Jun 14, 2015

DOJ records show lab manager fired, agents suspended (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Department of Justice fired a crime victim technician last year for giving a grant applicant an unfair advantage and punished agents for a variety of reasons, including losing evidence, speaking with a suspect's family and launching an unauthorized drug investigation, records show.

Jun 12, 2015

DOJ quietly fired crime lab manager

The state Department of Justice quietly fired the Madison crime lab manager last summer for what agency officials called an unsatisfactory performance, citing instances of failing to address staff performance issues, misstating policies and struggling to come up with a plan to process DNA samples taken at arrest.

Dec 30, 2014

Van Hollen: Clerks shouldn’t charge for personal copies (UPDATE)

Wisconsin court officials who allow people to make copies of records with cellphone cameras and scanners shouldn't charge them, according to a legal opinion Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen released Tuesday.

Dec 19, 2014

Van Hollen says foreign land ownership OK

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen issued an opinion Friday stating Wisconsin law permits foreign ownership of land in some cases.

Dec 18, 2014

Van Hollen likely to say ‘no’ to state Supreme Court run

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he's probably done with serving as an elected official for a while.

Dec 3, 2014

Wisconsin joins multistate immigration lawsuit

Wisconsin has joined 16 other states in a joint lawsuit seeking to block President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration.

Nov 30, 2014

Former DCI supervisor acknowledged selling guns

A newspaper is reporting that a former state Division of Criminal Investigation supervisor has acknowledged that he built and sold guns without a federal firearms license.

Oct 30, 2014

DOJ to dispatch attorneys to polls

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen plans to dispatch state Justice Department attorneys and agents to polling sites across the state on Election Day to ensure compliance with state election laws.

Oct 30, 2014

DOJ records show agent was fired over delays

Newly released records show a state Justice Department agent that left her job over delays in assigning Internet child pornography cases was fired.

Oct 28, 2014

Van Hollen’s office sues Corinthian Colleges

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is suing Corinthian Colleges, alleging the for-profit education company used deceptive marketing to enroll students in a now-closed Milwaukee school.

Oct 21, 2014

Van Hollen abandons hope for voter ID for now

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is giving up on finding a way to get a voter photo identification law in place for the Nov. 4 election.


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