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Justices considering questionable search

In a case now before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, the state hopes the justices will find some reason to keep pornographic images on a computer file admissible after a questionable Fourth Amendment search.

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Van Hollen: Investigators who delayed porn cases out of jobs (UPDATE)

A Wisconsin Justice Department agent and her supervisor have lost their jobs after an internal investigation found they let child pornography cases languish for months, allowing at least one suspect to allegedly sexually assault a child before he was apprehended, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen said Wednesday.

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Few Wis. open-government complaints investigated

The power to enforce the state's open-government laws rests with the state attorney general and local district attorneys, but a review shows that Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has never pursued such a case in his seven years in office.

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ACLU asks judge to block gay marriage ban (UPDATE)

Civil rights advocates have asked a federal judge to block Wisconsin's gay marriage ban while their lawsuit challenging the prohibition winds its way through court, arguing same-sex couples could suffer harm if the ban remains in place.

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Wisconsin DOJ awards grants

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has awarded 11 grants worth nearly $561,000 to help victims of sexual assault and domestic abuse.

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