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High court to take ‘substantial fault’ case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to take up a case looking at whether a relatively new law should prevent a woman from receiving unemployment benefits after she was fired for committing a number of errors while working as a Walgreens cashier.

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Retired judge to serve as Capitol mediator

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A retired judge serving on the state elections board will mediate the dispute over Wisconsin Capitol access. Dane County Circuit Court Judge John Albert has appointed retired Court of Appeals Judge Gordon Myse as mediator. Myse is serving an extended term on the Government Accountability Board until a replacement is chosen by Gov. Scott Walker. The ...

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Judge to order mediator for Capitol access case

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Dane County judge plans to order a mediator to assist the parties wrangling over access to the state Capitol, while moving ahead with the rest of the lawsuit. Judge John Albert said Friday the previous plan for a special master to resolve security issues was “unworkable.” He suggested appointing a mediator to work parallel to ...

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Union: Lack of Capitol access is contempt

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Public employee unions have accused state officials of restricting access to the Wisconsin Capitol building despite a court order opening it to the public. Three unions filed a motion in Dane County Circuit Court on Thursday accusing the state Department of Administration of defying Judge John Albert’s order last week. The order came after DOA officials ...

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Judge orders protesters out of Capitol 


By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge ordered the removal Thursday night of pro-union protesters who have camped out in the state Capitol for more than two weeks, but he also ruled that the state had violated the public’s free speech and assembly rights by restricting its access to the building. Dane County Circuit ...

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Judge nearly orders protesters out of Capitol

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge weighing whether state officials overstepped their bounds by restricting protesters’ access to the state Capitol nearly ordered all the demonstrators out on moments’ notice Wednesday evening before state and union attorneys talked him out of it. Dane County Circuit Judge John Albert has been listening to two days of ...

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