Republican lawmakers planned to vote Thursday on whether to hire their own attorneys to represent them in the legal fight over legislative district boundaries.
Jane Probst, a 1990 Marquette graduate, has opened Probst Law Office at 1011 N. Mayfair Road, Suite 203, Wauwatosa.
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.
A federal judge has denied a preliminary injunction to delay implementing the constitutional amendment that lets justices of the Wisconsin Supreme Court select their leader.
Shirley Abrahamson, just as she has every day since Aug. 1, 1996, walked into the Wisconsin Supreme Court chamber on Tuesday and took her position in the center as chief justice.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley is breaking with her colleagues on the state's highest court and will serve as her own attorney in defense of a lawsuit brought by Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson challenging a voter-approved constitutional amendment.
Wisconsin Department of Justice officials have refused to launch a pilot program that would have paid for GPS tracking for people under restraining orders, saying the technical language enacting the plan didn't actually give judges the authority to order such monitoring.
State records show that tips about the online sexual exploitation of children skyrocketed while Wisconsin's investigations of such cases languished.
The former supervisor of the Wisconsin Department of Justice's Milwaukee office allowed nearly four dozen Internet child pornography cases to languish for months, agency officials said in his termination letter.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 5-2 Thursday to void a Dane County judge’s contempt order that would have prevented recertification elections for public school unions from taking place this year.
Arguing that the law penalizes those who exercise their constitutional right of association, Madison lawyer Lester Pines argued Monday that Wisconsin’s Supreme Court should strike down the state’s controversial collective bargaining legislation.
The state’s Joint Finance Committee voted unanimously to eliminate Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to hire a solicitor general and three deputy solicitor generals to help the Department of Justice handle appeals and similar matters.
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