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Lynn Adelman

Mukwonago transgender
Jul 10, 2023

Wisconsin school district can’t restrict bathrooms for transgender student, federal judge says

A federal judge has blocked a Wisconsin school district from requiring transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that match the sex they were assigned at birth while a lawsuit plays out against the school.

Kyle Rittenhouse civil lawsuit
Feb 24, 2023

Attorneys allege Kenosha shooter Rittenhouse evading them

Attorneys for a man shot and injured by Kyle Rittenhouse during a protest in 2020 are asking a federal judge to give them more time to serve Rittenhouse with a civil lawsuit, alleging that he is purposefully trying to evade them.

Feb 2, 2023

Lawsuit can proceed against Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse

A federal judge in Wisconsin ruled Wednesday that a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a man shot and killed by Kyle Rittenhouse during a protest in 2020 can proceed against Rittenhouse, police officers and others.

Feb 27, 2019

Man sentenced to 7 years for trying to join Islamic State

A Milwaukee man who tried to join and fight for the Islamic State has been sentenced to seven years in a federal prison.

May 30, 2018

Property owners appeal ruling in Foxconn lawsuit (UPDATE)

Property owners in southeastern Wisconsin who believe they won't be fully compensated for land Foxconn Technology Group needs to build a $10 billion plant are appealing a ruling dismissing their case.

Aug 29, 2017

Former Walker aide loses federal appeal

A former aide to Gov. Scott Walker has lost an appeal of a federal court ruling rejecting her lawsuit alleging that prosecutors in the now-closed John Doe investigation overstepped their constitutional authority.

Jun 19, 2017

Appeals court: State can’t appeal highway funding decision (UPDATE)

A federal appellate panel on Monday dismissed state officials' efforts to obtain federal funding to expand a highway between Fond du Lac and Sheboygan.

Mar 9, 2017

Federal judge to give lecture at UW on civil rights

A district court judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin will give a lecture at the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Mar 1, 2017

2 judges to help Indianapolis division with cases

Two federal judges from Wisconsin are helping their counterparts in the Southern District of Indiana tackle their large caseload.

Feb 28, 2017

Family, Walworth County reach $1.1M settlement over man’s shooting

The family of a Walworth County man shot by a sheriff's deputy has reached a settlement with the county.

Jul 24, 2016

State attorneys ask for stay in voter ID case

State attorneys have asked a federal judge to stay a ruling allowing people to vote without photo identification pending an appeal.

Jul 19, 2016

Judge: Residents who lack ID can vote in November (UPDATE)

Wisconsin residents who can't obtain photo identification will still be able to vote in November's general election, a federal judge ruled Tuesday, carving out an exception to a state law that requires all voters to show photo IDs at the polls.


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