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Lynn Adelman

Jun 7, 2016

Groups to ask judge to allow some people without IDs to vote

Those challenging Wisconsin's voter identification law in federal court say they will soon be asking that people having trouble getting the required ID be allowed to vote in the August primary.

Jun 1, 2016

Judge refuses to restart Highway 23 expansion project

State officials are appealing a federal judge’s refusal to let work proceed on a long-planned expansion of Highway 23 between Plymouth and Fond du Lac.

May 27, 2016

Walker aide’s attorney promises appeal of federal ruling

A federal judge's ruling rejecting a lawsuit by a former aide to Gov. Scott Walker who accused prosecutors of overstepping their constitutional authority will be appealed, the woman's attorney said Friday.

Apr 12, 2016

Court sends part of voter ID case back to judge

A judge must consider whether Wisconsin's voter photo identification law applies to people who face daunting obstacles in obtaining identification, a three-judge federal appellate panel ruled Tuesday.

Nov 25, 2015

Lawyer: Charged sports betting pro worked as informant

A former lawyer for a Florida sports betting pro facing federal extortion charges in Wisconsin has claimed the man worked as an informant and helped in the seizure of $750 million from offshore bookies.

Oct 19, 2015

Judge refuses to expand acceptable forms of voter ID

A federal judge has denied a civil rights group's request to let voters use more forms of photo identification at the polls.

Oct 5, 2015

Court awards strip club owner additional $57,000 in expenses

A federal court has ordered the city of Milwaukee to pay for a strip club owner’s out-of-pocket expenses, including meals and travel expenses for his attorneys, in his fight with the city.

Aug 7, 2015

Prosecutors ask judge to dismiss John Doe search lawsuit

Milwaukee prosecutors asked a federal judge Friday to dismiss a lawsuit alleging they violated one of Republican Gov. Scott Walker's former aide's civil rights when they had police search her home nearly four years ago.

Apr 27, 2015

Legal sparring continues over voter ID (UPDATE)

With two special elections looming next month and one to fill a vacancy in the state Senate coming later this year, opponents of Wisconsin's new voter identification law want a federal court to expand the number of IDs that voters can show at the polls.

Apr 22, 2015

Judge dismisses lawsuit contending illegal body searches

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that contends Milwaukee police conducted an illegal body search.

Mar 23, 2015

US justices turn away challenge to state’s voter ID law (UPDATE)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to Wisconsin's voter identification law, allowing the law to stand and handing a victory to Gov. Scott Walker following a long fight by opponents who say it's a thinly veiled attempt to make it more difficult for Democratic backers to vote.

Jan 12, 2015

Ex-Milwaukee police officer gets court victory

A former Milwaukee police officer on disability retirement for mental health issues has won an initial victory in his lawsuit against the city.


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