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Lynn Adelman

Dec 1, 2014

Truth-in-sentencing opponents waiting for change

Those in Wisconsin’s legal community who oppose truth-in-sentencing understand their chances for overturning, or at least toning down, the law depend on how well they play the long game.

Oct 9, 2014

Milwaukee prepares for strip club trial

A businessman who wants to open a downtown Milwaukee strip club is trying to settle his lawsuit against the city.

Oct 6, 2014

Appeals court upholds voter ID law

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Wisconsin's requirement that voters show photo identification at the polls is constitutional, a decision that is not surprising after the court last month allowed for the law to be implemented while it considered the case.

Sep 22, 2014

Ex-cop who robbed bank gets 9 years

A former Mukwonago police officer who robbed a bank in 2010 while he was still on the force was sentenced this week to nine years in federal prison.

Sep 19, 2014

View from around the state: Working with the voter ID law

We continue to believe that Wisconsin's voter ID law is an unnecessary burden for some voters, but clerks, poll workers and voters are going to have to work with it.

Sep 12, 2014

Appeals court reinstates voter ID law (UPDATE)

In a stunningly fast decision, a federal appeals court in Chicago reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law on Friday — just hours after three Republican-appointed judges heard arguments on reactivating the hotly debated law in time for the November election.

Sep 10, 2014

DMV to provide free documentation following voter ID ruling

In the wake of a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision that said it was unfair for residents to pay for documents to obtain a free photo ID for the purposes of voting, the state Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that residents soon will be able to obtain the documents for free.

Aug 25, 2014

Cab owners sue Milwaukee over permit cap lift

Five taxi companies are suing the city of Milwaukee to invalidate an ordinance that would lift the cap on the number of cab operating permits allowed.

Aug 22, 2014

Taverns refile discrimination lawsuit against Racine (UPDATE)

Attorneys for a group of bar owners in Racine have refiled their civil rights lawsuit against city officials after a judge said their original suit was too vague.

Aug 19, 2014

Oral arguments scheduled in voter ID case

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Sept. 12 on whether Wisconsin’s voter ID law is constitutional.

Aug 13, 2014

Federal judge won’t put voter ID ruling on hold

A federal judge has denied a request by Wisconsin's attorney general to put on hold his decision blocking the state's voter identification law from taking effect.

Aug 6, 2014

Voter ID unlikely to be reinstated by Tuesday

A federal appeals court has given opponents of Wisconsin's photo identification law until after Tuesday's primary to file their arguments as to whether it should be in effect.


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