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Michael Whitcomb

Apr 24, 2016

Milwaukee County pays high price for sheriff’s lawsuits

Milwaukee County has paid hundreds of thousands of dollars over the past several years to cover the legal costs of lawsuits brought by the county sheriff.

Jul 25, 2013

Milwaukee County Board delays Clarke settlement

A potential settlement between Milwaukee County and Sheriff David Clarke Jr. has been delayed until at least September.

Jul 11, 2013

Milwaukee County looks to settle with sheriff on court costs

Milwaukee County could pay $95,000 to cover Sheriff David Clarke Jr.’s legal fees in exchange for his promise to drop five appeals.

Jul 10, 2013

Panel to consider settlement with Milwaukee County sheriff

A Milwaukee County panel Thursday will consider a settlement with Sheriff David Clarke Jr. under which he would dismiss his appeals in five lawsuits against the county.

May 7, 2013

Hafemann takes over House of Correction control

Superintendent Michael Hafemann assumed control of Milwaukee County’s House of Correction early Tuesday morning.

May 6, 2013

Board votes to put Hafemann in charge of HOC (UPDATE)

Despite confirmation of an appeal from Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr.’s attorney, the Board of Supervisors voted to appoint Michael Hafemann superintendent of the House of Correction on Monday.

Apr 18, 2013

House of Correction lawsuit in limbo

A judge delayed a decision Thursday on whether Sheriff David Clarke Jr.’s lawsuit over House of Correction control will go to trial.

Apr 4, 2013

Clarke fights summary judgment in House of Correction lawsuit (UPDATE)

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr.’s attorney is claiming the county’s Board of Supervisors erred when it tried to transfer control of the House of Correction to a superintendent.

Mar 12, 2013

House of Correction control hits another snag

Milwaukee County supervisors may have inadvertently complicated their effort to transfer control of the House of Correction to a superintendent from Sheriff David Clarke Jr. by voting to create that position before the county executive is prepared to fill it.

Mar 7, 2013

House of Correction resolution could add to sheriff’s lawsuit

An effort to smooth the transfer of control of Milwaukee County’s House of Correction from Sheriff David Clarke Jr. to Interim Superintendent Michael Hafemann could backfire.

Feb 25, 2013

Q&As mark next step in House of Correction lawsuit (UPDATE)

The outcome of a lawsuit over control of the House of Correction in Franklin could depend on Milwaukee County’s responses to written questions from the attorney representing Sheriff David Clarke Jr.

Feb 19, 2013

Judge delays decision on House of Correction control (UPDATE)

Milwaukee County will have to wait until Monday to learn whether one of its employees can be questioned in Sheriff David Clarke Jr.’s lawsuit over control of the House of Correction in Franklin.

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