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Michael Whitcomb

Jun 4, 2012

Milwaukee County sheriff’s lawsuit against commission to get new judge

A lawsuit filed by Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke against the Milwaukee County Civil Service Commission over the layoffs of three captains is changing courtrooms.

May 24, 2012

Milwaukee County board rejects sheriff’s request for private counsel stipend (UPDATE)

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors rejected a request Wednesday by Sheriff David Clarke to hire his own attorney, at a cost of up to $300,000 annually in taxpayer expense, for representation in all cases relevant to his constitutional duties.

May 22, 2012

Sheriff Clarke, Milwaukee County close to attorney fee fight

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke’s decision to hire a private attorney without first consulting the county could end up costing him more than $55,000.

May 21, 2012

Editorial: A sheriff’s demands

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke wants a private attorney to represent him in professional cases.

May 10, 2012

Milwaukee County rejects sheriff’s private attorney request (UPDATE)

A Milwaukee County judiciary board Thursday shot down Sheriff David Clarke’s request to retain outside counsel in matters pertaining to his professional duties.

Apr 27, 2012

Milwaukee County, sheriff point fingers over private lawyer’s bill

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke and county officials are in dispute over who should pay more than $55,000 in private legal fees racked up as a result of an ongoing rift between the public official and the county.

Apr 24, 2012

Sheriff takes unusual approach to file threat charges (UPDATE)

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is tapping a rarely used judicial process to bring criminal charges against a man who threatened a Madison radio talk show host.

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