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Former justice to join Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan

The Milwaukee-based law firm of Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP confirmed Tuesday that former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler Jr. will be joining the firm, starting Thursday. Butler, a University of Wisconsin Law School grad, served as an assistant ...

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Federal ruling opens door for state filings of hip replacement lawsuits

Almost 1,500 cases tied to the defective hip implants produced by Indiana-based DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. have been funneled into a federal court in Ohio, but Wisconsin personal injury lawyers now have the option of keeping claims closer to home. That ...

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Judge Cimpl stands by statements in response to sheriff’s complaint

A disagreement over the proper courtroom security needed for a defendant led to an ethics complaint against a Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge. On Thursday, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke filed a formal complaint with the Wisconsin Judicial Commission against ...

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Milwaukee County criminal evidence piling up (VIDEO)

A Styrofoam mannequin head, a zebra riding horse and a section of wooden fence are some of the more unusual items housed in Milwaukee County Circuit Court’s criminal evidence rooms. At some point, each item may have proven critical to ...

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Fragmented sentence: Attorneys debate early release laws

A state budget provision that would alter and eliminate early release options for inmates could prompt criminal defense attorneys to take more cases to trial. Gov. Scott Walker’s 2011-13 state budget proposal strengthens the truth-in-sentencing laws passed more than a ...

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Leaders in the Law 2011: Celebrating our legal professionals

More than 350 judges, lawyers, family and friends attended the Wisconsin Law Journal’s ninth annual Leaders in the Law Event in Milwaukee Wednesday. The evening event, held at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, recognized 27 attorneys and judges for their ...

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