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Peter Anderson

Feb 27, 2017

High court to hear double jeopardy, registered agents cases

The Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday in three cases, two involving double-jeopardy claims and one involving out-of-state corporations.

Sep 12, 2016

Judge: State violated records law by withholding voter names

A judge says state labor officials should have released voters' names during the Madison teachers union's recertification election last year.

Nov 14, 2014

Lawsuit against Capital Brewery dismissed

A Dane County judge has dismissed a lawsuit by minority shareholders against Capital Brewery which claimed misconduct by company executives.

Jul 10, 2014

Wisconsin court: Hunters can train dogs on wolves

A state appeals court ruled Thursday that hunters can train dogs to chase down wolves, rejecting arguments from a group of humane societies that wildlife officials are allowing deadly wolf-dog clashes and cementing one of the most contentious elements of Wisconsin wolf hunting.

Jun 17, 2014

Madison contractor questions legal fees

A construction contractor and the city of Middleton together scored a victory in court over the Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin, but that result cost the company about three times as much.

May 15, 2014

‘Lemon Law King’ asks judge to block law

Vince Megna, the self-described "Lemon Law King," has filed a writ of mandamus asking a Dane County judge to block a law because of what he sees as an error-prone form that litigants are required to fill out to make a claim.

May 13, 2014

Construction group mulls further court action in dust-up

The Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin may not have succeeded in fighting city hall, but the organization’s lawsuit against Middleton made clear the group is willing to take a swing.

May 8, 2014

Clock ticking on contruction group’s lawsuit

Bret Newcomb could forestall further legal action against his company by pushing ahead as quickly as possible with the construction of a Middleton public works building.

Apr 30, 2014

Lawyers question trade group’s role in lawsuit

In suing the city of Middleton over its bidding procedures, the Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin is doing something it has not done in at least two decades.

Apr 25, 2014

Construction bidding dispute headed back to court

When Middleton officials stipulated that only members of a particular trade group could build a proposed public works garage using a method known as tilt-up concrete, the city limited the number of companies that could compete for the work.

Apr 23, 2014

Judge postpones Middleton bidding lawsuit ruling

Dane County Judge Peter Anderson has extended until at least May 5 a temporary restraining order barring the construction of a public works building in Middleton following a daylong hearing in a lawsuit against the city.

Jul 18, 2013

Recycling company fined for spills

A Clyman recycling company was ordered this month to pay $40,000 in penalties and court costs after it failed to adequately respond to two spills that sent waste into waterways, according to a news release sent Thursday by Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen’s office.

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