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Dec 21, 2017

Trump nominates Giampietro for Eastern District

The Trump administration has nominated Milwaukee attorney Gordon Giampietro to serve on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Dec 29, 2016

YEAR IN REVIEW: Top legal stories of 2016

One of the biggest legal stories of 2016 actually involves something that did not happen.

Sep 12, 2016

Life after Randa: Election, politics could delay second vacancy

The recent death of Federal District Court Judge Rudolph Randa leaves Wisconsin’s federal courts with a second vacancy that, with the current state of politics, could take longer than usual to fill.

Sep 5, 2016

Federal judge Randa dies at 76 (UPDATE)

U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Randa, whose rulings included the John Doe investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign, has died at age 76.

Jul 26, 2016

7th Circuit berates Milwaukee federal judge over sentencing

A federal appeals court has taken Judge Rudolph Randa to task for comments made during a man’s sentencing hearing.

Nov 25, 2015

Federal judge could decide damages in Cudahy fire next year

A federal judge in Milwaukee could decide early next year how much the government owes companies who insured a suburban Milwaukee meatpacking plant that caught fire more than six years ago.

May 18, 2015

US high court won’t hear John Doe lawsuit (UPDATE)

The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a lawsuit to block a secret investigation into whether the state’s campaign finance laws were broken during Gov. Scott Walkers’s recall campaign.

Apr 30, 2015

Former Shell employee ordered to pay $19.3M in fuel leak

A former pipeline inspector must pay nearly $19.3 million in restitution for his role in a jet fuel leak at General Mitchell International Airport three years ago.

Jan 9, 2015

Medical college settles overbilling case with feds

Prosecutors say the Medical College of Wisconsin has agreed to pay $840,000 to settle allegations the institution overbilled federal health care programs.

Nov 10, 2014

Judge backs insurance company in archdiocese case

A federal judge has ruled in favor of an insurance company for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee that challenged whether it was liable for the church's handling of child sexual abuse cases.

Nov 7, 2014

Judge Randa agrees to pause campaign finance lawsuit

A federal judge has agreed to temporarily put on hold a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's campaign coordination law and how it applies in cases involving political speech.

Oct 31, 2014

US judge considers dismissing coordination suit

State courts should get the first crack at deciding how Wisconsin's campaign coordination law applies in cases involving political speech that doesn't explicitly tell people how to vote, an attorney for the board that oversees Wisconsin elections told a federal judge Thursday.


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