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Wisconsin Circuit Court Access

Jan 16, 2014

GOP senator confident in latest proposal to limit CCAP

A proposal that would remove information from the state’s online courts website about cases in which a person was acquitted is poised to receive heavy Republican support in the coming weeks.

Nov 27, 2013

New bill seeks to expunge some CCAP records

A bill introduced in the state Legislature this month is intended to protect consumers, but would limit Wisconsin’s ability to fairly report businesses’ litigation history.

Nov 13, 2013

Legislator behind failed CCAP proposal focuses on expunction

A Milwaukee state representative who earlier this year tried to advance a bill that would create a bifurcated online court records system now plans to focus on expunction instead.

Sep 20, 2013

Major changes planned for CCAP proposal, focus may shift to expunction

A Milwaukee legislator who introduced legislation to create a bifurcated online system to prevent the misuse of state court records said he is reconsidering the bill and working on major changes.

Aug 19, 2013

Editorial: Restricting access to records is wrong choice

State Rep. Evan Goyke is acting on his assumption that Wisconsin residents are a simple bunch so swayed by gossip that they cannot be trusted with basic court records.

Mar 14, 2012

State’s online court records withstand challenges

Wisconsin Circuit Court Access, the public's online access to court records in the state, has survived several attempts on its life through the years but remains in constant jeopardy, the president of a watchdog group says.

Sep 27, 2011

Milwaukee County moving toward digital document storage (UPDATE)

The Milwaukee County court system could save upward of $250,000 annually with an electronic case filing system, but the move could mean less work for court staff members.

Apr 10, 2011

Wis. public court record access may be threatened

JASON SMATHERS Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin court officials fear the court’s data management system, including a popular site that allows anyone to easily look up the criminal records of friends and neighbors, could be on shaky ground if the governor’s proposed budget breaks up its funding mechanism. Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed […]


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