Wisconsin

Prosecutors

Spitting at prosecutors would be a felony under Wisconsin bill

Constitutional Law

Posner opinion upholds lifetime GPS bracelet for sex offender who isn’t ‘just a harmless old guy’

Bankruptcy Law

Would-be lawyer won’t have $260K in student loans erased; SCOTUS refuses to hear appeal

Criminal Justice

‘Making a Murderer’ defense lawyers hope hit Netflix series will lead to new evidence in murder case

Health Law

7th Circuit overturns abortion regulation; Posner says health benefit is ‘nonexistent’

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is ordered to tell future clients he is a crook, cheat, thief and liar

Criminal Justice

Bomb threat closes Wisconsin courthouse for much of day

Tort Law

Wounded cops awarded more than $5M in suit against gun shop

White-Collar Crime

Indicted estate planning lawyer to take plea; victims say she stole millions

Legal Ethics

Was lawyer’s courtroom selfie photo a breach of decorum?

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is charged with contempt after allegedly lying to client to persuade him to take a plea deal

Criminal Justice

Lawyer arrested in alleged assault of golf club employee; club didn’t call cops, offered her $500

Law Firms

Milwaukee firm adds Chicago litigation boutique, anticipates more growth

Criminal Justice

Murder rate is way up in dozens of US cities, but why?

Juvenile Justice

Why girls charged in Slender Man stabbing at age 12 will be tried as adults

Legislation & Lobbying

Wisconsin governor signs 20-week abortion ban

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s alleged gift card offer to a court assistant spurs disciplinary complaint

Judiciary

Three Wisconsin justices skip law grad ceremonies amid dispute over the rightful chief justice

Criminal Justice

Former cop’s ALS brain-disorder defense succeeds; jurors find him not responsible in double slaying

Judiciary

Wisconsin chief justice sues over voter-approved measure that could demote her