Wisconsin

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

Family Law

As a growing number of states enact ‘rehoming’ laws, Facebook reportedly disables adoption page

Evidence

Was crash that killed 3 kids negligent homicide? Prosecutors cite Facebook posts, drugs, bad tires

Constitutional Law

Judge blasts Wisconsin crime lab over evidence issues in first-degree murder case

Juries

Sheriff takes to the streets to round up jurors

Tort Law

Did damage caps discourage suits that could have spotlighted GM ignition defect?

Health Law

Unconscious woman with medical insurance is taken to out-of-network hospital, owes $50K

Constitutional Law

Judge refuses to follow state supreme court order to dismiss voter ID suit, steps aside from case

Civil Rights

With ‘eye-popping speed,’ 7th Circuit strikes 2 states’ same-sex marriage bans 9 days after argument

Labor & Employment

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds law curbing collective bargaining for public workers

Tort Law

Lead-paint liability without proof of specific maker doesn’t violate due process, 7th Circuit says

Criminal Justice

Lawyer gets 30 years for abusing his wife

Labor & Employment

Fired worker sues ex-employer, says he was illegally terminated for having a gun in his vehicle

Criminal Justice

Girl, 12, charged in ‘Slender Man’ attempted-murder case is incompetent, doctors agree

Election Law

Wisconsin man charged with voting multiple times claims amnesia

Trials & Litigation

Small claims loss morphs into bigger case for man accused of threatening judge