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396 ABA Journal Wisconsin articles.

Prosecutor is accused of making secret sex videos with 2 women, including a criminal defendant

A Wisconsin prosecutor has been charged with making secret sex videos that were found on an iPad seized from his home during an investigation of his relationship with a criminal defendant.

Afternoon Briefs: NRA files for bankruptcy; Boies Schiller partner is arrested

NRA files for bankruptcy, plans Texas move

The National Rifle Association announced Friday that it is filing for bankruptcy, leaving New York and moving to Texas to reincorporate there as…

Oops! Lawyer files election lawsuit ‘under plenty of perjury’

A lawyer who filed a lawsuit challenging Georgia’s election process is attracting attention because of a typo near the end of the complaint. The verification paragraph said the lawyer verifies “under plenty of perjury” that the facts in the suit are true.

Afternoon Briefs: New ACLU lawyer gets arrested; top Chicago lawyer resigns after video uproar

New ACLU lawyer is accused of firing gun at ex-wife’s car

A newly hired lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah was arrested for allegedly firing a gun…

Was SCOTUS unanimous in tossing Texas’ election suit on standing ground? Alito a cipher

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday evening refused to allow Texas to file a lawsuit directly with the court that challenged the election results in four other states.

Texas AG asks SCOTUS to overturn election results in 4 states via its original petition

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to accept a lawsuit that seeks to overturn the election results in the battleground states of Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.

In election cases, Trump-appointed judges rule against Trump and allies, express skepticism

President Donald Trump’s campaign and those who support it have faced dozens of losses and skeptical judges, including some judges appointed by Trump.

Afternoon Briefs: Top state court rejects election appeal; judge allows lawyer’s bias suit against bank

Wisconsin turns down direct appeal in election lawsuit

The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump campaign could not challenge election results in that court without first taking the…

Trump campaign brings legal challenges in several battleground states with success in 1 suit

The Trump campaign has filed recent lawsuits in several battleground states and has called for a recount in Wisconsin.

Supreme Court doesn’t interfere with ballot deadline extensions in 2 states; Barrett doesn’t participate

Extended deadlines for mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania and North Carolina remain undisturbed as a result of actions by the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday.

SCOTUS refuses to reinstate extended deadline for absentee ballots in Wisconsin

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday evening refused to reinstate a judge’s extended deadline to count absentee ballots in Wisconsin.

Voting rights attorney writes a tale of dark money chicanery in ‘The Coyotes of Carthage’

Steven Wright spent several years at the Department of Justice's Voting Section witnessing all manners of election chicanery, voter suppression and dark money campaigns. So when he turned his efforts toward fiction, he decided to write what he knew.

Afternoon Briefs: Facebook sued over Kenosha killing; GC says she was fired for failing to soften criticism

Facebook, militia groups and Kyle Rittenhouse sued

The partner of Anthony Huber, a man killed in Kenosha, Wisconsin, protests, is among four plaintiffs suing Facebook, militia groups and Kyle Rittenhouse,…

Afternoon Briefs: Bankruptcy classes more popular; John Pierce representing teen in Kenosha shootings

More law students are taking bankruptcy classes

Some law professors are reporting the demand for their bankruptcy classes is booming. Ronald Mann, a Columbia Law School professor, told Thomson Reuters…

Afternoon Briefs: Lawyer denies ‘monstrous’ harassment; US appeals judge dies from COVID-19

Kentucky lawyer says sexual acts were consensual

A Kentucky lawyer accused of “monstrous and inhuman” sexual misbehavior says two former employees who sued him for harassment consented to “touching…

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