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AG Kaul Joins Coalition of Attorneys General Supporting Equitable Student Discipline in Schools
Racine County Critical Incident Investigation
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Racine County Critical Incident Investigation

 

AG Kaul Takes Action on Open Housing Cases
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AG Kaul Takes Action on Open Housing Cases

 

AG Kaul Calls on Federal Regulators to Act on Child Car Seat Safety
AG Kaul Announces Proposed Resolution with Purdue Pharma and the Sackler Family for Their Role in the Opioid Crisis
State Crime Laboratories Recognized as OSAC Standard Implementing System to Continue Providing Advanced, Objective Scientific Analysis
Former Arlington Man Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder of Wife in 1988
AG Kaul Announces Judgment Requiring $95,000 Penalty for Alleged Illegal Release of Mercury Waste
AG Kaul & 25 AGs Calling For Passage Of The Federal Equality Act
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AG Kaul & 25 AGs Calling For Passage Of The Federal Equality Act

AGs Urge Senate to Pass Measure Prohibiting Discrimination Against LGBTQ Americans.

UPDATE: Fort Atkinson Death Investigation
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UPDATE: Fort Atkinson Death Investigation

 

States Argue in Supreme Court Brief Supporting CDC Eviction Ban to Protect Public Health During Pandemic
Charges Filed in Kenosha County for Serial Sex Assaults Uncovered by Backlogged Sexual Assault Kits
Wisconsin, FTC, 5 Other States & Counties Sue Frontier Communications for Misrepresenting Internet Speeds
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Wisconsin, FTC, 5 Other States & Counties Sue Frontier Communications for Misrepresenting Internet Speeds

Company failed to deliver promised DSL Internet speeds

DOJ Releases New Data on Crimes and Sex Offenses for 2020
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DOJ Releases New Data on Crimes and Sex Offenses for 2020

May 19, 2021

Internet Crimes Against Children Investigation Leads to Tomah Man’s Guilty Verdict for Producing and Possessing Child Pornography
Office of Open Government Advisory: Marsy’s Law and Public Records
UPDATE: Officer Involved Critical Incident at the Radisson Hotel in the Village of Ashwaubenon
Officer Involved Critical Incident at the Radisson Hotel in the Town of Oneida
AG Kaul Criticizes Proposal That Would Allow Predatory Lenders to Take Advantage of Wisconsin’s Most Vulnerable Communities
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AG Kaul Criticizes Proposal That Would Allow Predatory Lenders to Take Advantage of Wisconsin’s Most Vulnerable Communities

“We need to strengthen our protections against predatory lending,” said Attorney General Kaul.

AG Schimel and Texas AG File 20-State Injunction Against Obamacare
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AG Schimel and Texas AG File 20-State Injunction Against Obamacare

In February, the same 20-state coalition filed a lawsuit that argues the ACA, as recently amended, forces an unconstitutional and irrational regime onto the states and their citizens.

AG Schimel Backs Academic Freedom in Friend of the Court Brief
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AG Schimel Backs Academic Freedom in Friend of the Court Brief

Wisconsin’s brief supports Professor John McAdams’ First Amendment claims in the case.

AG Schimel and Coalition of AGs Reach Settlement with Pharmaceutical Company Over Attempt to Block Generics
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AG Schimel and Coalition of AGs Reach Settlement with Pharmaceutical Company Over Attempt to Block Generics

“When a company tries to rig the system to its advantage, consumers suffer the consequences, which can lead to fewer treatment options,” Attorney General Schimel said.

AG Schimel Announces Record-Breaking Accomplishments & Reforms for Open Government in 2017
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AG Schimel Announces Record-Breaking Accomplishments & Reforms for Open Government in 2017

In 2017, the agency broke all previous records by responding to nearly 700 public records requests.

AG Schimel Appoints Experienced, Award-Winning Prosecutor to Lead Office of Crime Victim Services
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AG Schimel Appoints Experienced, Award-Winning Prosecutor to Lead Office of Crime Victim Services

Michelle L. Viste is a current assistant attorney general at DOJ and 2015 Deputy District Attorney of the Year award recipient.

DCI Announces Anonymous Tip Line for Information Related to Milwaukee Unrest
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DCI Announces Anonymous Tip Line for Information Related to Milwaukee Unrest

DOJ asks the public only submit tips based on facts, and not speculation or heresy.