Wisconsin Justice Initiative
Court WatchDec 7th, 2018 by Margo Kirchner
Appeals court rules that man repeatedly denied probation and jailed due to gross negligence can sue.
Court WatchNov 25th, 2018 by Margo Kirchner
Too many fail to investigate mitigating evidence of such trauma, says national expert in MU Law School speech.
Court WatchNov 19th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Judicial rotation for circuit court judges switches him from court where he caused a furor.
Court WatchNov 9th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Public Defenders Office calls on judge to vacate controversial order and jailing of lawyer.
Nov 7th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
On 18 county and city ballots, all approved by up to 88% of voters.
Court WatchNov 6th, 2018 by Margo Kirchner
Federal appeals court says Pewaukee company's arbitration clause bars joint claim by employees for wage, hour violations.
Court WatchOct 18th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
All filed in last year against new Circuit Judge Kristy Yang, elected in April 2017.
Court WatchOct 15th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Teen girls put in isolation for months, attempted suicide, at state’s Copper Lake facility.
Court WatchSep 17th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Federal appeals court rules county not liable for employee raping county jail inmate.
Court WatchSep 13th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Case spotlights state’s constitutional crisis, inadequate funding for appointed counsel.
Court WatchAug 31st, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Man who killed woman when he was 16 gets life plus 32 years. Appeal court upholds it.
Aug 30th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
15 counties, two cities have referendums on legalizing medical or all marijuana use.