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Evers Forms Panel On Prison Reform

Evers Forms Panel On Prison Reform

Includes two former Supreme Court justices, three former prisons administrators.

Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Policy Advisory Council
Court Watch: Do Defense Lawyers Overlook Childhood Trauma?
Court Watch

Do Defense Lawyers Overlook Childhood Trauma?

Too many fail to investigate mitigating evidence of such trauma, says national expert in MU Law School speech.

Judges Rally Behind Danielle Shelton in Race for Milwaukee Circuit Court JudgeIN RACE FOR MILWAUKEE CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE
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Judges Rally Behind Danielle Shelton in Race for Milwaukee Circuit Court JudgeIN RACE FOR MILWAUKEE CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE

"It’s an honor to have the support of so many renowned leaders from across Milwaukee County who know what it takes to serve the court."

Marquette Law School to host 2018 restorative justice conference
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Marquette Law School to host 2018 restorative justice conference

This conference will explore how trauma impacts our community, looking through the lenses of victims, law enforcement and those working in the criminal justice system.

Invoking the Legacy of Mayor Zeidler in a Polarized World
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Invoking the Legacy of Mayor Zeidler in a Polarized World

Announcing the inaugural Frank P. Zeidler Legacy Breakfast Honoring Justice Janine Geske Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 7:30am | The Wisconsin Club

Court Watch: The Plague of Bail Jumping Charges
Court Watch

The Plague of Bail Jumping Charges

134% increase in such charges in state since 2000 may force innocent people to plead guilty.

Kundert becomes chair, three new directors join Greater Milwaukee Foundation board
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Kundert becomes chair, three new directors join Greater Milwaukee Foundation board

Kundert, whose career in the banking industry spanned more than three decades, is retired as chairman of JPMorgan Fleming Asset Management.

Justice Louis Butler Endorses Danielle Shelton for Milwaukee County Judge
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Justice Louis Butler Endorses Danielle Shelton for Milwaukee County Judge

"I’m honored to have the support of Justice Butler..."

The State of Politics: Abrahamson’s Career from Dominator to Dissenter
The State of Politics

Abrahamson’s Career from Dominator to Dissenter

Justice Shirley Abrahamson who joined the high court in 1976 and led the court for years, won't be running for another term.

Danielle Shelton Announces Campaign for Judge
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Danielle Shelton Announces Campaign for Judge

Milwaukee litigator has broad experience, is military veteran & single mom

Smart Politics: Dallet Would Make History If Elected
Smart Politics

Dallet Would Make History If Elected

6 of 7 state Supreme Court members would be women, highest percentage in American history.

Right-Wing Special Interests Spending to Make Michael Screnock Into Right-Wing Media Darling
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Right-Wing Special Interests Spending to Make Michael Screnock Into Right-Wing Media Darling

State Big Biz Lobby Drops Six-Figure Ad Buy on Fox News Channel

Murphy’s Law: Dark Money’s High Court Candidate
Murphy’s Law

Dark Money’s High Court Candidate

Michael Screnock blows off candidate forums, bets on special interest money.

Murphy’s Law: 11 Sure-Fire Predictions For 2018
Murphy’s Law

11 Sure-Fire Predictions For 2018

How crazy will 2018 be? Let us count the ways.

Kathleen A. Rinehart, J.D., Named Stritch Interim President
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Kathleen A. Rinehart, J.D., Named Stritch Interim President

Prior to her arrival at Stritch, Rinehart served as General Counsel and Secretary of the Corporation for Saint Xavier University in Chicago

Making the Case for Restorative Justice
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Making the Case for Restorative Justice

The Honorable Janine Geske will lead discussion

Op Ed: Supreme Court Should Address Recusal Issue
Op Ed

Supreme Court Should Address Recusal Issue

State's top justices ignore voter concerns about campaign donations they get.

Murphy’s Law: Pat Roggensack On the Warpath
Murphy’s Law

Pat Roggensack On the Warpath

Supreme Court chief justice slams Journal Sentinel, Janine Geske, and others.

Campaign Cash: Please Reform the Courts, Judges Ask
Campaign Cash

Please Reform the Courts, Judges Ask

54 retired judges urge Supreme Court to require recusal for cases with big donors.

The State of Politics: Why Ziegler Has No Opponent
The State of Politics

Why Ziegler Has No Opponent

Overwhelming dark money advantage and Democratic fatigue are factors.

Marquette Law School to host Restorative Justice Conference focused on domestic violence
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Marquette Law School to host Restorative Justice Conference focused on domestic violence

The Law School established the Restorative Justice Initiative in 2004 to help support victims and communities in the process of healing from the effects of crime.

Back in the News: Chisholm Challenger Skips Debate
Back in the News

Chisholm Challenger Skips Debate

Verona Swanigan objects to moderator and drops out of debate with DA John Chisholm.

Milwaukee County District Attorney Debate hosted by Kiwanis Club of Milwaukee
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Milwaukee County District Attorney Debate hosted by Kiwanis Club of Milwaukee

The debate will be held on June 29, 2016 at 11:45 AM on the 3rd Floor of the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center.

Murphy’s Law: The Plot Thickens In John Doe
Murphy’s Law

The Plot Thickens In John Doe

Did State Supreme Court try to sabotage appeal of its Doe ruling to US Supreme Court?

A Community Leader for 30 Years

A Community Leader for 30 Years

Sojourner center's executive director Carmen Pitre has been helping vulnerable people for more than three decades.

Murphy’s Law: Lady MacBeth of the Supreme Court
Murphy’s Law

Lady MacBeth of the Supreme Court

Pat Roggensack has shamed herself and the high court in the ugly way she’s handled her elevation to chief justice.

Murphy’s Law: Shirley Abrahamson Against the World
Murphy’s Law

Shirley Abrahamson Against the World

Chief Justice’s fight against a constitutional change to demote her is a minor issue. So why such a juicy battle involving so many conservatives?

Plenty of Horne: Are Abrahamson’s Days as Chief Justice Numbered?
Plenty of Horne

Are Abrahamson’s Days as Chief Justice Numbered?

Constitutional amendment on April referendum would result in her being replaced as chief justice. Even if it fails, her salary will be reduced.

Plenty of Horne: High Court Candidates Blast Each Other
Plenty of Horne

High Court Candidates Blast Each Other

Challenger James Daley calls incumbent Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley a liberal, while she cites Republican Party functions he attends.

Marquette Law School to host 2015 Restorative Justice Conference
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Marquette Law School to host 2015 Restorative Justice Conference

Survivors, community members explore impact of human trafficking

Marquette elects two new members to Board of Trustees
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Marquette elects two new members to Board of Trustees

Todd A. Adams and Hon. Janine P. Geske.

Murphy’s Law: Supreme Court Justices for Sale
Murphy’s Law

Supreme Court Justices for Sale

There may be no supreme court in America that’s more corrupted by conflicts of interest.

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Praises New Milwaukee Art Museum Expansion
Back in the News: Private Email System Built in 2002 for Walker Staff?
Back in the News

Private Email System Built in 2002 for Walker Staff?

County’s human resources assistant director tells State Journal Walker’s staff installed system in 2002.

Historic War Memorial/Milwaukee Art Museum Deal Finalized
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Historic War Memorial/Milwaukee Art Museum Deal Finalized

Agreement unanimously approved by County Board can now move forward.

Spending Lower in High Court Race

Spending Lower in High Court Race

Unlike the last four races, this one won't cost $4 million or so. Why is spending down?

Murphy’s Law: Can Fallone Beat Roggensack?
Murphy’s Law

Can Fallone Beat Roggensack?

Pat Roggensack leads the Supreme Court's conservative bloc and may be its most powerful justice. Ed Fallone blames a "dysfunctional court" on her.

Milwaukee County Board Pleased With Milwaukee Art Museum/War Memorial Operations Agreement
Art Museum, War Memorial Groups Claim Success in Negotiations
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Art Museum, War Memorial Groups Claim Success in Negotiations

Board-Appointed Mediator Advances Recommendations to Committee of Milwaukee County Board

Justice Geske Appointed as Mediator For Art Museum, War Memorial Negotiations
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Justice Geske Appointed as Mediator For Art Museum, War Memorial Negotiations

Highly Respected Justice Janine Geske Accepts Role to Move Iconic Institutions Past Impasse

The Roundup: Riemer: “Ready to Run”
The Roundup

Riemer

This terse note from Riemer almost sounds like a Bill Christofferson soundbite, which means it's a good one.

The Roundup: On the Fundraiser Trail
The Roundup

On the Fundraiser Trail

David Riemer held a fundraiser and art auction to advance his bid for County Executive. Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design was the place, and over a hundred people showed up to look at the art (a Guido Brink retrospective) and to meet with the candidate March 8th. Wine was served, and the food was […]

Murphy’s Law: Is Nardelli Qualified To Be County Executive?
Murphy’s Law

Is Nardelli Qualified To Be County Executive?

Nothing should surprise us about county government at this point, but it does seem odd that the two favorites in the race for county executive are Scott Walker and Tom Nardelli, neither of whom has a college degree.