Shirley Abrahamson

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Name: Shirley Abrahamson
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council urged

MANITOWOC — County Circuit Court Judge Mark Rohrer told Manitowoc County Board supervisors Tuesday night the establishment of a local Criminal Justice Coordinating Council would be a proactive approach to dealing with issues affecting the criminal justice ... [Published Herald Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Punitive Damages Award Against Title Company is Unconstitutionally Excessive

– A Wisconsin Supreme Court majority (4-2) has ruled that a punitive damages award of $1 million against a title insurance company was unconstitutionally excessive, despite acknowledging the company’s actions were “reprehensible.”The jury’s award, upheld ... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

WI Supreme Court reverses $1 million punitive damage award

A $1 million punitive damage award against a title insurance company that failed to defend an action over access to an expensive Door County property was excessive, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.The 4-2 ruling cut the award to $210,000, prompting ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Man's probation revoked, even after 'discharged absolutely' by Dept. of Corrections

Crime, courts and legal issues in Milwaukee and throughout WisconsinJust because the Department of Corrections formally discharges you from a sentence and says you can vote again doesn't mean you're not still on probation, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Women expand presence on Neenah council

_ NEENAH — For only the second time in the city’s 141-year history, the Neenah Common Council elected a woman as its president.Alderwoman Marge Bates, 56, unanimously was chosen for the leadership position Tuesday and will succeed Todd Stevenson, who ... [Published Post Crescent - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Court Acts on Dues Structure Change, Governance Removal Petitions

– A Wisconsin Supreme Court majority (4-3) at its recent open administrative conference last week did not approve a petition, submitted by the State Bar of Wisconsin, to extend dues relief to younger lawyers and change the dues structure for lawyers who ... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court Clarifies Controlling Law on Therapy Record Reviews

– The state supreme court recently clarified the controlling law when a sexual assault defendant moves for in camera inspection of an alleged victim’s privileged therapy records, which defendant can do in some limited circumstances.The Wisconsin Supreme ... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

State high court clarifies ruling in sex assault case

Prosecutors will have to prove sexual assault charges against a Racine County billionaire without the aid of the victim's testimony, after the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday clarified an earlier ruling about potential evidence in the case.The issue ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Mar 27 2014]
Entities: Testimony, Sex, Assault
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Madison Mojo Madness — where No. 16 seeds have a chance

The first round of voting in our contest to find out who has the most clout in the capital city is nearing its close, and some upsets are brewing.Have to concede from the outset that the seeding process in Madison Mojo Madness is perhaps less than rigorous ... [Published Capital Times - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Justice Bradley steps aside from John Doe challenges

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley on Wednesday recused herself from hearing a request from unnamed petitioners to stop the John Doe investigation into recall campaign fundraising, because their attorney practices with her son.The court ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Nov 18 2013 - Updated Nov 18 2013 - 1 reports

news Recall elections, voter ID bills pass as Assembly session ends ...

After passing the bills out of committee last week, state legislators passed two bills to address the selection process of the Chief Justice of the state Supreme Court and another to limit recall elections.In response to recall attempts aimed at Gov. ... [Published Badger Herald - Nov 18 2013]

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Criminal Justice Coordinating Council urged [Published Herald Times - 10 hours ago]
Punitive Damages Award Against Title Company is... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - 13 hours ago]
WI Supreme Court reverses $1 million punitive d... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 22 2014]
Man's probation revoked, even after 'discharged... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 17 2014]
Women expand presence on Neenah council [Published Post Crescent - Apr 16 2014]
Court Acts on Dues Structure Change, Governance... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Apr 07 2014]
Supreme Court Clarifies Controlling Law on Ther... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Mar 27 2014]
State high court clarifies ruling in sex assaul... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Mar 27 2014]
Madison Mojo Madness — where No. 16 seeds have ... [Published Capital Times - Mar 22 2014]
Justice Bradley steps aside from John Doe chall... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Mar 20 2014]
news Recall elections, voter ID bills pass as A... [Published Badger Herald - Nov 18 2013]
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