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09.19.2014 | 135 days ago | Posted at 10:12 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
UPDATE: Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn fired Christopher Manney on Oct. 15, using his name in his press conference announcement. Here's a reaction from Chris Ahmuty, executive director of the ACLU of Wisconsin:"The Milwaukee Police Department’s (MPD) explanation about why they fired police officer Christopher Manney at their press was an important first step in improving police community relati...
10.15.2014 | 108 days ago | Posted at 11:15 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
With just three weeks to go before a high-stakes, hotly contested election, George W. Bush-appointed U.S. Judge Rudolph Randa went rogue—again—and spiked a state campaign law.  This isn’t the first time Randa’s tried to do away with pretty much all campaign regulations in the name of the First Amendment.  This time, he is making legal exactly what prosecutors say Scott Walker d...
09.09.2014 | | Posted at 04:52 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Right now, the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Chicago is hearing oral arguments about whether the John Doe investigation into alleged illegal coordination between Gov. Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Club for Growth (and other organizations) is legal.  Reporters aren’t allowed to bring in electronic devices, so very little information is seeping out. Instead, Twitter is aflame with ...

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