Retired Circuit Judge Bill Foust, who was also district attorney for nearly 10 years, died earlier this month.
A Madison man was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for abuse that severely injured his 7-month-old son last year.
A group of 54 retired Wisconsin judges filed a petition with the state Supreme Court Wednesday asking the court to write new rules for when judges should excuse themselves from a case.
Jim Troupis has been at the forefront of Republican causes.
The trial lawyer took a 10-year break from practicing law in Madison to own and operate a business catering to scuba divers in Australia.
The vacancy was created by the retirement on May 30 of Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi, who had been on the bench since her appointment by Gov. Tommy Thompson in 1998.
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Judge Maryann Sumi says she's stepping down at the end of the month. Two out of Walker's previous three replacement judges lost at the ballot box.
Judge Maryann Sumi, who received national attention in 2011 for overturning Act 10, will be retiring at the end of May.
At a sentencing hearing Wednesday, Jerry Benisch said he couldn't address widespread rumors during the lengthy investigation.
Dane County Circuit Judge Frank Remington told prosecutors they have until Feb. 28 to show him why he shouldn't dismiss the cases.
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Democrats decry the move as retaliation for the current office holder's opposition to Gov. Scott Walker's collective bargaining law.
Robert McCumber, accused of helping bury Matthew Graville's body, testified emotionally at times at a hearing for Jeffrey Vogelsberg.
A Madison man who claims he was innocent of raping a woman 12 years ago in a Downtown parking ramp despite DNA evidence that led to his convic…
The "lemon law king" says the governor and Legislature's tort reforms have gutted consumer protections in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Patience Roggensack says she is running for re-election.
Noted lemon law attorney Vince Megna told The Associated Press on Friday that he is running for the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
Philip Caminiti, a Black Earth church pastor who taught his flock to discipline their children, some as young as 2 months old, with wooden spoons and rods, was sentenced Friday to two years in prison.
A Dane County judge on Thursday denied a motion to dismiss charges against a Black Earth pastor convicted of conspiracy to commit child abuse for advocating the use of wooden rods to spank children as young as 2 months old.