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40 min ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Walker wanted funds sent to Wisconsin Club for Growth

Separate but related criminal investigations initiated by Milwaukee County prosecutors have examined events and activities during Scott Walker's time as Milwaukee County executive and as governor.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Milwaukee County, WI, US News

4 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

8 things to know about Indiana's same-sex marriage appeals case

The debate over whether Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage is legal has taken several twists and turns since an array of federal lawsuits challenging 8 things to know about Indiana's same-sex marriage appeals case The debate over whether Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage is legal has taken several twists and turns since an array of federal ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | WEHT

Greg Zoeller Explains Military Consumer Protection Program with Brad Byrd

A new Indiana program is announced to protect men and women in the military from being targets of consumer fraud.

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12 hrs ago | JD Supra

Fortres Grand Corp. v. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Seventh Circuit affirms district court's dismissal of software company's reverse-confusion trademark suit, where defendant's Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises, used words "clean slate" to describe fictional hacking program, and software company alleged that its "Clean Slate" security software lost sales following film's release.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Appeals court puts off request to reinstate voter ID law

A federal appeals court put off until next month whether to put back in place Wisconsin's voter ID law.

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jdsupra.com

Known Unknown: 7th Cir. Uses Heightened Discovery Rule for Wisconsin Businesses

The court used a heightened discovery-rule standard - one that asks "when a reasonable corporate actor would have had enough knowledge" - that accounts for the often greater sophistication of corporate litigants.

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ABA Journal

Posner opinion takes aim at denial of disability benefits; is it a 7th Circuit trend?

In a published opinion issued two weeks after oral argument, the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned the denial of disability benefits to a woman who claimed severe pain because of a herniated disc.

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Journalgazette.net

Pence draws fire in same-sex case

INDIANAPOLIS Gov. Mike Pence contradicted himself on same-sex marriage, telling the court he had no power to enforce Indiana's gay marriage ban, then directing executive agencies about how to proceed after court rulings on the subject, a federal judge says.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Wedding, Indiana, Gay/Lesbian

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Media coalition wants John Doe documents unsealed

A coalition of media and open government groups pressed a federal appeals court Wednesday to unseal nearly three dozen documents linked to a secret probe into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Supreme Court puts a hold on gay marriage in Virginia

The Supreme Court blocked gay and lesbian couples from marrying in Virginia Wednesday as it edges closer to deciding whether same-sex marriage should be legalized nationwide.

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USA Today

Supreme Court blocks same-sex marriages in Virginia

The Supreme Court blocked gay and lesbian couples from marrying in Virginia beginning Thursday as it edges closer to deciding whether same-sex marriage should be legalized nationwide.

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Daily Press & Argus

Supreme Court blocks same-sex marriages in Virginia

The four original plaintiffs challenging Virginia's same-sex marriage ban are Tony London, Tim Bostic, Mary Townley and Carol Schall.

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Courthouse News Service

Hospital Loses Bid for 'Pure Research' Funding

Rush University Medical Center cannot bill Medicare for the time residents and interns spend doing "pure research" unrelated to direct patient care, the 7th Circuit ruled Monday.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Rush University, US News, University of Chicago

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Federal appeals court sides with Sheriff Clarke in employment case

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Indiana must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Indiana must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, but says the ruling doesn't take effect until the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules on the issue.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Jackie Walorski, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Indiana, Immigration Reform

WAOW

Appeals court sets arguments in voter ID case

One central Wisconsin town was hit hard by the rain this evening.Residents saw flooded streets and downed trees and power lines there.

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JD Supra

7th Circuit Rejects Public-Disclosure Bar in Qui Tam Case

A cardinal rule of a qui tam action brought under the False Claims Act is that the relator must be the information's original source.

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Journalgazette.net

Shepard to receive democracy award

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site has announced Randall T. Shepard of Evansville as the recipient of the 2014 Advancing American Democracy Award.

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Next step in John Doe document release unclear

It's unclear whether a federal appeals court will release nearly three dozen documents linked to a secret investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's 2012 recall campaign.

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Indiana Law Blog

Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit decided two Indiana cases yesterday, re sentencing

In U.S. v. KENNETH JONES, RAMONE MOCKABEE,DEVON YOUNG and ELISHA DRAKE , a 64-page opinion, Judge Tinder writes: Beginning in August of 2009, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and the FBI conducted a coordinated investigation of a suspected cocaine-distribution organization operating in the Indianap-olis area.

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