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  1. ACLU gets $1 million in legal fees from WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The ACLU represented 8 gay and lesbian couples who had sued the state. They won their suit to overturn Wisconsin's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages which voters approved in 2006.

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  2. Grey's request for release deniedRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Review

    An East Liverpool man sentenced to prison two weeks ago after pleading guilty as charged was back in court Friday asking to be released until he can contest his sentence. Grey, 28, was sentenced on March 13 to nine months in prison after pleading guilty to soliciting sex from a 14-year-old girl, having nude photographs of the girl on his phone, and sending an 11-year-old girl photos of his genitalia.

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  3. Judge denies sex offender's requestRead the original story

    Yesterday | Morning Journal

    An East Liverpool man sentenced to prison two weeks ago after pleading guilty as charged was back in court Friday asking to be released until he can contest his sentence. The request on behalf of Chad R. Grey was denied by Columbiana County Common Pleas Court Judge Scott Washam, however.

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  4. Federal Court Approves Another EEOC Subpoena in Investigation of AerotekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | JD Supra

    A federal judge has approved a subpoena allowing the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to proceed with its age discrimination investigation of staffing firm Aerotek, Inc., the federal agency announced today. During the course of EEOC's investigation of Aerotek, which was initiated by then-Chicago District Director John Rowe, the Commission found hundreds of age-based employee referral requests from Aerotek's clients all across the country.

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  5. Attempt to ban same-sex marriage will cost Wisconsin $1MRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that an agreement announced Friday calls for the state to pay the American Civil Liberties Union, which represented eight gay and lesbian couples who sued to overturn Wisconsin's 2006 constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. The case went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, which declined to hear the appeal after the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals had already struck down Wisconsin's ban.

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  6. State to pay $1 million to ACLU for gay marriage battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Same-sex marriage equality plaintiffs Marie Carlson and partner Charvonne Kemp share a laugh during an October 2014 news conference after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected appeals from Wisconsin and four other states seeking to preserve their same-sex marriage bans. Madison - The state of Wisconsin's unsuccessful court battle to prevent gay marriage will cost taxpayers more than $1 million, under an agreement released Friday.

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  7. 7th Circuit Rules That Title Insurer Is Not Liable for Construction...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    The 7th Circuit has ruled that a lender is not insured by a title company for liens that arise after a construction loan became significantly out of balance and the lender stopped funding. In BB Syndication Services, Inc v.

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  8. Should Health Care Providers Pay Attention to the Seventh...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    Tuesday's post discussed the Seventh Circuit's holding in United States v. Patel , broadly expanding the definition of "referring" under the Anti-Kickback Statute.

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  9. Dogfight In Illinois Legislature Over Criminal Protection ZonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AmmoLand

    Here in the State of Illinois, law abiding citizens with a valid Concealed Carry license are denied access to public areas funded by taxes even though in the case of Moore v Madigan , the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Posner wrote - "A blanket prohibition on carrying gun in public prevents a person from defending himself anywhere except inside his home; and so substantial a curtailment of the right of armed self-defense requires a greater showing of justification than merely that the public might benefit on balance from such a curtailment, though there is no proof it would." And "The Supreme Court has decided" that the Second Amendment "confers a right to bear arms for self-defense, which is as important outside the home as inside."

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  10. Court Website March Madness Tournament: Midwest ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | FindLaw

    It's time for the third edition of the FindLaw Court Website March Madness Tournament, where we pit state and federal court websites against each other to see who will be the victor. Last week, the Federal Circuit barely beat out the Fourth to claim the title of best court website in the South .

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  11. Seventh Circuit Says Finding of Intent Must Be Explicit for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | JD Supra

    The Bankruptcy Code exempts from discharge those debts arising from willful and malicious injuries caused by the debtor. 11 U.S.C. 523 .

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  12. 7th Cir. Overturns Conviction Based on Made-Up EvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | FindLaw

    It's a rare event, indeed, when a federal circuit court actually grants a petition for a writ of habeas corpus. The federal habeas corpus standard is fairly unforgiving, granting great deference to lower courts and construing ambiguities in the law against the petitioner.

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  13. Federal appeals court says no dispute remains on voter IDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WKOW-TV

    A federal appeals court says that since Wisconsin does not plan to enforce a photo identification requirement for the April 7 election, it does not need to consider extending a judicial block to the law. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday declared that a request from the American Civil Liberties Union for the law to be stayed was moot.

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  14. Federal appeals court says on dispute remains on Wisconsin voter ID law enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Star Tribune

    A federal appeals court says that since Wisconsin does not plan to enforce a photo identification requirement for the April 7 election, it does not need to consider extending a judicial block to the law. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday declared that a request from the American Civil Liberties Union for the law to be stayed was moot.

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  15. Supreme Court Allows Strict Voter ID Law To Stand In WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | NewsOne

    In what some would view as a major shot in the arm for voter suppression, the U.S. Supreme Court refused on Monday to hear a major challenge to Wisconsin's strict-some say discriminatory-voter ID laws, reports USA Today . The decision is seen as a resounding victory to Republicans who favor tougher election laws, including Wisconsin governor Scott Walker , who is a likely presidential contender for 2016.

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  16. Appeals court judge overturns a oenonsensea murder convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Calling a Cook County judge's ruling "nonsense" and saying it was based on zero evidence, a federal appeals court has overturned the murder conviction of a man who's already spent 14 years in prison. A damning ruling by the Seventh Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals gives the state 120 days to retry Lawrence Owens or set him free.

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  17. Supreme Court won't hear Wisconsin voter ID caseRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | ABA Journal

    The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal appeals court to block Wisconsin's voter ID law from taking effect after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a challenge to the law. The U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari on Monday, report the Washington Post , the Associated Press and Reuters .

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  18. Walker wins on voter IDRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Washington Post

    ... been proven." The Court refused to hear the American Civil Liberties Union's appeal of a Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision that threw out the injunction issued against the state's ID law by federal district court Judge Lynn Adelman. Adelman, ...

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  19. Courts - 'Number of Courts Rejecting Insurance Adjuster Negligence Claims Grows'Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Indiana Law Blog

    The majority of courts that have considered the question of whether an independent insurance adjuster can be held liable for negligence to policyholders arising from the administration of claims have rejected the cause of action of adjuster negligence. Until recently, 13 jurisdictions had found that insurance adjusters did not owe independent duties to policyholders .

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  20. The Daily Signal: Wisconsin Is Finally Free to Implement Voter ID LawRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The American Conservative Union

    Great news for those interested in election integrity and common sense reforms like voter ID: the Supreme Court today removed the final legal obstacle to implementing Wisconsin's voter ID law. The Court refused to hear the American Civil Liberties Union's appeal of a Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision that threw out the injunction issued against the state's ID law by federal district court Judge Lynn Adelman.

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