Ticket for Littering Cannot Be Expunged, Appeals Court Rules
Blaire Frett received an underage drinking ticket in 2012 but pled to an amended charge of littering. She paid the fine and later moved the circuit court to expunge her record. Recently, an appeals court said the record could not be expunged.
Duplex Owner’s Bad Faith Claim Against Insurer Can Continue
Alyce Armstrong bought a “landlord insurance policy” to insure a duplex she owned in Milwaukee. A fire caused substantial property damage to the duplex. Now the insurer, Allstate Indemnity, faces a bad faith claim by Armstrong’s estate.
Prosecutor's Voir Dire Questioning Not Improper in PAC Case
A prosecutor in Portage County elicited a promise from the jury during voir dire to convict if the state proved beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant was driving with a prohibited alcohol concentration. Recently, a state appeals court ruled the pro mise did not violate the defendant’s constitutional right to a jury trial.
AG Candidates Happ and Schimel Note Differences in Final Debate
From Wisconsin’s heroin epidemic, gun violence, and drunk driving to defending state laws and upholding the constitution, state Attorney General candidates Brad Schimel and Susan Happ outlined different philosophies in the pair’s final debate at the State Bar Center in Madison.