Lawsuits Archives

Michelle Obama’s brother sues elite Milwaukee school claiming racism

April 21, 2022

Former President Barack Obama’s brother-in-law and sister-in-law have filed a lawsuit against an elite private school in River Hills. Craig Robinson, and his wife Kelly, filed their lawsuit against the University School of Milwaukee (USM). It alleges that the school expelled the couple’s two young sons after the Robinsons raised concerns about racial and socio-economic… [Read More]

Kyle Rittenhouse plans to sue Whoopi Goldberg, others for ‘lies’ about him

February 24, 2022

Kyle Rittenhouse said he plans to sue Whoopi Goldberg, other celebrities and media companies for what he said are “lies” about him. A Kenosha County jury ruled in November 2021 that Rittenhouse acted in self-defense when he shot three people, killing two during the unrest in Kenosha in August 2020. Rittenhouse told Fox News Channel… [Read More]

Judge rules for former MPD chief in suit against FPC

December 24, 2020

A Milwaukee County judge has ruled in favor of former Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales in his wrongful dismissal lawsuit against the Fire and Police Commission. According to online court records, the court reversed the decision of the board to demote Morales this past summer. Earlier this month, the city attorney admitted Morales did not… [Read More]

Texas sues Wisconsin over changes to election laws

December 10, 2020

The Texas attorney general is suing battleground states, including Wisconsin, over what he called unconstitutional changes to election laws. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed lawsuits Tuesday, December 8, 2020, against Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin in the United States Supreme Court. The suit claims the four states “exploited the COVID-19 pandemic to justify ignoring… [Read More]

Milwaukee attorney defends police in Sterling Brown arrest, asks for dismissal of federal suit

August 31, 2018

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says no one benefits from ‘legal wrangling’ Milwaukee police officers did nothing wrong when they used a stun gun on Bucks’ guard Sterling Brown during his arrest over a parking violation in January, a city attorney said Friday, contradicting the police chief and mayor who condemned the officers’ actions. Grant Langley… [Read More]