Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Judge is concerned Robin Vos or his aides deleted emails after open-records request.
Dane County Circuit Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn said she wanted a review of the issue because evidence has shown an aide to Vos waited nearly two weeks in one instance to let others in the office know of a records request. In the interim, others could have deleted records, she said.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Cavalier Johnson nominates Bree Spencer to the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission.
Wisconsin Law Journal: Bipartisan bill for juvenile prison near Milwaukee.
Vox: Why the Supreme Court's decision in Alabama gerrymandering case is so alarming.
So one upshot of Kavanaugh’s opinion is that the Purcell window — the period that counts as “close to an election” — should extend for more than nine months. That’s such a long period of time when courts cannot hand down “orders affecting elections” that it would be helpful if (Justice Brett) Kavanaugh informed us when, exactly, a judge is allowed to hand down an order impacting a state’s election laws.
The Hill: Federal Bureau of Prisons lifts nationwide lockdown.
Reuters: U.S. to try house arrest for immigrants.
The plan comes as arrests at the U.S.-Mexico border are expected to reach record highs again this year and detention space has been limited by the coronavirus pandemic. Though most migrants caught at the border are being rapidly expelled from the United States under a COVID-related health order, thousands have been allowed into the country to pursue their immigration cases.
"We just don't have the capacity," the DHS official said. "We're not going to detain our way out of the border crisis."
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