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WLP Executive Director to Testify at Senate Hearing About Police Mishandling of Rape Cases

Next Tuesday, September 14, WLP Executive Director Carol E. Tracy will testify at a Senate Judiciary hearing in Washington, DC, about police mishandling rape reports. The Women’s Law Project has been working on this issue since the Philadelphia Inquirer reported … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Judge Invalidates Paid Sick Days for Victims of Domestic Violence

Last fall, almost 70 percent of Milwaukee voters approved an ordinance that would guarantee workers seven paid sick days a year. Last Friday, as reported in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Judge Thomas Cooper of the Milwaukee County Circuit Court ruled … Continue reading

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