Marquette cuts ties with director of center that hosted cop killer mural

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – In the wake of a public relations nightmare over a campus mural glorifying a cop killer, Marquette University has cut ties with director of its Gender and Sexuality Resource Center.

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Picture forms of Tom Barrett’s early handling of MPD’s cyber crisis

By   /  May 20, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MILWAUKEE — Two days after Christmas, 13-month-old Bill Thao was shot while playing with toys in the living room of his family’s Milwaukee home. He died a little later at Children’s Hospital of Milwaukee.

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Flynn, Barrett, take a pass on legislative hearing into MPD video system failure

By   /  May 19, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – Milwaukee officials are apparently blowing off a legislative hearing into the January crash of a Milwaukee Police Department video system used to record criminal suspect interviews and confessions.

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Professor: Marquette cop killer mural product of exclusive ‘inclusion’ campus crowd

By   /  May 19, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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At Marquette University, if you write a blog criticizing a student teacher for stifling the speech of a student who doesn’t believe in same-sex marriage, you can lose your job.

Commission a mural of a convicted cop killer, well, that’s just diversity of ideas.

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U.S. Supreme Court denies review of John Doe-related case

By   /  May 18, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request by conservative targets of a secret political investigation to review a lower court’s ruling dismissing a civil rights lawsuit against Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm and his fellow John Doe prosecutors.

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City records show MPD has already spent $246k on technology systems

By   /  May 16, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Watchdog

MADISON, Wis. – The Milwaukee Police Department requested and got nearly $245,996 from City Hall for video recovery and backup technology, according to documents obtained by Wisconsin Watchdog.

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