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SiriusXM settles with states to pay eligible consumers restitution

Settlement resolves claims company engaged in misleading advertising, billing practices

Wisconsin's attorney general joins 45 other attorneys general who have agreed to a settlement with SiriusXM Radio that will provide restitution to eligible consumers, according to a release.

Van Hollen: Gay marriage isn't a fundamental right

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the U.S. Constitution's equal protection clause doesn't cover sexual orientation the same way it does gender discrimination and there's no fundamental right for gay couples to marry.

AG tells DAs not to prosecute clerks

Email explains AG's position

An email sent to Wisconsin's district attorneys from Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen tells them he doesn't recommend charging county clerks for issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Recent rulings place state's same-sex marriage ban in doubt

Attorney General Van Hollen acknowledges law may be struck down by federal judge

The man charged with defending the legal challenge to Wisconsin's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen acknowledges the law may likely be struck down by a federal judge.

Investigators who delayed porn cases out

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says a state agent and supervisor are no longer employed after an internal review found they were letting child pornography cases languish.

Van Hollen: Legislator complied with records law

Attorney General's stance stuns open records advocates

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says legislators aren't above the open records law but the Wisconsin Constitution clearly allows them to invoke immunity in lawsuits seeking documents.

DOJ: Federal court upholds Act 10

A federal judge has ruled Republican Gov. Scott Walker's controversial law stripping most public workers of nearly all their union rights is constitutional.

Van Hollen comes out against police shootings bill

Van Hollen comes out against bill setting new procedure for police-involved deaths

Republican Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is coming out against a bipartisan proposal to change the way law enforcement agencies investigate fatal shootings and other officer-involved deaths.

Van Hollen comes out against police shootings bill

Van Hollen comes out against bill setting new procedure for police-involved deaths

Republican Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is coming out against a bipartisan proposal to change the way law enforcement agencies investigate fatal shootings and other officer-involved deaths.

Van Hollen comes out against police shootings bill

Van Hollen comes out against bill setting new procedure for police-involved deaths

Republican Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is coming out against a bipartisan proposal to change the way law enforcement agencies investigate fatal shootings and other officer-involved deaths.

Van Hollen comes out against police shootings bill

Van Hollen comes out against bill setting new procedure for police-involved deaths

Republican Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is coming out against a bipartisan proposal to change the way law enforcement agencies investigate fatal shootings and other officer-involved deaths.

DOJ request for solicitor general rejected

Van Hollen asks for new position

The Legislature's finance committee has deleted provisions in Gov. Scott Walker's budget that would create a solicitor general's office within the state Justice Department.

Van Hollen wants millions from agencies for DOJ

AG: Surcharge revenue meant for DOJ

The Wisconsin Justice Department wants to shift millions of dollars from schools, prisons, gang diversion programs and public defenders to pay for collecting DNA upon arrest and fund services for sexual assault victims.

Van Hollen asks appeals court for stay in union lawsuit

Filing comes after denial from a Dane County judge

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked the state appeals court to put on hold a judge's ruling repealing major parts of Gov. Scott Walker's law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers.

Van Hollen asks appeals court for stay in union lawsuit

Filing comes after denial from a Dane County judge

Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has asked the state appeals court to put on hold a judge's ruling repealing major parts of Gov. Scott Walker's law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers.

Judge to issue written decision on union stay case

Van Hollen asks for quick action

The Wisconsin judge who overturned key parts of Gov. Scott Walker's restrictions on collective bargaining says he will issue a written decision on a request to put that ruling on hold.

Judge to issue written decision on union stay case

Van Hollen asks for quick action

The Wisconsin judge who overturned key parts of Gov. Scott Walker's restrictions on collective bargaining says he will issue a written decision on a request to put that ruling on hold.