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In Sonag case, defense argues jury formed using voter rolls could have bias against client

Lawyers for the indicted company Sonag Construction are arguing that a trove of non-public voter information that could be used to assemble a federal jury in their client's case was drawn from a population that skews white — a fact that could give rise to a jury that's biased against the minority contractor.

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On the rise: Minority and women contractors increasingly sought for job sites

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With construction proceeding on many large projects across Wisconsin, a frequent topic of discussion is how to ensure women and minority contractors are awarded work on job sites. The Daily Reporter recently sat down with Kevin Long, Cory Nettles and Pamela Ploor, attorneys of the Milwaukee-based law firm Quarles & Brady, to discuss how developers and general contractors can include those groups in sufficient numbers.

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