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Biden’s Next Big Challenge: How to Deal With Trump’s Takeover of the Courts

“If somebody believes they are a victim of discrimination in their workplace, the final say on whether our civil rights laws are properly enforced is a lower court judge,” Daniel Goldberg, legal director of the nonprofit advocacy group Alliance for Justice, told COURIER.

Kyle Rittenhouse holding up a "white power" hand signal.
Kyle Rittenhouse Made White-Power Signs as He Took Photos with Proud Boys, Prosecutors Say

“The defendant’s continued association with members of a group that prides itself on violence, and the use of their symbols, raises the significant possibility of future harm."

Aurora Medical Center in Grafton where a pharmacist is suspected of spoiling hundreds of doses of COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo via Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for Associated Press)
Grafton Police: Pharmacist Accused of Destroying Vaccine Is a Conspiracy Theorist Who Said the World Is ‘Crashing Down’

Report says Steven Brandenburg was storing weapons and food in bulk, going through divorce, making false virus claims.

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson reacts to a video tribute from recently deceased U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during a celebration to honor Abrahamson on her retirement form the court on June 18, 2019. (Photo © Andy Manis)
The Real Legacy WI’s First Woman Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson Leaves Behind

Former Supreme Court Chief Justice was a prolific, meticulous legal scholar, leaving an indelible mark on Wisconsin’s courts.

Dusk settles over the White House
Wisconsin Supreme Court Rejects Trump’s Final Effort to Overturn 221,000 Ballots

Hagedorn joins progressives in telling the president he waited too long after the election was done to complain about the rules that govern it.

The Wisconsin Supreme Court hears arguments from Jim Troupis, bottom left, an attorney for outgoing President Donald Trump, on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020. Troupis argued more than 221,000 votes cast in Milwaukee and Dane counties during the Nov. 3 election should be thrown out. (Screenshot)
Wisconsin Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Trump’s Quest to Flip the State

Swing Justice Brian Hagedorn gives little indication of his leaning in the state case. Simultaneously, a judge dismisses president's federal lawsuit.

President Donald Trump speaks on election night in the East Room of the White House in the early morning hours of Nov. 4 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Hours After Trump Loses State Lawsuit, WI Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Appeal on Saturday

The effort to toss 221,000 votes in Milwaukee and Dane counties was rejected by a lower court Friday morning.