Stories tagged: "US Supreme Court"


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Ron Johnson’s Judges: Hostile to Marriage Rights, Women’s Reproductive Freedom, and Unsure on Banning School Segregation

Wisconsin’s Republican senator has approved lifetime positions for several nominees who were vigorously opposed by coalitions of civil rights groups.

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Debunking Three of the Biggest Myths About Abortion

Women's health care is facing a legal assault from an activist Supreme Court—in part because of the volume of misinformation in the half-century since Roe v. Wade.

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Progressive Judge Janet Protasiewicz to Run for State Supreme Court

Conservative Patience Roggensack’s retirement creates a fight for court control. The US Supreme Court, meanwhile, sees a major downshift in public opinion in a new Marquette Poll.

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Legal Question: If Roe Is Overturned, Can Wisconsin’s 1849 Abortion Ban Be Ruled Unenforceable?

A political battle would almost certainly spill into courts as health providers assess their legal options.

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, DC, early Monday, June 15, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Ob-Gyn: Overturning Roe v. Wade Removes Women’s Ability ‘to Determine the Rest of Our Lives’

There are many complex reasons women terminate pregnancies. Saying it’s about “not wanting a baby” doesn’t begin to appreciate women’s health care.

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Given Veto Override Assistance by Two Supreme Courts, Wisconsin Will Have Republican-Drawn Maps for Another Decade

Wisconsin Supreme Court chooses GOP maps that eliminate one Black-majority Assembly district after the US Supreme Court ruled Gov. Evers’ maps aren’t “race-neutral” because they added a district.

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Wisconsin Dems Celebrate Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Historic Confirmation to US Supreme Court

Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Gov. Tony Evers, and many other Democrats celebrated the historic elevation of the first Black woman to the highest court in the land.