Stories tagged: "WI Supreme Court"


From Banned to Beautiful–How Madison Transformed Its Defunct Dropboxes into Purposeful Public Art

After a controversial state Supreme Court decision, Madison rehires original artist to turn 14 dropboxes into art, with information on how to vote.

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State Justices Strike Down Drop Boxes While Perpetuating Untrue Conspiracy Theories About the 2020 Election

Conservatives debate the definitions of a box and determine a mailbox is allowed, while a secure, convenient drop box is not.

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Conservative State Justices Side with GOP Legislators on Blocking a Governor from Making Appointments

Former Gov. Scott Walker’s appointees still have a majority on the state Natural Resources Board after the state Supreme Court said a board member can refuse to step down—more than a year after his term expired.

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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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Justice Tells Legislature It Should Fix a ‘Nonsensical, Dangerous’ Loophole in Concealed Carry Gun Laws

A Brown County man convicted of disorderly conduct during a domestic incident can get a gun permit, but Justice Jill Karofsky said lawmakers ought to consider options to prevent abusers from having easy access to firearms.

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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.

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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.