Stories tagged: "WI Supreme Court"


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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.

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Left Without Any Factual Reason to Attack the State’s Top Elections Administrator, Gableman Goes After Her Looks

Republican-hired inquisitor attacks Meagan Wolfe on right-wing radio show, and continues to spread conspiracy theories about the 2020 election.

The U.S. Supreme Court as seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Citing Too Many Black-Majority Districts, Conservatives on US Supreme Court Strike Down Evers’ New Maps

Republicans called it racial gerrymandering. State attorney general says it’s “back to the drawing board,” with less than a month until candidates for Legislature can start to file.

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Justices Hear Arguments on the Squatter Who Won’t Leave the State Natural Resources Board

Scott Walker appointee’s term ended last year, but he’s refused to leave since Republicans in the state Senate won’t confirm a replacement nominated by Evers.

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New Political Maps Will Pit Some GOP Lawmakers Against Each Other

But the home of one lawmaker who doesn’t live in his district will still be located outside his boundaries.

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State Supreme Court Chooses New Political Maps Still Heavily Skewed to Republicans

By choosing Evers’ modified option, court rules 4-3 against GOP efforts to tilt the maps even further from statewide voter makeup.