Stories tagged: "Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty"


(Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Are Wisconsin’s Political Maps Unconstitutional? 3 Lawsuits Say Yes.

Two lawsuits make the same core argument, but ask for starkly different solutions from different jurists—the conservative-led state Supreme Court or a federal court.

UW-Madison researchers estimate that hunters and poachers wiped out as much as a third of Wisconsin's gray wolf population after their removal from the federal endangered species list this year. (Photo via National Parks Service)
Hunters Recorded Almost Double the Kill Quota In Wisconsin’s Gray Wolf Hunt. It Was Probably Worse, Researchers Find.

The hunt was held in the middle of mating season and hunters quickly blew past the state-imposed quota. Then poachers threw another wrench in it.

Wisconsin Supreme Court chambers in the state Capitol. (Shutterstock)
Wisconsin Supreme Court Denies GOP Attempt to Bypass Federal Courts In Gerrymandering Lawsuits

The state’s high court denied a request that would have seen it automatically take up presumed lawsuits in this year’s redistricting process.

State Supreme Court Rejects Right-Wing Legal Group’s Effort to Deregister 70,000 Voters

Two conservative justices join liberals in striking down the attempted deregistration of tens of thousands of voters.

Downtown Racine (Photo via Facebook/City of Racine)
Private Schools File Wis. Supreme Court Suit Against Racine’s Health Department

Suit could set precedent for local health officials’ authority over private entities.

St. Croix County Circuit Court Judge Michael Waterman
Republican Lawmakers Get Handed a Judicial Loss Over Wisconsin’s Mask Safeguard

The Legislature has not met in 180 days, and judge says Republicans asked the courts to do their job for them.

Evers extends mask mandate
Evers Extends Mask Mandate for 60 More Days as State Sees Record Number of COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Wisconsin surpassed 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases over the weekend. Young adults driving most recent surge.