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The U.S. Supreme Court and politics

It would be pointless to write a column on the United States legal system and ignore the two significant cases which the court decided this week. One case, New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen significantly expanded gun rights by striking down a New York law which restricted the right of New Yorkers to carry handguns in public.

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View from around the state: Enough is enough

Gableman ordered to not delete records

The admission Thursday by former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman that he had deleted public records, even after he had received open-records requests, isn’t entirely surprising. His conduct at a previous hearing, berating a judge over questions, had already suggested he didn’t want to answer.

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EXPLAINER: How parade crash insanity plea will work

A man accused of driving his SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee last year, killing six people and injuring dozens more, this week served notice he will try to persuade a jury that he was mentally ill during the incident and if convicted should go to an institution instead of prison.

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Employee Benefits Might Still Facilitate Abortions and Reproductive Choice in a Post-Roe v. Wade America

On May 2, 2022, the Supreme Court’s draft majority opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, was leaked to the public and suggested that the Court intends to overturn Roe. Although the Supreme Court’s draft opinion does not have any binding legal authority, some large, multi-state employers have announced steps to support employee access to abortion and related reproductive medical services, specifically for those employees residing in states that do (or will) restrict abortion.

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Managing Activism in the Workplace

In a politically charged era where activism is considered noble, HR managers are confronting new challenges in the workplace in an attempt to find balance between the expression of disparate views while maintaining a productive and cohesive workplace. Just Another Day at the Office IT specialist Peter is a devout Catholic. His cubicle displays a Papal flag and other religious ...

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