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Jun 8, 2016

Judge denies request to put voter ID on hold

A federal judge will not put a lawsuit over Wisconsin's voter identification law on hold while another similar challenge is pending in a different court.

May 25, 2016

Discrimination complaint filed over Ariens break policy (UPDATE)

A civil liberties group representing Muslim employees of a Wisconsin manufacturer has filed a religious discrimination complaint against the company for not allowing extra break time for prayer.

May 25, 2016

Couple files religious discrimination complaint against inn

A Wisconsin couple has filed a discrimination charge with the state of Illinois saying that an inn owner refused to host their wedding because they wanted a non-religious service.

Jan 4, 2016

Feds close investigation into Milwaukee voucher program (UPDATE)

Federal officials have closed a long-running investigation into whether Milwaukee's school voucher program discriminates against disabled students.

Oct 19, 2015

Judge refuses to expand acceptable forms of voter ID

A federal judge has denied a civil rights group's request to let voters use more forms of photo identification at the polls.

Oct 5, 2015

Opponents ask court to relax voter ID requirements

Opponents of Wisconsin's voter identification law argued in federal court Monday that the legislation is improperly restrictive and should be expanded to allow people to use more forms of ID.

Aug 11, 2015

Justice Kennedy provides hope to solitary confinement foes

Prison reform advocates who have spent years campaigning against solitary confinement are counting on a powerful new ally in their quest to end the practice — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Jul 8, 2015

Democrats sue over 2011 redistricting (UPDATE)

A group of Democrats is asking a federal court to throw out Wisconsin's legislative Assembly district map, claiming the 2011 lines were drawn to the advantage of Republicans and therefore are unconstitutional.

Apr 27, 2015

Legal sparring continues over voter ID (UPDATE)

With two special elections looming next month and one to fill a vacancy in the state Senate coming later this year, opponents of Wisconsin's new voter identification law want a federal court to expand the number of IDs that voters can show at the polls.

Apr 23, 2015

Couple wants both names on daughter’s birth certificate

One of the couples at the forefront of efforts to overturn Wisconsin's gay marriage ban is fighting a new legal battle.

Mar 23, 2015

Schimel says voter ID law won’t be in effect for April 7 election

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal appeals court to block implementation of Wisconsin's voter identification law for an election that's less than two weeks away.

Feb 12, 2015

Minn. Supreme Court upholds law on refusing breath test

The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a state law making it illegal for suspected drunken drivers to refuse a breath test.


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