The Wisconsin Supreme Court has declined to take up a case challenging Wisconsin's domestic partnership law until an appeals court has heard the case.Read More »
I recently gave the Wisconsin Court of Appeals credit for changing, perhaps intentionally or inadvertently, one of the sillier family law rules in Wisconsin with its decision in Tierney v. Berger, No. 2011AP565.Read More »
High school graduations in a southeastern Wisconsin church adorned with religious symbols and literature violated the separation of church and state, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.Read More »
Environmental groups urged an appeals court on Wednesday to block Shell from drilling 10 new deep-water wells off Alabama's coast, arguing that federal regulators haven't properly reviewed the risks of undersea drilling in the aftermath of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill.
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Appeals courts sent two lawsuits challenging Wisconsin's blocked new voter ID law directly to the state Supreme Court on Wednesday, determining it was imperative to resolve the cases quickly given the slate of important upcoming elections, including the state's presidential primaries next week.Read More »
The La Crosse Tribune is not entitled to most of the records it requested related to the release of a man convicted of killing three people at a western Wisconsin church in 1985, according to a state appeals court decision Thursday.Read More »
A federal appeals court has struck down a Wisconsin law limiting how much any one person can donate to independent political action groups.
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By JESSE J. HOLLAND and MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear arguments next March over President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul — a case that could shake the political landscape as voters are ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker appointed a Waukesha County judge Friday to serve on the state appeals court. Judge Mark Gundrum was appointed to District 2, which is based in Waukesha. Before he was elected to the Waukesha ...Read More »