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Tag Archives: Constitution

Constitutional boundaries need enforcement

On May 15, the Supreme Court will hear arguments concerning the legality of the December 2018 “extraordinary session.” The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin is one of the plaintiffs in this lawsuit. In recent weeks, there have been some misconceptions perpetuated by those who oppose the merits of our case. Here are some facts of the lawsuit:

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ACLU sues over nativity scene

The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is suing a southeastern Indiana county over a nativity scene that's been erected for more than a half-century on its courthouse lawn.

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THE DARK SIDE: Medicaid case fails test for jury

Last month, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held that the state is entitled to a jury trial when suing a private actor for Medicaid fraud under the Deceptive Trade Practices Act (State v. Abbott Laboratories, 2012 WI 62).

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THE DARK SIDE: I love ‘not guilty’ verdicts

I recently spent a little downtime scouring Article I of the U.S. Constitution. What I was looking for was the provision saying that Congress has authority to hold investigations into steroid use by baseball players.

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On cheesecakes and Constitutions

Thanksgiving is this week, which means I'm being heavily badgered by folks who want me to make them pumpkin cheesecakes for the holiday, or at least give them my recipe.

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