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Group asks state Supreme Court to stay out of John Doe probe (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court should stay out of a dispute over subpoenas in a secret investigation into possible illegal coordination between conservative organizations and recent recall campaigns, a liberal group said Monday.

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Justices approve rule change concerning budgeting process (UPDATE)

Justice Patience Roggensack

Despite a sometimes-heated conversation that lasted more than two hours, Wisconsin justices approved a change to their rules Wednesday that aims to keep the state Supreme Court better informed during the state courts’ budget drafting process.

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Court upholds parents’ convictions in prayer death (UPDATE)

Leilani and Dale Neumann leave a Marathon County Circuit Courtroom in Wausau, Wis. On Wednesday, July 3, 2013, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that the mother and father who prayed instead of seeking medical help as their 11-year-old daughter Madeline Kara Neumann died in front of them were properly convicted of homicide. Their daughter died of undiagnosed diabetes on Easter Sunday in March 2008 at her parents’ Weston, Wis., home. (AP Photo/Wausau Daily Herald, Rob Orcutt, File)

A mother and father who prayed instead of seeking medical help as their daughter died were properly convicted of homicide, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a decision that dramatically limits legal immunity for parents who turn to God rather than science to heal their children.

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