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Feb 3, 2012

Court vacates ruling on recall signatures (UPDATE)

Democrats got a victory Friday when the Wisconsin Court of Appeals overturned a judge's order for state election officials to be more aggressive in ferreting out fake or duplicate signatures on recall petitions.

Jan 25, 2012

Judge extends recall verification period

A Madison judge has granted state election officials an additional 30 days to verify nearly 2 million signatures on recall petitions against Gov. Scott Walker and five other Republicans.

Jan 19, 2012

Judge Niess delays decision on voter ID lawsuit

A Wisconsin judge has delayed a decision on whether to let a lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's new voter identification law to proceed.

Jan 12, 2012

Deininger selected chairman of elections board

Judge David Deininger has been selected as chairman of the nonpartisan board that oversees elections in Wisconsin.

Jan 10, 2012

Ethics complaint filed against Justice Gableman

Another ethics complaint has been filed against Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman, claiming free services he received from a law firm violated state law.

Jan 6, 2012

Judge: Remove fake names from recall petition

State election officials must "take affirmative steps" to remove fake or duplicate names from recall petitions, a judge ruled Thursday, handing a victory to Republican officials who felt the Government Accountability Board wasn't planning to be aggressive enough in vetting signatures.

Jan 5, 2012

Judge to hear arguments in elections lawsuit

A Waukesha County judge is preparing to hear arguments in a lawsuit that will determine how the state elections board handles petition signatures.

Jan 4, 2012

Wisconsin recall groups ask court to block ruling

Groups working to recall Republican officials have asked an appeals court to block an order denying them permission to join a lawsuit over how the state should verify petition signatures.

Dec 29, 2011

Judge rules against recall groups in Wis. GOP suit (UPDATE)

Recall groups targeting several Republican officials won't be allowed to intervene in a lawsuit that will determine how the state elections board handles petition signatures, a Waukesha County judge ruled Thursday.

Dec 27, 2011

View from around the state: Justice’s decisions leave bad perception

Just when you thought it was safe, more disappointing news came out this month about our state Supreme Court.

Dec 27, 2011

Dorow named Branch 2 Judge in Waukesha

Waukesha attorney Jennifer Dorow is the new Branch 2 Judge in the Waukesha County Circuit Court.

Dec 21, 2011

Another investigation requested into Gableman

Madison (AP) - A government watchdog group is requesting another investigation into Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman for accepting free legal services from a law firm with cases before the high court.

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