The Wisconsin Supreme Court has reinstated almost all of the laws passed by Republicans during a December lame-duck legislative session that limited the powers of the state's incoming Democratic governor and attorney general.Read More »
An attorney for Republican legislators urged a judge Monday to throw out a lawsuit challenging lame-duck laws limiting the governor and attorney general's powers, warning that blocking the laws could throw decades' worth of other statutes into jeopardy.Read More »
Attorneys seeking to invalidate Wisconsin's Republican-drawn legislative boundaries are getting ready to file new arguments after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to consider their lawsuit this past summer.Read More »
A federal judge issued a stinging rebuke Friday of disciplinary practices at Wisconsin's youth prisons, saying state officials have demonstrated a "callous indifference" to the harm caused to juvenile inmates by the use of solitary confinement, pepper spray and shackles.Read More »
A federal judge ordered Wisconsin transportation officials Thursday to immediately produce documents clearly explaining how people who lack a photo ID can obtain voting credentials and to perform checks to ensure field workers are giving applicants correct information about the process.Read More »
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart recently announced that Eric Hobbs, shareholder in the firm’s Milwaukee office, has been elected as a Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation.
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Workers at seven Division of Motor Vehicles offices across Wisconsin are heard in newly released recordings giving would-be voters without photo IDs inaccurate information about the availability of credentials that would allow them to cast a ballot in next month's election.Read More »