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Gay marriages continue amid court fight (UPDATE)

Gay marriages were still being allowed in a majority of Wisconsin counties on Wednesday, even as those defending the state's ban were proceeding with legal action that could result in courts ordering the marriages to stop.

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ACLU opposes gay marriage stay

The American Civil Liberties Union is urging a federal judge to reject Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's request to stay any future ruling striking down Wisconsin's gay marriage ban.

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Van Hollen: Prior OWIs should play into license revocation

Prior drunken driving convictions will play into the Department of Transportation’s decision to revoke a license, even if they were stricken from being part of the corresponding criminal case, according to an opinion issued by Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen.

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Van Hollen makes stay request in gay marriage case

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen asked a federal judge on Friday to place on hold any future order she may make that would strike down the state's ban on gay marriage, the second time this week the Republican expressed doubt in the state's chances to succeed in defending the law.

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‘Lemon Law King’ asks judge to block law

Vince Megna, the self-described "Lemon Law King," has filed a writ of mandamus asking a Dane County judge to block a law because of what he sees as an error-prone form that litigants are required to fill out to make a claim.

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Court: Campaign finance laws went too far (UPDATE)

A federal appeals court on Wednesday declared major portions of Wisconsin's campaign finance law unconstitutional in a decision that experts said would have little immediate effect but would make it clear that the rules must be rewritten.

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Happ hesitates on criminalizing first OWIs (UPDATE)

Wisconsin attorney general hopeful Susan Happ said Thursday she isn't convinced criminalizing first-time drunken offenses would be the right move, saying most first-timers realize they've made a mistake and turning them into criminals would inundate the state's courts.

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