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Rebecca Bradley

Protasiewicz
Aug 30, 2023

Wisconsin Supreme Court emails detail chaotic first week of liberal control (UPDATE)

Liberal majority told Chief Justice Annette Ziegler they didn’t plan to release the changes to administrative rules on Friday, Aug. 4, but after Ziegler demanded a copy she sent them out to news outlets before a statement was issued to court personnel.

Jul 21, 2022

VIEW FROM AROUND THE STATE: Court wrong to demonize drop boxes

Banning drop boxes for absentee ballots across Wisconsin was rash and unnecessary.

Wisconsin 2024 Presidential Primary
Jul 8, 2022

Wisconsin Supreme Court disallows absentee ballot drop boxes

Wisconsin's conservative-controlled Supreme Court ruled on Friday that absentee ballot drop boxes may be placed only in election offices and that no one other than the voter can return a ballot in person, dealing a defeat to Democrats who said the decision would make it harder to vote in the battleground state.

Jul 7, 2022

Wisconsin court rules against transgender sex offender

The Wisconsin Supreme Court's conservative majority said Thursday that a transgender woman cannot change her name because she is on the state's sex offender registry and the law does not allow people on the registry to change their names.

May 24, 2022

Justices debate Wisconsin school’s gender change policy

The Wisconsin Supreme Court wrestled Tuesday with whether to block a Madison school district policy that prohibits staff from informing parents that their children have changed genders, with opponents arguing the policy amounts to a secret experiment on children and supporters countering that the guidance protects student privacy.

Dec 1, 2021

Top Wisconsin court affirms GOP’s preferred approach to maps

A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Republicans in a redistricting dispute, ruling that it saw no need to make significant changes to the maps that have helped the GOP win majorities in the state Legislature and congressional delegation.

Jul 6, 2021

After split reasoning on certified question, private-school busing lawsuit to return to 7th Circuit

A lawsuit over busing requirements for private, religious schools in Wisconsin will return to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

May 4, 2021

Divided Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds man’s gun conviction

A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of a man who was found guilty of arming himself with a gun while intoxicated, rejecting his arguments that his core Second Amendment rights outweighed a state law against brandishing firearms while drunk.

Apr 7, 2021

Editorial: Court’s ruling narrower than many think

This week’s ruling from the Wisconsin Supreme Court was considerably narrower than what a lot of people seem to think. There’s a critical point that people are missing: the ruling wasn’t on whether a mask mandate is legal in and of itself. That question remains open.

Mar 3, 2021

Court considers arguments over reasonable suspicion in vehicle search

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is considering whether an appellate court conducted a proper reasonable suspicion analysis in a case centered on a traffic stop that resulted in a gun charge.

Jan 12, 2021

Judge Shelley Grogan enters District II Court of Appeals race

Judge Shelley Grogan has entered the race for District II Court of Appeals.

Jan 8, 2021

State Supreme Court disagrees on Second Amendment rights of felon

The Wisconsin Supreme Court split this week on the question of what constitutes a violation of a felon's Second Amendment rights.

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