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Counties still finalizing Supreme Court votes (UPDATE)

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser is on track to lead challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg by about 7,300 votes after all counties finish verifying the ballots cast in last week’s election — ...

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State Supreme Court race still too close to call

Madison (AP) — Early returns show Wisconsin's Supreme Court election is very close. The initial returns Tuesday night showed Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser locked in a virtual dead heat with challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg. The race has become a referendum on Republican Gov. Scott Walker's contentious new union rights law.

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Federal judge upholds campaign finance law (UPDATE)

A federal court in Wisconsin upheld the state’s Impartial Justice Act which provides for public financing of state Supreme Court elections. In his decision on Thursday, District Court Judge William Conley ruled that the law did not infringe on free ...

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Recusal issue may return after Tuesday’s election

Defense attorneys may renew their campaign to recuse Justice Michael Gableman from criminal cases should attorney JoAnne Kloppenburg defeat Incumbent Justice David Prosser in Tuesday’s Wisconsin Supreme Court election. With Prosser on the court, the six state Supreme Court justices ...

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2010AP346-CR State v. Felix

Search and Seizure Warrantless home searches Devin Felix appeals a judgment of conviction for second-degree intentional homicide. Felix argues the circuit court erroneously denied his motions to suppress statements and physical evidence obtained after he was arrested in his home ...

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Judge halts implementation of bargaining law 


By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The showdown over Wisconsin’s explosive union bargaining law shifted from the Statehouse back to the courthouse on Tuesday, but it remained unclear when or even whether the measure would take effect. ...

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Appeals Court rejects DOJ request in union case

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state Justice Department attorney tells a judge a district attorney hasn’t properly brought a lawsuit challenging the state’s contentious collective bargaining law. Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi called a hearing Tuesday to weigh District ...

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Supreme Court race all about union bargaining law 


By Todd Richmond Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Everything was going according to plan for state Supreme Court Justice David Prosser. He emerged from a four-way primary in February as the top vote-getter by far. His surviving challenger, little-known ...

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