The U.S. Supreme Court could discuss a request Thursday from the polygamous family from TV's "Sister Wives" to hear their case for legalizing polygamy.
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Should the medical-technology firm Epic Systems and other companies be able to require that employees sign on to agreements forcing them to take labor disputes to independent arbitrators rather than court?Read More »
Even as some companies continue using arbitration clauses to push employees and consumers to resolve their cases outside court, others are finding they can achieve the same goals by avoiding going before a jury.Read More »
The billionaire owner of a company that makes lead formerly used in paint gives Wisconsin Club for Growth $750,000 to help buck up Gov. Scott Walker and GOP senators during a political crisis — the recall elections in 2011 and 2012.Read More »
A lead manufacturer was among a host of corporate leaders who donated to a conservative group that helped Gov. Scott Walker and Republican legislators fend off recall challenges, a newspaper reported Wednesday.Read More »
Planned Parenthood and Democratic lawmakers called on the Republican-led Wisconsin Legislature Thursday to strike an abortion restriction from the state's legal code even though the U.S. Supreme Court struck it down last week, rendering it unenforceable.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court failed to resolve a knotty dispute between faith-based groups and the Obama administration over birth control on Monday, the latest indication of the shorthanded court's struggle to find a majority for important cases taken up before Justice Antonin Scalia's death.Read More »