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Tag Archives: Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty

Justices say governor should oversee school policy (UPDATE)

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Wisconsin's Supreme Court reversed itself Tuesday and allowed the governor to take control of public school policy from the state superintendent, a decision that could translate to a major victory for Republicans if they can defeat Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in three years.

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Attorneys: Court should protect school chief’s powers

The state Supreme Court wrestled on Wednesday with whether to let the governor trump the state schools superintendent's policies, a decision that could hand de facto control of Wisconsin schools to the schools and undo a ruling the justices handed down two years ago establishing the superintendent's independence.

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Democratic lawmaker sued over alleged open-records violation

A conservative law firm has sued a Democratic state lawmaker for supposed violations of the Wisconsin open-records law after charging more than $3,000 for requested records, opening the latest front in an ongoing battle over whether emails must be provided electronically or on paper.

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Justices grill lawyers in property tax assessment case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday heard oral arguments in Milewski v. Town of Dover, in which the justices are weighing in on matters such as whether an in-home inspection for tax purposes constitutes a warrantless search prohibited by the Fourth Amendment.

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Lawmaker calls for investigation of court justice (UPDATE)

A government watchdog group and a Democratic state lawmaker on Tuesday called for investigations into free legal services Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman received from a prominent law firm.

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