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Dallet woos liberals at San Francisco fundraiser

The Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Rebecca Dallet touted her liberal support and warned backers at a San Francisco fundraiser this week that an onslaught of spending by conservative groups was coming in the waning days of her race against Michael Screnock.

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Screnock releases email to NRA that resulted in endorsement

Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock released an email on Monday that he had sent to the National Rifle Association that resulted in winning the group's endorsement, which was announced the day before the Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead earlier this month.

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Screnock, Dallet to square off for Supreme Court

Sauk County Circuit Judge Michael Screnock and Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Rebecca Dallet easily advanced from Wisconsin's three-way primary for Supreme Court, setting up an April runoff between two judges with clear ideological differences.

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Judge declines to wade into Evers-Walker regulatory fight

A judge refused Tuesday to declare that a new law requiring state agencies to get Republican Gov. Scott Walker's approval before writing regulations applies to state schools Superintendent Tony Evers, saying that's a question for the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

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How the judges fared in 2017

The Wisconsin Law Journal has conducted its annual review of the state's judges by looking at decisions released by the appeals courts and the Wisconsin Supreme Court from Jan. 1, to Dec. 31, 2017. See how the judges fared.

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High court hopefuls face off at forum

The only thing that all three candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court appeared to agree on at Monday evening’s forum was the extent to which decisions handed down by other states' supreme courts should influence the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

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Justices vote to have public hearing on petition to increase pro hac vice fees

The Wisconsin Supreme Court will be holding a public hearing on a proposal to increase the fees out-of-state lawyers pay to appear in the state’s courts. The Access to Justice Commission filed a petition with the Wisconsin Supreme Court in September proposing increasing the pro hac vice application fee from $250 to $300. Of the current fees, which the Office ...

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Evers’ allies try to block WILL lawsuit in Madison court

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin public schools Superintendent Tony Evers’ allies want a Madison judge to reaffirm that Evers doesn’t need Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s permission to write regulations. The state Supreme Court last year upheld a Dane County judge’s ruling that a 2011 state law requiring agency heads to get Walker’s approval before writing regulations doesn’t apply to Evers ...

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Chief justice: Judicial raises on the way

Two years after Chief Justice Pat Roggensack made a promise that judicial salaries would be her priority, it appears that she will be coming through. Roggensack said on Wednesday that raises for state judges will start in June 2018. She noted that the raises will also increase per diems for temporary reserve judges. By statute, per diems are set at 90 ...

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