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Wisconsin Supreme Court takes pass on voter ID

Wisconsin's highest court says it won't hear challenges to the state's voter ID law until a court of appeals hears the cases, a setback for Republicans who wanted voters to have to show photo ID to vote in November's election.

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New ID laws could delay outcome of close elections

The presidential election is Nov. 6, but it could take days to figure out the winner if the vote is close. New voting laws are likely to increase the number of people who have to cast provisional ballots in key states.

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State justices to consider Innocence Project appeal

The Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this fall in an Innocence Project appeal, State v. Brian K. Avery, to consider whether new photogrammetry and video enhancement evidence can be presented to a Wisconsin court more than 16 years after trial.

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Editorial: The cost of justice

Although it appears Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser is about to win the biggest legal battle of his career, he should be worried, even embarrassed, about the cost.

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Policy wording at heart of state Supreme Court case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court in fall will hear a construction litigation case in which an insurance company might be compelled to pay more than $600,000 in subrogation claims based on the interpretation of the word “occurrence,” the economic loss doctrine and commercial general liability policy exclusionary language.

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State justices to consider improper jury instructions

In State v. Courtney C. Beamon, which is at the briefing stage before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, a convicted felon caught driving from the scene of a shooting is challenging whether the sufficiency of evidence presented against him should be measured by the actual language in erroneous jury instructions or by the statutory elements of the crime.

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