Wisconsin Supreme Court

Dallet’s arrival brings hope of friendlier Supreme Court

Incoming Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Dallet says she looks forward to building strong relationships with her fellow justices after a …

Wisconsin Politics

Rondo Days in St. Paul

On Saturday there was a local parade to celebrate the Rondo neighborhood. In the 1930s, Rondo Avenue was at the heart of Saint Paul's largest black …

Urbanism

“Here we go again.”

Many efforts over the years to repeal Wisconsin’s strict abortion ban failed — even after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the law unenforceable in Roe …

Madison

Litigation News Updates from the National Law Review

<b>Quick Links</b><p><b>Litigation Legal News</b><p>In house attorneys looking for a better way to organize, vet and easily retrieve legal news created the National Law …

Law

Democrat Roys focuses on abortion rights in first TV ad

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kelda Roys is focusing on protecting abortion rights in her first television ad of the campaign.

Scott Walker

NFL revenue climbed 4.9% in 2017, Giants pull in $255 million

There was an increasing belief that the NFL was losing money in 2017 due to several factors. Changes in the rules, the decline in television ratings and the controversy surrounding the National Anthem were said to be turning fans and viewers away in droves.<p>That may have been the case, but whatever …

Saquon Barkley

Republicans Will Try to Find Unity After Senate Primary

<i>By James Wigderson for Media Trackers</i><p>Wisconsin Republicans are hoping that an expensive dinner and reception for large GOP donors will bring unity to …

Republicans

A Dangerous Precedent: Court’s Ruling at Marquette

Wikimedia<p>The Wisconsin Supreme Court’s ruling last week in <i>McAdams v. Marquette University</i> represents a victory for one faculty member in the short …

Higher Education

Iowa's State Supreme Court Justices Are All Men — Now A Woman Will Finally Join The Bench

For the last seven years, Iowa's state supreme court justices have all been men, making it the only state in the country with no women on its top …

Iowa

Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Employees Who Violate Attendance Policies May Not Be Entitled to Unemployment Benefits

Jesse R. DillJurisdiction: WisconsinType of Law: Labor & EmploymentLitigation / Trial Practice

Law

A Closer Look at today's hot topics: Abortion polling, Kavanaugh confirmation, religious liberty and free speech in WI

Once again, I get to step outside the box and guest host on Relevant Radio’s A Closer Look from 6-7 ET today! The Catholic talk-radio network is …

Conservative View

What Happened In Wisconsin - 1A

During the 20th century, Wisconsin was the embodiment of what U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis called a “laboratory of democracy” — an …

Politics

AP FACT CHECK: Claim against Sen. Baldwin exaggerated

Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir has repeatedly attacked incumbent U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, saying the Democrat failed to protect communities against sex offenders.<p>Vukmir, a state senator, is one of two leading contenders for the Republican nomination to take on Baldwin in the …

Washington Redskins

The battle for Wisconsin

Dan Kaufman looks at what happened to his home state of Wisconsin. The subtitle, "The Conservative Conquest of a Progressive Bastion and the Future …

Madison

The Latest: Neubauer rejects partisan label in court race

The Latest on Wisconsin Supreme Court race (all times local):

Wisconsin Politics

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds $750,000 cap on noneconomic damage in medical malpractice cases

Article ByKendall W. HarrisonGodfrey & Kahn S.C. Insurable InterestsOn June 27, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in <i>Mayo</i> …

Law

The Emmy Nominations

I care about the Emmy nominations about as much as I care about which color will be dominant in this year’s Paris fashion shows, but I did check out …

Samantha Bee

Hands on Wisconsin: Judge Brett Kavanaugh upsets balance of the court

The U.S. Supreme Court will have a decidedly conservative tilt if President Donald Trump's nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, is confirmed to succeed the more …

Brett Kavanaugh

To-do list: Move and vote

Aug. 14 is move out day for many UW-Madison students. This year, it’s also the day of the August primary. Voting officials and university …

Government

Mississippi Supreme Court Rejects Chevron Deference to State Administrative Agencies

Under the federal Chevron doctrine, federal courts generally defer to federal agencies' interpretations of the statutes that the agencies are charged …

Wisconsin Politics

Wis Sen Ron Johnson wants to jam through SCOTUS nom, because he's also caught up in #TrumpRussia

Yesterday’s nomination of Brett ("A president is above the law") Kavanaugh is clearly part of a desperate attempt by President Trump to try to use …

Government

Supreme Court nominee: Dez didn't catch it

President Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appellate court judge, to take over the Supreme Court seat of retiring justice Anthony …

NFL

How did President Trump's latest Supreme Court nominee rule on the Dez Bryant 'catch'?

Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the United States Supreme Court, might be a popular pick for many people in Texas.<p>But a few …

Donald Trump

Bears fans can make like Urlacher with a trip to the Pro Football Hall of Fame

The hits come early and often at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, a shrine to the gridiron game that figures to draw thousands of Chicago Bears fans this August to celebrate the induction of linebacker Brian Urlacher in the Class of 2018.<p>Anchored on the ground floor by a bronze statue of Olympian Jim …

NFL

McAdams and Esenberg on Winning at the Supreme Court

Rick Esenberg, president of the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL), and Marquette University Professor John McAdams spoke with …

Conservative View

Keep focus on Trump, not ICE

×<p>David Michael Miller<p>Madison’s congressman Mark Pocan is a skilled politician with excellent political instincts. But nobody bats a thousand and …

Madison

Victory For Academic Freedom In Wisconsin

The American academy was strengthened a bit last Friday. The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4 to 2 in favor of Professor John McAdams, and against Marquette University, reinstating McAdams to his role as a political science professor, with back pay. This was a victory for academic freedom, the First …

Higher Education

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activism—July 14

<b>1983</b>—In a separate concurring opinion (in <i>State v. Hunt</i>), Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals offers her view that …

Conservative View

A lesson for Berkeley in the ruling on Marquette professor John McAdams

The Wisconsin Supreme Court held on Friday that Marquette University violated Professor John McAdams’ contractual right to academic freedom when it …

University of California

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activism—July 15

<b>2005</b>—More mischief from the Wisconsin supreme court. This time, the same four-justice majority as in <i>Ferdon</i> (see This Day for July 14, 2005), in an …

Conservative View