The stakes are high again for Republicans and their allies this year, with a challenge to Wisconsin’s gerrymandered maps, which have locked in disproportionate Republican control of the state Legislature for more than a decade.
After a long, bitter, and record-breakingly expensive state Supreme Court race, Protasiewicz takes her seat this week, tilting the bench on the state’s highest court to the left for the first time in 15 years.
The conservative majority of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 29, 2023, outlawed affirmative action programs that were designed to correct centuries of racist disenfranchisement in higher education.
There’s been widespread reaction to yesterday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to restrict affirmative action in college admissions. Wisconsin institutions, along with national civil rights voices, are still assessing the outcome.
Less than a year ago, Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion law went back into effect after the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Everyone knows that money and politics have overrun Wisconsin’s nominally nonpartisan election for the state Supreme Court — now the most expensive in U.S. history.
Conservative State Supreme Court candidate Justice Daniel Kelly, who’s backed by the GOP, has potential connections to former President Trump’s attempt to reverse the 2020 election results.
Currently, the state’s highest court is made up of 4 conservatives and 3 liberals, but with conservative Justice Patience Roggensack retiring, the majority of the court is up for grabs.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court sided with the City of Delavan on Thursday, deciding that its property tax assessments of a Lowe’s Home Improvement store were correct after the store had sued in an attempt to get a lower assessment, and therefore pay less property tax.
Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Janet Protasiewicz raised more money in the most recent campaign finance reporting period than her three opponents combined.