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Op Ed: Why BLOC Endorses Gokalgandhi
Op Ed

Why BLOC Endorses Gokalgandhi

Passionate and dedicated, she would be first South Asian elected official in Milwaukee history.

Supreme Court Rejects Texas Lawsuit

Supreme Court Rejects Texas Lawsuit

Suit was brought Attorney General of Texas, joined by 17 other states.

Op Ed: What Amy Coney Barrett Forgot
Op Ed

What Amy Coney Barrett Forgot

Her omissions during testimony offer clear clues to the kind of justice she will be.

Murphy’s Law: The Curious Campaign of Michele Bryant
Murphy’s Law

The Curious Campaign of Michele Bryant

Why is a Democratic state senator’s chief of staff running against another Democratic senator?

Supreme Court Salvages DACA Protections

Supreme Court Salvages DACA Protections

A narrow majority overturns Trump administration's revocation of DACA.

State’s LGBTQ Groups Celebrate Historic Ruling

State’s LGBTQ Groups Celebrate Historic Ruling

US Supreme Court’s decision bans workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity.

Court Watch: Ruling Limits Involuntary Medication of Inmates
Court Watch

Ruling Limits Involuntary Medication of Inmates

WI Supreme Court says prisoners can’t be forcibly medicated unless they are dangerous.

Data Wonk: Should the Federal Government Keep its Word?
Data Wonk

Should the Federal Government Keep its Word?

The Supreme Court says yes, except Justice Alito, who sees things differently.

Data Wonk: Why Was Election in Pandemic Required?
Data Wonk

Why Was Election in Pandemic Required?

So ruled both the Wisconsin and U.S. Supreme Court. Let’s examine their reasoning.

Supreme Decision

Supreme Decision

Karofsky v. Kelly, stakes are high in state Supreme Court race.

Data Wonk: Judge Adelman Blasts U.S. Supreme Court
Data Wonk

Judge Adelman Blasts U.S. Supreme Court

Getting buzz nationally. Is his critique warranted?

Data Wonk: State Regulators at Issue in High Court Race
Data Wonk

State Regulators at Issue in High Court Race

Justice Dan Kelly seems to side with those out to destroy the “administrative state.”

Cruel and Unusual: Jail Fees Can Leave Inmates in Debt
Cruel and Unusual

Jail Fees Can Leave Inmates in Debt

Counties' 'Pay-to-Stay' fees can leave people with thousands of dollars of debt after prison.

Court Watch: Justice Kelly Will Run For Full Term
Court Watch

Justice Kelly Will Run For Full Term

Conservative appointed to Supreme Court by Walker will face two opponents in 2020.

Neubauer, Hagedorn Spar Over Political Ties

Neubauer, Hagedorn Spar Over Political Ties

Candidates for Supreme Court debate over who is more political or biased.

Murphy’s Law: The Fight Against Gerrymandering
Murphy’s Law

The Fight Against Gerrymandering

Advocates hope their Supreme Court case -- now being rewritten -- will succeed.

The State of Wasted Votes

The State of Wasted Votes

Republican gerrymander wastes up to 10% of state votes, but Supreme Court seems unconcerned.

Data Wonk: Can Democrats Still Contest Gerrymander?
Data Wonk

Can Democrats Still Contest Gerrymander?

Strange Supreme Court decision on Wisconsin redistricting leaves some room for hope.