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John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States of America.

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Murphy’s Law: Abortion Could Become a Felony
Murphy’s Law

Abortion Could Become a Felony

If Roe v. Wade is overturned as expected, Wisconsin is among states with punitive abortion laws.

US Supreme Court Won’t Extend State’s Ballot Deadline

US Supreme Court Won’t Extend State’s Ballot Deadline

Democrats argued flood of absentee ballots meant many would be received after Election Day.

Op Ed: Amy Coney Barrett Is Not Pro-Life
Op Ed

Amy Coney Barrett Is Not Pro-Life

She opposes Affordable Care Act and ignores guidelines for masks, social distancing.

Data Wonk: The State of American Judiciary in 2020
Data Wonk

The State of American Judiciary in 2020

ACA rulings show a disturbing right-wing activism. It could get worse.

Baldwin, Colleagues Call on Trump Administration to Immediately Comply with Supreme Court Decision on DACA
Supreme Court Salvages DACA Protections

Supreme Court Salvages DACA Protections

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

SCOTUS Ruling Ends the Current Fight over DACA
Press Release

SCOTUS Ruling Ends the Current Fight over DACA

But does not guarantee the Dreamers’ safety

Op Ed: Supreme Court Ruling a Huge LGBTQ Victory
Op Ed

Supreme Court Ruling a Huge LGBTQ Victory

Decision in Pride Month protects 8.1 million LGBTQ workers from discrimination.

Murphy’s Law: More Than 150 Catholic Churches Opened
Murphy’s Law

More Than 150 Catholic Churches Opened

Many in Milwaukee Archdiocese offered Mass Sunday, in violation of city shutdown order.

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.

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?

In Trump Acquittal, Wisconsin Legislators Divided

In Trump Acquittal, Wisconsin Legislators Divided

Johnson votes to acquit, is happy trial is over. Baldwin says republicans lack moral courage.

Op Ed: Yes, Republicans Want Less Democracy
Op Ed

Yes, Republicans Want Less Democracy

Voter purges and gerrymandering seek to disenfranchise minorities. Let’s call this what it is.

Court Watch: Q&A With Circuit Court Candidates
Court Watch

Q&A With Circuit Court Candidates

Blomme, Dedinsky and Whitney make their case for election to Branch 5. Part 1 of two-part story.

Data Wonk: The Return of Texas v. U.S.
Data Wonk

The Return of Texas v. U.S.

Case could kill ACA, leave 18 million without health insurance. Which states would be hurt most?

Data Wonk: Gerrymandering Is Built on Lies
Data Wonk

Gerrymandering Is Built on Lies

Which is why the North Carolina plan was overruled. Wisconsin’s is very similar.

Data Wonk: The Future of Wisconsin Gerrymandering
Data Wonk

The Future of Wisconsin Gerrymandering

An inexplicable U.S. Supreme Court decision leaves door open for GOP mischief.

Gerrymandering Foes Push Reform

Gerrymandering Foes Push Reform

Fair Maps groups embrace nonpartisan redistricting in Assembly, Senate bills.

Op Ed: Redistricting Now Up to Citizen Action
Op Ed

Redistricting Now Up to Citizen Action

U.S. Supreme Court decision leaves it up to voters to demand non-partisan redistricting.

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Gerrymandering

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Gerrymandering

Ruling effectively ends challenge to Republicans’ skewed legislative maps.

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.

Amended Whitford Complaint Highlights Harm Caused by Wisconsin’s Partisan Gerrymander to 40 Plaintiffs Across 34 Districts
Press Release

Amended Whitford Complaint Highlights Harm Caused by Wisconsin’s Partisan Gerrymander to 40 Plaintiffs Across 34 Districts

It's time for the courts to stop hesitating and start protecting the fundamental right to vote from the harms of gerrymandering

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.

Supreme Court Punts on Gerrymandering

Supreme Court Punts on Gerrymandering

No decision on merits. But Wisconsin case may eventually be sent back to high court.

U.S. Supreme Court Nears Decision on Wisconsin Redistricting Case

U.S. Supreme Court Nears Decision on Wisconsin Redistricting Case

Ruling could impact the nation’s elections and democracy for decades.

Court Watch: Public Defender Pay At Issue
Court Watch

Public Defender Pay At Issue

For decades they’ve earned $40 hour in Wisconsin; federal public defenders get $140 hour.

Data Wonk: John Roberts’ Nightmare
Data Wonk

John Roberts’ Nightmare

His decision on gerrymandering case could ruin Supreme Court’s reputation.

Court Watch: Republicans Want Activist Judges?
Court Watch

Republicans Want Activist Judges?

Bill pushes judges to overrule local laws that violate “spirit” of state statutes.