Democrats hope if Janet Protasiewicz defeats Dan Kelly, past conservative decisions lacking a clear rationale will be easier for a liberal court to overturn
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Conservatives, liberals weigh in on Wisconsin Supreme Court ‘activism’
The candidates for Wisconsin Supreme Court have accused each other of putting politics above the law. Supporters point to cases that explain what that means.
In Wisconsin Supreme Court race, ad spending for Kelly ekes past Protasiewicz after she led in ads 23-to-1
Outside spending to boost former Supreme Court Justice Daniel Kelly now outpaces pro-Janet Protasiewicz spending as the April 4 election looms
Dane County election review finds dozens of ineligible voters who cast ballots
Small number of cases shows why election officials say Wisconsin’s disorganized system for tracking those adjudicated ‘incompetent’ to vote needs a legislative fix.
Open and Shut, a WPR and Wisconsin Watch podcast, named national finalist
The American Bar Association honors the podcast for “outstanding work that fosters the American public’s understanding of law and the legal system”
Can formerly incarcerated people legally vote in Wisconsin? It depends.
What people with criminal convictions should know about voting rights in Wisconsin.
‘Driver’s licenses for all:’ Why some advocates call for expanding access in Wisconsin
Wisconsin, which once provided a driver’s license pathway for residents who entered the country illegally, now leaves them with few safe options.
What EPA’s nationwide PFAS rule means for Wisconsin drinking water
New federal limits on hazardous “forever chemicals” could mean cleaner, safer drinking water. But some residents may see higher utility bills.
Why fish consumption advisories in Great Lakes states like Wisconsin carry their own risks
Amid PFAS fears, oversimplified warnings could discourage residents from consuming a food central to Ojibwe lifeways.
‘There’s no transparency’: Secretive ‘pocket veto’ scuttles Wisconsin projects
The Joint Finance Committee has long allowed members to anonymously block projects, but some want to rein in its dubious practice of not holding hearings
‘Election integrity’ proposals do not address most common voting infraction in Wisconsin
Prosecutors charged just 192 people with election-related crimes since 2012, but more than half of the cases were related to felony probation status
Top Sheboygan officials lacked key details on police department sexual harassment probes
Citizen oversight board was not involved in reviewing police investigation; mayor says he was unaware independent review ordered by city had been halted.