Tag Archives: Wisconsin Supreme Court

Wisconsin Supreme Court Boots Gov’s Lockdown Order

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: The Wisconsin Supreme Court has struck down Gov. Tony Evers’ order shutting down daily life to limit the spread of coronavirus — marking the first time a statewide order of its kind has been knocked down by a court of last resort. The state’s highest court, which is controlled by conservatives, sided with Republican lawmakers Wednesday …

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Liberal Wins Seat On Wisconsin State Supreme Court

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: Dane County Circuit Judge Jill Karofsky won the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court, narrowing the conservative majority after a tumultuous election conducted in the midst of a global pandemic, according to unofficial results released Monday. Karofsky’s victory marked the first time in a dozen years that a Supreme Court challenger beat an incumbent — and just …

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Overrules Gov, Primary Is On

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: The Wisconsin Supreme Court reinstated Tuesday’s election Monday, five hours after Democratic Gov. Tony Evers called it off because of the widening coronavirus pandemic. In a brief 4-2 ruling, the court undid an emergency order that Evers issued that would have closed the polls. Their decision came in response to a lawsuit filed by Republican lawmakers. …

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Trump Celebrates Election Of Anti-LGBT Judge

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump is congratulating Brian Hagedorn on what the president calls a “big surprise win” in this week’s Wisconsin Supreme Court election. Hagedorn has about 6,000 more votes than liberal-backed Lisa Neubauer. Hagedorn declared victory, but Neubauer has not conceded and is raising money for a potential recount. Democratic Gov. Tony Evers declined to say …

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WISCONSIN: State Supreme Court Candidate Declares Victory, Said Legal Homosexuality Leads To Bestiality

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: Brian Hagedorn declared victory Wednesday over fellow Appeals Judge Lisa Neubauer in a close race for Wisconsin Supreme Court even as both sides were preparing for a potential recount. If the result holds, conservatives would likely keep control of the court for at least four years. “We made history,” Hagedorn said in a news conference. “We …

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WISCONSIN: Gov. Scott Walker’s State Supreme Court Appointee Once Mocked “Queers With AIDS”

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Newly appointed state Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley in student newspaper columns 24 years ago said she had no sympathy for AIDS patients because they had effectively chosen to kill themselves, called gays “queers” and said Americans were “either totally stupid or entirely evil” for electing President Bill Clinton. In one column, she wrote people …

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