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Why Has a Key Federal Judgeship in Wisconsin Been Vacant for 2,000 Days?

Nan Aron | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics
Nan Aron

After five years of stall tactics and changing the rules to whatever suits him, Senator Ron Johnson long ago forfeited whatever deference he feels he is owed. The president has a list of names and he should act, selecting the nominee who will best protect the rights of everyday people in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin.

Rigging the Game for Wisconsin's Voter ID Supporters

Jon Sherman | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics
Jon Sherman

As long as the state is not required to justify its ID laws with facts and introduce evidence that its last-minute procedural changes actually cure constitutional and Voting Rights Act violations, they will always win. Always.

Chaos In Wisconsin After Federal Court Reinstates Voter ID Law

AP | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election officials were scrambling Monday to deal with a federal appeals court's ruling reinstating the requirement t...

Appeals Court Reinstates Wisconsin's Voter ID Law

AP | TODD RICHMOND and MICHAEL TARM | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

CHICAGO (AP) — In a stunningly fast decision, a federal appeals court in Chicago reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law on Friday —...

Chicago's 'Code of Silence' Case Has Legal System Bidding Against Itself

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 02.05.2013 | Chicago
Miles J. Zaremski

Private litigants have no basis to force a court to abandon its role and efforts, including a jury's verdict, once the system produces an outcome the parties don't like. They also can't cry foul and have erased an outcome produced by a system that taxpayer money supports.