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Jul 24, 2013

Landowners gain leverage following Supreme Court decision

By Scott Anders Dolan Media Newswires Among the many important decisions from the most recent U.S. Supreme Court session was the latest statement on governmental takings in land and development. […]

Dec 27, 2012

Construction cases head to Supreme Court

Government immunity for private contractors, uncollectable legal judgments and “puffery” are at the core of three construction-related cases headed to the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

May 24, 2012

Families can’t sue over loan discount fee, court rules

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that three families cannot sue a mortgage company for allegedly charging them a loan discount fee without giving them a lower interest rate.

May 1, 2012

State Supreme Court to rule in plumbing dispute

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is scheduled to decide Thursday whether a Waukesha plumbing contractor is entitled to direct payment from an insurance company for work at a vacant rental property.

Mar 21, 2012

Court sides with property owners over EPA

The Supreme Court has sided with an Idaho couple in a property rights case, ruling they can go to court to challenge an Environmental Protection Agency order that blocked construction of their new home and threatened fines of more than $30,000 a day.

Feb 28, 2012

Barge fight still afloat after Supreme Court ruling (UPDATE)

An eight-year fight between the state and a former Milwaukee storage yard owner over a sunken barge is going back to the courthouse where it all began.

Jan 18, 2012

Court considers special union fees

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court appear poised to issue a split decision in a case considering what notice non-union state workers must receive before being assessed a special fee that will pay for political efforts. But a preliminary issue might keep the court from reaching the merits of the case.

Jan 10, 2012

Sick leave group calls out Supreme Court justice

Another ethics complaint has been filed against Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman, claiming free services he received from a law firm violated state law.

Jul 8, 2011

Prosser gag makes its way to Capitol Square

The ongoing controversy over Justice Ann Walsh Bradley’s allegations that Justice David Prosser choked her during an argument June 13 ballooned to new heights Thursday when an inflatable balloon intended […]

Jun 20, 2011

High court blocks states’ climate change lawsuit (UPDATE)

By ?MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court blocked a federal lawsuit Monday by states and conservation groups trying to force cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from […]

Jun 6, 2011

Republicans ask justices to act in union case

By ?TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Attorneys for Republican lawmakers asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday to overturn a judge’s order blocking the state’s polarizing union […]

May 28, 2011

DOJ asks court to lift ban on union law 

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State attorneys asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday to immediately vacate a Madison judge’s decision striking down Republican Gov. Scott […]


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