Shirley Abrahamson

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Name: Shirley Abrahamson
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Plain Talk: Big money taints the high court's credibility

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel to the Wisconsin State Journal, from the Racine Journal Times to the Janesville Gazette, all have editorially agreed that the Wisconsin Supreme Court got it right when it declared Gov. Scott Walker's and the GOP Legislature's ... [Published Capital Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

The voter ID mess in Wisconsin

How low can the Wisconsin Supreme Court go?It's a serious limbo competition. But the court's voter ID decision two weeks ago is right down there.If you followed the voter ID arguments before the court, you have a basic understanding that:1. Voter ID is ... [Published Isthmus Daily Page - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Passenger Did Not Withdraw Driver's Consent to Search Passenger's Briefcase

Aug. 11, 2014 – When searching a car with the driver’s consent, police found a briefcase. The briefcase owner, passenger Derik Wantland, asked whether police had a warrant to open it. Recently, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled (4-3) that police didn’t ... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

How Wisconsin's domestic partnership registry survived

The Supreme Court rejects the challenge in a new era for same-sex partnershipsWhen Julaine Appling first made noise about former Gov. Jim Doyle's plan to establish a domestic partner registry for same-sex couples, she said she was troubled that it was ... [Published Isthmus Daily Page - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Court upholds Voter ID law

TODAY, ON "UPFRONT" -- THE STATE SUPREME COURT SAYS WISCONSIN'S VOTER I.D. LAW IS CONSTITUTIONAL. BUT IT STILL WON'T BE IN EFFECT FOR THE NOVEMBER ELECTION. SO WHAT'S NEXT FOR VOTER I.D.? "UPFRONT" ASKS ASSEMBLY SPEAKER ROBIN VOS AND MINORITY LEADER PETER ... [Published WISN Milwaukee - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

MPS still playing games with its unused buildings

It appears that Henry Tyson may have been right when he said, "this is a shell game to keep usable buildings out of the hands of high-quality voucher and charter school operators."Tyson, superintendent of St. Marcus Lutheran School, that nine months after ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

In Case You Missed It: Disorder in the court

Quote of the Day:“Today the court follows not James Madison — for whom Wisconsin’s capital city is named — but rather Jim Crow, the name typically used to refer to repressive laws used to restrict rights, including the right to vote of African-Americ ... [Published Capital Times - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 5 reports

State's high court upholds Walker's union law

The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld Gov. Scott Walker's signature labor legislation Thursday, delivering an election-year affirmation to the governor in one of the three major rulings issued by the justices on union bargaining, election law and same-sex ... [Published TwinCities.com - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 3 reports

The Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds the photo ID law.

Like the Act 10 case (discussed 2 posts down), this was a 5-2 decision with Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson and Justice Ann Walsh Bradley dissenting. Writing for the majority, Justice Patience Roggensack said "the burdens of time and inconvenience ... [Published Althouse - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

State Supreme Court upholds Act 10

After more than three years of litigation, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld Act 10, the 2011 law repealing most union bargaining rights for most public employees. The lawsuit challenging the law was brought by a union representing Milwaukee’s public ... [Published IB Madison - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

State Supreme Court backs police in cellphone tracking

In two more divided rulings Thursday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court continued its recent string of Fourth Amendment decisions, this time upholding warrantless searches involving cellphone location.In a Milwaukee case, the court affirmed the conviction of ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Wisconsin court upholds cellphone tracking cases

MADISON, Wis. — A sharply divided Wisconsin Supreme Court sided with police in two separate cases Thursday where cellphone data was used to track suspects without obtaining a search warrant.The decisions drew a rebuke from the chief justice, who argued ... [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Jul 24 2014]

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Plain Talk: Big money taints the high court's c... [Published Capital Times - Aug 20 2014]
Institutions, Not Just Natural Persons, Can See... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
The voter ID mess in Wisconsin [Published Isthmus Daily Page - Aug 16 2014]
Supreme Court: Identity of Confidential Informe... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Aug 15 2014]
Parade Not a Specific Hazard, but Train Line Co... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Aug 14 2014]
Subjective Intent Relevant When Determining Tit... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
Passenger Did Not Withdraw Driver's Consent to ... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
The truth about voter ID laws [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Aug 09 2014]
The Wisconsin Supreme Court Is Not Conservative [Published PR Watch - Aug 07 2014]
How Wisconsin's domestic partnership registry s... [Published Isthmus Daily Page - Aug 06 2014]
Court upholds Voter ID law [Published WISN Milwaukee - Aug 04 2014]
MPS still playing games with its unused buildings [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Aug 03 2014]
Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds voter ID law [Published Greater Milwaukee Today - Aug 01 2014]
Uncompensated Interns Not Entitled to Health Ca... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Aug 01 2014]
Voter ID Wins Another Round in Wisconsin [Published Heritage Foundation - Aug 01 2014]
State's high court upholds Walker's union law [Published TwinCities.com - Aug 01 2014]
In Case You Missed It: Disorder in the court [Published Capital Times - Jul 31 2014]
Wis. Supreme Court Upholds Voter ID, Act 10 [Published Progressive Magazine - Jul 31 2014]
State Supreme Court upholds voter ID requirement [Published Capital Times - Jul 31 2014]
Wisconsin’s Walker Buoyed by Voter ID, Union La... [Published NewsMax.com - Jul 31 2014]
State Supreme Court upholds Act 10 [Published IB Madison - Jul 31 2014]
Supreme Court is right on Gov. Scott Walker's A... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jul 31 2014]
Effect of Wisconsin's voter ID law linked to Ji... [Published Capital Times - Jul 31 2014]
Act 10, voter ID rulings reward campaign contri... [Published Capital Times - Jul 31 2014]
Justice Ann Walsh Bradley: Act 10 is 'textbook'... [Published Capital Times - Jul 31 2014]
The Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds the photo I... [Published Althouse - Jul 31 2014]
State Supreme Court upholds Act 10; rules in fa... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jul 31 2014]
Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds 2011 Union Law [Published TIME.com - Jul 31 2014]
Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds 2011 Union Law [Published Swampland - Jul 31 2014]
Children Have Claim for Wrongful Death of Fathe... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Jul 30 2014]
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The Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds the photo I... [Published Althouse - Jul 31 2014]
Like the Act 10 case (discussed 2 posts down), this was a 5-2 decision with Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson and Justice Ann Walsh Bradley dissenting. Writing for the majority, Justice Patience Roggensack said "the burdens of time and inconvenience ...
Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds 2011 Union Law [Published TIME.com - Jul 31 2014]
(MADISON, Wis.) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s recall election and rise to national ...
Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds 2011 Union Law [Published Swampland - Jul 31 2014]
(MADISON, Wis.) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s recall election and rise to national ...
Former Wisconsin Governor Lucey Dies at 96 [Published TIME.com - May 11 2014]
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Wisconsin Gov. Patrick Lucey, a hard-nosed Democratic politician who later became the U.S. ambassador to Mexico, has died. He was 96. More Nuns to Vatican: Quit Picking on Our Sisters NBC News Men Charged With Toppling Ancient ...
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