Shirley Abrahamson

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Name: Shirley Abrahamson
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 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 - 4 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 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 - 10 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 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 - 17 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Wis. Supreme Court Upholds Voter ID, Act 10

By The conservative majority on the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued decisions today upholding the state’s voter I.D. law and Act 10, which ended most collective bargaining rights for most public employees.“This wasn’t unanticipated,” said Lester Pines, ... [Published Progressive Magazine - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 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 - 12 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Justice Ann Walsh Bradley: Act 10 is 'textbook' example of unconstiutionality

The majority opinion of the upholding a law curtailing collective bargaining rights of public employees dilutes the right to freedom of association by opening the door for the state to withhold benefits and punish individuals based on their membership ... [Published Capital Times - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Children Have Claim for Wrongful Death of Father, Despite Estranged Spouse

– An estranged wife is not considered a “surviving spouse” under the state’s wrongful death law, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled in a 4-3 decision, meaning a father’s minor children are first in line to recover for his wrongful death.After Billy ... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Court Uses Harmless Error Analysis to Resolve Fatal Drunk Driving Case

July 29 , 2014 – After the car that Luis Rocha-Mayo was driving collided with a motorcyclist, resulting in the motorcyclist’s death, an ER nurse administered a preliminary breath test on Rocha-Mayo. Recently, the state supreme court said it was harmless ... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Customer's Auto Insurer Must Defend Menard for Employee's Alleged Negligence

– An employee at Menard Inc. was loading a customer’s truck with lumber when some boards fell and injured the customer’s foot. Now, the customer’s auto insurer must defend and indemnify Menard, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled.American Family Mutual ... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court: No immunity for officer in lights-and-siren crash

Crime, courts and legal issues in Milwaukee and throughout WisconsinA Racine police officer is not immune from liability for a crash caused when she drove through a red light while responding to a dispatch with her lights and siren activated, the Wisconsin ... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jul 25 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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"when accepting an adhesion contract to purchase cellphone service — an increasingly necessary component of everyday life — the purchaser is not bargaining for unfettered government access to the purchaser's cellphone location data" Abrahamson said

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State's high court upholds Walker's union law [Published TwinCities.com - 4 hours ago]
In Case You Missed It: Disorder in the court [Published Capital Times - 10 hours ago]
Wis. Supreme Court Upholds Voter ID, Act 10 [Published Progressive Magazine - 10 hours ago]
State Supreme Court upholds voter ID requirement [Published Capital Times - 11 hours ago]
Wisconsin’s Walker Buoyed by Voter ID, Union La... [Published NewsMax.com - 11 hours ago]
State Supreme Court upholds Act 10 [Published IB Madison - 12 hours ago]
Supreme Court is right on Gov. Scott Walker's A... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 15 hours ago]
Effect of Wisconsin's voter ID law linked to Ji... [Published Capital Times - 15 hours ago]
Act 10, voter ID rulings reward campaign contri... [Published Capital Times - 15 hours ago]
Justice Ann Walsh Bradley: Act 10 is 'textbook'... [Published Capital Times - 17 hours ago]
The Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds the photo I... [Published Althouse - 17 hours ago]
State Supreme Court upholds Act 10; rules in fa... [Published WTAQ News Talk - 18 hours ago]
Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds 2011 Union Law [Published TIME.com - 19 hours ago]
Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds 2011 Union Law [Published Swampland - 19 hours ago]
Children Have Claim for Wrongful Death of Fathe... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Jul 30 2014]
Court Uses Harmless Error Analysis to Resolve F... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Jul 30 2014]
No Fourth Amendment “Seizure” When Police Knock... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
Customer's Auto Insurer Must Defend Menard for ... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Jul 25 2014]
Supreme Court: No immunity for officer in light... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jul 25 2014]
State Supreme Court backs police in cellphone t... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jul 24 2014]
Wisconsin court upholds cellphone tracking cases [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Jul 24 2014]
State Supreme Court: Ruling upheld in case of t... [Published Racine Journal Times - Jul 24 2014]
Absent Witness Jury Instruction was Improper, S... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
Court: Ruling in case of teen who shot man in b... [Published Racine Journal Times - Jul 23 2014]
Supreme Court Clarifies Attorney Fee Issue in F... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
Man can be held despite conviction reversal, Wi... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jul 17 2014]
Supreme Court rules UW can ban protester Jeffre... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jul 16 2014]
Commercial Landlord Wins on Notice, Loses on As... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Jul 15 2014]
Day after big win, a big loss for King of Lemon... [Published Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jul 15 2014]
Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Reversal of Mur... [Published Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine - Jul 14 2014]
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The Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds the photo I... [Published Althouse - 17 hours ago]
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 - 19 hours ago]
(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 - 19 hours ago]
(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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