In 2004, Justice Anthony Kennedy broke a 4-4 tie in the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Viedith v. Jubelierez. The case involved a redistricting plan completed after the 2000 U.S. census and approved by the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania state legislature. In his separate, and ultimately, deciding, concurrent decision, Kennedy said that the Supreme Court […]
This week, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to not take on the John Doe case regarding Governor Scott Walker’s campaign scandal. Today, Bert Zippered discusses this and voting access laws in Wisconsin with guest Jay Heck. Jay Heck is the executive director of Common Cause in Wisconsin, a non-partisan, non-profit citizen’s lobby affiliated with national […]
What can we expect from tomorrow’s elections? What’s on the ballot? Don’t forget to vote! Check out this edition of A Public Affair to hear more!
On Monday, March 23rd, the Federal Supreme Court refused to take Wisconsin’s Voter ID case. The ACLU is challenging the law on behalf of Wisconsin voters. ACLU attorney Karyn Rotker discusses the case with Morning Buzz.
Are you aware of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision affecting Americans and their reproductive rights? What affects will this decision have for human rights, and are we sending ourselves back decades on human rights gains with this decision? Check out this edition of A Public affair to hear more!
From the University Of Wisconsin Law Department Professor Peter Carstensen joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Friday, February 22, 2013, to talk about a farm and food debate being considered by the supreme court on Tuesday of next week.