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Wisconsin Supreme Court: The highest court in the U.S. state of Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is the highest appellate court in Wisconsin. The Supreme Court has jurisdiction over original actions, appeals from lower courts, and regulation or administration of the practice of law in Wisconsin.

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Bars reopen in Wisconsin after stay-at-home order struck down [Video]

Bars reopen in Wisconsin after stay-at-home order struck down

Residents of Wisconsin flocked to bars on Wednesday evening after the Wisconsin Supreme Court sided with Republican lawmakers who had argued the state's top public health official exceeded her..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published
Wisconsin Supreme Court: Governor can't postpone election [Video]

Wisconsin Supreme Court: Governor can't postpone election

The Wisconsin Supreme Court put the state's presidential primary back on track on Monday, blocking Democratic Governor Tony Evers' efforts to postpone in-person voting to June due to the coronavirus...

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:03Published

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President Donald Trump on Thursday applauded a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision striking down a coronavirus lockdown order, as hundreds gathered at the statehouse in neighboring Michigan to protest the..
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The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Gov. Tony Evers' coronavirus stay-at-home order extension Wednesday. The ruling essentially reopens the state, letting businesses like bars and restaurants open..
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Trump cheers Wisconsin ruling as tensions flare over coronavirus lockdowns

President Donald Trump on Thursday applauded the Wisconsin Supreme Court's decision to strike down a coronavirus lockdown order in his latest move to encourage states to reopen, even after the top U.S...
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'OPEN IMMEDIATELY!': Wisconsinites head out to bars after state stay-at-home orders lifted

Some bars opened their doors (and taps) to patrons Wednesday night after the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Gov. Tony Evers' stay-at-home order.
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Wisconsin Supreme Court invalidates state's COVID-19 stay-at-home order

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down an extension of the state's stay-at-home order to combat the coronavirus pandemic after the Republican-controlled legislature sued, saying it should..
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Wisconsin justices question COVID-19 order

Conservative justices who control the Wisconsin Supreme Court are raising questions about Gov. Tony Evers' administration's stay-at-home order. They heard arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit Republican..
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Liberal judge ousts Trump's pick on Wis. court

A liberal challenger on Monday ousted a conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court justice endorsed by President Donald Trump, overcoming a successful push by Republicans to forge ahead with last week's..
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In upset for Republicans, liberal ousts Trump-backed judge for Wisconsin Supreme Court seat

Liberal challenger Jill Karofsky won a hotly contested race for the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday, beating a conservative incumbent in state elections marred by court challenges and worries about..
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Liberal judge Jill Karofsky defeats conservative justice Daniel Kelly in closely watched Wisconsin Supreme Court race

Dane County Circuit Judge Jill Karofsky won the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court, narrowing the conservative majority after a tumultuous election.
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Liberal beats Trump-endorsed conservative for Wisconsin Supreme Court seat

Liberal challenger Jill Karofsky won a hotly contested race for the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday, beating a conservative incumbent in state elections marred by court challenges and worries about..
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Liberal projected to win hotly contested Wisconsin Supreme Court seat

Liberal challenger Jill Karofsky won a hotly contested race for the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday, beating a conservative incumbent in state elections marred by court challenges and worries about..
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Liberal takes slight lead in race for Wisconsin's Supreme Court seat

A hotly contested Wisconsin Supreme Court seat was too close to call on Monday as results began to be released from chaotic state elections conducted last week despite health fears over the coronavirus..
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Nearly a week after voters in the state went to the polls in the middle of a pandemic, results from an important Wisconsin Supreme Court race and the presidential primary will arrive.
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Wisconsin's Supreme Court orders primary to proceed as planned on Tuesday

The Wisconsin Supreme Court put the state's presidential primary back on track, ruling on Monday that Democratic Governor Tony Evers cannot postpone in-person voting to June despite the coronavirus..
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