Lame Duck: Supreme Court Strikes Another Blow to Evers Admin

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Lame Duck: Supreme Court Strikes Another Blow to Evers Admin

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

July 10, 2020

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In a 5-2 decision along conservative and liberals lines, the Wis. Supreme Court upheld the lame duck laws the Republican-controlled Legislature passed just days before Gov. Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul took office. Both are democrats. The laws guarantee the Legislature can intervene in cases using its own attorneys rather than those from the state Department of Justice.


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