Vermont AG passes buck on 41-conviction hit-and-run driver

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  Accountability, Criminal Justice, Issues, Judiciary, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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What first appeared as a goodwill gesture by Attorney General TJ Donovan to the people of Tinmouth quickly turned into a lesson on passing the buck.

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Johnson, Baldwin on the Gorsuch ‘judicial war’

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  Federal government, Judiciary, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

The so-called “nuclear option” is precisely what Democrats in 2013 sought and used to advance President Barack Obama’s executive nominees in recent years.

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Schimel receives an attaboy as Senate’s Gorsuch war intensifies

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  Federal government, Judiciary, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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RAGA is making a digital ad buy in Wisconsin saluting Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel for his support of would-be Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch.

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Mississippi charter schools case hinges on key constitutional question

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Education, Judiciary, Legislature, Mississippi, News, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes  /  No Comments

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After oral arguments Tuesday, the lawsuit that threatens the existence of Mississippi charter schools hinges on one key constitutional issue.

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Southern Company hit with fifth lawsuit over Kemper Project delays, costs

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Economy, Energy and Environment, Judiciary, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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Utility giant the Southern Company was served Tuesday with its fifth lawsuit concerning delays and cost overruns with the Kemper Project.

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UW-P professor blames union attorney with political ax to grind for appeals court loss

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, Judiciary, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Burton’s problem is that she did not make these broad arguments to the district court,” the 7th Circuit ruling states in a recent ruling.

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