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5 States Take Asian Carp Case To Supreme Court

Five states asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to hear their plea for quicker federal action to prevent Asian carp and other invasive species from moving between the Great Lakes and Mississippi river watersheds.



Judge Upholds Wis. Domestic Partnership Law

A judge ruled Monday that Wisconsin’s domestic partnership registry does not violate the state’s constitutional ban on gay marriage — a major victory for the state’s largest gay rights group that had defended the registry established in 2009 to bestow legal rights to same-sex couples.


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High Court Blocks States’ Climate Change Lawsuit

The Supreme Court blocked a federal lawsuit Monday by states and conservation groups trying to force cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.


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Court Allows Wisconsin’s Union Law To Take Effect

The Wisconsin Supreme Court handed Republican Gov. Scott Walker a major victory on Tuesday, ruling that a polarizing union law could take effect that strips most public employees of their collective bargaining rights.


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Wis. Supreme Court Challenger Concedes Defeat

Wisconsin Supreme Court challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg conceded defeat on Tuesday to conservative incumbent Justice David Prosser, in a race that was widely seen as a referendum on Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s divisive legislation stripping most state workers of nearly all their collective bargaining rights.


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Minnesota Judges, Staff Serve Lunch At Dorothy Day

Judges from the state’s Supreme Court and Court of Appeals — along with law clerks and court staff — are serving lunch Friday at the Dorothy Day Center in St. Paul.


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Judge Voids Wisconsin Collective Bargaining Law

The fight over stripping collective bargaining rights from Wisconsin’s public workers will move into the state Supreme Court, and possibly back into the Legislature, after a judge ruled Thursday to strike down the law that passed despite massive protests that paralyzed the Capitol.


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Wis. Supreme Court: Teen’s Life Prison Sentence OK

A boy who was 14 when he helped throw another boy off a parking ramp to his death was properly sentenced to life in prison without parole, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday.


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Wis. Court Challenger Raising Recount Dollars

A stunning discovery of votes in Wisconsin could give the state’s hotly contested Supreme Court race to the conservative incumbent in an election largely seen as a referendum on Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s explosive union rights law.


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Minn. High Court Allows Experts In Some Rape Cases

A state Supreme Court ruling could affect prosecutions of sexual assault cases in Minnesota.


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Minn. To Allow Cameras In Some Civil Cases

Cameras will be allowed to cover civil cases in Minnesota courtrooms under a new order from the state Supreme Court.


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MN Supreme Court: Stray Voltage Case Can Proceed

A Minnesota farmer who believes stray voltage killed hundreds of his cows and affected milk production can sue for damages in state court.


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Court: Medical Residents Considered Employees

The Supreme Court says medical residents should be considered employees when it comes to collecting Social Security taxes.


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High Court Will Review Climate Change Lawsuit

In a new case about climate change, the Supreme Court will hear an appeal from electric utilities that are trying to short-circuit an effort by states to force cuts in power plant emissions.


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MN Justices Deny GOP Effort To Change Vote Tally

The Minnesota Supreme Court has denied a push by Republican Tom Emmer to force a pre-recount comparison of signed polling place rosters and vote tallies in the governor’s race.


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Good To Know: The Story Of Snyder Vs. Phelps

The United States Supreme Court has taken a case that pits two competing and important interests. The decision they will make in the case will be historic, one way or the other. Tonight, Don tells us the story of “Snyder V. Phelps.”


Murder Conviction Upheld

The Minnesota Supreme Court has upheld the first-degree murder conviction of a man in the killing of a worker at Blue Mounds State Park near Luverne.


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