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Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in lame-duck case


Added 05-15-19 01:03:02am EST - “The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit challenging limits state Republicans placed on Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul's powers during a lame-duck legislative session last year.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in lame-duck case”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit challenging limits state Republicans placed on Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul’s powers during a lame-duck legislative session last year.

Republicans blocked Evers from withdrawing from lawsuits without legislative permission, forced Kaul to get lawmakers’ approval to settle lawsuits and gave themselves the right to intervene in lawsuits.

The session has sparked multiple lawsuits, including one led by the League of Women Voters that’s before the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

A Dane County judge ruled in that case in March that the lame-duck session was illegal and invalidated all actions taken during it. But a state appellate court put the ruling on hold and the conservative-controlled Supreme Court took the case.

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