WILL has partnered with the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation to represent government employees who object to union representation, helping to defend Act 10.
2011 Wisconsin Act 10 drastically changed collective bargaining for public employees in Wisconsin.
On behalf of John Krueger, an Appleton Area School District taxpayer and parent, WILL filed a verified complaint with the Outagamie County District Attorney and the Wisconsin Attorney General.
2011 Wisconsin Act 21 changed the law relating to state agency rulemaking in various ways that limit the power of state agencies to regulate Wisconsin citizens.
This proposed plan reduced the number of supervisors by one, eliminating the seat held by Joseph Rice, one of the Board’s few conservative members.
On behalf of former county supervisor Joseph Rice, WILL filed a verified complaint with the Milwaukee County Corporation Counsel, the Milwaukee County District Attorney, and the Wisconsin Attorney General.
NCTQ is a non-profit organization engaged in research regarding teacher quality and reform of the teaching profession, including education and evaluation of the performance of the nation’s schools of education.
The Maclver Institute sent an open record request in 2011 to State Senator Jon Erpenbach requesting all correspondence sent or received regarding “the subject of changes to Wisconsin’s collective bargaining law for public employees.”
On behalf of a local concerned citizen, WILL filed a complaint with the St. Croix County District Attorney and the Wisconsin Attorney General.
Wisconsin law imposes a hard limit on the total dollar amount a candidate for state office may accept in donations from political committees.
Government officials are prohibited from entering your home and searching it without your permission – that’s a bedrock principle of the Fourth Amendment.
Young v. GAB is a federal case challenging Wisconsin’s aggregate campaign contribution limits, which are even lower than the federal limits.
In 2010, the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision struck down federal prohibitions on “issue advocacy” political expression by corporate entities.
The federal lawsuit alleges that the ordinance is unconstitutional because it violates free speech.
Other Individual Rights
WILL challenged this ordinance on behalf of two couples who each own a bed and breakfast in Bayfield.
Wisconsin prohibits owners of cemeteries from owning and operating a funeral home.
Since the 1970s, Milwaukee has had an arbitrary limit on the number of taxi cab licenses issued by the city.
Ordinary citizens cannot receive tax-free subsidies from their employers to purchase insurance on exchanges.
The City intends to make the utilities and their customers pay those utility relocation costs instead of raising the money from its own taxpayers.
The other judge (in NAACP) found that the burden placed on a few people who had a difficult time getting photo identification made the whole law unconstitutional.
WILL filed an amicus brief on its own behalf with the Supreme Court, arguing that the court should stop giving more deference to contribution limits than to independent expenditure limits.
Jerusalem Empowered African Methodist Episcopal Church (“JEAMEC”) is a small, relatively new church on Milwaukee’s northwest side with a predominantly African-American congregation.
Support Our Mission & Champion Liberty