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WILL Warns City of Madison New Bird-Safe Glass Ordinance Undermines Wisconsin’s Uniform Building Code

Notice of Claim warns Madison that city ordinance violates state law The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) filed a Notice ...

Dane County Drops Most Fines Against Dance Studio

Health department enlisted the wrong attorneys and filed far too many counts The News: Dane County attorneys, on behalf of Public Health Madison and ...

Wisconsin Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in WILL Religious Liberty Lawsuit

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to rule on state law in religious liberty case The News: The Wisconsin Supreme ...

Wisconsin’s Emergency Powers Laws in Urgent Need of Reform

New study examines Wisconsin’s emergency powers laws, provides recommendations for reform The News: A new study from the Wisconsin Institute for Law ...

3 Attacks on School Choice in Governor Evers’ Budget Proposal

By Will Flanders, Research Director Governor Tony Evers’ 2021-23 budget includes a Christmas tree for teachers unions in the form of ...

Judge Orders Wisconsin DNR to Hold February 2021 Gray Wolf Hunt

WILL sued DNR for violating state law by refusing to schedule winter 2021 hunt The News: Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Bennett J. Brantmeier ...

STUDY: Spring 2020 School Closures May Result in $7 Billion Lifetime Earnings Loss to Wisconsin Students

Cost of incomplete curriculum reveals impact of school closures, virtual learning The News: A new study from the Wisconsin Institute for Law & ...

Dane County Health Department Relaxes Sports Restrictions After WILL Lawsuit

Legal challenge to authority of Dane County health department continues The News: Public Health Madison and Dane County, the local health department, ...

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WILL SUES DPI FOR EMBARGOED ESSA DOCUMENTS

Documents would shine light on whether DPI is illegally implementing ESSA The News: On Thursday, February 7, 2019, WILL sued the Wisconsin Department of ...

Associated Press | WILL Sues In Defense of Wedding Barns

WILL's lawsuit in defense of Wisconsin wedding barns earned widespread attention in state and national media. The Associated Press reported: Attorneys for ...

Investor’s Business Daily | Elder: Don’t Let Trump Hatred Thwart School Choice Movement

Best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio talk-show host, Larry Elder, notes our Apples to Apples report, writing in Investor's Business ...

Washington Examiner | DeAngelis, Flanders: Believe it or not, markets work in education

Cato Institute's Corey DeAngelis and WILL's Research Director, Will Flanders, write in the Washington Examiner how their research shows that the ...

Campus Reform | Wisconsin college to judge: Dismiss ‘Jesus loves you’ valentines lawsuit

Campus Reform continues to closely follow our lawsuit against Northeast Wisconsin Technical College on behalf of Polly Olsen, who was disciplined by the ...

Wall Street Journal | Szafir, Petersen: This Building Is for Sale (but Not to a Charter School)

WILL's Executive Vice President, CJ Szafir and Researcher Cori Petersen write at the Wall Street Journal about how Milwaukee Public Schools refuse to sell ...

Washington Examiner | Flanders: High school cancels stage production of ‘America’s best-loved novel,’ To Kill a Mockingbird

WILL Research Director, Will Flanders, PhD, wrote in the Washington Examiner about the "absurd drama" that played out in Shorewood, WI over the school's ...

Wall Street Journal | Scott Walker’s Education Dividend

The Wall Street Journal takes a look at our most recent report, Keeping Score, and notes how reforms collective bargaining reforms (2011 Act 10) led to ...

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