Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds union bargaining law

[JURIST] The Wisconsin Supreme Court [official website] upheld [opinion text] the Budget Repair Bill [Senate Bill 11 text, PDF] on Tuesday, overruling the Dane County Circuit Court [official website] finding [JURIST report] that legislators had violated the "open meetings" rule. Ruling 4-3, the court stated that lower court Judge Maryann Sumi had "invaded the legislature’s constitutional powers."The court’s decision on the matter now presented is grounded in separation of powers principles. It is not affected by the wisdom or lack…

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