Explainer: Wisconsin’s New State Legislative Maps Compare Unfavorably to Other Court-Adopted Maps on Partisan Equity
Featured | State Democracy Research InitiativeApril 18, 2022
Explainer By Rob Yablon: "Wisconsin’s New State Legislative Maps Compare Unfavorably To Other Court-Adopted Maps On Partisan Equity"
Featured | State Democracy Research InitiativeApril 13, 2022
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Featured | Widener Law CommonwealthApril 11, 2022
John Gedid Lecture Series Presents Miriam Seifter on State Institutions and Democratic Opportunity
In the Media | Wisconsin State JournalApril 2, 2022
Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects Gov. Tony Evers' bid to submit evidence to support his maps
In The Media | PBSApril 1, 2022
"Wisconsin redistricting and the Voting Rights Act"
Rob Yablon Comments on SCOTUS’s Reversal of Wisconsin Supreme Court’s Ruling on State Legislative Districts
In The Media | Wisconsin State JournalMarch 23, 2022
"U.S. Supreme Court rejects Gov. Evers' legislative maps, accepts congressional boundaries"
In The Media | Wisconsin State JournalMarch 8, 2022
"Legislative Republicans ask US Supreme Court to take up Wisconsin redistricting case"
In The Media | WPRMarch 7, 2022
"Appeal asks SCOTUS to replace Evers' redistricting plan with map drawn by Republicans"
In The Media | Milwaukee Journal SentinelMarch 3, 2022
"There's no legal way to decertify the 2020 election, but the Gableman report is forcing Republican candidates to confront the question"
Miriam Seifter and Other Legal Scholars File Amicus Curiae Brief in Wisconsin Case Involving State Non-Delegation Doctrine
Featured | Wisconsin Supreme CourtFebruary 22, 2022
Seven administrative law and state and local government law professors filed a brief in the Jeffrey Becker v. Dane County case before the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The Court had ordered supplemental briefing on whether to reconsider and modify the state non-delegation doctrine. The brief emphasized that local governments are not subject to the same delegation limits that apply at the state or national level. Signers included Richard Briffault, Nestor Davidson, Rick Hills, Maria Ponomarenko, Erin Scharff, Richard Schragger, and Miriam Seifter.