We’re a pro-democracy nonprofit that uses strategic litigation to develop the law so that in Wisconsin, democracy includes all of us.
Attempts to undermine our democracy are increasing. Moves to change the rules—and put partisan political actors in charge of their own elections—are on the rise.
Today we reflect on Mrs. Parks’s legacy, and what she can teach us about the role of litigation and activism in making social change.
Law Forward was joined by Gov. Evers and U.S. Senator Cory Booker, discussed the fight to protect and expand our democracy here in Wisconsin.
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On September 30, 2022, Law Forward – with the Fair Elections Center – filed a complaint on behalf of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin in Dane County Circuit Court, seeking both clarity and protection for absentee voters whose ballots have technical defects.
In White v. Wisconsin Elections Commission, two individual plaintiffs and the Republican Party of Waukesha County challenged longstanding guidance from the Wisconsin Elections Commission that permitted municipal clerks and their staffs to cure minor errors in witness addresses on absentee ballot certificates.
In Archambault v. Wisconsin Elections Commission, a plaintiff in Waukesha County filed a lawsuit challenging WEC’s authority to issue any guidance to help Wisconsin’s elections run smoothly.
Wisconsin Is Under Assault
Conservative interests have captured our courts, trying to take away freedoms from anyone who does not look like them.
They are attempting to dismantle the values Wisconsinites hold dear.
Together, we can fight
their litigation agenda by:
protecting voting rights, access to the polls, and the fair administration of elections.
enforcing state constitutional requirements and separation of powers.
advancing fair legislative districts and resisting efforts to gerrymander Wisconsin again.
resisting current efforts to revive long-discredited legal doctrines.