We’re a pro-democracy nonprofit that uses strategic litigation to develop the law so that in Wisconsin, democracy includes all of us.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is at a turning point. A new Justice, Janet Protasiewicz, took office on August 1, replacing retiring conservative Justice Patience Roggensack. In the short time since then, the Court’s new majority has changed some administrative rules,...
In municipalities in which absentee ballots are processed at the polling place, voters should be able to bring their ballots directly to the officials who will count them. But...
By every metric, Wisconsin’s legislative plans score among the most– if not the most– skewed in the nation. We have endured 12 years of rule by right-wing interests, and the...
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Law Forward – along with co-counsels – filed a Petition to the Supreme Court of Wisconsin to take jurisdiction of an original action to challenge the gerrymandered state legislative maps.
On March 1, 2023 Law Forward, on behalf of Black Leaders Organizing Communities (BLOC), moved to intervene in Brown v. WEC, the latest in a long line of attacks access on absentee voting.
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.