Law Forward develops cases, identifying opportunities to use litigation to transform the law in significant ways. Law Forward works to ensure that state agencies regulate appropriately and fulfill their mandates. Our work engages policymakers, the legal community, and citizens on legal issues, expanding both opportunities and demand for progressive change.
Friend of the court briefs filed to protect and advance democracy.
Protecting our rights at the ballot box.
Ensuring accountability and justice for our state and nation.
Resisting current efforts to revive long-discredited legal doctrine.
Voting Rights & Ballot Access
Preserving the constitutional freedom to vote.
Redistricting & Fair Maps
Fighting for all Wisconsin voters to have their voices fairly reflected in our government.
On September 15, 2023 Law Forward filed an amicus brief on behalf of Black Leaders Organizing for Communities (BLOC), a nonprofit organization committed to improving the quality of life for Black Wisconsinites, supporting the termination of Milwaukee police officer Erik Andrade.
On behalf of The Andrew Goodman Foundation and Common Cause Wisconsin, Law Forward filed an amicus brief in La Crosse County Circuit Court in defense of youth voters.
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.