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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.

Categories

Amicus Briefs

Friend of the court briefs filed to protect and advance democracy.

Election Administration

Protecting our rights at the ballot box.

Good Governance

Ensuring accountability and justice for our state and nation.

Policy Work

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.

Recent Cases

Moore v. Harper

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.

League of Women Voters of Wis. v. WEC

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.

Michael White et al v. Wisconsin Elections Commission

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.

Our democracy is at stake.

Your support helps promote and protect the rule of law in Wisconsin.