Constitutional Law and Civil Rights

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Rational Basis Review Is Not Empirical Basis Review: Fifth Circuit Criticizes the Seventh Circuit's Decision in Van Hollen
Posted on 23 Apr 2014 by Foley & Lardner LLP

Late last year the Seventh Circuit [ version available to lexis.com subscribers ] issued its decision in Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Inc. v. Van Hollen , No. 13-2726 (7th Cir. Dec. 20, 2013) , a constitutional challenge to a new Wisconsin law (known... Read More

Wisconsin's Voter-ID Case Provides a Lesson in Interim Relief
Posted on 30 Sep 2014 by Foley & Lardner LLP

In recent weeks, several high-profile cases involving Wisconsin public policy have come before the Seventh Circuit. In many instances, these cases have provided not only insights on the federal judicial system for the general public, but also reminders... Read More