Statements about Legal Issues

"The Capitol rotunda was actually made to invite the people in and to accommodate protests."

Says Gov. Scott Walker’s repeal of a 2009 law has left Wisconsin as "one of five states without an equal pay law protecting women from gender discrimination in their paycheck."

"Nothing in the Constitution explicitly guarantees our right to vote."

On recusing herself from cases after receiving a campaign contribution

On changing the rules governing judicial conflicts of interest

"The majority of my contributions have been from private individuals" giving $125 on average, "not from PACs, not from groups."

Wisconsin's Supreme Court justices are "deciding fewer opinions in civil and criminal cases than they used to."

Says she heard more than 2,400 cases as a Wisconsin appeals court judge  

"In Minnesota, well over 6,200 election-day registrations from 2008 proved fraudulent."

"200 consumer laws were destroyed" in 2011 when Gov. Scott Walker signed Act 92.  

Says Gov. Scott Walker said "no to equal pay for equal work for women."

Wisconsin women "are paid 81 cents to the dollar of a man doing the same job."

The Wisconsin law repealed by Republicans, which allowed discriminated workers to sue in state court, "was kind of a gravy train" for lawyers.

Under a new law, doctors performing drug-induced abortions could be charged if women don’t return to them for follow-up care

Says Wisconsin women facing pay discrimination can't "do something about it" under bill passed by Republicans.

Says Wisconsin Assembly Republicans voted to repeal a law that ensures "that women cannot get paid less than a man for doing the same job."

While fighting a move to toughen penalties for workplace gender discrimination, state Sen. Glenn Grothman said "he didn’t believe women belonged in the workplace" but belonged "at home, cooking and cleaning and having babies."

"Wisconsin election officials to accept Mickey Mouse, Hitler signatures" on recall petitions.

Under a Wisconsin bill, "minor offenses such as violating pet leash laws, seat belt laws, parking infractions, etc., would now be arrestable offenses."

A bill supported by Gov. Scott Walker makes it "so that drunk drivers who kill have an easier time of it."

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