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Individual Liberties

WILL proudly fights for individual liberties guaranteed by our Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Constitutional Government and Rule of Law

WILL is committed to guarding our constitutional system by standing up for federalism, the separation of powers, and oversight of the administrative state.

Economic Freedom

WILL proudly fights for the right to earn a living free from government interference.

Education Reform

WILL proudly fights for an education system that is student-centered and prioritizes the freedom of families to choose the best education for their children.

Equal Protection

WILL proudly fights for equal protection under the law as guaranteed by our Constitution.

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WATCH: Legal Challenges and Opportunities for School Choice

WILL Director of Education Policy, Libby Sobic, participated in a panel discussion at the 2021 American Federation for Children (AFC) conference on the ...

Tankcraft v. OSHA

WILL sued the Biden administration in federal court, on behalf of two Wisconsin businesses, challenging the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) sweeping new vaccine-or-test mandate for businesses with 100 or more employees. OSHA’s emergency rule, issued November 4, requires businesses of a certain size to require proof of vaccination or regular COVID-19 tests for their employees. Companies that do not comply face penalties of over $13,000 per violation, or over $136,000 for a willful violation.

WILL Urges Kenosha Unified School District to Allow Parent to Observe Classroom

Federal law grants all parents the right to “observ[e] classroom activities” in public schools. The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty ...

STUDY: Missing Forward Exam Data May Point to Even Lower Student Proficiency

WILL examines missing data to project true proficiency rates of “lost kids” The News: A new policy brief from the Wisconsin Institute for Law & ...

Non-Profit Acquires Vacant School, Plans Private Choice School for Mattoon, Wisconsin

WILL represented Shepherd’s Watch in lengthy legal dispute over vacant building The News: A non-profit finally acquired a vacant elementary school in ...

Gaps in Forward Exam Data Means Wisconsin Flying Blind on Student Achievement

Students in Wisconsin, and around the nation, have dealt with two school years that were largely disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. Despite ample ...

Families Flock to School Choice Options Amid Pandemic

Will Flanders, Research Director Many have made the case that the pandemic increased the movement of families away from traditional public schools. ...

Fewer Suspensions, More Students Report Feeling Unsafe After Federal Intervention in Milwaukee Public Schools

Analysis finds effort to reduce racial disparities may be harming school safety The News: A Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) review of the ...