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WILL Challenges Discriminatory Program on Behalf of Texas Small Business

The News: Today, as part of its nationwide Equality Under the Law project, the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) sent a letter to Bexar ...

WILL Wins Critical 2nd Amendment Case Against Biden Administration

Federal Judge in Texas grants WILL clients a preliminary injunction against Biden's illegal ATF Rule   The News: This evening, the Wisconsin Institute ...

WILL Moves for Summary Judgment Against the FBI for Withholding the Nashville Shooter Manifesto

The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) continues its legal fight against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)—to obtain ...

In Case You Missed It: Sun Prairie Schools Charging $11,000 For Records Surrounding Locker Room Incident

The News: Following the “Locker Room Incident,” in which an adult biological male showered naked with four freshman girls, the Wisconsin Institute for Law ...

WILL Criticizes City of Milwaukee’s Proposed Food Truck Ordinance

The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) released a statement in response to a newly proposed City of Milwaukee ordinance that will ...

REPORT: Outdated Reading Curricula Impedes Wisconsin Students

WILL’s research provides—for the first time—a statewide look at what curricula districts are using for reading, and whether this choice has improved or lowered reading proficiency levels. “The Science of Reading” is a “back to the basics” approach that is focused on learning phonics, increasing vocabulary, and sounding out words rather than the context-clue based “guessing” techniques that characterize the popular “Whole Language” approach.

New Federal Lawsuit: WILL Takes FBI to Court over Nashville Shooter’s Manifesto

Lawsuit triggered after Biden Administration refuses to overrule FBI’s denial of Freedom of Information Act request The News: Today, the Wisconsin ...

Leftward Leaning Teacher Donations Play Large Role in School Choice & Curriculum Transparency Debate

Politicians at every level must listen to their voters; but to get reelected, elected leaders think that they must make trade-offs between the desires of parents and wants of educators in their community. Political donations are an important measure of political engagement, ideology, and interest. WILL’s report found that the vast majority of donors who identified themselves as teachers have contributed to Democratic candidates and Democratic-affiliated organizations.

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New York Post | Economist: Scott Walker’s Reforms Worked

A recent report by WILL should provide relief to Wisconsin parents and critics of Act 10, the study shows that the law had little to no effect on teacher ...

Washington Examiner | Scott Walker’s union reforms didn’t harm Wisconsin schools

WILL has conducted the most comprehensive analysis to date of Act 10’s effect on teachers’ salary and benefits and the effect on classroom sizes. The ...

Wisconsin State Journal | DOJ won’t represent state education agency in lawsuit, but Scott Walker blocking use of outside counsel

"St. Augustine School in Hartford and parents of students who attend the school are suing DPI and the Freiss Lake School District. The parents, who are ...

The College Fix | Conservative professor worries academic freedom will be hurt if he settles free-speech lawsuit

The College Fix writes about Marquette's Professor John McAdams: "He has been a faculty member at Marquette for more than two decades, and he takes pride ...

RightWisconsin | Roth: How well is Paul Ryan Handling Donald Trump

WILL's Research Fellow Collin Roth on Speaker of the House and fellow Wisconsinite, Paul Ryan: "Paul Ryan is stuck. He is passionate about his brand of ...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Flanders: Schools with the most autonomy do best for students

WILL Education Policy Director, Dr. Will Flanders, writes in today's Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: "So what does this research mean? Given that independent ...

Wisconsin Law Journal | Open-Record Case a Mixed Blessing for Transparency

Will's very own deputy counsel and litigation manager, Thomas Kamenick, wrote an article for the Wisconsin Law Journal on Wisconsin law enforcement ...

The Heartland Institute | Wisconsin Judge Declares State’s Right-to-Work Law Unconstitutional

Wisconsin, Dane County Court Judge William Foust has ruled that the state right-to-work law violates labor union’s legal entitlement to money earned by ...

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