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Saturday, June 4, 2022

“Alleged gunman in shooting of Wisconsin judge had been sentenced by him in 2005”: Lucas Robinson of The Wisconsin State Journal has this report, along with an article headlined “Slain Wisconsin judge John Roemer remembered as dedicated husband, man of the law.”

And Sarah Volpenhein, Bill Glauber, and Elliot Hughes of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel have an article headlined “‘I can’t believe this happened in our neighborhood’: New Lisbon community grapples with the killing of Wisconsin Judge John Roemer.”

Posted at 7:33 PM by Howard Bashman

“Wisconsin faces a ‘tangled series’ of abortion laws dating back to 1849 as it heads into a possible post-Roe future; Top GOP lawmakers remain mum on plans if the constitutional right to an abortion is overturned — and state law banning nearly all abortions takes effect”: Phoebe Petrovic of Wisconsin Watch has this report, along with an article headlined “Are abortions ever medically necessary? Wisconsin doctors say yes; Life-threatening conditions can develop or be exacerbated during pregnancy — and childbirth itself is high risk for some patients, they say.”

Posted at 10:29 AM by Howard Bashman

“The Supreme Court is handing down its fewest decisions in decades; Here’s what that means; The real solution here is Congress, if only it would act”: Law professor Steve Vladeck has this essay online at MSNBC.

Posted at 10:22 AM by Howard Bashman

“Retired Juneau County judge John Roemer killed in ‘targeted act’ against judicial system, authorities say”: Lucas Robinson has this front page article in today’s edition of The Wisconsin State Journal.

And from The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Kelli Arseneau, Bill Glauber, Patrick Marley, and Daniel Bice have an article headlined “Retired Judge John Roemer killed in New Lisbon; suspected shooter had other ‘targets’ that sources say included Gov. Evers.”

Drake Bentley and Elliot Hughes have an article headlined “Here’s what we know about the targeted killing of retired Juneau County Judge John Roemer in the town of New Lisbon.”

And Kelli Arseneau, Chris Mueller, and Sarah Volpenhein have an article headlined “Retired Juneau County judge John Roemer killed in targeted attack remembered as devoted jurist, church leader.”

Posted at 10:18 AM by Howard Bashman