Breaking: Activist Judge Blocks WI Union Bill
She didn’t like it.
Activist judge Maryann Sumi issued a temporary restraining order on the Wisconsin Republican union bill today.
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JS Online reported:
Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi issued a temporary restraining order Friday, barring the publication of a controversial new law that would sharply curtail collective bargaining for public employees.
Sumi’s order will prevent Secretary of State Doug La Follette from publishing the law until she can rule on the merits of the case. Dane County Ismael Ozanne is seeking to block the law because he says a legislative committee violated the state’s open meetings law.
Sumi said Ozanne was likely to succeed on the merits.
Sumi has a history of controversal rulings.
In February 2011, in the middle of a statewide debate regarding labor unions’ collective bargaining, Judge Sumi refused the Madison School District’s request to send teachers back to work. The district asked the judge to impose a temporary restraining order to bar teachers from participating in further work stoppages. It referred to the teachers’ protests in the capital as a strike, which are illegal under state law. The judge refused to categorize the work stoppage as a strike and said that the district could not prove irreparable harm had been caused by the teachers.
And this is exactly the reason why the radical left must be defeated in election after election… So that they will not be able to place their activist judges into positions of power.