On May 15, the Wisconsin Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin v. Tony Evers case. The Justices must decide on the legality of the laws limiting powers of the Governor and Attorney General enacted in post-election "lame duck" December session. Misha Tseytlin, representing the Wisconsin Legislature, argues that although the Legislature adjourned in March, it "made clear it was not dissolving itself...Sometimes, new needs do arise." Jeff Mandell, representing the plaintiffs, argues that the "Legislature is being very fast and loose with the words of the statute...there's not a perpetual session."

Watch the full program: http://bit.ly/wiseye_supreme_court_lwv_evers

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