Wis. Ordered To Reopen Capitol Amid Labor Fight

Law360, New York (March 1, 2011, 6:13 PM EST) -- A Wisconsin judge Tuesday ordered the state's government to reopen to the public the State Capitol, which has been essentially locked down since Monday as part of a collective bargaining rights standoff.

Judge Daniel Moeser of the Wisconsin Circuit Court in Dane County issued a temporary restraining order in a suit brought by the Wisconsin Public Employees Union, instructing the state to open the Capitol to the public during business hours.

The order will be in effect until a trial court is able to hold a hearing...
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