Judge Denies Motion To Block Wis. Union Limits Bill

Law360, New York (March 11, 2011, 10:28 PM EST) -- A Wisconsin state judge reportedly refused to grant an emergency injunction blocking a bill that restricts collective bargaining for public workers in a suit filed minutes after Gov. Scott Walker approved the legislation Friday morning.

Dane County Circuit Court Judge Amy Smith ruled that the county had not shown that there would be irreparable harm caused if the bill is published and becomes law, according to a report from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

The suit, filed by Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, claims that Wisconsin legislators violated...
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