Wis. High Court Won't Rehear Controversial Union Law

Law360, New York (July 6, 2012, 5:50 PM EDT) -- The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday refused to rehear an appeal of controversial legislation stripping most state workers of collective bargaining rights, which the state high court upheld last year.

The judges voted 3-3 on Dane County District Attorney Ismael R. Ozanne's motion requesting a rehearing and asking that Justice Michael J. Gableman recuse himself from the case.

Gableman did not take part in the vote on the motion for a rehearing, according to the court's order.

"It is ordered that the motion to the court...
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