Monday, September 28, 2009

Representing Wisconsin, attorney Lester Pines asks state Supreme Court to deny petition for original review of state's domestic partnership law

09/28/09 Greenbay Press Gazette:
MADISON — Lawyers representing Gov. Jim Doyle, a gay rights group and several gay couples have asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to reject a challenge to the state's new domestic partnership registry ... Madison attorney Lester Pines, hired by Doyle to defend the registry after Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen refused, told the justices there was no urgency and so many facts in dispute that a trial court should consider it first.
The case is case is Appling v. Doyle, No. 2009AP001860 (Wis. Sup. Ct.).

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