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Act 21 Case Finally Moving Forward

After over a year on hold before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, the two cases involving the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’s Act 21 explicit authority have finally started moving again with another requested briefing on legislative intervention.

Whatever Happened to Intervention?

In 2018, the Wisconsin Legislature passed Act 369 which allows the Wisconsin legislature to intervene in ongoing legal cases. But over a year after litigation landed Act 369 before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, there is still no ruling on whether intervention violates separation of powers.