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Restraining order thrown out against protestor at UW meetings

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MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - A state appeals court nullified a restraining order Thursday against the son of a former legislator who was told to stay away from University of Wisconsin officials and property.

Jeff Decker – a son of former Democratic Senate Majority Leader Russ Decker – was trying to embarrass UW officials over what he felt were illegal student fees.

In 2011, Decker reportedly got upset during a meeting with the chancellor at UW Stevens Point.

Officials said he also disrupted a meeting of the university’s Board of Regents, and trespassed on UW System property.

Soon after that, a judge approved the UW’s restraining order. But today, the Fourth District appellate court in Madison threw out the order.

It said Decker had a legitimate right to publicly protest.

The State Justice Department, which took the UW’s side in the case, did not immediately comment.

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