Thursday, March 16, 2017

UPDATE. This week in Wisconsin Supreme Court integrity

Photo credits:  Wisconsin Court System

Reported in Wisconsin Supreme Court urged to adop stricter rules.  (, 3/15/2017)

Petition:  In re rule for recusal when a party or lawyer has made a large campaign contribution.

Related post:
Breaking the law. Just imagine the GOP outrage if Shirley Abrahamson was a featured speaker at, say, a La Crosse County Democratic Party fete.  (3/3/2017)
Bought and paid for: Wisconsin's conservative Supreme Court Justices and their tainted campaign contributions.  (5/14/2015)

Oriignal 3/13/2017 post, "'Precious' Roggensack worries about WI Supreme Court integrity", starts here.

Too late!

Related reading:
Court measure, billed as move toward congeniality, seen as rip on Abrahamson.  (Wisconsin Watch, 1/20/2015)
Campaign Money Tests Wisconsin Justices’ Impartiality.  (The New York Times, 3/27/2015)
Undisclosed Dark Money Reigns Supreme in Wisconsin Campaigns and Elections.  (The Center for Media and Democracy's PR Watch, 10/5/2016)

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