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Aren’t Justices Supposed to “Look Out” for the Law?

What is the role of a state supreme court justice? Is it to properly interpret the constitutionality of laws passed by the Wisconsin legislature or is it to be a force to ‘push back’ against what he or she feels is the majority of the court? Madison area attorney and Wisconsin State Supreme Court candidate Tim Burns […]

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Did Kloppenburg Violate The Wisconsin Judicial Code of Conduct?

JoAnne Kloppenburg’s allegation that Justice David Prosser met with Governor Scott Walker after the Supreme Court race – a contention that Prosser and Walker adamantly deny – may violate the Wisconsin Judicial Code of Conduct. Kloppenburg made the allegation during her press conference to announce her intention for a state-wide recount, but she provided no evidence […]