Critics of the John Doe investigations that have dogged Gov. Scott Walker since he took office in 2011 often make much of the fact that Wisconsin is the only state to have a law allowing the frequently secret probes.Read More »
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Rock County Circuit Judge Jim Daley plans to announce his candidacy for the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday, making him an early challenger to incumbent Justice Ann Walsh Bradley in the race to be decided next year.Read More »
With two months to go before Election Day, conservative and liberal groups are swooping into Wisconsin's attorney general race and scouring court records for fodder to attack Republican Brad Schimel and Democrat Susan Happ as soft on crime.Read More »
Even though independent groups spent $1.2 million on the spring’s Supreme Court election, the contest was one of the cheapest in recent years.Read More »
Recent proposals to limit or abolish state Supreme Court elections attempt to remedy public perception that the high court is a political hotbed.
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Former Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Linda Clifford had a target on her back from the early days of her 2007 campaign.
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What if they held a Wisconsin Supreme Court election and nobody spent staggering sums trying to influence its outcome?
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A new report on TV ad spending in Wisconsin's Supreme Court race shows Justice Pat Roggensack with nearly three times the support of challenger Ed Fallone as the race winds down.Read More »
Nearly two years after Justice David Prosser allegedly put his hands around the throat of another Wisconsin justice, the incident continues to dominate debate about the future of the state’s highest court.Read More »
An attorney known for outlandish satirical videos and provocative statements, a law professor with an expertise in complicated corporate litigation and an incumbent justice are trying to capture voters' attention in the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court.Read More »