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Prosecutor won’t charge Wisconsin justice (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A conservative Wisconsin state Supreme Court justice who staved off an unusually intense campaign to replace him this summer will not face criminal charges over allegations that he tried to choke a liberal colleague, a prosecutor said Thursday. Sauk County District Attorney Patricia Barrett, a special prosecutor in the case, said ...

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Prosecutor accepts Supreme Court choke case (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A rural prosecutor will decide whether to charge Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser with attacking a liberal colleague. Sauk County District Attorney Patricia Barrett said Monday she has accepted a request from Dane County’s chief judge to serve as a special prosecutor in the case. Now she must weigh Justice ...

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DA wants new prosecutor in Supreme Court probe (UPDATE)

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TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Madison prosecutor wants a judge to pick someone else to handle allegations state Supreme Court Justice David Prosser attacked a liberal colleague. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne said Monday he wants to avoid any appearance of a conflict of interest. The high court was deliberating a lawsuit the Democratic ...

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‘Prosser Must Go’ rally planned for noon at Capitol

Women’s rights organizations and elected officials plan to gather at the Capitol on Tuesday to call for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser to step aside. Justice Ann Walsh Bradley has accused Prosser of putting her in a chokehold her during an argument in her office last month — a charge he denies. Authorities are investigating the allegations. Tuesday’s “Prosser ...

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Supreme Court argument leads to investigation 


By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A fight between Wisconsin’s divided Supreme Court justices led Monday to a criminal investigation and calls from the governor and others to resolve long-standing differences and restore public confidence in the institution. Liberal Justice Ann Walsh Bradley has accused conservative Justice David Prosser of trying to choke her during an argument ...

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Sheriff investigating Supreme Court choking incident (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A fight between Wisconsin’s divided Supreme Court justices led Monday to a criminal investigation and calls from the governor and others to resolve longstanding differences and restore public confidence in the institution. Liberal Justice Ann Walsh Bradley told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that conservative Justice David Prosser tried to choke her ...

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Walker: Supreme Court needs to resolve discord (UPDATE)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Gov. Scott Walker took the state Supreme Court justices to task Monday, saying their infighting has to end for the sake of public confidence in the court. His comments came after a liberal member of the court accused a conservative justice of putting her in a chokehold — a charge he has denied. Speaking on WTMJ ...

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Wisconsin justice says court fight led to choking (UPDATE)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A member of the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s liberal faction has accused a conservative justice of choking her during an argument in her office earlier this month — a charge he denied. Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that Justice David Prosser put her in a chokehold during the dispute. She contacted ...

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