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Janet Protasiewicz

Chief Justice Annette Ziegler
Nov 2, 2023

Judiciary meeting spotlights court backlog, mental health, criminal justice reform, security

Court backlogs, security, mental health, and criminal justice reform were topics of discussion.

Protasiewicz Impeachment
Oct 13, 2023

Wisconsin Republican leader won’t back down from impeachment threat against Supreme Court justice

The Republican leader of Wisconsin’s Assembly refused to back down Thursday from possibly impeaching Janet Protasiewicz.

Protasiewicz Impeachment
Oct 12, 2023

2nd former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice advises Republican leader against impeachment

A second conservative former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice asked to investigate taking the unprecedented step of impeaching a liberal justice on Wednesday came out against it.

Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial
Oct 11, 2023

Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial must be respected, protected

Memorial was damaged again the weekend of September 30 - October 1, 2023.

Wisconsin redistricting
Oct 9, 2023

Wisconsin GOP leader silent on impeachment of Supreme Court justice after earlier floating it

Wisconsin's top Republican state lawmaker, who had threatened to possibly impeach a newly elected liberal state Supreme Court justice if she didn't step down from a redistricting case, didn't mention that option Monday in his first comments since the justice decided against recusal.

Oct 9, 2023

Liberal Wisconsin Supreme Court justice rejects GOP call to recuse on redistricting cases

The Wisconsin Supreme Court, in a 4-3 vote along partisan lines Friday, agreed to hear a challenge to Republican-drawn legislative maps after a newly elected liberal justice declined to recuse herself.

Protasiewicz Impeachment
Oct 9, 2023

Impeachments and forced removals from office emerge as partisan weapons in the states

Republicans in Wisconsin are threatening to impeach a recently elected state Supreme Court justice and raised the possibility of doing the same to the state’s election director.

Janet Protasiewicz
Sep 28, 2023

Wisconsin Supreme Court won’t hear longshot case trying to head off impeachment

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit seeking an order blocking any attempt from the state Legislature to impeach Justice Janet Protasiewicz, a new member of the court whose victory this spring tilted control of the court in favor of liberals.

Janet Protasiewicz
Sep 21, 2023

Money laundering complaint filed against Justice Protasiewicz by convicted felon, election denier, alleged stalker

The same election denier and convicted felon who allegedly stalked Elections Commission chair Meagan Wolfe has filed a complaint against Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Janet Protasiewicz.

Janet Protasiewicz
Sep 20, 2023

Wisconsin Ethics Commission staff leakers face 9 months prison, $10,000 fine

This developing story will be updated. 

Wisconsin redistricting
Sep 20, 2023

Wisconsin redistricting fight focuses on the recusal of a key justice as impeachment threat lingers

Republicans fighting to preserve Wisconsin legislative electoral maps they drew argue in new legal filings that a key liberal Wisconsin Supreme Court justice must recuse from the case despite the dismissal of complaints against her related to comments she made about redistricting.

Sep 15, 2023

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts new case involving Village of Egg Harbor, denies review of several others

Court agrees to review two cases, denies several others.


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