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Joe Troy

Apr 28, 2014

Bar leadership trying to rally support for term-limit proposal

It seems State Bar leadership is finally figuring out they have a long road ahead to get the Legislature and voters to go along with a proposed Constitutional amendment to limit state Supreme Court justices to a single, 16-year term.

Jan 20, 2014

Panel delays push for 16-year term limits for justices

A State Bar committee charged with garnering support for a proposed constitutional amendment to limit Wisconsin Supreme Court justices to a single 16-year term has decided to alter its plan and delay a legislative push.

Oct 17, 2013

Hurdles ahead for term-limit proposal

Many agree that the State Bar’s support of a term-limit proposal for Wisconsin justices is important if the measure is going to gain traction.

Sep 28, 2013

State Bar votes in favor of single terms for justices (UPDATE)

A measure designed to reduce the politics associated with the Wisconsin Supreme Court and its elections took a large step forward Saturday when the State Bar elected to support it.

Sep 25, 2013

State Bar to consider supporting term limit for justices

The Wisconsin State Bar’s Board of Governors is expected to decide this week whether to support a measure that would limit state Supreme Court justices to a single, 16-year term.

Jul 22, 2013

Targeting politics on the bench

Former Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Linda Clifford had a target on her back from the early days of her 2007 campaign.

Jul 17, 2013

Senators renew push to abolish state Supreme Court elections (UPDATE)

As the State Bar of Wisconsin works on its proposal to set term limits for state Supreme Court justices, two state senators are renewing their push to eliminate elections for high court seats.

Jul 8, 2013

Wis. could be only state to have 1-term justices

Wisconsin could become the only state to limit its Supreme Court justices to a single term if a proposal put forward by a task force of attorneys becomes law.

Jun 17, 2013

State Bar considers push to limit justices to single, 16-year term (UPDATE)

In an attempt to make the Wisconsin Supreme Court more nonpartisan, the Wisconsin State Bar is in the early stages of a potential push to limit state justices to single, 16-year terms.

Jul 12, 2011

Court OKs payment for man hurt in Appleton blast (UPDATE)

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A maintenance worker seriously injured in a 2009 boiler explosion at the Appleton Medical Center will be compensated for his medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering under a $1.6 million settlement approved Tuesday. The court signed off on the settlement with the boiler service company, BurCon Services, and its […]


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