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Ex-justice’s Wisconsin election probe drags as critics scoff

The leader of a sprawling, taxpayer-funded probe of Joe Biden's victory in battleground Wisconsin ignited his political career in 2008 by unseating the first Black justice on the state Supreme Court, capitalizing on an ad that sparked ethics complaints and allegations of racism.

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Former justice to join Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan

The Milwaukee-based law firm of Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP confirmed Tuesday that former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler Jr. will be joining the firm, starting Thursday. Butler, a University of Wisconsin Law School grad, served as an assistant state public defender from 1972 to 1992, when he joined the Milwaukee Municipal Court. He served on the Milwaukee County ...

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Supreme Court race all about union bargaining law 


By Todd Richmond Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Everything was going according to plan for state Supreme Court Justice David Prosser. He emerged from a four-way primary in February as the top vote-getter by far. His surviving challenger, little-known Assistant Attorney General JoAnne Kloppenburg, got just 28 percent of the vote compared to Prosser’s 55 percent. That same night, ...

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Butler confirmation still up in the air

After two failed nominations to the federal bench, attorneys and judges in the Western District of Wisconsin are wondering if the third time is the charm for former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler.

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