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Patrick Crooks

Jul 5, 2016

BENCH BLOG: Supreme Court has wrong say on pro se

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals recently rebuked the Wisconsin Supreme Court for a 2010 opinion upholding a Waukesha County judge’s cursory denial of a defendant’s right to self-representation.

Dec 22, 2015

Madison attorney Claude Covelli quits Supreme Court race

A Madison attorney has dropped his bid for the late Justice Patrick Crooks' seat on the state Supreme Court.

Dec 6, 2015

Legal community, others remember late justice

Members of the legal community, lawmakers and other remembered the late Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Patrick Crooks at a memorial service Friday.

Oct 21, 2015

View from around the state: High court appointments are routine

Of course Gov. Scott Walker unilaterally appointed his favorite candidate to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, giving her the huge advantage of incumbency in next spring's election.

Oct 12, 2015

Bradley registered ‘justice’ website before appointment (UPDATE)

Rebecca Bradley, whose first day as a justice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court was Monday, registered a website domain name identifying her as a justice even before applications were due for the interim position she was appointed to.

Oct 6, 2015

View from around the state: Walker should not give any candidate an advantage

Just because former Gov. Tommy Thompson did it, doesn't mean Gov. Scott Walker should.

Oct 5, 2015

State Supreme Court race could be referendum on Walker

The death of Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Patrick Crooks with 10 months left on his term could set up a spring election that's as much a referendum on Gov. Scott Walker as it is on who should serve on the state's highest court.

Oct 2, 2015

Rebecca Bradley applies for Wisconsin Supreme Court vacancy

State Appeals Court Judge Rebecca Bradley has applied to be appointed to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, the only one of three candidates for a full 10-year term to do so.

Sep 29, 2015

Walker sends signals he may appoint Bradley to Supreme Court

Gov. Scott Walker is sending signals that he may appoint state Appeals Court Judge Rebecca Bradley to a vacancy on the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Sep 28, 2015

Groups ask Walker not to appoint court candidates to vacancy

Four advocacy groups are urging Gov. Scott Walker not to name one of the three candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court to fill out the term of Justice Patrick Crooks who died last week.

Sep 25, 2015

Walker will wait to announce decision on court vacancy

Gov. Scott Walker says he won't make any announcements about his plans for filling a vacancy on the state Supreme Court until after Justice Patrick Crooks is buried on Saturday.

Sep 23, 2015

Funeral service Saturday for Justice Crooks

Funeral arrangements have been made for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Patrick Crooks, who died Monday in his chambers at the state Capitol.


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