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Nov 12, 2013

Senate approves chief justice election

Republicans in the Wisconsin Senate approved a proposal Tuesday to amend the state constitution to allow state Supreme Court Justices to elect their chief every two years.

Nov 12, 2012

Requesting a judge’s recusal tricky business for attorneys

For J.W. Carney Jr., the decision to file a motion to recuse in the James “Whitey” Bulger case may have been a clear choice, but it was also a risky move.

Sep 17, 2012

Editorial: The cost of justice

Although it appears Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser is about to win the biggest legal battle of his career, he should be worried, even embarrassed, about the cost.

Jul 6, 2012

Civil Procedure — recusal

2009AP608 Adams v. State of Wisconsin

Jul 6, 2012

Civil Procedure — recusal

2011AP613-LV & 2011AP765-W Ozanne v. Fitzgerald

May 1, 2012

Justice Roggensack recuses herself from Prosser case

The first of four Wisconsin Supreme Court justices asked to step aside in the pending ethics case against Justice David Prosser has agreed to do so.

Apr 25, 2012

Prosser seeks another recusal in case against him

The majority of justices on the Wisconsin Supreme Court have been asked to step aside in the pending disciplinary case against their colleague, Justice David Prosser.

Mar 20, 2012

Justice Prosser wants recusals in discipline case

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser says he'll ask his colleagues to recuse themselves from his discipline case.

Mar 12, 2012

Lawmaker pitches late flurry of recusal changes (UPDATE)

With less than a week before the Wisconsin Legislature breaks for the year, Rep. Gary Hebl, D-Sun Prairie, introduced a flurry of bills to reform recusal and decision-making standards for judges.

Mar 8, 2012

Lawmakers push justices to adopt formal recusal rules

Despite assurances from Chief Justice John Roberts that such a move was unnecessary and unwise, a group of lawmakers is pushing the Supreme Court to drop its current self-policing policy for recusals and formally adopt the same judicial code of ethics that binds other federal judges.

Feb 16, 2012

New judge assigned to case of former Walker aide

A new judge has been assigned to the case of Timothy D. Russell, a former aide to Gov. Scott Walker when Walker was the Milwaukee County executive.

Jan 25, 2012

US Supreme Court won’t hear arguments on Kagan recusal request

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to allot oral argument time to a group challenging Justice Elena Kagan’s participation in the health care challenge.


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