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Shirley Abrahamson

Jul 22, 2018

Dallet’s arrival brings hope of friendlier state Supreme Court

When Rebecca Dallet joins the Wisconsin Supreme Court next month, she is looking forward to building strong relationships with her fellow justices after a tumultuous campaign in which she blasted the court as being "broken and dysfunctional."

Jul 16, 2018

Neubauer says she’s raised $350,000 for Supreme Court race

In an early sign of strength, the new Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Lisa Neubauer says she's already raised more than $358,000.

Jul 12, 2018

Neubauer announces candidacy for Wisconsin Supreme Court

Lisa Neubauer, the chief judge on the state appeals court, announced Thursday she is running for the Wisconsin Supreme Court in a bid to replace the retiring liberal Justice Shirley Abrahamson next year.

Jun 18, 2018

View from around the state: Critical reform for impartiality

Limit the stain of money on decisions by the justices.

Jun 13, 2018

Waukesha County Judge Lazar considering Supreme Court run

Add Waukesha County Circuit Judge Maria Lazar to the ever-growing list of those considering a run for the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Jun 11, 2018

Democratic DA Susan Happ considering run for Supreme Court

The Democratic Jefferson County district attorney who ran for state attorney general in 2014 is considering running for the state Supreme Court next year, making her the third possible candidate to express interest.

Jun 4, 2018

View from around the state: Abrahamson broke through many barriers to serve citizens

Shirley Abrahamson, the longest-serving Supreme Court justice in Wisconsin history, was often revered or despised depending on one's political viewpoint.

Jun 1, 2018

Abrahamson leaves legacy to remember

When Shirley Abrahamson leaves the state Supreme Court next year, she will leave a legacy to remember.

May 30, 2018

Abrahamson won’t seek another term (UPDATE)

Shirley Abrahamson, the longest-serving Wisconsin Supreme Court justice in state history and the first woman to serve on the high court, said Wednesday she will not seek re-election next year, setting up a wide open race to replace her.

Apr 19, 2018

Longtime Justice Abrahamson misses court for medical tests

Her office said on Thursday that the 84-year-old Abrahamson has been listening in by telephone so she can participate in the cases. Details about the testing being done were not disclosed.

Apr 18, 2018

High court: Granting petition not in best interests of lawyers, state

The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently issued an order this week outlining its decision to deny a petition that would have reined in how the State Bar of Wisconsin can spend the dues that lawyers must pay when they are licensed to practice in the state.

Apr 16, 2018

High court OKs dissolving sixth judicial administrative district

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has approved a reorganization of the state’s judicial administrative districts.

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