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Wisconsin Supreme Court

Janet Protasiewicz
Sep 7, 2023

Democrats open war chest to combat impeachment efforts of Janet Protasiewicz

Democratic Party of Wisconsin opened its war chest Wednesday, releasing $4 million in the 'Defend Justice' multi-pronged statewide campaign.

Protasiewicz
Aug 30, 2023

Wisconsin Supreme Court emails detail chaotic first week of liberal control (UPDATE)

Liberal majority told Chief Justice Annette Ziegler they didn’t plan to release the changes to administrative rules on Friday, Aug. 4, but after Ziegler demanded a copy she sent them out to news outlets before a statement was issued to court personnel.

Aug 29, 2023

Wisconsin Supreme Court chief justice accuses liberal majority of staging a ‘coup’

“Again, I will not condone such lawless destruction of the constitution, the judiciary, or the court,” Ziegler wrote.

Protasiewicz
Aug 28, 2023

Protasiewicz prohibited from hearing abortion, gerrymandering cases if impeachment commences

In the event Protasiewicz is impeached, Gov. Tony Evers would appoint another justice to serve on the state's Supreme Court.

Protasiewicz
Aug 23, 2023

Liberal Supreme Court justices make sweeping changes to enhance transparency and accountability

Changes include: opening administrative conferences, creating a recusal task force to recommend rule changes and making court orders more accessible online.

Aug 16, 2023

Fired Wisconsin courts director files complaints against liberal Supreme Court justices

The former director of Wisconsin's court system who was fired by liberal state Supreme Court justices the day after they gained control of the panel has filed complaints against his replacement and the justices who voted to oust him.

Janet Protasiewicz
Aug 8, 2023

New liberal Wisconsin Supreme Court majority moves to weaken conservative chief justice

Liberals who gained majority control of the Wisconsin Supreme Court this week voted Friday to reduce powers of the conservative chief justice.

Randy Koschnick
Aug 2, 2023

Wisconsin Supreme Court chief justice accuses liberals of ‘raw exercise of overreaching power’

The conservative chief justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court accused her liberal colleagues of a "raw exercise of overreaching power" after they flexed their new majority Wednesday and fired the director of the state's court system.

Aug 2, 2023

Wisconsin lawsuit asks new liberal-controlled Supreme Court to toss Republican-drawn maps

A lawsuit filed Wednesday asks Wisconsin's newly liberal-controlled state Supreme Court to throw out Republican-drawn legislative maps as unconstitutional, the latest legal challenge of many nationwide that could upset political boundary lines before the 2024 election.

Aug 1, 2023

Protasiewicz takes seat on Supreme Court bench

The Wisconsin Supreme Court flips to liberal control for the first time in 15 years Tuesday with the start of the term of a new justice who made abortion rights a focus of her winning campaign.

Protasiewicz
Aug 1, 2023

In Wisconsin, a court that almost overturned Biden’s win flips to liberal control

Director of State Courts Randy Koschnick to be fired as soon as Protasiewicz is sworn in.

Protasiewicz
Jul 24, 2023

Democrats eye Wisconsin high court’s new liberal majority to win abortion and redistricting rulings

While the court is widely expected to weigh in on abortion and redistricting, liberals also are talking about bringing new challenges to school choice, voter ID, the 12-year-old law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers and other laws backed by Republicans.

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