Justice System Category Archive


  • Supreme Court Justice Dan Kelly Renting Office Space at State GOP Headquarters

    Dan Kelly is showing his partisanship on the campaign trail, right down to sharing an address with the Republican Party of Wisconsin.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 12/12/2019
  • Return to Sender: Dan Kelly’s State Court Campaign Lists Same Address As Republican Party of Wisconsin

    Dan Kelly’s partisanship is on full display as his campaign lists the Republican Party of Wisconsin as the return address for the nomination papers.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/11/2019
  • Right-Wing Supporters of Dan Kelly Go to Court to Tip Electoral Scales in His Favor

    Right-wing supporters of Dan Kelly are going to court to try to purge registered Wisconsinites from poll lists.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 11/13/2019
  • Dan Kelly: Applying the Law As His Campaign Contributors Wish It To Be

    Dan Kelly's record on the court shows he’s instead seen the law as his campaign donors wish it to be.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/29/2019
  • While a Right-wing Legal Group Had a Case Before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Justice Dan Kelly Took Campaign Contributions From Members of Its Board of Directors

    One Wisconsin Now reveals he received $1,000 contributions from board members of the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty.

    Door County Pulse, 07/26/2019
  • Brian Hagedorn Sees State Supreme Court As Venue to Advance Partisan, Political Agenda

    Brian Hagedorn explicitly urged people to vote for a conservative judicial candidate because it would help advance Walker’s political agenda.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/19/2019
  • Brian Hagedorn’s Past Pays Off … With $18,000 Campaign Contribution From Big Special Interest

    Brian Hagedorn’s work as a clerk for former Justice Michael Gableman looks like it’s paying off for his own campaign for the state Supreme Court

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/07/2019
  • GOP Power Grabs Pour Gas on ‘resistance’ in Key Midwest States

    “Progressives have to defend a Supreme Court seat in April of 2019 — this will help them do that,” said Scot Ross, the executive director of One Wisconsin Now, a liberal outside...

    Politico, 12/08/2018
  • GOP Blames Voters Voting for Electoral Defeats, Proposes Plan to Limit Participation in 2020 State High Court Race

    Republicans appear to have settled on an explanation for why they lost every statewide race on the ballot in the November 6 elections: Too many voters voted.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/16/2018
  • Scott Walker, Lawmakers Consider Helping Conservative Justice Before Tony Evers Becomes Governor

    Analiese Eicher noted Republicans fought plans to hold special elections this year and complained about the cost of past recall elections.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/15/2018
  • Support for Brett Kavanaugh Pattern of Ron Johnson’s Horrendous Record on Issues of Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment

    Ron Johnson today announced he would be voting in favor of Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to a lifetime seat on the U.S. Supreme Court.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/05/2018
  • Donald Trump Attacks Victim of Sexual Assault, Again. Scott Walker and Brad Schimel Silent, Again.

    One Wisconsin Now Program Director Analiese Eicher demanded Gov. Scott Walker and Attorney General Brad Schimel speak out on behalf of sexual assault survivors.

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/03/2018
  • Scott Walker, Brad Schimel Stand With Brett Kavanaugh and Sexual Assault

    Scott Walker and Brad Schimel want to put a man who committed sexual assault on the United States Supreme Court for the next 30 years.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/28/2018
  • Brad Schimel: Brett Kavanaugh Apologist

    The fact Brad Schimel still thinks Brett Kavanaugh is qualified is an indication that Brad Schimel is not qualified to be Wisconsin's attorney general.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/27/2018
  • The Courage of Dr. Ford a Powerful Contrast With the Cowardice of Scott Walker

    The courageous testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford today stands in contrast with the behavior of Scott Walker in regard to the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/27/2018
  • Brad Schimel Did Not Seek Jail Time for 17-year-olds Who Assaulted Younger Teens in Early 2000s

    Brad Schimel's comments drew a rebuke from Joanna Beilman-Dulin, research director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 09/25/2018
  • Will Scott Walker and Brad Schimel Denounce Donald Trump’s Sickening Attack on Assault Victim?

    The choice for Scott Walker and Brad Schimel is simple: denounce Donald Trump immediately and unequivocally, or join him as unfit to serve in public office.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/21/2018
  • Does Scott Walker Still Believe Accused Perpetrator of Sexual Assault Brett Kavanaugh Fits Criteria He Looks For In Judicial Candidates?

    Gov. Scott Walker was quick to publicly praise Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/17/2018
  • “Here We Go Again.”

    Shortly after President Trump announced his pick for Supreme Court, the liberal group One Wisconsin Now sent an email with the subject line: “Trump, Walker will criminalize abortion.” “If he is not...

    Isthmus, 07/19/2018
  • Walker Doubts Roe V. Wade at Risk

    “If he is not blocked, Brett Kavanaugh will be the deciding vote to overturn Roe v. Wade and do what Scott Walker has been trying to do for 25 years: criminalize women...

    Urban Milwaukee, 07/12/2018
  • Walker Not Convinced Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Will Lead To Roe V. Wade Being Overturned

    “If he is not blocked, Brett Kavanaugh will be the deciding vote to overturn Roe v. Wade and do what Scott Walker has been trying to do for 25 years: criminalize women...

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 07/11/2018
  • Donald Trump, Scott Walker Will Criminalize Abortion

    One Wisconsin Now Program Director Analiese Eicher released the following statements about Donald Trump nomination.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/09/2018
  • FIRST IN SCORE — DEMS’ SCOTUS BATTLE PLANS

    Delaying until after the election is by far the worst argument tested in polling, with as many voters opposed as in favor.

    Politico, 07/09/2018
  • Supreme Court Tilts Scales Even Further in Favor of Corporations and Against Workers

    Donald Trump and the Republicans have used a stolen Supreme Court seat to steal the rights of workers.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/27/2018
  • One Wisconsin Institute Statements on Sen. Ron Johnson and GOP Vote to Put Michael Brennan on Federal Court

    The controversial appointment of homophobic racist Michael Brennan to a lifetime appointment was rammed through the U.S. Senate today.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 05/10/2018
  • Ron Johnson Votes to Advance Nomination of Racist, Homophobe to Lifetime Court Seat; Tammy Baldwin Rejects Extremist

    With the help of Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, the nomination of racist and homophobe Michael Brennan to a lifetime appointment continues to advance.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 05/09/2018
  • US Senate Could Vote This Week On Wisconsin Judicial Nominee

    One Wisconsin Now program director Analiese Eicher criticized Brennan's work chairing Gov. Scott Walker's Judicial Selection Advisory Committee.

    Wisconsin Public Radio, 05/07/2018
  • One Wisconsin Now Calls Out Rebecca Bradley For Conflicts in Case of Bullying Professor

    One Wisconsin Now called on Rebecca Bradley to recuse herself from the case of bullying Professor John McAdams suing to get his job back at Marquette University.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/18/2018
  • Scott Walker Claim of Eric Holder Making Supreme Court Race ‘highly Partisan’ Ignores GOP Role

    Republican Gov. Scott Walker raised the issue six days after Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Rebecca Dallet, who was backed by liberals, won election to the high court. Her win in the officially...

    PolitiFact, 04/11/2018
  • Michael Screnock Wants to Continue His Public Service on the Supreme Court

    He has also faced scrutiny for not saying whether he would step away from cases involving the state’s business lobby, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce.

    Wisconsin State Journal, 03/25/2018
  • ICYMI: Michael Screnock Won’t Pledge to Avoid Conflict of Interest As a Judge, Again

    Michael Screnock again refused to commit to removing himself from hearing cases as a judge involving his past work as a hired gun attorney for Gov. Scott Walker

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/07/2018
  • Trump’s Judicial Nominees for Wisconsin Spark Protests

    “He is not qualified for a lifetime judicial appointment and he ought to do the right thing and withdraw himself from consideration for this nomination”

    Wisconsin Gazette, 02/22/2018
  • Red Flags Should Sink Judicial Nomination of Michael Brennan

    He is the wrong nominee for a lifetime appointment, and Trump and his Senate Republican enablers are using the wrong process in ramming through the nomination.

    Analiese Eicher, 02/21/2018
  • Analiese Eicher: Red Flags Should Sink Judicial Nomination of Michael Brennan

    The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee set aside common decency and longstanding traditions when it voted to approve Donald Trump’s nomination of Michael Brennan.

    Capital Times, 02/21/2018
  • Donald Trump Nominee to Fill Wisconsin Federal Court Seat Fails to Disclose Shocking Comments

    The writings of Donald Trump’s nominee, Gordon Giampietro, reveal he holds views that disqualify him from a lifetime appointment to the federal court.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 02/16/2018
  • Red Flags and Blue Slips Should Sink Lifetime Nomination of Michael Brennan to Federal Court

    The Senate Judiciary today set aside common decency and its own traditions and rules in voting to approve Donald Trump’s nomination of Michael Brennan.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 02/15/2018
  • Big Corporate Special Interest Shows Michael Screnock the Love, Candidate for High Court Signals He’ll Return Their Affection

    The latest information on advertising reveals special interests are showing state Supreme Court candidate Michael Screnock the love on Valentine’s Day.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/14/2018
  • Get Schooled About Red Flags on Lifetime Nomination of Mike Brennan to Federal Court

    UW-Madison student Louise schools the nation on one of the reasons why Mike Brennan ought not be given a lifetime appointment to the federal courts.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 02/14/2018
  • Beneficiary of $500,000 Plus Special Interest Groups TV Ad Buys Won’t Support Reform of Judicial Recusal Rule

    Michael Screnock’s Rejection of Recusal Rule Reform Signals Special Interests Their Spending on His Election Could Pay Off

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/07/2018
  • Editorial: Tim Burns and Rebecca Dallet Are Credible Supreme Court Candidates

    Michael Screnock was on the payroll of the legal team defending Governor Walker’s divisive policies in court and working to rig state... district lines.

    Capital Times, 02/07/2018
  • Right-Wing Special Interests Spending to Make Michael Screnock Into Right-Wing Media Darling

    The special interest allies of Michael Screnock are making their first down payment in the effort to elect him to the Wisconsin Supreme Court

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/05/2018
  • Senator Grassley’s Hypocrisy on Judges Worsens

    Sen. Chuck Grassley has nearly completed his conversion of the Judiciary Committee to his own personal political playground.

    Analiese Eicher, 01/24/2018
  • Judicial Advocates Raise Red Flags on Eve of U.S. Senate Hearing on Nomination of Michael Brennan to 7th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals

    State and national advocates raised red flags about both the views of Michael Brennan and the process by which he was nominated for a lifetime appointment.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 01/23/2018
  • Nomination of Michael Brennan to Seventh Circuit Court of Federal Appeals Scheduled for Hearing Before Senate Judiciary Committee

    The wrong nominee, selected in the wrong way, being given a hearing in the wrong way. That’s how One Wisconsin Institute summed it up.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 01/22/2018
  • Supreme Court Race Showing Its Political Stripes

    “What happens is the conservative (candidate) always hides what their ideology is and then the Republican Party uses their entire machine to turn out (votes).”

    Wisconsin State Journal, 01/15/2018
  • Tuesday’s Wisconsin Senate Special Election Could Be Bellwether for 2018 Legislative Races

    The Wisconsin Alliance for Reform and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce combined to spend about $80,000 on ads in the race.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 01/12/2018
  • One Wisconsin Now Calls for Probe of Michael Screnock

    Recent newspaper reports detail the arrests of Michael Screnock and his failure to fully disclose the incidents on his application for a judicial appointment.

    One Wisconsin Now, 11/16/2017
  • Despite Mounting Questions of Fitness and Legitimacy of Trump Administration Another Extreme Judicial Nominee Approved for Lifetime Slot on Federal Judiciary

    The U.S. Senate confirmed another right wing extremist judicial nominee to a lifetime appointment to the federal court.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 11/03/2017