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]
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.
Right-wing supporters of Dan Kelly are going to court to try to purge registered Wisconsinites from poll lists.
Dan Kelly's record on the court shows he’s instead seen the law as his campaign donors wish it to be.
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]
Brian Hagedorn explicitly urged people to vote for a conservative judicial candidate because it would help advance Walker’s political agenda.
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
“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 group. [Politico]
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.
Analiese Eicher noted Republicans fought plans to hold special elections this year and complained about the cost of past recall elections. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
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.
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]
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
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.
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
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]
The special interest allies of Michael Screnock are making their first down payment in the effort to elect him to the Wisconsin Supreme Court
“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]
The Wisconsin Alliance for Reform and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce combined to spend about $80,000 on ads in the race. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Recent newspaper reports detail the arrests of Michael Screnock and his failure to fully disclose the incidents on his application for a judicial appointment.
A news report says Republican Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman may be in line for a job in the Donald Trump administration.
One Wisconsin Now executive director Scot Ross said Gableman could not have won re-election and so conservatives wanted to rally around a different candidate. [Rhinelander Daily News]
Jenni Dye, a lawyer and research director for One Wisconsin Now said Gableman’s departure “creates an even bigger opening for challengers.” [Wisconsin State Journal]
Knowing the public has lost faith in the court, instead of changing their ways, conservatives believe they can win by changing the name on the ballot.
But Jenni Dye, research director for liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, liked Burns’ chances. [Wisconsin State Journal]
But Jenni Dye, research director for liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, said Burns has a good chance. [Chippewa Herald]
The conservative majority on the Wisconsin Supreme Court voted to kill a petition to reform the rules guiding state court judges on when they must recuse.
Jenni Dye, research director for the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, decried the court’s actions. [Associated Press]
Our courts need clear, strong rules requiring judges recuse themselves in cases involving campaign contributors to prevent even the appearance of corruption.
Who supports the petition and what do they say about it? Nine groups, plus dozens of individuals, have written to the court supporting the petition. [Capital Times]
To protect the integrity of our courts and maintain public trust in the justice system, judges ought not decide cases involving large campaign contributors.
Jenni Dye, a research director at the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, said in a statement that she's not surprised the court accommodated the group. [Associated Press]
Wisconsin Supreme Court delays consideration of judicial recusal petition at conservative group’s request
One Wisconsin Now, a liberal advocacy group, said the delay further shows why recusal rules are needed in the state. [Capital Times]
Based on his dyspeptic judicial temperament and acts as a judge that have greatly undermined respect and trust in the state’s high court there is little reason to memorialize the tenure of David Prosser.
One Wisconsin Now executive director Scot Ross called out Kelly’s lack of judicial experience and said his selection was politically-motivated. [Wisconsin Public Radio]
According to... One Wisconsin Now, Kelly was general counsel for the Kern Family Foundation whose founders... have made individual contributions totalling $220,000 to Walker. [Capital Times]
Media reports say Gov. Scott Walker will announce the nomination of Daniel Kelly to replace retiring Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser late Friday afternoon.
You ought to be free to love whomever you want, and you ought not be denied the same rights as others because you want to marry that person. It’s just common sense. [Capital Times]
The United States Supreme Court in a 5-3 decision today ruled a Texas law attempting to restrict access to abortion as unconstitutional.
Ron Johnson has now spent 100 days ignoring the oath he swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution and refusing to do his job.
To continue on a case where she has such obvious conflict of interest would show that her ethics are as warped as her views she expressed on the LGBTQ community.
New Poll Shows Wisconsinites Overwhelmingly Want Sen. Ron Johnson to Do His Job, Hold Fair Hearing, Timely Vote on U.S. Supreme Court Nominee
New polling finds overwhelming support among Wisconsin voters for holding fair hearings and a timely vote on the President’s SCOTUS nominee.
It’s a yes or no answer to the question of whether Sen. Ron Johnson is doing his job, and we’ve launched a new site to provide people with the answer.
Will Federal Court Obstructionist U.S. Senator Ron Johnson Call on Gov. Walker to Wait Until After Election to Appoint New State Supreme Court Justice?
If anyone should have to wait to fill a judicial vacancy until after the next election, it’s Scott Walker, and if anyone should tell him to do so it should be Ron Johnson.
The question now is not whether Gov. Walker will appoint another right-wing lackey, but who this extreme Republican partisan will be. [WMTV-TV]
Bradley especially took heat after the liberal group One Wisconsin Now unearthed newspaper editorials that she penned as a college student. [Wisconsin Public Radio]
"Instead of doing her job, Rebecca Bradley left a hearing to run off and pledge 'I am your public servant' to the state's big business lobby," said One Wisconsin Now. [Associated Press]
Allowing our courts to become deadlocked for petty political reasons would be unprecedented. It’s time Sen. Ron Johnson stop playing games and start doing his job.
Scott Walker's money machine is propping up Rebecca Bradley with huge money because they know the public thinks she cannot be trusted to be an independent voice.
Neither Gableman nor Bradley has even had the courtesy to respond to One Wisconsin Now, which made the requests of them. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]