U.S. Supreme Court Category Archive


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Right Wing-Funded Attack on Workers to Be Heard by U.S. Supreme Court

    The U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear a case being promoted and underwritten by right-wing special interests as part of their ongoing attacks on workers.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/29/2017
  • Protecting Integrity of Federal Courts Requires Halting Consideration of Trump Nominees Amid Deepening Concerns for Legitimacy of Administration

    The U.S. Senate should delay action on Donald Trump’s nominees until mounting questions about his administration are resolved

    One Wisconsin Institute, 05/16/2017
  • Neil Gorsuch’s Dysfunctional Nuclear Family

    Neil Gorsuch’s views fall far behind the rest of the country. But what is most unsettling is that he secured his critical position in a completely unprecedented manner.

    Grace Hauser, 04/10/2017
  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s Support for Filibuster Is Early Flashpoint in 2018 Re-election Bid

    “It is just another way that Tammy is stepping up for the things she believes in,” said Jenni Dye, research director of the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now.

    Associated Press, 04/07/2017
  • Ron Johnson Puts Donald Trump Before Wisconsin

    “Today, Tammy Baldwin stood up for the people of Wisconsin and Ron Johnson stood up for Donald Trump.”

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/07/2017
  • Going Nuclear to Confirm Right-Wing Supreme Court Nominee Destructive to Senate, Courts and Rights of All Americans

    Wisconsin attorneys and activists spoke out in opposition to right-wing judge Neil Gorsuch and the U.S. Senate GOP scheme to impose a “nuclear option” rule.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/06/2017
  • Baldwin’s Supreme Court Nominee Fight Is Early Flashpoint

    "It is just another way that Tammy is stepping up for the things she believes in," said Jenni Dye, research director of One Wisconsin Now.

    Associated Press, 04/06/2017
  • Will U.S. Senator Ron Johnson Put Patriotism Before Partisan Political Power Play?

    It’s his choice whether he stands up for the independence of our courts or puts partisan politics before the integrity of our democracy.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/03/2017
  • Americans Deserve Independent, Consensus Pick for U.S. Supreme Court. Neil Gorsuch Is Not It.

    We deserve, and need, a consensus justice on our high court whose loyalty is to all American people and our American values, not one president nor one party.

    Jenni Dye, 03/14/2017
  • Gov. Walker Calls on Sen. Baldwin to Approve Trump SCOTUS Nominee After GOP Refuses to Vote on Obama Nominee

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s public fight with Sen. Tammy Baldwin continued Wednesday as the Republican governor called on the Democratic senator to give President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee a vote....

    Capital Times, 02/23/2017
  • Gov. Scott Walker, A.G. Brad Schimel and Corporate Special Interest Lobby Support Right-Wing Rewrite of Rules For U.S. Supreme Court

    Gov. Scott Walker, Attorney General Brad Schimel and WMC are now turning their sights to rewriting the rules for nominees to the United States Supreme Court.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/22/2017
  • Jenni Dye: Don’t Put Right-wing Jurist in Stolen Court Seat

    The reward for Republicans stealing a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court ought not be the lifetime appointment of a right-wing judge.

    Capital Times, 02/07/2017
  • Walker, Baldwin Get in Twitter Spat

    The spat Thursday centers on Baldwin’s decision not to support President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Walker tweeted that Baldwin is “out of the mainstream” for not meeting with Gorsuch....

    WMTV-TV, 02/02/2017
  • Donald Trump Announces His Pick for Seat on U.S. Supreme Court

    Donald Trump announced his pick for who he would like to fill a lifetime appointment to the United States Supreme Court.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 01/31/2017
  • Democrats, Liberal Activists Voice Concerns About Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

    Scot Ross said Tuesday there are issues within Trump's administration that must be resolved before his Supreme Court nominee is considered.

    Capital Times, 01/31/2017
  • Donald Trump to Attempt to Fill Stolen U.S. Supreme Court Seat

    The questions surrounding Donald Trump and his compliance with and commitment to following the United States Constitution are serious and unresolved.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 01/31/2017
  • Donald Trump Poised to Make U.S. Supreme Court Nomination Despite Unresolved Questions of Possible Constitutional Violations and Russian Election Interference

    Donald Trump has announced, via Twitter, he intends to reveal his nominee to fill a vacancy on the United States Supreme Court next Thursday.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 01/27/2017
  • U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson Compares U.S. Constitution to a Contract, Then Tells Students, ‘You Rarely Read the Full Contract’

    U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson Compares U.S. Constitution to a Contract, Then Tells Students, ‘You Rarely Read the Full Contract’

    One Wisconsin Institute, 10/27/2016
  • Sen. Ron Johnson to Donald Trump: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

    We count on our courts to protect our rights and ensure everyone is treated equally by the law. It’s why they matter so much.

    Analiese Eicher, 10/21/2016
  • Federal Judicial Vacancy Crisis and GOP Obstruction Highlighted By Action at U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s Office

    As part of a national day of action, Wisconsin members of the Why Courts Matter coalition visited Ron Johnson’s Milwaukee office to deliver 92 miniature chairs.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 10/04/2016
  • U.S. Senate Republican Delays in Confirming Judges Deny Justice

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Advocates in Calling for Action to Fill U.S. Supreme Court and Federal Judicial Vacancies.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 09/20/2016
  • Six Month Anniversary of Judge Merrick Garland’s Appointment to Fill U.S. Supreme Court Vacancy

    Today marks six months since President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to fill a vacancy on the United States Supreme Court.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 09/16/2016
  • Group Calls Out Johnson on High Court

    “What he’s saying is, ‘I got him this far, but I’m not going to get him any further,’ ” Pines told reporters on a conference call organized by the liberal One Wisconsin Institute.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 08/31/2016
  • On National Day of Action Wisconsin Attorneys Call on Sen. Ron Johnson to Do His Job, Give Fair Hearing and Vote to U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Judge Merrick Garland

    Judge Merrick Garland has now waited a record 168 days without a committee hearing or confirmation vote on his nomination to the nation’s high court.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 08/31/2016
  • Constituents Rally to Tell Sen. Ron Johnson to #DoYourJob

    The unprecedented political power play by the GOP in D.C. in refusing to give a fair hearing and timely vote to Judge Merrick Garland stretched for over 150 days.

    Analiese Eicher, 08/17/2016
  • Ron Johnson Making History, But Not the Good Kind

    Today marks the 125th day since President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to fill a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 07/19/2016
  • Sen. Ron Johnson Going on Recess Instead of Doing His Job

    As the United States Senate prepares to skip town, Sen. Ron Johnson and his Republican colleagues have left important work undone.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 07/15/2016
  • Matt Rothschild: The Courts, the Election, and Money in Politics

    One big issue in this fall’s presidential election is who will get to nominate judges to our federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Capital Times, 06/08/2016
  • Check Out WICourtsMatter.org to Find Out More About Why Courts Matter

    The website includes information about current court vacancies and the U.S. Supreme Court, issues at stake in the courts and other court related news and advocacy work.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 06/01/2016
  • Protecting Women’s Reproductive Rights — Another Reason Courts Matter

    Imagine a Wisconsin where a woman would not be able to legally have her birth control prescription filled. It has happened, and it’s a powerful example of why courts matter.

    Capital Times, 05/31/2016
  • Brian Evans: Functioning U.S. Supreme Court Should Trump Partisan Proclivities

    Whether you identify as a conservative, progressive, or something in between, you have the chance to make your voice heard and urge your senators to do the right thing — ensure the Supreme Court continues to work for all of us.

    Capital Times, 04/30/2016
  • Functioning United States Supreme Court > Partisan Proclivities

    You have the chance to make your voice heard and urge your senators to do the right thing - ensure the Supreme Court continues to work for all of us.

    Brian Evans, 04/27/2016
  • Sorry You Missed Sen. Johnson’s Party!

    One Wisconsin Now joined activists at Sen. Ron Johnson’s Milwaukee office to throw him a birthday party and to tell him it’s time to end his partisan obstruction and give fair consideration to President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee.

    People for the American Way, 04/08/2016