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
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
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

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
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
Sen. Chuck Grassley has nearly completed his conversion of the Judiciary Committee to his own personal political playground.
Analiese Eicher
01/24/2018

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
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
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

Donald Trump announced he would also be subverting the five-decades long practice of selecting a nominee forwarded by both Wisconsin United States Senators.
One Wisconsin Institute
08/04/2017
The U.S. Senate is expected to vote soon on the confirmation of Donald Trump’s nominee John K. Bush to the Sixth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals.
One Wisconsin Institute
07/20/2017
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

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
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
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 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
Will Sen. Ron Johnson and the GOP deliver on a judge to fill the longest-running federal judicial vacancy in the nation – or will they deliver a lump of coal?
Capital Times
12/16/2016
Instead of trying to rig federal courts for partisan gain, Johnson and his GOP colleagues should give American people the gift of democracy this holiday season.
One Wisconsin Institute
12/08/2016

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
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. 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

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
After a lengthy summer recess Sen. Ron Johnson and the U.S. Senate are scheduled to return to work today. But the question is: will he do his job?
One Wisconsin Institute
09/07/2016
“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

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
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
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

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
Several of Sen. Ron Johnson’s colleagues will take to the floor of the United States Senate today and request votes on a series of nominees to fill judicial vacancies.
One Wisconsin Institute
07/12/2016
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
06/30/2016

The United States Supreme Court in a 5-3 decision today ruled a Texas law attempting to restrict access to abortion as unconstitutional.
One Wisconsin Institute
06/27/2016
This decision protecting the rights of women is a powerful reminder of why courts matter.
Wisconsin Gazette
06/27/2016
Ron Johnson has now spent 100 days ignoring the oath he swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution and refusing to do his job.
One Wisconsin Institute
06/24/2016

It is long past time for the Senate to do its job and fill the longest judicial vacancy in the nation.
One Wisconsin Institute
06/16/2016
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
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

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
Sen. Ron Johnson failed to appear at a hearing today on the nomination of Donald Schott to fill a vacancy on the Federal Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
One Wisconsin Institute
05/18/2016
New polling finds overwhelming support among Wisconsin voters for holding fair hearings and a timely vote on the President’s SCOTUS nominee.
One Wisconsin Institute
05/09/2016

When Ron Johnson refuses to do his job, our courts can’t do theirs. And that means people in Wisconsin and across the nation are being denied justice.
One Wisconsin Institute
05/06/2016
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.
One Wisconsin Institute
05/03/2016
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.
One Wisconsin Institute
04/29/2016

By refusing to do their job and act on nominees to fill vacancies on the federal court, Sen. Ron Johnson and his fellow Republicans are hurting the judicial system and undermining our democracy.
Wisconsin State Journal
04/15/2016
As presidential candidates travel to Wisconsin, one thing they’re quickly noticing is Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson refusing to do his job.
One Wisconsin Institute
03/28/2016
Will Sen. Ron Johnson continue to be a part of the problem, or will he become part of the solution?
One Wisconsin Institute
03/21/2016

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.
Scot Ross
03/01/2016