David Prosser Tag Archive

  • The Prosser Law Library. Really?

    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, 10/12/2016
  • Walker Starts Looking for Prosser Replacement on High Court

    The question now is not whether Gov. Walker will appoint another right-wing lackey, but who this extreme Republican partisan will be.

    WMTV-TV, 04/28/2016
  • The Best Defense Money Can Buy: Parties Involved in Criminal Investigation of Campaign Collusion Spent Millions to Help Elect Court Majority That Could Hear Cases

    The Supreme Court, with Justice Bradley abstaining, voted to hear several appeals related to the criminal investigation of collusion between the Walker's campaign and outside groups.

    One Wisconsin Now, 12/17/2014
  • Justices Face Questions As ‘John Doe’ Probe Lands in Supreme Court

    One Wisconsin Now said the four-year-old rules are a “get-out-of-court-free card” for powerful interests that spend heavily in Supreme Court races. His group has called on the four justices to recuse themselves from...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 10/05/2014
  • #TBT Eight Million Reasons Four WI Supreme Court Justices Must Recuse in Walker-John Doe Case

    A reminder from April 14 of how four of seven Wisconsin Supreme Court Justices owe their current elected position to the millions of dollars in spending in their races by the Wisconsin...

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/25/2014
  • Corporate Special Interests, Gov. Walker Buy Supreme Court Victory Over Workers, Voters

    MADISON, Wis. — Today’s state Supreme Court decisions supporting Gov. Scott Walker’s attacks on workers and voters were spearheaded by a four-member majority bloc that was elected through $8 million in spending by...

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/31/2014
  • Did Gov. Walker Raise Money to Help Elect State Supreme Court Justice?

    In comments reported by the news service WisPolitics.com, Gov. Scott Walker admitted he personally solicited contributions for the Wisconsin Club for Growth (WCFG) in 2011 and 2012.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/27/2014
  • Liberal Group Asks Supreme Court to Stay Out of John Doe Case

    One Wisconsin Now sent the court a letter saying two groups involved in the investigation — Wisconsin Club for Growth and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, the state’s chamber of commerce — helped...

    Associated Press, 04/14/2014
  • Eight Million Reasons Wisconsin Supreme Court Justices Should Recuse on Walker Request to Hear Corruption Investigation

    One Wisconsin Now has filed a formal letter urging four of the court's justices to recuse themselves from a legal request by the campaign of Gov. Scott Walker related to the ongoing John Doe investigation.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/14/2014
  • Gov. Walker and Special Interest Pals Go Venue Shopping for Friendly Court

    MADISON, Wis. — Defense lawyers for Gov. Walker are reportedly appealing to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and its right-wing majority, to try to protect him from prosecutors investigating alleged illegal coordination between his...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/11/2014
  • Latest State Supreme Court Case: Pat Roggensack V. Truth?

    MADISON, Wis. — Bizarre incidents in which Justice Pat Roggensack misled the public on campaign endorsements and refused to explain recorded statements she made in defense of the erratic behavior of fellow...

    One Wisconsin Now, 03/07/2013
  • Abrahamson Asks Appeals to Take Prosser Case

    Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Clerk Diane Fremgen declined to comment on the issue and could only confirm the letter was filed, though she did say it is unclear when Abrahamson would make a...

    Badger Herald, 09/04/2012
  • Prosser Lack of Payment on Legal Debt Raises Questions

    MADISON, Wis. — Recently released public records reveal that Supreme Court Justice David Prosser owes a politically connected law firm over $220,000 in legal bills, but has not paid a dime towards...

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/23/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Nickolaus Investigation, Impending Voter Suppression

    The independent investigator’s report made it clear that changes need to be made in Waukesha County to restore people’s faith in the integrity of the vote.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/27/2011
  • Prosser’s Conduct: Next Steps

    One Wisconsin Now is filing an open records request to obtain any written and electronic communications between the four conservative justices, David Prosser, Mike Gableman, Annette Ziegler and Patience Roggensack, and Scott Walker’s office, the office of Mike Huebsch, and Scott and Jeff Fitzgeralds’ offices.

    Illusory Tenant, 08/30/2011
  • Excerpts From Full Report on Prosser’s Unacceptable Conduct

    The full report of the incident involving Justice David Prosser allegedly putting Justice Ann Walsh Bradley in a chokehold was released this afternoon. The evidence is clear that Justice David Prosser put...

    Cody Oliphant, 08/25/2011
  • Justice Prosser Won’t Be Charged in Alleged “Chokehold” of Colleague

    Last month the progressive group One Wisconsin Now delivered thousands of names to the Supreme Court, urging Prosser to resign. The group was upset with him over the alleged “chokehold” case, as...

    KSDK, 08/24/2011
  • In Light of Prosser Case, Chief Justice Wants More Openness for High Court

    One Wisconsin Now, which says it submitted more than 10,000 petition signatures last month calling on Justice Prosser to resign, had this to say about the special prosecutor’s decision “The Sauk County...

    WBAY, 08/24/2011
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Sauk County DA Decision in Prosser Choke Incident

    MADISON, Wis. — One Wisconsin Now released the following statements on the Sauk County District Attorney’s decision in the choking incident with Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser and fellow Justice Ann...

    One Wisconsin Now, 08/24/2011
  • Women’s Rights Rally to Call for Prosser Retirement

    The women’s groups aren’t the only ones calling for Prosser to step down. Last week, a Wisconsin non-profit, non-partisan advocacy group called for the justice to resign. One Wisconsin Now — which...

    Legal Newsline, 07/11/2011
  • Wisconsin Progressive Groups Rally, Call for a Prosser Leave of Absence

    There is a reason the rest of the country has its eye on Wisconsin, said Scot Ross, executive director of liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now. Ross said Prosser has brought “dishonor” to...

    Isthmus, 07/11/2011
  • Group Urges Wis. Supreme Court Justice Prosser to Take Leave of Absence

    Scot Ross of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now called on Prosser to resign. His group has obtained over 10,000 petition signatures calling for such a move.

    WXOW, 07/11/2011
  • Prosser Should Be Treated Like Others Accused of Workplace Violence

    Others in attendance included former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, Rabbi Bonnie Margulis with the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, and Scot Ross, the director of One Wisconsin Now, a progressive advocacy...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 07/11/2011
  • Women’s Rights Rally Against Prosser

    Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, will also speak. The liberal advocacy group has collected more than 10,000 petition signatures calling for Prosser’s resignation.

    Isthmus, 07/10/2011
  • Petition Aims to Oust Wis. SC Justice After Alleged Attack

    A Wisconsin non-profit, non-partisan advocacy group is calling for state Supreme Court David Prosser to resign. On Tuesday, One Wisconsin Now delivered to the Court the names of more than 10,000 people...

    Legal Newsline, 07/07/2011
  • WI Justice Encouraged to Resign

    An activist group says it has collected 10,000 signatures demanding that state Supreme Court Justice David Prosser resign after fellow Justice Ann Walsh Bradley accused him of grabbing her neck in a...

    Ms Magazine, 07/06/2011
  • Group’s Petition Urges Justice Prosser to Resign

    The progressive group One Wisconsin Now says it delivered more than 10,000 names to the state Supreme Court Tuesday, calling for the resignation of Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser. One Wisconsin...

    WUWM, 07/04/2011
  • Liberal Group Calls for Prosser’s Resignation

    The liberal group One Wisconsin Now said Tuesday it gave the state Supreme Court a list of over 10,000 names of those who are asking Justice David Prosser to resign because of a recent physical altercation...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 07/04/2011
  • One Wisconsin Now Delivers 10,000 Names to Supreme Court Calling for Prosser to Resign

    One Wisconsin Now today delivered to the state’s highest court the names of more than 10,000 people calling for State Supreme Court Justice David Prosser to resign over reports from fellow Justice Ann Walsh Bradley that Prosser put her in a “chokehold” during an altercation in June.

    One Wisconsin Now, 07/04/2011
  • WI Supreme Court: 10,000 Petition Prosser to Resign

    One Wisconsin Now, a political action group in the Badger state, announced yesterday that their petition calling on Wisconsin Supreme Court justice, and possible felon, David Prosser to resign has gathered 10,000 signatures since going live last...

    DailyKos, 07/02/2011
  • The People of Wisconsin Have Decided It’s Time for Prosser to Go

    More than 10,000 concerned citizens have signed One Wisconsin Now’s petition launched Monday calling for the resignation of Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser. One Wisconsin Now started the petition after Justice...

    Democratic Underground, 07/01/2011
  • Group Calls for Prosser Resignation

    The group “One Wisconsin Now” claims to have 10,000 signatures already on a petition calling for Prosser to step down. A criminal and ethics investigation both underway after a physical altercation Prosser...

    WDJT, 06/30/2011
  • Calls for Prosser Resignation More Than 10,000 Strong

    More than 10,000 concerned citizens have signed One Wisconsin Now’s petition launched Monday calling for the resignation of Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/29/2011
  • Mahoney Turns Over Supreme Court Investigation

    Scot Ross of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now said conservatives never raised the alarm when Prosser ruled on the collective bargaining law even though he was endorsed by numerous Republican lawmakers,...

    La Crosse Tribune, 06/28/2011
  • Political Group Asking Prosser to Resign

    In light of the accusations that Justice David Prosser choked fellow Justice Ann Walsh Bradley, a local political group is calling for him to resign. One Wisconsin Now is circulating a petition...

    WXOW, 06/27/2011
  • One WI Now Statements on Latest Prosser Allegation

    The people of Wisconsin are past the point where they are willing to tolerate for one moment longer, the abusive and alarming conduct of Supreme Court Justice David Prosser. Enough is enough...

    Scot Ross, 06/25/2011
  • Divided They Sit

    While a recall would not be able to change the composition of the Supreme Court, it would help to prevent anything similar to the collective bargaining legislation passing in the Legislature in the future.

    Roshni Nedungadi, 06/16/2011
  • Chief Justice Abrahamson Sums Up Partisan GOP Supreme WMCourt

    From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:   But Abrahamson wrote that the order seems to open the court unnecessarily to the charge that the majority has “reached a predetermined conclusion not based on...

    Scot Ross, 06/14/2011
  • One Wisconsin Now Statements on Kloppenburg Recount Request

    The request for a recount is completely justified given the controversy over the Waukesha County Clerk’s actions, her secrecy and the narrow margin.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/20/2011
  • The Flaming Nazi Gasbag Attacks.

    No, not the Hindenburg. That’s just a zeppelin. Rush Limbaugh launched a false and inflammatory attack against One Wisconsin Now on Friday, because he wants a Wisconsin Supreme Court that supports Scott...

    Robert Doeckel, 04/11/2011
  • More Than 10,000 Call for Van Hollen Bipartisan Investigation of Waukesha Vote

    MADISON, Wis. — More than 10,000 concerned Wisconsin citizens are calling for a bipartisan investigation by Attorney General JB Van Hollen into the actions of Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus related to...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/10/2011
  • Bernier Enters Supreme Court Debate to Defend Her Campaign Donor

    Republican Rep. Kathy Bernier is very upset over the allegations that former Republican Assembly voter database expert Kathy Nickolaus cooked the books.

    Cody Oliphant, 04/10/2011
  • Van Hollen-Chisholm Election Integrity Task Force Must Investigate Largest Potential Election Fraud Case in Wisconsin History

    MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Election Integrity Task Force, headed by Attorney General JB Van Hollen and Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, must lead an immediate and complete full investigation of...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/07/2011
  • Wisconsin Judge Gains 7,500 Votes When ‘human Error’ Is Found

    A conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court justice is likely keep his job after a county clerk announced Thursday that she found 7,500 more votes for him, putting the incumbent ahead of a challenger...

    Bellingham Herald, 04/06/2011
  • Newly Discovered Waukesha County Votes Would Give Win to Prosser

    Today’s announcement by Nickolaus drew immediate suspicions from Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, a liberal activist group. “Wisconsin deserves elections that are fair, clean and transparent,” Ross said. “There...

    Biz Times, 04/06/2011
  • Election Returns: What Went On in Waukesha?

    “Wisconsin deserves elections that are fair, clean and transparent,” said Scot Ross, One Wisconsin Now Executive Director. “There is a history of secrecy and partisanship surrounding the Waukesha County Clerk and there remain unanswered questions.”

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/06/2011
  • Corrected Brookfield Tally Puts Prosser Ahead After 7,500-vote Gain

    Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) raised the possibility of an independent investigation over the recovery of the votes.”This is a serious breach of election procedure,” he said. “We’re going to look...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 04/06/2011
  • Scholars Laud Correct Spelling, Proper Election Date in Sarah Palin’s Pro-Prosser Tweet

    A coalition of respected scientists from countries spanning four continents praised this morning’s “tweet” supporting Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser from cable reality show washout Sarah Palin for not only its...

    Scot Ross, 03/31/2011