David Prosser

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.

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 any John Doe case. “There’s an $8 million weight on the scales of justice spent to elect these justices,” Ross said. [Wisconsin State Journal]

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 two of Walker’s biggest special interest supporters – Wisconsin Club for Growth and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce. “The corporate special interests like Club […]

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 get the court’s four conservative-leaning justices elected. The two groups have spent a combined $7.3 million to support Annette Ziegler, David Prosser, Michael […] [Associated Press]

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 campaign and right-wing groups. One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross questioned whether the conservative court majority might be too friendly with Gov. […]

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 conservative Justice David Prosser are raising questions about her credibility on the court. According to One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross, “These […]

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 decision.One Wisconsin Now spokesperson Mike Browne said Prosser’s alleged behavior has not reflected well on the court as a whole.“Justice Prosser’s [alleged] behavior […] [Badger Herald]

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 that bill in over a year. The firm in question has had attorneys appear before the court in the time since Prosser racked […]

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]

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 his hands on Justice Ann Walsh Bradley’s neck, which is why One Wisconsin Now is standing firm with the 10,000 petitions calling for […]

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 District Attorney’s decision that there was not a crime committed by Justice David Prosser prosecutable in a court of law in no way […] [WBAY]

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 Walsh Bradley. “The Sauk County District Attorney’s decision that there was not a crime committed by Justice David Prosser prosecutable in a court […]

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 well as previous incidents, including one in which he threatened to “destroy” Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson. [KSDK]

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 group. Ross’ group delivered a petition with more than 10,000 signatures last week to Prosser’s office that called from the justice to resign. […] [Wisconsin State Journal]

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 also was expected to participate in Tuesday’s rally — delivered to the Court the names of more than 10,000 people calling for Prosser’s […] [Legal Newsline]

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 the state’s highest court because of his violent behavior. “This is classic workplace bullying, and it’s got to stop,” Ross said. One Wisconsin […] [Isthmus]

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]

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 calling for Prosser’s removal after accusations that he choked a fellow justice. [Legal Newsline]

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 chokehold. “Prosser took his bullying to a new level of unacceptable conduct and now he must go,” said One Wisconsin Now Executive Director […] [Ms Magazine]

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 Now says “there is no excuse for David Prosser’s conduct.” The group also condemns Prosser for previous incidents, including one in which he […] [WUWM]

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 he had with another justice. The group has spearheaded the effort to force Prosser off the bench after Justice Ann Walsh Bradley said Prosser put her […] [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

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 Monday. One Wisconsin Now includes this video montage on their petition page, including footage of Prosser charging a Democratic colleague while serving in […] [DailyKos]

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 Ann Walsh Bradley said Prosser put her in a “chokehold” during an argument over Prosser’s effort to muscle through a court decision in […] [Democratic Underground]

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 had with fellow justice, Anne Walsh Bradley.  [WDJT]

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, including Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau. “Sheriff Mahoney has always called balls and strikes and put the law first,” Ross said. [La Crosse Tribune]

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 asking Prosser to step down. Executive Director Scot Ross says the allegations sparked a big response. “In less than 24 hours, we already […] [WXOW]

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 with the abusive temper of David Prosser. If allegations Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser recently grabbed the neck of fellow Justice Ann […]

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.

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 the facts and the law, which undermines the majority’s ultimate decision.” The majority justices “make their own findings of fact, mischaracterize the parties’ […]

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 Walker, and not us.   Rush is in a snit because One Wisconsin Now has called for an investigation into Waukesha County Clerk […]

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 the changing vote totals in the State Supreme Court race between David Prosser and JoAnne Kloppenburg days after the election. One Wisconsin Now […]

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 the allegations of election fraud surrounding Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus and her adding of 14,000 votes days after the polls closed on […]

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 who declared victory on Wednesday. The election drew national attention because it was seen as a referendum on Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal […] [Bellingham Herald]

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 is a history of secrecy and partisanship surrounding the Waukesha County Clerk and there remain unanswered questions.”[ [Biz Times]

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.”

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 further. She waited 24 hours to work this. And she waited until after she verified the results, making it that much more difficult […] [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

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 proper spelling, but also for correctly identifying the date of Wisconsin’s Supreme Court election. “We have come expect from Sarah Palin factual error, […]

Michelle Litjens: the Fox Valley’s Convenient Christian

Wisconsin homes are getting an interesting robo-call from Assembly Republican sheep team member Rep. Michelle Litjens. Enjoy the noxious hyperbole and sanctimony and then we’ll talk more: This is Michelle Litjens, I’m a Republican state representative from the Fox Valley.  Recently, a Democrat legislator threatened my life on the floor of the Capitol.  He apologized […]