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
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
Roggensack Record Earns Her Another Round of Big Corporate Funded TV Ads
MADISON, Wis. — Big corporations and insurance companies favorite Pat Roggensack is the beneficiary of yet another television ad blitz funded by the special interests with whom she often sides on the...
One Wisconsin Now, 03/25/2013
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
Is Justice Roggensack’s ‘Experience’ Open Pit Mine Bill Backer’s Insurance Plan?
MADISON, Wis. — As the State Assembly appears poised to approve controversial open pit mining legislation that weakens state environmental protections observers are universally acknowledging a lengthy court fight is certain to...
One Wisconsin Now, 03/04/2013
State Court Candidate Roggensack and Special Interest Backers Tout Her Experience … Taking Their Side
MADISON, Wis. — Big special interests’ $600,000 plus advertising blitz supporting the campaign of Pat Roggensack for the State Supreme Court touts her experience, but according to One Wisconsin Now Executive Director...
One Wisconsin Now, 02/24/2013
Roggensack’s Excuse for Failure to Report $20,550 in Campaign Cash Doesn’t Add Up
MADISON, Wis. — State Supreme Court candidate Patience Roggensack deployed her campaign spokesperson, also a registered contract lobbyist, to attempt to explain away her failure to report over $20,000 in contributions from...
One Wisconsin Now, 02/04/2013
The Case of the Missing Contributions: Roggensack Fails to Report Big Money From Out-of-State Private School Voucher Backers in Latest Campaign Finance Report
MADISON, Wis. — A review of campaign finance reports by One Wisconsin Now has uncovered that State Supreme Court candidate Patience Roggensack failed to disclose $20,550 in campaign contributions bundled by backers...
One Wisconsin Now, 01/31/2013
Roggensack Decided Case Involving Her Own Lawyer
In late 2006, a Grant County jury ordered Daniel Virnich and Jack Moores to pay a $6.5 million judgment, the largest in Wisconsin that year. The lawsuit brought by receiver Michael Polsky...
Wisconsin Watch, 03/09/2012
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
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...