Wisconsin Court Candidates Differ on Public Financing

In a debate on Wednesday, Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg supported the idea of returning to public financing of judicial campaigns in the state, while candidate Rebecca Bradley, an appointed incumbent seeking a full term, was skeptical. Court of Appeals Judge Kloppenburg said public financing would spare judicial candidates having to raise campaign money […]

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Cases, Cash Play Roles in Wisconsin Court Race

As Election Day for Wisconsin’s Supreme Court race nears, both candidates are facing scrutiny over rulings in past cases, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.  The Journal-Sentinel reports that Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg’s rulings in favor of defendants in four Court of Appeals cases have drawn criticism, while Justice Bradley has been criticized “because she has ruled on […]

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JAS: TV Ad Buys in Wisconsin Court General Election

Wisconsin appears headed toward another costly and fierce Supreme Court election. With the election set for April 5, the conservative Wisconsin Alliance for Reform has purchased new TV advertising contracts worth at least $369,970, Justice at Stake and the Brennan Center for Justice said on Tuesday. The same group ran TV ads supporting incumbent Justice […]

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