Wisconsin Prosecutor Formally Requests Re-Opening of Lawsuit Against Anti-Union Law

By: Saturday December 31, 2011 4:24 pm

The case, which the state Supreme Court threw out in a 4-3 ruling, included the participation of Michael Gableman, the Supreme Court justice who received thousands of dollars in free legal services from a high-powered conservative law firm in the state which frequently works on cases before the Court (in a fitting twist, Gableman secured the law firm’s services to defend him in an ethics case). In fact, Michael Best & Friedrich, the law firm in question, worked for the state and Walker’s administration in the case of the anti-union law. Gableman never recused himself from the case, and provided the deciding vote, overturning the ruling from a Dane County district court judge.

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Ruled on Cases Prosecuted By Law Firm that Gave Him Free Legal Services

By: Tuesday December 20, 2011 8:20 am

Wisconsin may have to add another recall. One of the Republican-appointed judges on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, an elected position that is subject to recall, has been caught in a major scandal, ruling on cases represented by the same law firm that provided him free legal services.

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