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  • From left: Peter Isely, Arthur Budzinski, Fr. James Connell and Monica Barrett talk about the importance of the release of priest abuse files by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee on the front stairs of St. John's Cathedral in Milwaukee on June 28, 2013. (Associated Press/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

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Justices David Prosser and Ann Walsh Bradley work side by side on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, but an altercation in June brought them close to the other side of the legal bench. Justice Walsh Bradley accused Justice Prosser of choking her during deliberations over the state's collective-bargaining law.

    Justice cleared of choking charges

    Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser won't face criminal charges over accusations that he choked a liberal colleague, a prosecutor said Thursday.

  • ** FILE ** Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley listens to testimony at the Capitol in Madison, Wis., on Monday, June 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, John Hart, Pool)

    Wisconsin justice accuses colleague of choking her

    A Wisconsin Supreme Court justice says another justice choked her during an argument in her office earlier this month — a charge her colleague denies.

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