Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, applauded the Wisconsin Supreme Court's decision to uphold his signature 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for public employees, saying the law had saved taxpayers more than $3 billion. (Associated Press)
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 David Prosser Jr. and Assistant Attorney General JoAnne Kloppenburg, ended their March 21 debate with a handshake, but it hasn't been all pleasantries in their campaign for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. A lot of outside money has been pumped into the state in an effort to tip the scales on the state's new union law.