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Clergy sex abuse victims have long accused the Archdiocese of Milwaukee of spending more money on lawyers to protect itself than to care for those who suffered at the hands of abusive priests. An Associated Press analysis of documents released this week found most of the $30 million the archdiocese paid out through mid-2012 went to victim settlements and therapy, but the bulk of it went to just a few victims — while hundreds of others got no money at all.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser won't face criminal charges over accusations that he choked a liberal colleague, a prosecutor said Thursday.
Five months after an epic showdown over taxes, spending and union rights that paralyzed the capital and transfixed the country, Wisconsin voters could tip the state's political balance of power as six Republican lawmakers battle to keep their jobs in recall votes Tuesday.
A Wisconsin Supreme Court justice says another justice choked her during an argument in her office earlier this month — a charge her colleague denies.
Attorneys for Republican lawmakers asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday to overturn a judge's order blocking the state's polarizing union rights law, while Democrats urged the justices to uphold the ruling or make the GOP go through the usual and slow appeals process.
It seems like only yesterday that progressives were warning us about "politicizing the judiciary." That was after Iowa's voters declined last November to retain three Supreme Court justices who had ruled to overturn the state's marriage law. Today, after a feverish and expensive campaign by unions to remove conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser, you'll hear no such talk. With last Tuesday's election between Judge Prosser and liberal JoAnne Kloppenburg possibly headed for a recount, the progressive view can be summarized as follows: "Take that, Walker!"
Maybe Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser didn't lose his re-election bid, after all.