Madison in the Sixties – December, 1963 – Shirley Abrahamson helps Madison make civil rights history. In 1963, racial discrimination in housing was perfectly legal in Wisconsin, and very real; […]
Remembering former Wisconsin Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson
Shirley Abrahamson spent more than four decades serving on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. She was the longest-serving justice on the state’s high court, only retiring from the bench in July […]
Roggensack Moving Forward as Chief Justice
MADISON (WORT) — The conservative majority on the State Supreme Court have elected Justice Patience Roggensack to lead the Wisconsin Court System. Despite a legal challenge brought by ousted Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson, Roggensack is pressing ahead in her new position.
Wisconsin Senate Passes Referendum on Chief Justice
MADISON (WORT) — Republicans in the Wisconsin Senate passed a constitutional amendment that could change how the Chief Justice is selected for the state Supreme Court. Cameron Bren reports.