Some lawyers in Wisconsin are about to get a pay raise, specifically, those that help the poorest. A State Supreme Court decision ruled to up rates for court-appointed defense attorneys. At $40 an hour, Wisconsin’s attorneys were making the least in the country. Supporters of the decision say the low rate for court appointed lawyers […]
The two technically nonpartisan candidates are conservatively leaning Sauk County Judge Michael Screnock and liberally leaning Milwaukee Circuit Court Judge Rebecca Dallet. They beat out primary candidate Tim Burns in February. The openly liberal Burns got 18 percent of the vote. Dallet got 36 percent and Screnock received 46 percent. Nina Kravinsky spoke with Dallet […]
MADISON (WORT) — Justice Ann Walsh Bradley is being challenged by Rock County Circuit Court Judge James Daley for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Bradley and Daley held their only televised debate on Friday.
MADISON (WORT) — The Wisconsin Legislature–along party lines–has approved an amendment to the Wisconsin Constitution that will change the way the state’s Chief Justice is selected. Dylan Brogan reports.