Thursday, July 1, 2010

Opinion in 'Wisconsin Judicial Commission v. Gableman' 2010 WI 61

Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Abrahamson, Justice Bradley, and Justice Crooks opinion yesterday in this case (2008AP2458-J). See Argument.
¶109 ... The Judicial Commission has failed to obtain a majority of justices to reject the recommendation of the Panel. Under these circumstances, the Panel is relieved of any further responsibility in this matter, and we remand the matter to the Judicial Commission with directions to request a jury hearing, in accord with Wis. Stat. §§ 757.87, 757.89, and 805.08.