Thursday, July 8, 2010

Order on judicial recusal, 2010 WI 73

State Supreme Court relaxes ethics rules, by Chris Walker, Political Heat (via WisOpinion)

3 justices say court is ethically adrift: Legislative panel working on issue, by Patrick Marley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (via WisPolitics)

Supreme court revises judicial recusal guidelines, by Tom Solberg, Media Relations Coordinator, State Bar of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Supreme Court order [html | pdf] yesterday effective immediately:
denying the Amended Petition of League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Fund, and the Petition of retired Justice William A. Bablitch, In the Matter of Amending the Rules of Judicial Conduct (08-25 and 09-11); and
adopting as revised the previously accepted petitions of the Wisconsin Realtors Association, Inc. and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, In the matter of amendment of the Code of Judicial Conduct's rules on recusal (08-16 and 09-10).

Order Per Curiam.
Dissent by Justice Bradley, joined by Chief Justice Abrahamson and Justice Crooks.

See other posts on recusal.