Wisconsin Supreme Court
Steve Walters hosted a Capitol Roundtable discussion with members of the Capitol Press Corps on March 8, 2013 at the WisconsinEye studio in Madison on the recent mining bill passed by the legislature, Governor Walker's budget and the upcoming Supreme Court race between incumbent Justice Pat Roggensack and challenger Ed Fallone. Panelists included: WisPolitics.com editor, JR Ross; Wisconsin State Journal reporter, Dee Hall; Wisconsin Public Radio reporter Shawn Johnson; and Wisconsin Radio Network news director, Bob Hague.
The Legislature has introduced several bills designed to further improve Wisconsin’s civil justice system, building on the dramatic reforms passed during the 2011-12 Session.
The State Bar of Wisconsin and We the People/Wisconsin are hosting a debate between the Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates. The incumbent, Justice Patience Roggensack, and her challenger, Marquette University Law School Professor Ed Fallone, will debate on Friday, March 22 at 7:00 PM before an audience at the State Bar Center. WISC-TV Anchor Eric Franke will moderate the debate, which will also feature questions from citizens.
On April 2, incumbent Justice Patience Roggensack will face Marquette Law professor Ed Fallone for her chance to win another 10-year term on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. According to unofficial results from the Associated Press, with 99 percent of precincts reporting, Roggensack received 64 percent of the primary vote and Fallone, 30 percent, to lemon law attorney Vince Megna’s 6 percent.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Patience Roggensack is up for reelection for a 10-year term on the court, and she is being challenged by Wisconsin’s “King of Lemon Laws,” Vince Megna, and Marquette University Law School professor Edward Fallone. A recent issue of the Capital Times featured op-eds from each of the three candidates.