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BradBlog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 03:25 PM
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The 'Judicial Independence' of Justice David T. Prosser - A BRAD BLOG Special Investigation



The 'Judicial Independence' of Justice David T. Prosser
- A BRAD BLOG Special Investigation -

The hornets' nest of corruption binding the embattled WI Supreme Court Justice with
Scott Jensen, Kathy Nickolaus and the criminal misuse of state employees for partisan gain...
-- Guest blogged by Ernest A. Canning with Brad Friedman


An investigation by The BRAD BLOG reveals a stunning gap between the lofty ideals of "judicial independence", as espoused by the incumbent Justice in his "victory" speech in the Wisconsin Supreme Court election last week, and the sordid reality of his own personal record as a hard-Right partisan official in Wisconsin, with the state's GOP caucus, and even during his role as a justice on the state's highest court.

It is a reality, well-documented through court records and other sources, finding Prosser and his former Republican colleagues in the WI Assembly enmeshed in a criminal scheme to utilize state employees and resources at taxpayer expense in order to finance and organize WI GOP political campaigns. A reality which includes an astounding legal filing by this same sitting Supreme Court Justice in which he not only acted as an advocate for the accused, but even confessed to his own participation in the alleged crime.

In short, it's a reality which led The BRAD BLOG to wonder whether Prosser was truly better characterized as an 'independent' jurist, as per his self-description, or a partisan criminal in a robe...

FULL STORY: http://www.bradblog.com/?p=8480
SHORTENED URL: http://bit.ly/e2OmkZ


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Cleita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 03:33 PM
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Tippy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 04:50 PM
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BradBlog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 06:02 PM
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BradBlog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-25-11 09:36 PM
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4. Evening kicking myself...
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pacalo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-26-11 12:16 AM
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5. Very interesting background info. Recommended.
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