- DA Mulls Call for Case Review, Because Top Court Justice Got Free Legal Services from Party’s Firm
DA Mulls Call for Case Review, Because Top Court Justice Got Free Legal Services from Party’s Firm
Posted Dec 22, 2011 2:55 PM CST
By Martha Neil
A Wisconsin district attorney is pondering whether to ask the state supreme court to reconsider a controversial ruling over a state collective bargaining law for public employees, following news that one of the justices who voted on the case received free legal representation from a party's law firm, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
"We're taking a hard look at it," said Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne. "I don't think we have all the facts, but the ones we do have are concerning."
Michael Best & Friedrich represented Justice Michael Gableman in a legal ethics case concerning his election advertising, as detailed in an earlier ABAJournal.com post: