Big Contributions Alone Don’t Require Recusal, Wis. High Court Says | ABA Journal – Law News Now.
This is of great concern. We need a judiciary that is above reproach. While it may be that the justices remain impartial despite the fact that one of the litigants has been a major campaign contributor, Wisconsin courts must avoid any appearance of impropriety. Justice Zeigler’s situation gave the Court a black eye and needs to be avoided in the future.