UW-Green Bay Political Science, in collaboration with the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin and Greater Green Bay, is hosting a public hearing, “Access to Justice,” Oct. 2 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. by Common Cause in Wisconsin. It will be held in the Christie Theatre, University Union, UWGB. The public is encouraged to attend. For discussion:
- Why more effective recusal rules are needed for judges at all levels who receive campaign contributions
- How justice for all is threatened by lack of effective recusal rules
- What Wisconsin needs to do to achieve effective recusal rules and what they should be
- How citizens can help bring about strong recusal rules and equal access to justice
Servings as panelists will be Assistant Prof. Kristine Coulter (Democracy and Justic Studies), former State Supreme Court Justice, Janine Geske, former Manitowoc County Circuit Court Judge, Patrick Willis and Common Cause in Wisconsin Executive Director, Jay Heck. Join them in discussion, ask questions, learn about the issue, and make your voice heard.