'No I don't have to,' says Mike Gableman, and a 3-3 hung jury says, well OK.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman will not have to step aside from hearing cases argued by the law firm that provided him free legal counsel, the court ruled late Thursday.'Can the rest of you recuse yourselves so I can get excused from this hearing?,' asks David Prosser.
Justice David Prosser has now asked all his colleagues on the state Supreme Court to step aside in his ethics case.Justice recused is justice excused.
One justice has already recused herself, and Prosser is not expected to participate in the case. If two others remove themselves, the case will effectively end because at least four of the court's seven justices are needed to take any action.