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    JoAnne Kloppenburg

    JoAnne Kloppenburg

    David Prosser

    David Prosser

    March 8, 2011 – The State Bar of Wisconsin will cosponsor a debate between Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates – the Hon. David Prosser and Assistant Attorney General JoAnne Kloppenburg – on Monday, March 28, at 7 p.m. at the State Bar Center in Madison.

    The candidates will participate in a traditional debate format with opening statements, timed answers, rebuttals, and closing statements. Veteran Wisconsin journalist Steven Walters, host of Legally Speaking on WisconsinEye, will moderate the free event.

    Space is limited, and tickets are required to attend the debate. To register, please RVSP to (608) 257-3838 or (800) 728-7788 or by email at org service wisbar wisbar service org. A reception for the candidates and attendees will begin at 5:30 p.m.  

    The State Bar will broadcast the event live at http://www.wisbar.org/events/scdebate. WisconsinEye will rebroadcast the event on cable systems in various communities statewide and the State Bar will maintain an archived broadcast on its YouTube channel, http://www.youtube.com/statebarofwi

    Cosponsors of the event include the State Bar’s Young Lawyers Division, Appellate Practice Section, Government Lawyers Division, and Professionalism Committee, along with WisPolitics, the Wisconsin Radio Network, the Wisconsin Law Journal, and the Wisconsin Newspaper Association.