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The Wisconsin Supreme Court denied the petition to amend SCR Chapter 60 (Judicial Code) to change the standard for which judicial recusal or disqualification is required, based on campaign contributions or assistance to the judge from a party, lawyer or through an organization making an independent expenditure, among other amendments.
Final Order Issued: June 30, 2017
Disposition: Petition denied
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