Burns Bair Files Lawsuit Following Wisconsin Supreme Court Impeachment Threat

Burns Bair has filed a lawsuit following threats from Republican lawmakers to impeach Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Janet Protasiewicz, saying that impeachment would be a violation of her constitutional right to free speech.

Following comments Justice Protasiewicz made on the campaign trail regarding abortion and redistricting, conservative lawmakers have demanded she recuse herself from a redistricting case that could cost Republiucans their majority in the legislature.

Attorney Tim Burns, himself a former candidate for the Wisconsin Supreme Court, said that Justice Protasiewicz’s comments weren’t improper and that voters deserve to know what judges think about issues affecting them.

You can read the full article at The Associated Press.