Wisconsin Senate passes proposal changing state Supreme Court chief justice selection

  • by: SCOTT BAUER , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 12, 2013 - 2:20 PM

MADISON, Wis. — The most experienced member of the Wisconsin Supreme Court would no longer automatically serve as chief justice under a measure the state Senate backed Tuesday — a change that would likely oust veteran justice Shirley Abrahamson from her post and undo more than a century of practice in Wisconsin.

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT