Judiciary ethics, State shared revenue proposals

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Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold speaks at Marquette University.
Former Democratic Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold speaks at Marquette University in Milwaukee on Jan. 26, 2016. Greg Moore/AP Photo

Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold joins us to discuss issues surrounding ethics with judges and supreme court justices. Then, a political scientist helps us better understand the Republican proposal to update the state’s shared revenue system.

Featured in this Show

  • Explaining ethical standards for judges and justices

    Following reports of undisclosed gifts and payments to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife, Chief Justice John Roberts has declined to testify before Congress about judicial ethics, citing concerns over the government’s separation of powers. The President of the American Constitution Society, former Senator Russ Feingold, explains the different ethical standards across our judicial system.

  • What state shared revenue proposals mean for Wisconsin municipalities

    Republicans in the state legislature released a draft bill to update Wisconsin’s shared revenue system. A political scientist joins us to analyze the plan and compare it to Governor Tony Evers’ most recent proposal.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Russ Feingold Guest
  • Philip Rocco Guest

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