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In “Fear of Favor: Judicial Elections and Campaign Finance Law,” authors Brendan Fischer and Nick Harken suggest that, to preserve due process guarantees, the Wisconsin Supreme Court should revisit its recusal rules in light of changes to the state’s judicial campaign finance law. A companion article by Rick Esenberg, “Protecting Free Speech and Independence: Voluntary Recusal,” suggests the legislative changes to the judicial campaign finance law do not necessitate a mandatory recusal rule.

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