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Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice to speak at St. Norbert College

From St. Norbert College, February 18, 2009
by Jordan Vater,, (920) 403-3089

Chief Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Shirley Abrahamson, will visit St. Norbert College for a town hall-style discussion on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. in Cofrin Hall room 11.

The meeting is free and open to the public.

Abrahamson, who was appointed to the Supreme Court by Governor Patrick Lucey in 1976, will cover topics such as important legal issues facing Wisconsin, issues facing the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and will offer contrast to her upcoming April election opponent, Randy Koschnick.

Before joining the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Abrahamson was in private practice in Madison for 14 years and was a professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School. She is the past president of the National Conference of Chief Justices and past chair of the board of directors of the National Center for State Courts.

Abrahamson's current term expires July 31, 2009.

For more information on Chief Justice Abrahamson's visit to St. Norbert College, contact Mike Counter at (920) 403-3089 or