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Supreme Court Debate to Air

March 17, 2008

Milwaukee Public Television will air a one-hour broadcast of a debate between the candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court Sunday, March 30, on MPTV-10 at 10 a.m.

We the People--Wisconsin: Supreme Court Forum 2008 will present a debate between the incumbent, state Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler, and his challenger, Burnett County Circuit Court Judge Michael Gableman. They will face each other in the April 1 election for a full 10-year term on the state's highest court.

The Wisconsin Supreme Court's seven justices review cases decided by the lower circuit courts or courts of appeals and hear original actions. For more information on the candidates, visit

We the People/Wisconsin is a multi-media partnership that aims to reconnect citizens with public life through town meetings, candidate forums and citizen-based reporting.