Attorney James Bopp told Dane County Circuit Judge Jacob Frost all records and assets once handled by the office have been handed over to the Assembly.
The man accused of using the identities of two other people to obtain their absentee ballots was in Racine County Circuit Court on with some high-profile legal counsel.
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Waukesha County Circuit Judge Ralph Ramirez's brief says "the case is dismissed in its entirety without costs being assessed to any party."
The lawsuit was filed last year following Gableman's request that the Waukesha County sheriff compel the mayors of Madison and Green Bay to meet with him or else face jail time.
Remington also ruled that the office had met the conditions necessary to remove Remington's previous contempt order, but ordered the office to pay $24,000 in penalties for the 12 days it took the office to satisfy the purge conditions.
"We’ll never get to the end of the question because you’re expecting more than what this individual and the organization was prepared — and able — to deliver," Dane County Circuit Court Judge Frank Remington said.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, has finally fired Michael Gableman, the former state Supreme Court justice who was hired to investiga…
Michael Gableman has been fired, marking an end to the more than $1.1 million taxpayer-funded, GOP-ordered review that has failed to uncover any evidence of widespread fraud in the 2020 election.
If Michael Gableman is now an “embarrassment to the state” and may soon be fired, as Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said Tuesday, Democrats and other progressives are wondering why he wasn’t fired months ago.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said he plans to meet with the Republican Assembly caucus Aug. 16 to discuss next steps, which may include ending Michael Gableman's contract.
Prior to Election Day, Adam Steen said he expected to defeat Robin Vos in a landslide. Instead, the initial count indicated Steen lost in a squeaker.
Michael Gableman has turned on Speaker Robin Vos, claiming in a new robocall endorsing the speaker's primary challenger that Vos "never wanted a real investigation."
Gableman was hired by Vos last summer at a cost of $676,000 following pressure from Trump. Legal fees and other court expenses have pushed the price tag to more than $1.1 million — all of which will ultimately fall on taxpayers.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, hired Gableman at a cost of $676,000. Legal fees and other court expenses have pushed the price tag to more than $1.1 million — costs that will be covered by taxpayers.
Gableman was hired last summer at a cost of $676,000 to taxpayers, but the legal fees and other court expenses have pushed the price tag to more than $1 million.
The grievance follows a similar complaint filed last month by a Dane County judge for Gableman's courtroom conduct where he refused to testify and accused the judge of being a "partisan" advocate.
“OSC does nothing more than summarize the hearings and decisions which have resulted, for the most part, in adverse rulings," Dane County Judge Frank Remington wrote in his rejection of Gableman's request for recusal.
"Based on the undisputed evidence of Vos’ ineffectual records practices, I can draw no reasonable inference except that Vos did not search for records in the first instance," Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn wrote.
The order from Dane County Circuit Judge Jacob Frost came a week after the liberal government watchdog group American Oversight filed its fourth open records lawsuit related to Gableman's 2020 election investigation.
Liberal watchdog group American Oversight on Tuesday filed a lawsuit and emergency motion seeking to stop the the deletion of public records by the GOP-ordered review headed by Michael Gableman.
This is not an "all Republicans are bad" letter to the editor. This is a plea for the sane Republicans to instill back into their party a love…
"It appears to this court that at this point whatever records may have been responsive are gone … that's for a separate day," Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn said.