Defendants in criminal cases in Wisconsin have the right to request a different judge from the one originally assigned to the case. Defendants don't get to pick the judge they ultimately get.
Here are two charts showing substitutions among full-time Milwaukee County Circuit Court misdemeanor judges. Please note that the the top chart includes one more month than the bottom one does.
Circuit Judges Hannah Dugan and Jean Kies were elected to the bench in April 2016; Circuit Judge Kristy Yang was elected in April 2017.
Gretchen Schuldt is executive director of the Wisconsin Justice Initiative.
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