Press Release

Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas Endorses Ed Fallone for Wisconsin Supreme Court

 

By - Feb 4th, 2020 07:00 am

WISCONSIN, FEBRUARY— Today, Ed Fallone announced that Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas has endorsed his campaign for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Sheriff Lucas said, “Today, I am announcing my endorsement of Ed Fallone for Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Ed has a rich and diverse background that is truly needed on the court. He is the candidate that I feel will best respect the rule of law and administer justice with fairness and equity. His campaign is one that respects all persons and he will take that approach, attitude and temperament to his seat on the high court in the state of Wisconsin.”

Fallone said, ”Sheriff Lucas is a leader in law enforcement in our state. I admire the courage and dedication that he demonstrated when he resumed his career after being wounded in the line of duty.  And I share his belief that our communities are all safer when law enforcement works together with residents of the community to combat crime.  I am honored to receive his endorsement.”

Earnell Lucas was sworn in as Milwaukee County Sheriff on January 7th, 2019. Prior to being elected Sheriff, Earnell served as Major League Baseball’s Chief Liaison of Security and Investigations for the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues. He is a 25-year veteran of the Milwaukee Police Department, retiring at the rank of captain.

Ed Fallone is a constitutional law scholar who has devoted over 27 years of his life to the law and ensuring that the Wisconsin legal system works for all Wisconsinites. He has taught over 2,300 Wisconsin lawyers including judges and elected officials. Ed will be the first Latino to serve on our state’s highest court and will bring expertise in corporate and criminal law to the Wisconsin Supreme Court. His mother was a Mexican immigrant and his father was a teacher, he comes from a working class family and has two children who attended Yale University and the American University School of International Service. Ed is running for Wisconsin Supreme Court to preserve the independence of the judiciary and defend our rights to equal treatment under the law and self-governance.

The primary election for the Supreme Court will be held February 18, 2020.

Fallone for Justice

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