2008 February

Feb 05, 2008: Records Indicate Prosser Declined to Prosecute Priest in 1979

2/5/2008
Records indicate Prosser declined to prosecute priest in 1979
Associated Press
MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser told a mother in 1979 when he was Outagamie County district attorney that he did not want to prosecute a priest accused of abusing her sons because “it would be too hard on the boys,” newly released documents indicate.
The Green Bay priest, John Patrick Feeney, who is now 81, was eventually convicted in 2004 on three counts of sexual assault of a minor and one count of attempted sexual assault of a minor.
Prosser is scheduled to hear a case bro