In the case of the collective bargaining bill not yet published in the paper of record, amazingly, Van Hollen allowed himself to be in the position of representing both sides of the bills court challenge.
You can't make this stuff up.
jsonline: A Dane County judge said Tuesday she is concerned the Department of Justice has a conflict in representing Secretary of State Doug La Follette and must provide him with independent counsel. Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi.
The issue arose after La Follette grew frustrated that his attorneys were not asking questions of a witness.
“My attorney won’t ask a question on my behalf,” La Follette told the court.Remember, Van Hollen decided to represent La Follette in the dispute without ever conferring with him.