Read Chief Shirley S. Abrahamson's bio

Recent Supreme Court opinions

There are no recently released opinions.

Search for previous opinions.

  • news and events
  • how do I...
  • quick links
  • weather information

Current news and events

Supreme Court oral argument schedule

September 2, 2014 - The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments during September on cases that originated in six counties. The calendar and synopses of cases to be heard can be found here.

Teachers, students invited to experience Court with Class

August 25, 2014 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court, in cooperation with the State Bar of Wisconsin, invites high-school teachers from across the state to bring students to Madison for the award-winning Court with Class program. Since 1996, thousands of public, private and home-schooled students have benefited from this educational program, which runs from September to April each year. see full article see full article

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts three new cases

August 14, 2014 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept three new cases and has acted to deny review in a number of other cases. The case numbers, issues, and county of origin are listed. see full article see full article

Court interpreter training planned for Madison

August 7, 2014 - The Director of State Courts Office is accepting applications for interpreter training to be held in Madison on Saturday, Sept. 13 and Sunday, Sept. 14 at the UW-Extension Pyle Center. see full article see full article

Director of state courts takes on new career challenge

July 25, 2014 - After 22 years of service to the Wisconsin court system, Director of State Courts A. John Voelker has accepted a job as deputy secretary of the state Department of Employee Trust Funds. see full article see full article

Racine County Circuit Court judge appointed to Committee of Chief Judges; Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge selected to head committee

July 21, 2014 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has selected a Racine County Circuit Court judge to serve as a new member of the Committee of Chief Judges and the Court reappointed four chief judges to new two-year terms, effective Aug. 1, 2014. see full article see full article


For more news items check the news headlines.

Weather related information

There are no weather related closures at this time.