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11/26/14 - 2012AP2044-CR (2014 WI 123)
State of Wisconsin v. Myron C. Dillard – The decision of the court of appeals is affirmed.
Justices Patience Drake Roggensack, David T. Prosser, and Annette Kingsland Ziegler dissent – opinion filed.

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Open rules conference

November 25, 2014 - The Supreme Court December 5, 2014 open rules conference agenda is now available.

State of the Judiciary Address focuses on Wisconsin court system's mission

November 19, 2014 - Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson gave her annual State of the Judiciary Address this morning at the Wisconsin Judicial Conference at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton. The text of the speech is available here. see full article see full article

State of the Judiciary Address set for Wednesday

November 18, 2014 - Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson will give her annual State of the Judiciary Address at the Wisconsin Judicial Conference at the Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton at 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. see full article see full article

November case of the month

November 4, 2014 - The case of the month project provides high school teachers with some of the necessary tools to educate their students about the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Each month, during the Supreme Court's session, a "teachable" case will be highlighted. It will be chosen from the cases the Court will hear that month. November case of the month available here.

Supreme court oral argument schedule

October 21, 2014 - The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments during November on cases that originated in five counties. The calendar and synopses of cases to be heard can be found here.

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 13 new cases

October 21, 2014 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept 13 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 system budget builds on smart, cooperative approaches to justice

October 15, 2014 - The Wisconsin court system’s 2015-17 state budget request advances a commitment to the people of Wisconsin to ensure that judges, court staff and justice system stakeholders have the resources necessary to meet the constitutional obligations of the judiciary, said Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson. see full article see full article


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