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Recent Supreme Court opinions

04/18/14 - 2012AP667 (2014 WI 20)
Brian Casey v. Ronald Smith, et al. - The decision of the court of appeals is affirmed.
Author: Justice Ann Walsh Bradley
04/17/14 - 2011AP2188 (2014 WI 19)
Ardonis Greer v. Wayne J. WiedenhoeftThe decision of the court of appeals is affirmed.
Author: Justice Annette Kingsland Ziegler
Justice Ann Walsh Bradley joined by Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson dissent – opinion filed.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts nine new cases

April 15, 2014 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept nine new cases and 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

April case of the month

April 1, 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. April case of the month available here.

Supreme Court oral argument schedule

March 28, 2014 - The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments during April on cases that originated in six counties. The calendar and synopses of cases to be heard can be found here.

Open rules conference

March 24, 2014 - The Supreme Court April 4, 2014 open rules conference agenda is now available.

The Third Branch, winter 2014

March 18, 2014 - The winter edition of The Third Branch, the quarterly newsletter of the Wisconsin court system, is now available.


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