Recent Supreme Court opinions12/16/14 - 2013AP1638-FT (2014 WI 127)
Outagamie County v. Michael H. – Affirmed.
Author: Justice Patrick Crooks
12/10/14 - 2012AP2784 (2014 WI 125)
118th Street Kenosha, LLC v. Wisconsin Department of Transportation – The decision of the court of appeals is reversed and remanded.
Author: Justice Annette Kingsland Ziegler
Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson concurs – opinion filed.
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December 15, 2014 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept 10 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
December 9, 2014 - The fall edition of The Third Branch, the quarterly newsletter of the Wisconsin court system, is now available.
December 5, 2014 - Judge Ralph Adam Fine will be sadly missed by his colleagues in the Wisconsin court system and by legal professionals throughout the state and country. Judge Fine’s experience and understanding of the law were at both the trial and appellate levels. He will be remembered as a highly regarded legal expert and author, whose books, articles, and decisions guide the practice of law. see full article
December 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. December case of the month available here.
December 1, 2014 - The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments during December on cases that originated in two counties. The calendar and synopses of cases to be heard can be found here.
November 25, 2014 - The Supreme Court December 5, 2014 open rules conference agenda is now available.
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
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
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