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Recent Supreme Court opinions

01/27/15 - 2013AP843-CR (2015 WI 6)
State v. Danny Robert AlexanderThe decision of the court of appeals is reversed.
Author: Justice Patience Drake Roggensack
Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson and Justice Ann Walsh Bradley concur – opinion filed.
Justice David T. Prosser concurs – opinion filed.
Justice Michael J. Gableman concurs – opinion filed.

01/22/15 - 2013AP298-CR (2015 WI 5)
State v. Richard H. HarrisonThe decision of the court of appeals is affirmed and the cause is remanded for a new trial.
Author: Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson

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Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts two new cases

January 30, 2015 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept two new cases and has acted to deny review in a number of other cases. The case numbers, issues, and counties of origin of granted cases are listed. see full article see full article

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts three new cases

January 12, 2015 - 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 counties of origin of granted cases are listed. see full article see full article

Open rules conference

January 9, 2015 - The Supreme Court January 20, 2015 open rules conference agenda is now available.

January case of the month

January 7, 2015 - 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. January case of the month available here.

Oral argument schedule

January 7, 2015 - The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments during January on cases that originated in eight counties. The calendar and synopses of cases to be heard can be found here.

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 10 new cases

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 see full article

The Third Branch, fall 2014

December 9, 2014 - The fall edition of The Third Branch, the quarterly newsletter of the Wisconsin court system, is now available.


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