Recent Supreme Court opinions

03/20/19 - 2017AP631 (2019 WI 27)
Christopher Kieninger and Dewayne Meek v. Crown Equipment Corporation d/b/a Crown Lift Trucks, LLC - The decision of the Court of Appeals is reversed.
Author: Justice Daniel Kelly

03/19/19 - 2017AP850-CR (2019 WI 25)
State of Wisconsin v. Joseph B. Reinwand - The decision of the circuit court is affirmed.
Author: Chief Justice Patience Drake Roggensack
Justice Rebecca Frank Dallet, Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson, and Justice Ann Walsh Bradley concur—opinion filed.

2016AP1525 (2019 WI 24)
Milwaukee District Council 48 v. Milwaukee County - The decision of the Court of Appeals is affirmed.
Author: Justice Rebecca Grassl Bradley
Justice Annette Kingsland Ziegler and Chief Justice Patience Drake Roggensack dissent—opinion filed.

2017AP1618-CR (2019 WI 26)
State of Wisconsin v. Michael A. Keister - The decision of the Court of Appeals is reversed; circuit court order vacated.
Published per curiam

03/14/19 - 2017AP516 (2019 WI 23)
State of Wisconsin ex rel. The Peter Odgen Family Trust of 2008 and The Therese A. Mahoney-Ogden Family Trust of 2008 v. Board of Review for the Town of Delafield - The decision of the Court of Appeals is affirmed and the cause is remanded to the circuit court.
Author: Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson
Justice Rebecca Frank Dallet and Justice Ann Walsh Bradley concur—opinion filed.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts two new cases

March 20, 2019 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept two new cases, and the Court acted to deny review in a number of other cases. The case numbers, counties of origin, and issues presented in the granted cases are listed here. More detailed synopses will be released at a later date. More information about pending appellate cases can be found on the Wisconsin Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Access website. Published Court of Appeals opinions can be found here, and the status of cases pending in the Supreme Court can be found here. see full article see full article

Court interpreter training planned for Milwaukee

March 6, 2019 - The Director of State Courts Office is accepting applications for interpreter training to be held in Milwaukee on Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24 at UW-Milwaukee. see full article see full article

March case of the month

March 5, 2019 - 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. The March case of the month is available here.

Supreme Court oral argument - March 2019

March 5, 2019 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court's March 2019 oral argument calendar and synopses of the cases to be heard can be found here. The synopses provided are not complete analyses of the issues. More information about any particular case before the Supreme Court or Court of Appeals can be found on the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Access website. Previously released opinions issued by the Supreme Court or Court of Appeals can be found here.

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts two new cases

February 19, 2019 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept two new cases, and the Court acted to deny review in a number of other cases. The case numbers, counties of origin, and issues presented in granted cases are listed. More detailed synopses of the granted cases will be released at a later date. More information about pending appellate cases can be found on the Wisconsin Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Access website. Published Court of Appeals opinions can be found here, and the status of cases pending in the Supreme Court can be found here. see full article see full article

February case of the month

February 4, 2019 - 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. The February case of the month is available here.

Supreme Court oral argument - February 2019

January 31, 2019 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court's February 2019 oral argument calendar and synopses of the cases to be heard can be found here. The synopses provided are not complete analyses of the issues. More information about any particular case before the Supreme Court or Court of Appeals can be found on the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Access website. Previously released opinions issued by the Supreme Court or Court of Appeals can be found here.

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts three new cases

January 17, 2019 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept three new cases, and the Court acted to deny review in a number of other cases. The case numbers, counties of origin, and issues presented in granted cases are listed here. see full article see full article


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