Recent Supreme Court opinions

06/15/18 - 2015AP1799-CR (2018 WI 66)
State of Wisconsin v. Anthony R. PicoThe decision of the court of appeals is affirmed.
Author: Justice Daniel Kelly
Justice Rebecca Grassl Bradley and Justice Daniel Kelly concur – opinion filed.
Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson and Justice Ann Walsh Bradley dissent – opinion filed.

2016AP1745-CR (2018 WI 67)
State of Wisconsin v. Michael L. CoxThe order of the circuit court is affirmed.
Author: Justice Daniel Kelly
Justice Ann Walsh Bradley did not participate.

06/06/18 - 2016AP2196-CR (2018 WI 64)
State of Wisconsin v. Steven T. DelapThe decision of the court of appeals is affirmed.
Author: Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson
Justice Michael J. Gableman and Justice Daniel Kelly concur – opinion filed.

2015AP1858 (2018 WI 63)
Voters with Facts, Pure Savage Enterprises, LLC, Wisconsin Three, LLC, 215 Farwell LLC, Dewloc, LLC, Leah Anderson, J. Peter Bartl, Cynthia Burton, Corinne Charlson, Maryjo Cohen, Jo Ann Hoeppner Cruz, Rachel Mantik, Judy Olson, Janeway Riley, Christine Webster, Dorothy Westermann, Janice Wnukowski, David Wood and Paul Zank v. City of Eau Claire and City of Eau Claire Joint Review BoardThe decision of the court of appeals is affirmed and the cause is remanded for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.
Author: Justice Annette Kingsland Ziegler
Justice Rebecca Grassl Bradley dissents – opinion filed.
Justice Daniel Kelly dissents – opinion filed.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court appoints a new chief judge in Tenth District, re-appoints chief judges in three other districts and the Court of Appeals

May 31, 2018 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has appointed a Barron County Circuit Court judge as the next chief judge of the Tenth Judicial Administrative District, and the Court re-appointed circuit court judges from Kenosha, Marathon, and Marinette counties to new two-year terms as chief judges of their respective judicial administrative districts. see full article see full article

Chief Justice Roggensack congratulates Milwaukee County Family Drug Treatment Court on 50th graduate

May 24, 2018 - Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Patience Drake Roggensack today recognized the Milwaukee County Family Drug Treatment Court Program on reaching the milestone of its 50th graduate. see full article see full article

Court interpreter training planned for Wisconsin Rapids

May 22, 2018 - The Director of State Courts Office is accepting applications for interpreter training to be held in Wisconsin Rapids on Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17 at the Hotel Mead Conference Center. see full article see full article

Wisconsin Supreme Court seeks volunteers for committees and boards

May 15, 2018 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court is seeking interested volunteers to serve on boards and committees that assist the court system in a variety of areas. see full article see full article

Oral argument schedule

May 11, 2018 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court's May 2018 oral argument calendar and a synopsis of the case to be heard on May 15 can be found here. The synopsis provided is not a complete analysis 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.

Public rules hearing

May 10, 2018 - The Supreme Court May 16, 2018 public rules hearing agenda is now available. A hearing notice for Rule Petition 17-06 can be found here. More detailed information about pending rules petitions and about the Supreme Court's rule-making process is also available.

Grant programs expected to increase the number of juvenile and family drug-treatment court programs in Wisconsin

April 17, 2018 - The number of juvenile and family drug-treatment court programs available in Wisconsin is expected to increase in coming years, thanks to new grant programs approved by the Legislature and Gov. Scott Walker. see full article see full article

April 16 court calendars canceled in some northeastern Wisconsin counties

April 16, 2018 - Due to recent severe weather in northeastern Wisconsin, circuit court calendars are canceled for Monday, April 16 in the following counties: Brown, Calumet, Door, Kewaunee, Marinette, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, and Waupaca. see full article see full article

April case of the month

April 4, 2018 - 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 April case of the month is available here.

Supreme Court to hear cases from six counties during April

April 3, 2018 - 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. [Revised April 10, 2018]


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