Recent Supreme Court opinions06/23/16 - 2014AP1177 (2016 WI 48)
John Doe 56, John Doe 57, a minor and Parents of John Does 56 and 57 v. Mayo Clinic Health System - Eau Claire Clinic, Inc., David A. Van de Loo, M.D., ProAssurance Casualty Co. and Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund – The decision of the court of appeals is affirmed.
Author: Justice Rebecca G. Bradley
Justice Ann Walsh Bradley and Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson dissent – opinion filed.
06/23/16 - 2014AP400 (2016 WI 47)
James A. Black, Glen J. Podlesnik and Steven J. Van Erden, Milwaukee Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 215, Milwaukee Police Association and Michael V. Crivello v. City of Milwaukee – The decision of the court of appeals is affirmed in part and reversed in part.
Justice Rebecca G. Bradley concurs – opinion filed.
Justice Ann Walsh Bradley and Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson concur and dissent – opinion filed.
06/23/16 - 2014AP2097, 2014AP2295 (2016 WI 49)
Prince Corporation v. James N. Vandenberg, Van De Hey Real Estate, LLC, Sharon Kempen, Sandra Schmit and Mark Vandenberg v. BMO Harris Bank (f/k/a M&I Marshall & Ilsley) and State of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Department of Revenue – The decision of the court of appeals is reversed in part, affirmed in part and remanded.
Author: Chief Justice Patience Drake Roggensack
Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson and Justice Ann Walsh Bradley concur and dissent – opinion filed.
2013AP2316-CR (2016 WI 46)
State of Wisconsin v. Richard J. Sulla - The decision of the court of appeals is reversed.
Author: Justice Michael J. Gableman
Justices Ann Walsh Bradley and Shirley S. Abrahamson concur – opinion filed.
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June 13, 2016 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has appointed circuit court judges from Marathon and Marinette counties chief judges of their respective judicial administrative districts in northeastern Wisconsin. see full article
June 13, 2016 - The Supreme Court June 21, 2016 open rules conference agenda is now available. More detailed information about pending rules petitions and about the rule-making process is also available.
June 2, 2016 - On June 1 the Wisconsin court system and Dodge County Circuit Court launched a pilot program that requires lawyers to electronically file court documents for civil, family, small claims, and paternity cases. see full article
May 26, 2016 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept one new case and acted to deny review in a number of other cases. The case number, county of origin, and issues involved in the granted case are listed below. The synopsis provided is not a complete analysis of the issues presented. 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. see full article
May 24, 2016 - The Director of State Courts Office is accepting applications for a two-day interpreter training session to be held in Wisconsin Rapids on Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19 at the Hotel Mead Conference Center. see full article
May 2, 2016 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept 12 new cases and acted to deny review in a number of other cases. The case numbers, issues, and counties of origin of granted cases are listed below. Hyperlinks to Court of Appeals' decisions are also provided where available. The synopses provided are not complete analyses of the issues presented. 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. see full article
April 27, 2016 - Justice David T. Prosser, Jr. today announced that he will retire from the Wisconsin Supreme Court on July 31, after nearly 18 years on the Court and four decades in public service to the state. see full article
April 19, 2016 - The winter/spring edition of The Third Branch, the quarterly newsletter of the Wisconsin court system, is now available.
April 13, 2016 - The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced that Milwaukee County will receive a $2 million grant during the next two years to help reduce jail populations and address racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal justice system. see full article
April 8, 2016 - The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) has developed a comprehensive report establishing 17 areas of measurement that will help ensure drug treatment courts in Wisconsin are performing effectively and efficiently. see full article
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