Recent Supreme Court opinions

07/02/19 - 2017AP1518-CR
(2019 WI 80 )
State of Wisconsin v. Jessica M. Randall - The decision of the Court of Appeals is reversed and the cause is remanded to the circuit court for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.
Author: Justice Daniel Kelly
Chief Justice Patience Drake Roggensack, Justice Annette Kingsland Ziegler, and Justice Rebecca Frank Dallet concur–opinion filed.
Justice Ann Walsh Bradley dissents–opinion filed.
Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson withdrew from participation.

06/28/19 - 2018AP656 (2019 WI 79)
L. G. v. Aurora Residential Alternatives, Inc. - The decision of the Court of Appeals is reversed.
Author: Justice Daniel Kelly
Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson and Justice Ann Walsh Bradley withdrew from participation.

06/27/19 - 2016AP2503 & 2017AP13 (2019 WI 78)
Enbridge Energy Company, Inc., v. Dane County - The decision of the Court of Appeals is reversed.
Author: Justice Rebecca Grassl Bradley
Justice Ann Walsh Bradley dissents–opinion filed.
Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson and Justice Rebecca Frank Dallet withdrew from participation.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts three new cases

July 12, 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 the issues presented in 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 of Appeals panel to hear oral argument in Stevens Point

July 3, 2019 - The public is invited to observe oral argument before a panel of Wisconsin Court of Appeals judges at the Portage County Courthouse on Monday, July 8 at 10 a.m. see full article see full article

Chief Judge Morrison selected to chair Committee of Chief Judges

June 21, 2019 - Chief Judge James A. Morrison, Marinette County Circuit Court, has been selected by his fellow chief judges from across the state to chair the Committee of Chief Judges, effective Aug. 1. see full article see full article

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts five new cases

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

Wisconsin Supreme Court re-appoints five chief judges

June 13, 2019 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has re-appointed chief judges to continue in their administrative leadership roles in five of the state’s nine judicial administrative districts, effective Aug. 1. see full article see full article

Public rules hearing

May 23, 2019 - The Supreme Court June 6, 2019 public rules hearing agenda is now available. More detailed information about pending rules petitions and about the Supreme Court's rule-making process is also available.

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts six new cases

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

Wisconsin Supreme Court oral argument - May

May 14, 2019 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court's May 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.


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