Supreme Court of Wisconsin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notice

This order is subject to further editing and modification. The final version will appear in the bound volume of the official reports.

 

 


No. 02-04

 

 

In the matter of the amendment of

Wis. Stat. 809.18, relating to

Voluntary Dismissal by the Court

of Appeals

 

FILED

 

JULY 1, 2003

 

Cornelia G. Clark

Clerk of Supreme Court

Madison, WI

 

 

 


On July 31, 2002, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals filed a petition seeking to amend Wis. Stat. 809.18 to provide the court of appeals with discretion to dismiss an appeal when a voluntary dismissal is filed more than 15 days after the filing of a reply brief or statement a reply brief will not be filed or more than 15 days after the due date for the reply brief, whichever occurs later. On January 22, 2003, the court held a public hearing on the petition. The court has considered the petition and the matters presented at the public hearing.

IT IS ORDERED that the petition to amend Wis. Stat. 809.18 is denied.

Dated at Madison, Wisconsin, this 1st day of July, 2003.

 

BY THE COURT:

 

 

 

Cornelia G. Clark

Clerk of Supreme Court

Bablitch, Crooks, and Prosser JJ., dissent.