Supreme Court rules

How to comment on a rule petition

Any person may submit a comment to a pending rule petition during the comment period. All comments should be filed pursuant to the guidelines below. All comments will be reviewed and screened for inappropriate content. Comments which pass review will be filed as part of the public record of the rule petition.


I. Submitting a comment to a rules petition
A comment to a pending rule petition shall be submitted in hard copy (include one original and nine copies). The paper copies shall be mailed to the Clerk of the Supreme Court, P.O. Box 1688, Madison, WI 53701.

A person submitting a comment shall e-mail an electronic copy of the comment in MS Word format MS Word to the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court at

II. Contents of comment
The comment shall identify the rule petition to which it relates.

III. Service of comment on petitioner
A copy of the comment shall be forwarded to the petitioner in a timely manner. See the rule petition for the name and contact information of petitioner.