Recent Supreme Court opinions

05/15/15 - 2013AP679 (2015 WI 49)
MS Real Estate Holdings, LLC v. Donald P. Fox Family TrustThe decision of the court of appeals is affirmed.
Author: Justice Michael J. Gableman

05/12/15 - 2011AP1803-CR (2015 WI 48)
State v.General Grant WilsonThe decision of the court of appeals is reversed.
Author: Justice David T. Prosser
Justice Annette Kingsland Ziegler and Chief Justice Patience Drake Roggensack concur - opinion filed.
Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson and Justice Ann Walsh Bradley dissent - opinion filed.

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Supreme Court re-appoints chief judges of four judicial districts

May 7, 2015 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has re-appointed circuit court judges from Fond du Lac, Rock, Buffalo and Pepin, and St. Croix counties to new two-year terms as chief judges of their respective judicial administrative districts, effective Aug. 1. see full article see full article

Judge Lisa S. Neubauer appointed chief judge of the Court of Appeals

May 7, 2015 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has appointed District II Court of Appeals Judge Lisa S. Neubauer, Racine, as chief judge of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals for a three-year term, effective Aug. 2. see full article see full article

An Open Letter to the 2014 Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society members

April 29, 2015 - All the justices of the Wisconsin Supreme Court join me in thanking and congratulating the 398 attorneys who qualified for the Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society based on their pro bono contributions in 2014. These attorneys provided at least 50 hours of qualifying pro bono legal services to benefit people of limited means in 2014. see full article see full article

Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Maxine A. White appointed chief judge

April 24, 2015 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has appointed Deputy Chief Judge Maxine A. White, Milwaukee County Circuit Court, to serve as chief judge of the state’s First Judicial District for a two-year term effective Aug. 1. see full article see full article

Names change for State Law Library branches

April 17, 2015 - The Wisconsin State Law Library is changing the names of its branch locations at courthouses in Milwaukee and Madison to better reflect the nature of services provided to library users at those locations, said State Law Librarian Julie Tessmer. see full article see full article

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts five new cases

April 15, 2015 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept five new cases and acted to deny review in a number of other cases. see full article see full article


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