Supreme Court rules

Notice of hearings

The court notices and holds a public hearing on a petition for the creation or amendment of rules governing pleading, practice and procedure in judicial proceedings in all courts, provided that the court deems the petition to have arguable merit. The court also holds a public hearing on a petition for amendment of the Supreme Court Rules except, in the court's discretion, when the petition concerns ministerial or otherwise nonsubstantive matters or when exigent circumstances exist.

Date of issue Rule petition number Description View notice
November 20, 2015 15-03 In the Matter of Petition for Amendments to Rules of Professional Conduct for Attorneys (Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 9:30 a.m., Supreme Court Room, State Capitol, Madison). PDF
December 01, 2015 15-04 In the Matter of Petition to Modify SCR 20:1.9(c) (Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 9:30 a.m., Supreme Court Room, State Capitol, Madison). PDF
January 04, 2016 14-03 In the Matter of the Petition to Create Wisconsin Statute 801.18 (Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 9:30 a.m., Supreme Court Room, State Capitol, Madison). PDF
January 27, 2016 15-05 In the Matter of the Petition to Amend Supreme Court Rule Chapter 31 and Chapter 10.03 (Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at 9:30 a.m., Supreme Court Room, State Capitol, Madison). PDF
January 27, 2016 15-06 In the Matter of the Petition to Amend Wis. Stat. 803.08 to Allocate a Portion of Unclaimed Class Action Awards to Support the Provision of Legal Services to Low Income and Indigent Persons (Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at 9:30 a.m., Supreme Court Room, State Capitol, Madison). PDF