Recent Supreme Court opinions04/01/15 - 2013AP265 (2015 WI 36)
Mauricio Aguilar v. Husco International, Inc. – Reversed and remanded.
Author: Justice N. Patrick Crooks
03/31/15 - 2013AP558-CR (2015 WI 35)
State v. Joel M. Hurley – Reversed and remanded to the circuit court with the instruction to reinstate the judgment of conviction
Author: Justice Michael J. Gableman
Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson and Justice Ann Walsh Bradley dissent – opinion filed
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April 17, 2015 - Names change for State Law Library branches in Madison, Milwaukee see full article
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
April 13, 2015 - The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments during April on cases that originated in five counties. The calendar and synopses of cases to be heard can be found here.
April 13, 2015 - The case of the month project provides high school teachers with some of the necessary tools to educate their students about the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Each month, during the Supreme Court's session, a "teachable" case will be highlighted. It will be chosen from the cases the Court will hear that month. April case of the month available here.
March 13, 2015 - The winter edition of The Third Branch, the quarterly newsletter of the Wisconsin court system, is now available.
March 13, 2015 - The National Center for State Courts has awarded a Distinguished Service Award to Atty. Carmel Capati, manager of the Wisconsin court interpreter program. see full article
March 9, 2015 - The Supreme Court March 17, 2015 open rules conference agenda is now available.
March 4, 2015 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept two new cases and has acted to deny review in a number of other cases. see full article
March 2, 2015 - Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson today addressed the Legislature's Joint Committee on Finance. The text of the Chief Justice's remarks is available here.
March 2, 2015 - The National Institute of Corrections today announced that Wisconsin is one of three states to advance with a technical assistance grant program designed to improve public safety through the application of proven research in the criminal justice decision-making process. see full article
February 25, 2015 - The Director of State Courts Office is accepting applications for interpreter training to be held in Milwaukee on Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22 at the Student Union at UW-Milwaukee. see full article
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