Headlines

Headlines from the current year are available below. For headlines released prior to 2016 check the archives (2007- 2015).

For more information contact Tom Sheehan, Court Information Officer, Director of State Courts' Office.

02/05/16 Supreme Court seeks legislative study on access to civil legal services
The Justices of the Wisconsin Supreme Court have unanimously asked the co-chairs of the Wisconsin Joint Legislative Council to create a committee to study how to improve access to civil legal services for people who cannot afford a lawyer. Read more.
02/02/16 Students experience Supreme Court through 'Court with Class'
Students and teachers from Germantown High School and Stockbridge High School will visit the Supreme Court in Madison on Feb. 4 as part of the award-winning Court with Class educational program. Read more.
01/29/16 Oral argument schedule
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments during February on cases that originated in five counties. The calendar and synopses of cases to be heard can be found here. Read more.
01/26/16 Formal swearing-in ceremony held for Justice Rebecca G. Bradley
Justice Rebecca G. Bradley will be formally sworn in as a justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court during a ceremony scheduled for 3 p.m. today in the Assembly Chamber on the second floor of the State Capitol's West Wing. Read more.
01/21/16 Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 12 new cases
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept 12 new cases and acted to deny review in a number of other cases. The case numbers, issues, and counties of origin of granted cases are listed below. Hyperlinks to Court of Appeals' decisions are also provided where available. The synopses provided are not complete analyses of the issues presented. More information about any particular case before the Supreme Court or Court of Appeals can be found on the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Access website. Read more.
01/13/16 Open rules conference
The Supreme Court January 22, 2016 open rules conference agenda is now available. More detailed information about pending rules petitions and about the rule-making process is also available. Read more.
01/12/16 Oral argument schedule
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments during January on cases that originated in four counties. The calendar and synopses of cases to be heard can be found here. Read more.