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Supreme Court brings Justice on Wheels to Monroe County

September 10, 2018 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court will arrive in Sparta on Oct. 12 to hear oral argument in three cases at the Monroe County Justice Center as part of the Court's Justice on Wheels outreach and education program. see full article see full article

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 10 new cases

September 7, 2018 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept 10 new cases, and the Court acted to deny review in a number of other cases. The case numbers, issues, and counties of origin of each granted case are listed, along with a list of cases denied review. see full article see full article

Court interpreter training planned for Madison

August 31, 2018 - The Director of State Courts Office is accepting applications for interpreter training to be held in Madison on Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23 at the Pyle Center. see full article see full article

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 8 new cases

August 28, 2018 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept eight new cases. The case numbers, issues, and counties of origin are listed here. A more detailed synopsis of each case will be released before the oral argument is heard in coming months. see full article see full article

Oral argument schedule

August 28, 2018 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court's September 2018 oral argument calendar and synopses of the cases to be heard can be found here. The synopses provided are not a complete analysis of the issues. 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. Previously released opinions issued by the Supreme Court or Court of Appeals can be found here.

Big changes for eFiling coming September 1

August 24, 2018 - Significant changes to court official electronic signatures and additional mandatory eFiling case types will be introduced beginning September 1st. Review the August Wisconsin eFiling Update for details.

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Frank Dallet sworn into office

August 7, 2018 - Justice Rebecca Frank Dallet was sworn into office as the newest justice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court during a formal ceremony in the Assembly Chambers at the State Capitol on Monday, Aug. 6. Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Louis B. Butler administered the Oath of Office. Additional information about Justice Dallet can be found here. see full article see full article

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 27 cases

July 25, 2018 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept 27 cases, and the Court acted to deny review in a number of other cases. The case numbers, issues, and counties of origin of granted cases are listed here, along with a list of cases in which review was denied. see full article see full article

Supreme Court issues administrative order amending SCR 81.02

June 27, 2018 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court today issued an administrative order amending Supreme Court Rule 81.02, relating to the compensation rate for court-appointed attorneys. A copy of the order and background information can be found here.

The Third Branch, spring/summer 2018

June 20, 2018 - The spring/summer edition of The Third Branch, the quarterly newsletter of the Wisconsin court system, is now available.


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