Recent Supreme Court opinions

01/18/19 - 2017AP140 (2019 WI 4)
The Yacht Club at Sister Bay Condominium Association, Inc. v. Village of Sister Bay - The decision of the court of appeals is affirmed in part, reversed in part, and the cause remanded to the circuit court.
Author: Justice Ann Walsh Bradley

2016AP1517 (2019 WI 5)
Terrie Myers and Philip Myers v. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - The decision of the court of appeals is reversed.
Author: Justice Rebecca Frank Dallet
Justice Ann Walsh Bradley dissents – opinion filed.


01/04/19 - 2016AP1541-CR (2019 WI 1)
State of Wisconsin v. Shawn T. Wiskerchen - The decision of the Court of Appeals is affirmed.
Author: Chief Justice Patience Drake Roggensack
Justice Ann Walsh Bradley and Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson concur – opinion filed.
Justice Rebecca Grassl Bradley concurs – opinion filed.

2016AP801 (2019 WI 2)
Michael Engelhardt, Julieann Engelhardt, individually and as the Personal Representative of the Estate of Lily Engelhardt, State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services v. City of New Berlin, ABC Insurance Company and New Berlin Parks and Recreation Department, Wiberg Aquatic Center f/k/a Wirth Aquatic Center and MNO Insurance Company - The decision of the Court of Appeals is reversed and the cause remanded.
Author: Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson
Justice Rebecca Frank Dallet, Justice Rebecca Grassl Bradley, and Justice Daniel Kelly concur – opinion filed.

12/27/18 - 2016AP1765 (2018 WI 117)
Melvin DeWitt, Donna DeWitt, Darrell Parker, Ruth Parker, Merlin Williams, Wanda Williams and Phyllis McCoy v. Earl G. Ferries and Paulette M. Ferries, Town of Forest - The decision of the Court of Appeals is affirmed.
Author: Justice Ann Walsh Bradley

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Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts three new cases

January 17, 2019 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept three new cases, and the Court acted to deny review in a number of other cases. The case numbers, counties of origin, and issues presented in granted cases are listed here. see full article see full article

Wisconsin Supreme Court agenda - Jan. 17, 2019

January 10, 2019 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court's January 17, 2019 public rules hearing agenda is now available. A hearing notice for Rule Petition 18-04 can be found here. A copy of the petition with additional information and comments can be found here. Information about the Supreme Court's rule-making process is also available.

January case of the month

January 7, 2019 - 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. The January case of the month is available here.

Wisconsin Supreme Court oral argument - January 2019

January 7, 2019 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court's January 2019 oral argument calendar and synopses of the cases to be heard can be found here. The synopses provided are not complete analyses 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.

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts three new cases

December 14, 2018 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept three new cases, and the Court acted to deny review in a number of other cases. The case numbers, issues presented and counties of origin are listed here. see full article see full article

Wisconsin Court of Appeals to hear oral argument in La Crosse

December 11, 2018 - The public is invited to observe oral argument before a panel of Wisconsin Court of Appeals’ judges at the La Crosse County Courthouse and Law Enforcement Center on Dec. 20. see full article see full article

December case of the month

November 30, 2018 - 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. The December case of the month is available here.

Supreme Court oral argument - December 2018

November 30, 2018 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court's December 2018 oral argument calendar and synopses of the cases to be heard can be found here. The synopses provided are not complete analyses 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.

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts one new case

November 20, 2018 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept one new case, and the Court acted to deny review in a number of other cases. The case numbers, issues presented and counties of origin are listed here. see full article see full article


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