Justice on Wheels

Justice on Wheels in Sparta, WIThe Justice on Wheels program takes the Wisconsin Supreme Court on the road and gives people outside Madison a chance to observe the Court in action during an oral argument.

Since 1993, the program has brought the Court to 30 locations, including Green Bay, Eau Claire, Wausau, Milwaukee, La Crosse, Superior, Janesville, Kenosha, Baraboo, Rhinelander, Juneau, Appleton, Stevens Point, Racine, Portage, Fond du Lac, Elkhorn, Wautoma, Hudson, Oshkosh, West Bend, Portage, Sheboygan, Waukesha, Grant, Bayfield, Jefferson, Monroe, Sparta, and Montello.

More than 10,000 people have witnessed or participated in Justice on Wheels. The proceedings attract a standing-room-only crowd. Before each argument, local attorneys provide the audience, including students and teachers, with an explanation of the case to be heard and a short civics lesson.