Headlines

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

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

02/03/17 Oral argument schedule
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments during February on cases that originated in eight counties. The calendar and synopses of cases to be heard can be found here (Revised, Feb. 8, 2017). Read more.
02/02/17 Open rules conference
The Supreme Court February 16, 2017 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.
01/23/17 Wisconsin court system releases new juror orientation video
The Wisconsin court system has produced a new video to help prospective jurors better understand the crucial role jurors play in our system of justice and what to expect if they are selected to serve on a jury. Each year, about 65,000 people are summoned to courthouses in counties statewide to be available for jury service. Read more.
01/17/17 Students experience Supreme Court through Court with Class
Students and teachers from Butler Middle School in Waukesha will attend Supreme Court oral argument on Jan. 19 as part of the award-winning Court with Class educational program. Read more.
01/11/17 Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 13 new cases
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept 13 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 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.