Saturday, July 4, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week July 6th-10th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

September 3rd Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Court of Appeals Opinion Publication Order - June 2020, 2020 WI App 32-40, Wisconsin Court System

Milwaukee federal judge admonished for article about U.S. Supreme Court, by Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Supreme Court: Police Impound, Search of Vehicle was Unconstitutional, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on State v. Brooks, 2020 WI 60

Appeals court upholds Republican-authored voting restrictions, by Todd Richmond, Associated Press, Wisconsin State Journal, on Luft v. Evers (7th Cir., Nos. 16-3003 & 16-3052)

Extraordinary Sessions of the Wisconsin Legislature, by Madeline Kasper, Reading the Constitution, Vol. 5, No. 2, Legislative Reference Bureau

Where Have All the Precedents Gone–Published Opinions from the Court of Appeals, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

Wisconsin Supreme Court Narrows Possibility Of Voter Roll Purge Before November: Court Denied Conservative Group's Request To Expedite Lawsuit, by Laurel White, Wisconsin Public Radio (via The Wheeler Report)

Refusal to submit to blood draw may be used against driver at OWI trial, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Levanduski, 2019AP1144-CR (recommended for publication)

Criminal Law, Justia Opinion Summary, on United States v. Triggs (7th Cir., No. 19-1704)

State Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Governors Positions, Bill Track 50, 2019-2020 Regular Session

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to:

as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints have no argument scheduled. Any dates set aside for arguments but to which specific cases have not yet been scheduled can be found on the Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2019/2020 Term.

Next conference on pending petitions for review:

Pending rules petitions (none currently scheduled for hearing or conference)

The Court of Appeals has no oral argument scheduled.


U.S. Supreme Court 2019 Term:
Calendars and Lists; Argument Calendar:
Argument for
- May 2020 (May 4th-13th)
Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders

Sunday, June 28, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week June 29th-July 3rd 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

September 3rd Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Whatever Happened to Intervention?, on SEIU v. Vos, Wisconsin Civil Justice Council

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts three new cases, Wisconsin Court System

Ramirez v. Tegels, No. 19-3120 (7th Cir. 2020), Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Justia Opinion Summary

The March 31, 2020, order suspending the paper copy requirements set forth in F.R.A.P. 30(a)(3), C.R. 31(b) and C.R. 40(b) is VACATED and the requirements in those rules are once again in effect. News and Announcements, 7th Cir.

State v. Brooks, 2020 WI 60, Criminal Law, Justia Opinion Summary

Brey v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., 2019AP1320, UIM Coverage (recommended for publication), Hamilton Consulting Group

United States v. Wade, No. 19-2061 (7th Cir. 2020), Criminal Law, Justia Opinion Summary

WI Supreme Court Accepts Anderson v. Town of Newbold, Great Lakes Legal Foundation

Balsewicz v. Pawlyk, No. 19-3062 (7th Cir. 2020), Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Justia Opinion Summary

Pro Bono in a Pandemic, video with Jeffrey Louis Brown, Pro Bono Program Manager, State Bar of Wisconsin, Rotunda Report

Purtue v. Wisconsin Department of Corrections, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Justia Opinion Summary

State Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Governors Positions, Bill Track 50, 2019-2020 Regular Session

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to:

as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints have no argument scheduled. Any dates set aside for arguments but to which specific cases have not yet been scheduled can be found on the Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2019/2020 Term.

Next conference on pending petitions for review:

Pending rules petitions (none currently scheduled for hearing or conference)

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for:


U.S. Supreme Court 2019 Term:
Calendars and Lists; Argument Calendar:
Argument for
- May 2020 (May 4th-13th)
Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week June 22nd-26th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

September 3rd Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter (save the date)


Supplement to last week

SCOW finally removes confusion on proper forum for IAC claims against postconviction counsel, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State ex rel. Warren v. Meisner, 2020 WI 55

Original Actions and Judicial Activism, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

Supreme Court: No Exception to Actual Innocence Rule in Legal Malpractice Case, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on Skindzelewski v. Smith, 2020 WI 57

COA attempts to clarify Chapter 51 recommitment standard, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on Winnebago County v. S.H., 2019AP2277-FT (recommended for publication)

Judicial Bias and Social Media, Great Lakes Legal Foundation, on Miller v. Carroll, 2020 WI 56

'Duty to Act:' 15 Ways to Combat Racism, WisBar News

COA attempts to clarify Chapter 51 recommitment standard, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on Winnebago County v. S.H., 2019AP2277-FT, (recommended for publication)

State Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Governors Positions, Bill Track 50, 2019-2020 Regular Session

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to:

as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints have no argument scheduled. Any dates set aside for arguments but to which specific cases have not yet been scheduled can be found on the Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2019/2020 Term.

Next conference on pending petitions for review:

Pending rules petitions (none currently scheduled for hearing or conference)

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for:


U.S. Supreme Court 2019 Term:
Calendars and Lists; Argument Calendar:
Argument for
- May 2020 (May 4th-13th)
Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week June 15th-19th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

September 3rd Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter (save the date)


Supplement to last week

COA: dog sniff evidence need not necessarily be corroborated to be admissible, Wisconsin State Public Defender, State v. Bucki, 2018AP999 (recommended for publication)

State Bar's WisLawNow Online Community Will Bring Together WI Legal Blog Content, WisBlawg, University of Wisconsin Law School Library

Justia Opinion Summary, Warren v. Meisner, 2020 WI 55, "circuit court is the appropriate forum for ... claim that postconviction counsel was ineffective for failing to assert an ineffective trial counsel claim"

Board Discusses Steps to Combat Racial Disparity, Advance Equal Justice, WisBar News

Proposed Pattern Patent Jury Instructions, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit

Court rules phone charging kiosks are illegal gambling, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal, on Quick Charge Kiosk LLC v. Kaul, 2020 WI 54

Liberals on Wisconsin Supreme Court, joined by many appeals judges, call for making bench more diverse, by Patrick Marley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin court system delivering 600,000 face masks to circuit courts statewide, Wisconsin Court System website

Judicial Council scheduled to meet June 15th, Wisconsin Judicial Council

State Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Governors Positions, Bill Track 50, 2019-2020 Regular Session

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to:

as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints have no argument scheduled. Dates set aside for arguments but to which specific cases have not yet been scheduled can be found on the Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2019/2020 Term.

Next conference on pending petitions for review:

Pending rules petitions (none currently scheduled for hearing or conference)

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for:


U.S. Supreme Court 2019 Term:
Calendars and Lists; Argument Calendar:
Argument for
- May 2020 (May 4th-13th)
Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders

Sunday, June 7, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week June 8th-12th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

September 3rd Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter (save the date)


Supplement to last week

U.S Supreme Court Won’t Hear Wisconsin Case on Mandatory Bar, WisBar News

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts six new cases, Wisconsin Court System

Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to hear voter purge case, by Scott Bauer, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal, on Zignego v. Wis. Election Comm., nos. 2019AP2397 and 2020AP112

AG Kaul Submits Briefs on Affordable Care Act, Fuel Efficiency Standards, Wisconsin Civil Justice Council

'Change Does Not Happen When We Are Comfortable or Complacent', by Jill M. Kastner, President, State Bar of Wisconsin, WisBar News

UW Law names Ohio State law professor as new dean, by Michaela Paukner, Wisconsin Law Journal

Supreme Court Digest, by Prof. Daniel Blinka and Prof. Thomas Hammer, Marquette University Law School, and
Lawyer Discipline, Office of Lawyer Regulation,
Wisconsin Lawyer, June 2020

State Bar of Wisconsin Welcomes Daniel Tokaji as New U.W. Law School Dean, by Larry J. Martin, Executive Director, State Bar of Wisconsin, WisBar News

Reopening the Courts: Conversation with State Courts Director Randy Koschnick (video), Inside Track, State Bar of Wisconsin

SCOW approves exclusion of DNA evidence and admission "other acts" evidence in child sexual assault case, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Gutierrez, 2020 WI 52

SCOW upholds search of arrestee’s car, can’t agree on law, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Coffee, 2020 WI 53

State Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Governors Positions, Bill Track 50, 2019-2020 Regular Session

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to:

as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints have no argument scheduled. Dates set aside for arguments but to which specific cases have not yet been scheduled can be found on the Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2019/2020 Term.

Next conference on pending petitions for review:

Pending rules petitions (none currently scheduled for hearing or conference)

The Court of Appeals has no oral argument scheduled.


U.S. Supreme Court 2019 Term:
Calendars and Lists; Argument Calendar:
Argument for
- May 2020 (May 4th-13th)
Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week June 1st-5th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

September 3rd Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Justices allow lower courts to resume with virus controls, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Defense win! COA affirms suppression of confession given after polygraph exam, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Vice, 2018AP2220-CR (recommended for publication)

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1967-68, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

State Supreme Court dismisses second stay-at-home order lawsuit, by Michaela Paukner, Wisconsin Law Journal

Attorney’s license suspended in part for failing to give client file to successor counsel, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Kovac, 2020 WI 47

Court of Appeals Orders of Published Opinions, 2020 WI App 20-30, Wisconsin Court System

Supreme Court wastes time on decision in first family-law case in eight years, by Gregg Herman, Wisconsin Law Journal, on Pulkkila v. Pulkkila, 2020 WI 34

Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Dallet defends boat outing after voting to uphold stay-at-home order, by Daniel Bice, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

State Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Governors Positions, Bill Track 50, 2019-2020 Regular Session

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to:

as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints have no argument scheduled. Dates set aside for arguments but to which specific cases have not yet been scheduled can be found on the Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2019/2020 Term.

Next conference on pending petitions for review:

Pending rules petitions (none currently scheduled for hearing or conference)

The Court of Appeals has no oral argument scheduled.


U.S. Supreme Court 2019 Term:
Calendars and Lists; Argument Calendar:
Argument for
- May 2020 (May 4th-13th)
Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week May 25th-29th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

May 26th 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter "National Security in the Post-Coronavirus Era" a conversation with Congressman Mike Gallagher of Wisconsin's 8th District, Atty. Robert Driscoll, moderator (online)

September 3rd Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Plaintiff need not prove how long the unsafe condition commenced, only whether long enough to give the defendant constructive notice, Justia Opinion Summary, on Correa v. Woodman's Food Market, 2020 WI 43

Judicial Education Requirements Amendments, 2020 WI 44

Wisconsin conservatives feel ‘snookered’ by court justice, by Scott Bauer, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Position Vacancy, Paralegal or Judicial Assistant to Circuit Judge Diane S. Sykes when she assumes the role of Chief Judge of the Seventh Circuit on July 3, 2020

District Court refusal to recruit counsel for inmate's claim, Justia U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion Summaries, McCaa v. Hamilton, No. 19-1603

Final Order: Waiving In-person Attendance Requirement for State Bar Board of Governors Meetings and Annual Meeting, Inside Track, State Bar of Wisconsin

Policyholder's case against agent must show not just that agent procured policy that did not conform to Plaintiff's requirements, but that policyholder could qualify for such a policy, Justia Opinion Summary, on Emer's Camper Corral, LLC v. Western Heritage Insurance Co., 2020 WI 46

Seventh Circuit oral argument, "All cases scheduled for oral argument through August 31, 2020, will be argued by counsel either telephonically or by Zoom Video Communications. ... The courtroom will be closed to the public. The Court, on a temporary basis, will live stream the audio from oral arguments to YouTube. Arguments will also be recorded and posted on the court’s website."

Final Report of the Wisconsin Courts COVID-19 Task Force adopted, Wisconsin Supreme Court order

Extension of orders concerning appellate court operations and remote proceedings, Wisconsin Supreme Court

Extension of orders and an interim rule concerning jury trials and remote hearings in the circuit courts, Wisconsin Supreme Court

Court preserves damage award for 2 inmates assaulted in jail, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal, on J.K.J. v. Christensen, No. 18-2177 (7th Cir. 2020)

A Favorable Court Opinion, but Not Unanimous, by Alan J. Borsuk, Marquette Law School Poll on U.S. Supreme Court, Marquette Lawyer

State Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Governors Positions, Bill Track 50, 2019-2020 Regular Session

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to:

as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints have no argument scheduled. Dates set aside for arguments but to which specific cases have not yet been scheduled can be found on the Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2019/2020 Term.

Next conference on pending petitions for review:

Pending rules petitions (none currently scheduled for hearing or conference)

The Court of Appeals has no oral argument scheduled.


U.S. Supreme Court 2019 Term:
Calendars and Lists; Argument Calendar:
Argument for
- May 2020 (May 4th-13th)
Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week May 18th-22nd 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

May 20th Noon to 1 pm (online) Wisconsin Legislature v. Palm panel discussion, Madison Lawyers Chapter, with attorneys for the legislature Ryan Walsh and Lane Ruhland. and former Deputy Attorney General Andrew Cook

[new] May 26th 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. (online) Madison Lawyers Chapter "National Security in the Post-Coronavirus Era" a conversation with Congressman Mike Gallagher of Wisconsin's 8th District, with Atty. Robert Driscoll, President of the Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter, as moderator

September 3rd Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Admission of drug evidence and that Defendant and a passenger gave false names upheld, Justia Opinion Summary, United States v. Nelson, No. 19-2985 (7th Cir. 2020)

Motion to adjourn a probable cause hearing is a "preliminary contested matter" under judicial substitution statute, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Matthews, 2019AP2142, (recommended for publication)

Sentence for multiple harassing, obscene, and threatening telephone calls adequately explained with regard sentencing guidelines, Justia Opinion Summary, United States v. Propst, No. 19-2377 (7th Cir. 2020)

Fewer Supreme Court Decisions Likely in 2019-20, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstatas

In 4-3 Decision, Wisconsin Supreme Court Blocks Statewide Safe-at-Home Order, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on Wisconsin Legislature v. Palm, 2020 WI 42

Chief Justice's Wisconsin Court COVID-19 Task Force issues report, Wisconsin Court System

A Skeptical Comment on the Wisconsin Diploma Privilege, by Paul Horwitz, PrawfsBlawg, the comment from Professor Jason Yackee of the University of Wisconsin Law School

State Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Governors Positions, Bill Track 50, 2019-2020 Regular Session

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to:

as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints have no argument scheduled. Dates set aside for arguments but to which specific cases have not yet been scheduled can be found on the Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2019/2020 Term.

Next conference on pending petitions for review:

Pending rules petitions (none currently scheduled for hearing or conference)

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for:


U.S. Supreme Court 2019 Term:
Calendars and Lists; Argument Calendar:
Argument for
- May 2020 (May 4th-13th)
Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week May 11th-15th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

May 11th 1:00 pm "Coronavirus Litigation and Policy in Wisconsin", Rick Esenberg of Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, Wisconsin State Senator Chris Kapenga, and Moderator Robert Driscoll, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter (online)

September 3rd Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter -rescheduled from May 8th- (save the date)


Supplement to last week

An Imagined Bloc and Other Figments, review by Donald A. Daugherty of American Justice 2019: The Roberts Court Arrives, by Mark Joseph Stern, at Federalist Society Review, Volume 21

Wisconsin Supreme Court oral argument
- Wisconsin Legislature v. Palm, No. 2020AP765-OA
WisconsinEye

Conservative justices bash Wisconsin stay-at-home order, by Todd Richmond, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

What’s the Plan if the Wisconsin Supreme Court Shuts Down Safer at Home? by Adam Rogan, Milwaukee Magazine

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report - April 2020, Wisconsin Court System

COA holds no speedy trial violation; most delays were attributable to defendant, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Provost, No. 2018AP1268 and 2018AP1269, recommended for publication

2019 Wisconsin Act 185: research guide and index, Library Highlights, Wisconsin State Law Library

Supreme Court Restores Attorney Ghostwriting Rule for Pro Se Litigants, by Joe Forward, WisBar News

News and Announcements - 7th Circuit Updated Notice to counsel and the public "All cases scheduled for oral argument through June 30, 2020, will be argued by counsel either telephonically or by Zoom Video Communications."

Justia Opinion Summary, United States v. Lewis, No. 19-1911 (7th Cir. 2020)

The Cost of Shutting Down Wisconsin's Economy, by Andrew Hanson, Badger Institute

High court challenge to mandatory bar dues, cont’d, by Walter Olson, Overlawyered, on Jarchow v. State Bar of Wisconsin

State Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Governors Positions, Bill Track 50, 2019-2020 Regular Session

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to:

as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints have no argument scheduled. Dates set aside for arguments but to which specific cases have not yet been scheduled can be found on the Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2019/2020 Term.

Next conference on pending petitions for review:

Pending rules petitions (none currently scheduled for hearing or conference)

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for:


U.S. Supreme Court 2019 Term:
Calendars and Lists; Argument Calendar:
Argument for
- May 2020 (May 4th-13th)
Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week May 4th-8th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

September 3rd Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter -rescheduled from May 8th- (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Non-binding annotations found in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated are not eligible for copyright protection. Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc., U.S. Supreme Court, No. 2018–1150, Justia Opinion Summary and Annotations

Wisconsin Supreme Court oral argument
- State v. Brooks, 2018AP1774-CR
- Quick Charge Kiosk LLC v. Kaul, 2018AP947
WisconsinEye

Supreme Court Upholds Jury Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on Barney v. Mickelson, 2020 WI 40

Wisconsin Supreme Court issues a BIG defense win on Chapter 51! Wisconsin State Public Defender, on Langlade County v. D.J.W., 2020 WI 41

Diploma Privilege in the Pandemic Era, by Ann Heaps, Texas Legal Services Center, Austin, Nonresident Lawyers Blog, State Bar of Wisconsin

Law Schools, Women, and the Wisconsin Supreme Court, 2014-15 through 2018-19, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

Wisconsin Supreme Court Extends Order Allowing Remote Depositions, WisBar News

Police officer's fatal shooting of fleeing suspect met requirements for qualified immunity, Siler v. City of Kenosha, No. 19-1855 (7th Cir. 2020), Justia Opinion Summary

Wisconsin Supreme Court oral argument
- State v. Muth, 2018AP875-CR
WisconsinEye

Wisconsin Supreme Court public rules hearing
- Interim rule re-suspension of deadlines for non-criminal jury trials due to the COVID-19 pandemic, rule petition 20-02
WisconsinEye

Separation of Powers and the Administrative State, Eighth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference (webinars and teleforum discussions), The Federalist Society

'Faithful guardian of the Constitution': High court honors Dan Kelly, by Michaela Paukner, Wisconsin Law Journal

- Supreme Court Digest and
- Court of Appeals Digest by Prof. Daniel D. Blinka and Prof. Thomas J. Hammer, Marquette University Law School
- Lawyer Discipline, Office of Lawyer Regulation
Wisconsin Lawyer - May 2020

Stating competitor's beers made with corn syrup does not constitute false claim they contain corn syrup, Molson Coors Beverage Co. v. Anheuser-Busch Companies LLC, No. 19-2200 (7th Cir. 2020), Justia Opinion Summary

Should the Supreme Court Change How It Assigns Opinions? As I See It column by Prof. Ryan J. Owens, University of Wisconsin Law School and the La Follette School of Public Affairs, Madison, Wisconsin Lawyer - May 2020

State Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Governors Positions, Bill Track 50, 2019-2020 Regular Session

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to:

as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints include those scheduled for oral argument:

  • May 5th 10:00 am Wisconsin Legislature v. Palm 2020AP765-OA (WisconsinEye video schedule)
Dates set aside for arguments but to which specific cases have not yet been scheduled can be found on the Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2019/2020 Term.

Next conference on pending petitions for review:

Pending rules petitions (none currently scheduled for hearing or conference)

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for:


U.S. Supreme Court 2019 Term:
Calendars and Lists; Argument Calendar:
Argument for
- May 2020 (May 4th-13th)
Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders