Sunday, August 13, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week August 14th-18th 2017

Supplement to last week:

Madison Lawyer Chapter: ACS Forum with Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidates, at Foley & Lardner LLP, Madison, WisconsinEye audio and video

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to any
as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints include those scheduled for oral argument September 5th, 12th, 15th, and 20th and October 2nd, 3rd, and 23rd.

Supreme Court Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2017/2018 Term

The next conference on pending petitions for review is September 11th.

Supreme Court 2017-2018 administrative calendar

Here are links to final Orders on Supreme Court Rules petitions.

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

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report-July 2017 and Annual Statistical Report 2015-2016 Term

The Court of Appeals has no oral argument scheduled.

Court of Appeals Annual Report - 2016



U.S. Supreme Court, 2016 Term, Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit Opinions and Unpublished Orders


Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2016 Calendar Year and Case Disposition Tables through 2015



Wisconsin Judicial Council:

Monday, August 7, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week August 7th-11th 2017

Supplement to last week:

A 'Better Deal' requires fair courts, by Tim Burns, Perkins Coie, Madison, and Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate, The Capital Times (via Patrick Marley)

Koschnick given supreme send-off, by Ryan Whisner, Daily Jefferson County Union (via State Bar of Wisconsin

Help Set Wisconsin Court System Priorities: Take the Critical Issues Survey – Deadline is Aug. 9, Inside Track

The 2016-17 Term: Some More Impressions, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

Observations on the Wisconsin Supreme Court's 2016-17 Term, by Joe Forward, State Bar of Wisconsin, Madison, and Michael B. Brennan, Gass Weber Mullins LLC, Milwaukee, Inside Track

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report-July 2017

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to any
as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints include those scheduled for oral argument September 5th, 12th, 15th, and 20th and October 2nd, 3rd, and 23rd.

Supreme Court Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2017/2018 Term

The next conference on pending petitions for review is September 11th.

Supreme Court 2017-2018 administrative calendar

Here are links to final Orders on Supreme Court Rules petitions.

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

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report-July 2017 and Annual Statistical Report 2015-2016 Term

The Court of Appeals has no oral argument scheduled.

Court of Appeals Annual Report - 2016



U.S. Supreme Court, 2016 Term, Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit Opinions and Unpublished Orders


Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2016 Calendar Year and Case Disposition Tables through 2015



Wisconsin Judicial Council:

Friday, August 4, 2017

President Trump nominates Michael Brennan to 7th Circuit judgeship

Among those whose nominations were announced by the President yesterday,
"If confirmed, Michael B. Brennan of Wisconsin will serve as a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Mr. Brennan currently serves as a partner in the Milwaukee law firm Gass Weber Mullins LLC, where he tries cases and handles appeals in Federal and state courts involving commercial and tort disputes, and he serves as a mediator and an arbitrator. Before that, Mr. Brennan served for nine years as a judge on the Milwaukee County Circuit Court, where he presided over hundreds of trials and motions in criminal and civil cases. During that time, he served as the presiding judge of the civil division of that court. Before his service on the bench, Mr. Brennan prosecuted cases as an assistant district attorney in Milwaukee County where he first-chaired numerous trials, and spent four years as a litigation associate in the Milwaukee office of Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Brennan served as a law clerk to Judge Daniel A. Manion of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and as a law clerk to Chief Judge Robert W. Warren of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. Mr. Brennan received his B.A. in government and philosophy, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame, and his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law, where he served as the coordinating note and comment editor of the Northwestern University Law Review and he won the Julius H. Miner Moot Court Competition."
He also serves on our Chapter's Board of Advisors.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Wisconsin Supreme Court 2016-17 term (August 1, 2016 - July 31, 2017):

Opinions 2016 WI 83 - 2017 WI 79

Orders:

In the matter of corrections to Supreme Court Order 14-03 creating Wis. Stat. § 801.18 (mandatory e-filing) and amending or creating other rules to reflect the adoption of mandatory electronic filing, No 14-03A, 2016 WI 80

In the matter of the correction to SCR 70.21 (Effective 11/15/16), No. 16-07, 2016 WI 91

In the matter of the correction of SCR 75.01(3) (Effective 11/15/16) No. 16-08, 2016 WI 92

In the matter of corrections to Supreme Court Order 14-07 amending Rules Relating to Electronic Banking, No. 14-07A, 2016 WI 97

In the Matter to Amend Wisconsin Statutes 885.16, 885.17, 885.205, and 906.01 (Effective 07/01/17) No. 16-01, 2017 WI 13

In re amendment of Supreme Court Rule Chapter 20 relating to Limited Scope Representation (Effective 07/01/17) No. 16-04, 2017 WI 14

In the matter of the petition to amend SCRs 31.02 and 31.05 relating to the continuing legal education requirements (Effective July 1, 2017) No. 16-06, 2017 WI 23

In the Matter of the Petition to Amend SCRs 40.075 and 22.28 (Effective 07/01/17) No. 16-03, 2017 WI 25

In re creation of a pilot project for dedicated trial court judicial dockets for large claim business and commercial cases (Effective 07/01/17) No. 16-05, 2017 WI 33

In the matter of the petition to amend SCR 33.04 regarding judicial education for municipal judges (Effective 01/01/18). No. 17-02, 2017 WI 68

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week July 31st-August 4th 2017

Supplement to last week:

Supreme Court Digest, by Prof. Daniel Blinka and Prof. Thomas Hammer, Marquette University Law School, Wisconsin Lawyer - August 2017

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 10 new cases, Wisconsin Court System

Court of Appeals Digest, by Prof. Daniel Blinka and Prof. Thomas Hammer, Marquette University Law School, Wisconsin Lawyer - August 2017

Lawyer Discipline, Office of Lawyer Regulation, Wisconsin Lawyer - August 2017

Paul Swanson: 'It Takes a Touch', by Dianne Molvig, Wisconsin Lawyer - August 2017

A New Beginning Starts with New Shoes, by Larry J. Martin, executive director, State Bar of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Lawyer - August 2017

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to any
as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints include those scheduled for oral argument September 5th, 12th, 15th, and 20th and October 2nd, 3rd, and 23rd.

Supreme Court Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2017/2018 Term

The next conference on pending petitions for review is September 11th.

Supreme Court 2017-2018 administrative calendar

Here are links to final Orders on Supreme Court Rules petitions.

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

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report-June 2017 and Annual Statistical Report 2015-2016 Term

The Court of Appeals has no oral argument scheduled.

Court of Appeals Annual Report - 2016



U.S. Supreme Court, 2016 Term, Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit Opinions and Unpublished Orders



Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2016 Calendar Year and Case Disposition Tables through 2015



Wisconsin Judicial Council:

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week July 24th-28th 2017

Supplement to last week:

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report-June 2017

Burns raises $122K, Dallet raises $271K in Supreme Court bid, by Bridgetower Media Newswires, Wisconsin Law Journal

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics 2016-2017, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

Executive Committee Takes Up Keller Dues Evaluation Aug. 25, for Fiscal Year 2019, Inside Track, State Bar of Wisconsin

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to any
as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints include those scheduled for oral argument September 5th, 12th, 15th, and 20th and October 2nd, 3rd, and 23rd.

Supreme Court Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2017/2018 Term

The next conference on pending petitions for review is September 11th.

Supreme Court 2017-2018 administrative calendar

Here are links to final Orders on Supreme Court Rules petitions.

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

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report-June 2017 and Annual Statistical Report 2015-2016 Term

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for July 26th.

Court of Appeals Annual Report - 2016



U.S. Supreme Court, 2016 Term, Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit Opinions and Unpublished Orders



Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2016 Calendar Year and Case Disposition Tables through 2015



Wisconsin Judicial Council:


State Bar of Wisconsin: links moved to blog header.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week July 17th-21st 2017

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to any
as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints include those scheduled for oral argument September 5th, 12th, 15th, and 20th and October 2nd, 3rd, and 23rd.

Supreme Court Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2017/2018 Term

The next conference on pending petitions for review is September 11th.

Supreme Court 2017-2018 administrative calendar

Here are links to final Orders on Supreme Court Rules petitions.

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

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report-May 2017 and Annual Statistical Report 2015-2016 Term

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for July 26th.

Court of Appeals Annual Report - 2016



U.S. Supreme Court, 2016 Term, Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit Opinions and Unpublished Orders



Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2016 Calendar Year and Case Disposition Tables through 2015



Wisconsin Judicial Council:


State Bar of Wisconsin:

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week July 10th-14th 2017

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to any
as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints include those scheduled for oral argument September 5th, 12th, 15th, and 20th and October 2nd, 3rd, and 23rd.

Supreme Court Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2017/2018 Term

The next conference on pending petitions for review is August 8th.

Supreme Court 2017-2018 administrative calendar

Here are links to final Orders on Supreme Court Rules petitions.

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

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report-May 2017 and Annual Statistical Report 2015-2016 Term

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for July 26th.

Court of Appeals Annual Report - 2016



U.S. Supreme Court, 2016 Term, Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit Opinions and Unpublished Orders



Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2016 Calendar Year and Case Disposition Tables through 2015



Wisconsin Judicial Council:


State Bar of Wisconsin:

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week July 3rd-7th 2017

Supplement to last week:

Commercial docket pilot starts July 1 in Waukesha County, Eighth District, Wisconsin Court System

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1985-1986, by Alan Ball, SCOWstats

Justices close doors on rules deliberations with some disorder in the court, by Erika Strebel, Wisconsin Law Journal

Fantasy League Update, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

Court: Victims board can’t veto or sanction judges, by Erika Strebel, Wisconsin Law Journal

Courthouse Steps: Murr v. Wisconsin Decided - Podcast, by James S. Burling, Pacific Legal Foundation, Federalist Society Environmental Law & Property Rights Practice Group

Refusing to take “no” for an answer, court of appeals implores SCOW to clean up DNA surcharge mess, On Point

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to any
as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints include those scheduled for oral argument September 5th, 12th, 15th, and 20th and October 2nd, 3rd, and 23rd.

Supreme Court Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2017/2018 Term

The next conference on pending petitions for review is July 10th.

Supreme Court 2016-2017 administrative calendar and 2017-2018 administrative calendar

Here are links to final Orders on Supreme Court Rules petitions.

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

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report-May 2017 and Annual Statistical Report 2015-2016 Term

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for July 26th.

Court of Appeals Annual Report - 2016



U.S. Supreme Court, 2016 Term, Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit Opinions and Unpublished Orders



Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2016 Calendar Year and Case Disposition Tables through 2015



Wisconsin Judicial Council:


State Bar of Wisconsin:

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week June 26th-30th 2017

Supplement to last week:

Fantasy League Update, by Alan Ball, Marquette University

Wisconsin Supreme Court Open Rules Conference, WisconsinEye, June 21, 2017

Supreme Court Assessments and State Bar Dues are Due July 1 – Online Payment Now Available, Inside Track, State Bar of Wisconsin

Supreme Court Will Hold Public Hearing on SPD Rate, Takes Other Actions, by Joe Forward, WisBar News

This week:

Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to any
as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints include those scheduled for oral argument September 5th, 12th, 15th, and 20th and October 2nd, 3rd, and 23rd.

Supreme Court Yearly Oral Argument Schedule - 2017/2018 Term

The next conference on pending petitions for review is July 10th.

Supreme Court 2016-2017 administrative calendar and 2017-2018 administrative calendar

Here are links to final Orders on Supreme Court Rules petitions.

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

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report-May 2017 and Annual Statistical Report 2015-2016 Term

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for July 26th.

Court of Appeals Annual Report - 2016



U.S. Supreme Court, 2016 Term, Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit Opinions and Unpublished Orders



Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2016 Calendar Year and Case Disposition Tables through 2015



Wisconsin Judicial Council:


State Bar of Wisconsin:

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Ilya Shapiro 'The Future of Judicial Nominations Under President Trump' June 20, 2017

Mr. Ilya Shapiro will speak on 'The Future of Judicial Nominations Under President Trump' at a Noon luncheon Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at
Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant
15 South Moorland Road
Brookfield

Mr. Shapiro is a Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute and Editor-in-Chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review. He has been a frequent participant in events and contributor to publications of The Federalist Society

The cost to attend, for those who reserve by June 13th is $20 ($15 for students, teachers, judges and other government employees, clergy, and employees of nonprofits). After that date the cost to attend is $25. Reservations may be made in any of the following ways:

  • Visit EventBrite and make your reservation with credit card payment.
  • E-mail with payment at the door.
  • If you received an email enclosing an invitation, print and complete your response and mail it to: Federalist Society, c/o Mr. Nathan D. Imfeld, Foley & Lardner LLP, 777 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
Seating is limited. After that date, the cost is $25. Refunds cannot be given to those who reserve but do not attend.

Presented by the Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter #FedSocEvents

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week June 19th-23rd 2017

Supplement to last week:

Supreme Court Digest and Court of Appeals Digest, by Daniel D. Blinka and Thomas J. Hammer, Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Lawyer - June 2017

There Is No Finer Profession, President's Message, by Francis W. Deisinger, Wisconsin Lawyer - June 2017

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1986-1987, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

State Bar Board Supports Prosecutor Office, Discusses Military Spouse Rule, by Joe Forward, WisBar News

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Gableman Won't Seek Second Term In 2018: 2 Challengers Have Already Announced Bids For Seat On High Court, by Shawn Johnson and John K. Wilson, Wisconsin Public Radio

Sauk Co. Judge Screnock announces Supreme Court bid, Election Blog, WisPolitics

A New Adventure: Swanson Takes Oath as 62nd State Bar President, by Joe Forward, WisBar News

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report-May 2017, Wisconsin Court System



Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to any
as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints have no argument scheduled.

The next conference on pending petitions for review is July 10th.

Supreme Court 2016-2017 administrative calendar and 2017-2018 administrative calendar

Here are links to final Orders on Supreme Court Rules petitions.

Pending rules petitions include those scheduled for hearing or conference June 21st (see Agenda; a link to live streaming audio of rule hearings and conferences is available;) WisconsinEye has tentatively scheduled video coverage;)

Supreme Court Annual Statistical Report 2015-2016 Term

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for June 19th and 21st.

Court of Appeals Annual Report - 2016



U.S. Supreme Court, 2016 Term, Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit Opinions and Unpublished Orders



Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2016 Calendar Year and Case Disposition Tables through 2015



Wisconsin Judicial Council:


State Bar of Wisconsin:

Monday, June 12, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week June 12th-16th 2017

Supplement to last week:

Fantasy League Update, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats



Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to any
as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints have no argument scheduled.

The next conference on pending petitions for review is June 12th, followed by July 10th.

Supreme Court 2016-2017 administrative calendar and 2017-2018 administrative calendar

Here are links to final Orders on Supreme Court Rules petitions.

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

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report - April 2017
Supreme Court Annual Statistical Report 2015-2016 Term

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for June 19th and 21st.

Court of Appeals Annual Report - 2016



U.S. Supreme Court, 2016 Term, Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit Opinions and Unpublished Orders



Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2016 Calendar Year



Wisconsin Judicial Council:
  • next meeting June 23rd;
  • latest posted agenda for meeting May 19th, with notice of meetings of the Appellate Procedure Committee and Evidence & Civil Procedure Committee that day, and Criminal Procedure Committee June 13th
  • latest posted minutes for meeting April 21st;
  • latest Projects Update - March 2017.



State Bar of Wisconsin:

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week June 5th-9th 2017

Supplement to last week:

A Spike in Fractured Decisions, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

New chief judges to start Aug. 1, by Erika Strebel, Wisconsin Law Journal

State Bar of Wisconsin Supports AB 331, Rotunda Report

Milwaukee judge Dallet enters Wisconsin Supreme Court race, by Scott Bauer, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Rising to the Challenge: State Bar Welcomes 82 New Wisconsin Lawyers, by Shannon Green, State Bar of Wisconsin, Madison, WisBar News

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts six new cases, Wisconsin Court System

Budget Committee Approves Increases in Pay Progression and Judicial Pay, by Cale Battles, government relations coordinator, State Bar of Wisconsin



Here are the lists of the Wisconsin Court System's links to any
as they are posted.

Supreme Court pending cases and pending disciplinary complaints have no argument scheduled.

The next conference on pending petitions for review is June 12th.

Supreme Court 2016-2017 administrative calendar 2017-2018 administrative calendar

Here are links to final Orders on Supreme Court Rules petitions.

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

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report - April 2017
Supreme Court Annual Statistical Report 2015-2016 Term

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for June 19th and 21st.

Court of Appeals Annual Report - 2016



U.S. Supreme Court, 2016 Term, Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit Opinions and Unpublished Orders



Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2016 Calendar Year



Wisconsin Judicial Council:
  • next meeting June 23rd;
  • latest posted agenda for meeting May 19th, with notice of meetings of the Appellate Procedure Committee and Evidence & Civil Procedure Committee that day, and Criminal Procedure Committee June 13th
  • latest posted minutes for meeting April 21st;
  • latest Projects Update - March 2017.



State Bar of Wisconsin: