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U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders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

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week April 27th-May 1st 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

April 27th-May 1st webinars and teleforum discussions "Separation of Powers and the Administrative State" Eighth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference, Washington, DC (save the dates)

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

Wisconsin Supreme Court oral argument
- Bartlett v. Evers, 2019AP1376-OA
- Wisconsin Small Business United Inc. v. Brennan, 2019AP2054-OA
- Hammer v. Board of Bar Examiners, 2019AP1974-BA
WisconsinEye

Wisconsin justices consider scaling back Evers’ veto powers, by Todd Richmond, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Jill Karofsky and "Bloc Cohesion" at the Wisconsin Supreme Court, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

Justia Opinion Summary, Skyrise Construction Group LLC v. Annex Construction LLC, No. 19-1461 (7th Cir.)

Court of Appeals addresses a couple of common sentence credit issues, State v. Kontny, 2019AP1257-CR, Wisconsin State Public Defender

Wisconsin Supreme Court oral argument
- Warren v. Meisner, 2019AP567-W
- Papa v. Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services, 2016AP2082 and 2017AP634
- State v. Dobbs, 2018AP319-CR
WisconsinEye

SCOTUS holds Constitution requires unanimous jury in state criminal trials, Ramos v. Louisiana, USSC No. 18-5924, Wisconsin State Public Defender

Clean Water Act Covers Groundwater Discharges, Supreme Court Rules, County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund, USSC No. 2018–260The New York Times

Justia Opinion Summary United States v. Perez, No. 18-3156 (7th Cir.)

Seventh Circuit rejects challenge to Act 79 search of person on ES, United States v. Caya (7th Cir. No. 19-2469)

2020 State Bar Membership Card Expiration Date Extended to Sept. 30, WisBar News

Bar Advocacy Efforts Go Digital, Rotunda Report, State Bar of Wisconsin

State Bar President-elect Post Goes to Cheryl Daniels, WisBar News

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:

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, April 19, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week April 20th-24th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

April 28th-May 1st webinars and teleforum discussions "Separation of Powers and the Administrative State" Eighth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference, Washington, DC (save the dates)

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

Liberal Karofsky wins Wisconsin Supreme Court seat, by Todd Richmone, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

A U.S. Supreme Court first: arguments by teleconference including major one involving Trump, by Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung, Reuters

Defense win: Drug court judge turned sentencing judge was objectively biased, State v. Marcotte, 2019AP695-CR, Wisconsin State Public Defender

Defense win! SCOW declares part of Ch. 51’s involuntary medication statute unconstitutional, Winnebago County v. C.S., 2020 WI 33, Wisconsin State Public Defender

Wisconsin Supreme Court April oral arguments to be livestreamed, Wisconsin Court System

Supreme Court Issues Temporary Mailbox Rule for Paper Filings, Inside Track, State Bar of Wisconsin

COA: Counties needn’t attempt personal service of Ch. 51 recommitment petitions, Marathon County v. R.J.O., 2018AP1037, Wisconsin State Public Defender

Supreme Court Extends Order on Remote Hearings, Clarifies Order for Juvenile Cases, WisBar News

Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Justia Opinion Summary, United States v. Caya, No. 19-2469 (7th Cir.)

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

State Bar Responds to Impact of Pandemic; No Change in Dues for FY 2021, WisBar News

Partial defense win on 4th Amendment grounds, State v. Abott, 2019AP21-CR, Wisconsin State Public Defender

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:

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

Monday, April 13, 2020

Friday, April 10, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week April 13th-17th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

April 28th "Separation of Powers and the Administrative State" Eighth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference, Washington, DC (Save the date)

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

Supreme Court rules that primary can proceed on Tuesday, by Scott Bauer and Steve Peoples, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Justia Opinion Summary, Schillinger v. Kiley, No. 18-2404 (7th Cir. 2020)

Appellate court operational changes extended through May 22, by Michaela Paukner, Wisconsin Law Journal

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

- Hope for the Best, but Prepare for the Worst, President's Message column by Jill M. Kastner, Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc., Milwaukee, president, State Bar of Wisconsin
- Honoring Our History, Your State Bar column by Larry J. Martin, executive directo, State Bar of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Lawyer - April 2020

US Supreme Court split on scope in Wisconsin absentee ballot opinion, by Michaela Paukner, Wisconsin Law Journal

Wisconsin Supreme Court Oral Arguments – March & April, Wisconsin Civil Justice Council

Supreme Court Order: Appellate Motions and Responses May Be Filed by Email, WisBar News

Coming soon to SCOW: Zoom oral arguments, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender

Wisconsin courts turn to livestreaming to keep courts open, accessible, Wisconsin Court System

State Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Governors Positions, Bill Track 50, 2019-2020 Regular Session: Eight strongly supported bills and two strongly opposed bills failed to pass.

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:

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 include those 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
- April 2020 (April 20th-29th) [postponed]
Latest slip opinions

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

Thursday, April 9, 2020

The Battle of the Law Books

Mark W. Podvia, 23 Green Bag 2d 43.
"Today we live in a time when so many of our law books – case reporters, law reviews and statutes among them – are finding their way into dumpsters. How ironic that there was a time when men were willing to fight and die for such books."

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week April 6th-10th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

April 28th "Separation of Powers and the Administrative State" Eighth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference, Washington, DC (Save the date)

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

April 25th [postponed to Spring 2021] Inaugural Midwestern Lawyers Chapters Conference, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Illinois, presented by the Chicago, St. Louis, and Jefferson City Lawyers Chapters


Supplement to last week

Order Regarding Paper Copy Requirements, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Until further notice, the paper copy requirements for electronically filed briefs, appendices and petitions for rehearing are suspended.

State Bar Elections: Cast Your Ballots by Email, Respond by April 24, Inside Track, State Bar of Wisconsin

Remote online notarization becomes law, In Writing column, by Joseph E. Tierney IV and Lawrence J. Glusman, Davis|Kuelthau, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Law Journal

State Supreme Court Extends Order on Appellate Court Operations, Deadlines, WisBar News

Court hopefuls push through coronavirus to Election Day, by Todd Richmond, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

State Bar of Wisconsin - Board of Governors Positions, Bill Track 50, 2019-2020 Regular Session: Five strongly supported bills and one strongly opposed bill died, failed, or were vetoed.

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:

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 include those 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
- April 2020 (April 20th-29th) [postponed]
Latest slip opinions

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