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:

Monday, May 29, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week May 29th-June 2nd 2017

Marquette Admissions: State Bar Welcomes 148 New Wisconsin Lawyers, by Shannon Grenn, WisBar news

Statement of State Bar of Wisconsin President Francis W. Deisinger on today's filing of the petition to the Wisconsin Supreme Court to raise the private bar rate, press release, State Bar of Wisconsin

Joint Finance Committee Restores Funding for Civil Legal Needs, by Cale Battle, government relations coordinator, State Bar of Wisconsin, Rotunda Report

Coalition Asks Supreme Court to Address Compensation Rate for SPD Appointments, by Joe Forward, WisBar News



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.

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

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

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for June 1st, 19th and 21st.



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:

Monday, May 22, 2017

Milwaukee Chapter 25th Anniversary: Panel, Reception, and Dinner featuring Paul Clement, May 24th 2017

Schedule of Events

4–4:30pm Registration

4:30–5:30pm Panel: "Infìuence of the Federalist Society Over the Past 25 Years in Wisconsin"

  • Hon. Rebecca Bradley, Wisconsin Supreme Court, and Former President of the Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter
  • Donald A. Daugherty, Godfrey & Kahn S.C., and Former President of the Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter
  • Rick Esenberg, Founder, President, and General Counsel, Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty
  • Hon. Daniel Kelly, Wisconsin Supreme Court, and Former President of the Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter

5:30–6:30pm Cocktail Reception

6:30–8:30pm Dinner, with featured speaker Hon. Paul Clement, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

The cost for Federalist Society members, and for public officials is $75, general admission is $100. To reserve,

  • Visit EventBrite and make your reservation with credit card payment.
  • E-mail with payment at the door.

Presented by the Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter.

Wisconsin appellate court week May 22nd-26th 2017

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

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

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 11 new cases, Wisconsin Court System

Supreme Court appoints new chief judges from Waukesha, Winnebago counties, , 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 June 12th.

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

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

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for June 1st, 19th and 21st.



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:

Monday, May 15, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week May 15th-19th 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 have no argument scheduled.

The next conference on pending petitions for review is May 15th, followed by June 12th.

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

Pending rules petitions include those scheduled for hearing or conference May 18th. (see Agenda; a link to live streaming audio of rule hearings and conferences is available;)

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for June 1st and 19th.



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 2015 Calendar Year



Wisconsin Judicial Council:
  • next meeting May 19th;
  • 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 March 17th;
  • latest Projects Update - March 2017.



State Bar of Wisconsin:

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week May 8th-12th 2017

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1987-1988, by Alan Ball, 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 May 15th.

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

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

The Court of Appeals has no oral argument scheduled.



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 2015 Calendar Year



Wisconsin Judicial Council:
  • next meeting May 19th;
  • latest posted agenda for meeting April 21st, with notice of meetings of the Appellate Procedure Committee and Evidence & Civil Procedure Committee that day, and Criminal Procedure Committee May 9th
  • latest posted minutes for meeting March 17th;
  • latest Projects Update - March 2017.



State Bar of Wisconsin:

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week May 1st-5th 2017

Wisconsin Supreme Court seeks volunteers to serve on committees and boards, Wisconsin Court System

Proposed Elimination of Judicial Council Creates Void and Unintended Consequences, by Cale Battles, government relations coordinator, State Bar of Wisconsin, Rotunda Report

State Bar Board Supports Petition for Increased SPD Private Bar Rate, by Joe Forward, Rotunda Report

Lawyers Head to Capitol Hill for Annual American Bar Association’s Lobby Day, by Brittney Weiland, Rotunda Report

State Bar President-elect Post Goes to Christopher Rogers, WisBar News



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 May 15th.

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

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

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for May 3rd.



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 2015 Calendar Year



Wisconsin Judicial Council:
  • next meeting May 19th;
  • latest posted agenda for meeting April 21st, with notice of meetings of the Appellate Procedure Committee and Evidence & Civil Procedure Committee that day, and Criminal Procedure Committee May 9th
  • latest posted minutes for meeting March 17th;
  • latest Projects Update - March 2017.



State Bar of Wisconsin:

Friday, April 28, 2017

Great Conservative Minds:

A Condensation of Russell Kirk’s 'The Conservative Mind', by Aaron McLeod, published by the Alabama Policy Institute 2005

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Peter Kirsanow 'The Status and Future of Religious Liberty in the United States' May 4, 2017

Commissioner Peter Kirsanow of the United States Commission on Civil Rights will speak on 'The Status and Future of Religious Liberty in the United States' at a Noon luncheon Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Milwaukee Athletic Club, 758 North Broadway. He has been a frequent contributor to Federalist Society publications.

The cost to attend, for those who reserve by Thursday, April 27, 2017, 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.
Seating is limited. Refunds cannot be given to those who reserve but do not attend.

Presented by the Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter.

Wisconsin appellate court week April 24th-28th 2017

Strange Bedfellows in 4-3 Decisions at the Wisconsin Supreme Court, by Alan Ball, SCOWstats

Supreme Court Dismisses Retired Judges’ Petition on Recusal, Campaign Contributions, by Joe Forward, WisBar News



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 May 15th.

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

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

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for April 24th, and May 3rd.



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



Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2015 Calendar Year



Wisconsin Judicial Council:
  • next meeting May 19th;
  • latest posted agenda for meeting April 21st, with notice of meetings of the Appellate Procedure Committee and Evidence & Civil Procedure Committee that day, and Criminal Procedure Committee May 9th
  • latest posted minutes for meeting March 17th;
  • latest Projects Update - March 2017.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week April 17th-21st 2017

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts four new cases, Wisconsin Court System

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1988-1989, by Alan Ball, SCOWstats

Wisconsin Supreme Court selects Chief Justice Patience Drake Roggensack to continue as Chief, 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 include those scheduled for oral argument April 19th. (see Synopses; a link to live streaming audio of oral arguments is available; Wisconsin Eye has tentatively scheduled video coverage;)

The next conference on pending petitions for review is May 15th.

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

Pending rules petitions include those scheduled for hearing or conference April 20th. (see Agenda; a link to live streaming audio of rule hearings and conferences is available;)

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for April 24th, and May 3rd.



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



Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2015 Calendar Year



Wisconsin Judicial Council:
  • next meeting April 21st;
  • latest posted agenda for meeting April 21st, with notice of meetings of the Appellate Procedure Committee and Evidence & Civil Procedure Committee that day, and Criminal Procedure Committee May 9th
  • latest posted minutes for meeting February 17th;
  • latest Projects Update - March 2017.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week April 10th-14th 2017

Ziegler unopposed for 10-year Supreme Court term, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal



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 April 12th and 19th. (see Synopses; a link to live streaming audio of oral arguments is available; Wisconsin Eye has tentatively scheduled video coverage;)

The next conference on pending petitions for review is April 10th, followed by May 15th.

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

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

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for April 24th, and May 3rd.



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



Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2015 Calendar Year



Wisconsin Judicial Council:
  • next meeting April 21st;
  • latest posted agenda for meeting March 17th, with notice of meetings of the Appellate Procedure Committee March 17th, Evidence & Civil Procedure Committee March 28th, and Criminal Procedure Committee April 21st
  • latest posted minutes for meeting February 17th;
  • latest Projects Update - March 2017.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week April 3rd-7th 2017

Remarks by Patience Drake Roggensac, Chief Justice, Wisconsin Supreme Court, before the Joint Committee on Finance, Wisconsin Court System

Is Stare Decisis Dead? by Alan Ball, SCOWstats

Wisconsin chief justice asks lawmakers to preserve Judicial Commission's independence, by Jessie Opoien, The Capital Times

Winter/Spring 2017 issue of The Third Branch, , 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 include those scheduled for oral argument April 12th and 19th.

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

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

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

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for April 24th, and May 3rd.



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



Wisconsin Judicial Commission latest Annual Report 2015 Calendar Year



Wisconsin Judicial Council:
  • next meeting April 21st;
  • latest posted agenda for meeting March 17th, with notice of meetings of the Appellate Procedure Committee March 17th, Evidence & Civil Procedure Committee March 28th, and Criminal Procedure Committee April 21st
  • latest posted minutes for meeting February 17th;
  • latest Projects Update - March 2017.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Happy Hour, County Clare, March 29, 2017

Our next happy hour event this Wednesday, March 29th from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at County Clare Irish Inn & Pub. Our special guest will be Judge Brian Hagedorn of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals - District II. No "RSVP" required.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Wisconsin appellate court week March 27th-31st 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 April 12th and 19th.

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

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

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

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for March 28th, and April 24th, and May 3rd.



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



Wisconsin Judicial Council:
  • latest Projects Update - March 2017.
  • next meeting April 21st;
  • latest posted agenda for meeting March 17th, with notice of meetings of the Appellate Procedure Committee March 17th, Evidence & Civil Procedure Committee March 28th, and Criminal Procedure Committee April 21st
  • latest posted minutes for meeting January 20th;