Sunday, November 17, 2019

Wisconsin appellate court week November 18th-22nd 2019

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

November 21st Janus and the First Amendment, Wisconsin Student Chapter, Madison (details and registration)

January 3rd-4th Annual Federalist Society Faculty Conference, Washington, DC (Details)

April 25th Inaugural Midwestern Lawyers Chapters Conference, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Illinois, presented by the Chicago, St. Louis, and Jefferson City Lawyers Chapters (save the date)

May 8th Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Wisconsin Civil Justice Council Issues 2019 Guide to the Wisconsin Supreme Court and Judicial Evaluation

'Cattau' and Pleading Standards: Comments from the Wisconsin Supreme Court, by Sarah A. Zylstra, Boardman & Clark LLP, Madison, Litigation Section Blog, State Bar of Wisconsin

Tried as Adults: Supreme Court Clarifies ‘Once Waived, Always Waived’ Rule, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on State v. Hinkle, 2019 WI 96

Incarceration is no longer custody per se under 'Miranda', On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Halverson, 2018AP858-CR

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts two new case, Wisconsin Court System

In case of first impression, SCOW upholds search pursuant to Act 79, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Anderson, 2019 WI 97

Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidates’ Forum, November 19th, American Constitution Society Madison Lawyers Chapter (details and registration). Update: WisconsinEye has scheduled live coverage (12:30-1:30pm).

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 include those scheduled for hearing or conference:

  • December 9th: OLR Charging Process, 19-11; and Reporting Misconduct, 19-12.

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for


U.S. Supreme Court 2019 Term:
Calendars and Lists; Argument Calendar:
Argument for
- December 2019 (December 2-11, 2019)
- January 2020 (January 13th-22nd)

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Wisconsin appellate court week November 11th-15th 2019

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

November 14th-16th "Originalism", National Lawyers Convention, Washington DC, DC Young Lawyers Chapter, Washington DC Lawyers Chapter, and Capitol Hill Chapter (details and registration)

January 3rd-4th Annual Federalist Society Faculty Conference, Washington, DC (Details)

March 13th-14th "The Structural Constitution in the 21st Century", National Student Symposium, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor (save the date)

April 25th Inaugural Midwestern Lawyers Chapters Conference, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Illinois, presented by the Chicago, St. Louis, and Jefferson City Lawyers Chapters (save the date)

May 8th Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Science and the Courts, State of the Judiciary Address, by Hon. Patience Drake Roggensack, Chief Justice; and
State of the Director's Office Address, by Hon. Randy R. Koschnick, Director of State Courts;
Annual Meeting of the Wisconsin Judicial Conference, 2019, Wisconsin Court System

State of the Judiciary: Chief Justice Roggensack Reports on Judicial Branch Activity, WisBar News

Chief Justice Highlights Business Court in 2019 State of the Judiciary, Wisconsin Civil Justice Council

Court of Appeals Digest, by Profs. Daniel D. Blinka and Thomas J. Hammer, Marquette University Law School; and
Lawyer Discipline, by Office of Lawyer Regulation;
Wisconsin Lawyer - November 2019

Wisconsin Judicial Council Meeting November 15th

Legislative Update: Advanced Directives, e-Notarization, Justice Support, Others, Inside Track, State Bar of Wisconsin

Let's Talk About Mental Health, President's Message column, by Jill M. Kastner, Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc., Milwaukee, President, State Bar of Wisconsin; and
Giving Thanks, Your State Bar column, by Larry J. Martin, executive director, State Bar of Wisconsin; Wisconsin Lawyer - November 2019

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 conferences on pending petitions for review:

Pending rules petitions include those scheduled for hearing or conference:

  • December 9th: OLR Charging Process, 19-11; and Reporting Misconduct, 19-12.

The Court of Appeals has oral argument scheduled for


U.S. Supreme Court 2019 Term:
Calendars and Lists; Argument Calendar:
Argument for
- November 2019 (November 4-13, 2019)
- December 2019 (December 2-11, 2019)
- January 2020 (January 13th-22nd)

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

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Wisconsin appellate court week November 4th-8th 2019

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

November 14th-16th "Originalism", National Lawyers Convention, Washington DC, DC Young Lawyers Chapter, Washington DC Lawyers Chapter, and Capitol Hill Chapter (details and registration)

January 3rd-4th Annual Federalist Society Faculty Conference, Washington, DC (Details)

April 25th Inaugural Midwestern Lawyers Chapters Conference, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Illinois, presented by the Chicago, St. Louis, and Jefferson City Lawyers Chapters (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Wisconsin Supreme Court oral argument video:
- Choinsky v. Germantown School District Bd. of Education, 2018AP116
- Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Nora, 2015AP2442-D
- Piper v. Jones Dairy Farm, 2018AP1681
WisconsinEye

Wisconsin justice hopefuls to gather for first debate, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Wisconsin Supreme Court Annual Statistical Report for Term 2018-2019, Wisconsin Court System

Appeals Court: Town’s Shoreland Restriction Stands Despite Conflicting Statute, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on Anderson v. Town of Newbold, 2018AP547

Memorial Proceeding for Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens December 5th Chicago, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Wisconsin Court of Appeals Published Orders - October 2019, 2019 WI App 55-57, Wisconsin Court System

Wisconsin Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report - October 2019, Wisconsin Court System

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1972-73, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

Supreme Court Holds Oral Arguments in Second Extraordinary Session Challenge, Wisconsin Civil Justice 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 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 is:

Pending rules petitions include those scheduled for hearing or conference:

  • December 9th: OLR Charging Process, 19-11; and Reporting Misconduct, 19-12.

The Court of Appeals has no oral argument scheduled.


U.S. Supreme Court 2019 Term:
Calendars and Lists; Argument Calendar:
Argument for
- November 2019 (November 4-13, 2019)
- December 2019 (December 2-11, 2019

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

Friday, October 25, 2019

Wisconsin appellate court week October 28th-November 1st 2019

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

October 29th UW Law School Chapter Joint Fall Happy Hour, with Madison Lawyers Chapter (details and registration)

November 14th-16th "Originalism", National Lawyers Convention, Washington DC, DC Young Lawyers Chapter, Washington DC Lawyers Chapter, and Capitol Hill Chapter (details and registration)

Januarary 3ed Annual Federalist Society Faculty Conference, Washington, DC (Detaila)

April 25th Inaugural Midwestern Lawyers Chapters Conference, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Illinois, presented by the Chicago, St. Louis, and Jefferson City Lawyers Chapters (save the date)


Supplement to last week

It's All Fun and 'The Game' Until Somebody Gets Hurt, by Jeremy Conrad, Findlaw, on Rainey v. Taylor, 7th Cir., Nos. 16-4153 & 18-2990

Wisconsin Supreme Court oral argument
- State v. Counihan, 2017AP2265-CR
- State v. Coffee, 2017AP2292-CR
- Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 1 v. Vos, 2019AP622
WisconsinEye

Wisconsin Supreme Court rules hearing
- GAL Qualifications in Family Court actions, 19-13
WisconsinEye

Supreme Court Holds Oral Arguments in Second Extraordinary Session Challenge, Hamilon Consulting Group, Madison

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 include those 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
- November 2019 (November 4-13, 2019)
- December 2019 (December 2-11, 2019

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

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Wisconsin appellate court week October 21st-25fh 2019

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

October 25th James J. Duane, "What Every American Needs to Know About the Fifth Amendment", Marquette Student Chapter (details and registration)

October 29th UW Law School Chapter Joint Fall Happy Hour, with Madison Lawyers Chapter (details and registration)

November 14th-16th "Originalism", National Lawyers Convention, Washington DC, DC Young Lawyers Chapter, Washington DC Lawyers Chapter, and Capitol Hill Chapter (details and registration)

April 25th Inaugural Midwestern Lawyers Chapters Conference, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Illinois, presented by the Chicago, St. Louis, and Jefferson City Lawyers Chapters (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Wisconsin Supreme Court oral argument
- State v. Neill, 2018AP75-CR
- State v. Kloss, 2018AP651-CR
- Pulkkila v. Pulkkila, 2018AP712-FT
WisconsinEye vide0

20 lawmakers endorse Karofsky in state Supreme Court race, by Michaela Paukner, Wisconsin Law Journal

State Supreme Court agrees to hear veto challenge, by Scott Bauer, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

SCOW to review extension of traffic stop case where Judge Reilly invoked Dred Scott, On Point blog, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Brown, 2019 WI App 34

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts seven new cases, Wisconsin Court System

Meeting Agenda October 18, 2019, Wisconsin Judicial Council

SCOW will address confusion created by Starks, On Point blog, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State ex rel. Warren v. Meisner, 2019AP567-W

SCOW will address vehicle searches incident to OWI arrests, on State v. Coffee, 2018AP1209

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 include those 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
- November 2019 (November 4-13, 2019)
- December 2019 (December 2-11, 2019

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

Monday, October 14, 2019

Wisconsin appellate court week October 14th-18th 2019

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

October 17th Douglas P. Seaton, "The Aftermath of Janus: Initial Union Reaction and the Status of the New Cases So Far", Western Wisconsin Lawyers Chapter (details and registration)

October 24th James J. Duane, "What Every American Needs to Know About the Fifth Amendment", Marquette Student Chapter (details and registration)

November 14th-16th "Originalism", National Lawyers Convention, Washington DC, DC Young Lawyers Chapter, Washington DC Lawyers Chapter, and Capitol Hill Chapter (details and registration)

April 25th Inaugural Midwestern Lawyers Chapters Conference, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Illinois, presented by the Chicago, St. Louis, and Jefferson City Lawyers Chapters (save the date)


Supplement to last week

A Sixth Amendment Update for 2017-18 and 2018-19, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, Milwaukee, SCOWstats

- Court of Appeals Digest, by Profs. Daniel D. Blinka and Thomas J. Hammer, Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee
- Lawyer Discipline, by the Office of Lawyer Regulation, Madison
Wisconsin Lawyer - October 2019

- Lawyers Preventing Domestic Violence, President's Message column by Jill M. Kastner, Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc., Milwaukee, and President, State Bar of Wisconsin
- Mentoring Starts with a Conversation, Your State Bar column by Larry J. Martin, Executive Director, State Bar of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Lawyer - October 2019

Seventh Circuit Court: Former Prison Psychologist Cannot Marry Prisoner, by Joe Forward, WisBar News

Proposed GAL rule a solution in want of a problem, by Gregg Herman, Loeb & Herman, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Law Journal

Defense win! 72-hour filing deadline for revoking NGI conditional release is mandatory, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, State v. Olson (Wis. App. 2018AP1075 & 1076)

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 include those 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
- October 2019 (October 7-16, 2019)
- November 2019 (November 4-13, 2019)
- December 2019 (December 2-11, 2019

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

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Wisconsin appellate court week October 7th-11th 2019

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

October 17th Douglas P. Seaton, "The Aftermath of Janus: Initial Union Reaction and the Status of the New Cases So Far", Western Wisconsin Lawyers Chapter (details and registration)

October 24th James J. Duane, "What Every American Needs to Know About the Fifth Amendment", Marquette Student Chapter (details and registration)

November 14th-16th "Originalism", National Lawyers Convention, Washington DC, DC Young Lawyers Chapter, Washington DC Lawyers Chapter, and Capitol Hill Chapter (details and registration)

April 25th Inaugural Midwestern Lawyers Chapters Conference, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Illinois, presented by the Chicago, St. Louis, and Jefferson City Lawyers Chapters (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Opinions Publication Order, Wisconsin Court of Appeals, 2019 WI App 49-53

Federal judge throws out lawsuit over lame-duck laws limiting power of Wisconsin governor, by Patrick Marley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

State Bar of Wisconsin Faces Second Federal Challenge to Mandatory Status, WisBar News

Run for State Bar Officer or Board Position: 'It was My Best Decision', by Kathy Brost, Legacy Private Trust Company, Neenah, president-elect, State Bar of Wisconsin, Inside Track

Graham announces run to retain Court of Appeals seat, by Michaela Paukner, Wisconsin Law Journal

Appeals Court: Riding Lawn Mower is a 'Motor Vehicle' for OWI Purposes, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, State v. Schoeder, 2018AP997-CR (Wis. App.)

Wisconsin Supreme Court oral arguement:
- State v. Brantner, 2018AP53-CR
- Hinrichs v. DOW Chemical Co., 2017AP2361
WisconsinEye video

Former Gang Leader was Wrongly Designated Career Offender, but Error Harmless, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, Daniels v. U.S., No. 17-2618, (7th Cir.)

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 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
- October 2019 (October 7-16, 2019)
- November 2019 (November 4-13, 2019)
- December 2019(December 2-11, 2019

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

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Wisconsin appellate court week September 30th-October 4th 2019

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

October 3rd "Judicial Nominations in the Trump Administration" Ed Whelan, President, Ethics and Public Policy Center, presented by Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter (details and registration)

October 17th Douglas P. Seaton, "The Aftermath of Janus: Initial Union Reaction and the Status of the New Cases So Far", Western Wisconsin Lawyers Chapter (details and registration)

November 14th-16th "Originalism", National Lawyers Convention, Washington DC, DC Young Lawyers Chapter, Washington DC Lawyers Chapter, and Capitol Hill Chapter (details and registration)

April 25th Inaugural Midwestern Lawyers Chapters Conference, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Illinois, presented by the Chicago, St. Louis, and Jefferson City Lawyers Chapters (save the date)


Supplement to last week

State Bar Board Takes Position Against Indiscriminate Juvenile Shackling, WisBar News (report on the recent State Bar of Wisconsin Board of Governors mmeeting)

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1973-74, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

Wisconsin City Not Liable for Drowning Death at Public Swimming Pond, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on Estate of Her v. Hoeppner, No. 18-3524 (7th Cir., Sept. 26. 2019)

High court denies Evers’ motion in lame-duck lawsuits, by Michaela Paukner, Wisconsin Law Journal

"Justice Support Initiative" Bills Would Continue Investment in Criminal Justice System by Legislature, Rotunda Report, 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 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
- October 2019 (October 7-16, 2019)
- November 2019 (November 4-13, 2019)
- December 2019(December 2-11, 2019

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

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Wisconsin appellate court week September 23rd-27th 2019

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

October 3rd "Judicial Nominations in the Trump Administration" Ed Whelan, President, Ethics and Public Policy Center, presented by Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter (details and registration)

October 17th Douglas P. Seaton, "The Aftermath of Janus: Initial Union Reaction and the Status of the New Cases So Far", Western Wisconsin Lawyers Chapter (details and registration)

November 14th-16th "Originalism", National Lawyers Convention, Washington DC, DC Young Lawyers Chapter, Washington DC Lawyers Chapter, and Capitol Hill Chapter (details and registration)

April 25th Inaugural Midwestern Lawyers Chapters Conference, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Illinois, presented by the Chicago, St. Louis, and Jefferson City Lawyers Chapters (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Defense win! Jail time credited to sentence imposed after revocation of deferred-judgment agreement, On Point blog, Wisconsin State Public Defender

Taiwanese Insurers Escape Wisconsin Lawsuit Involving Trek Bicycle Corp., by Joe Forward, WisBar News

Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Hearing, Rule Petition 19-06 and Rule Petition 19-07, WisconsinEye

Senators Reestablish Wisconsin Federal Nominating Commission, Accepting Applications, Inside Track, State Bar of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Supreme Court Oral Arguments:
- Veritas Steel LLC v. Lunda Construction Co., 2017AP822
- City of Cedarburg v. Hansen, 2018AP1129
- Town of Wilson v. City of Sheboygan, 2018AP2162
WisconsinEye

Wisconsin Judicial Council Agenda, Meeting September 20, 2019

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 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
- October 2019 (October 7-16, 2019)
- November 2019 (November 4-13, 2019)
- December 2019(December 2-11, 2019P

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

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Wisconsin appellate court week September 16th-20th 2019

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

October 3rd "Judicial Nominations in the Trump Administration" Ed Whelan, President, Ethics and Public Policy Center, presented by Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter (details and registration)

November 14th-16th "Originalism", National Lawyers Convention, Washington DC, DC Young Lawyers Chapter, Washington DC Lawyers Chapter, and Capitol Hill Chapter (details and registration)

April 25th Inaugural Midwestern Lawyers Chapters Conference, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, Illinois, presented by the Chicago, St. Louis, and Jefferson City Lawyers Chapters (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Monthly Statistical Report - August 2019, Wisconsin Court System

Wisconsin Supreme Court oral argument
- State v. Schultz, 2017 AP 1977-CR;
- State v. Lopez, 2017 AP 014-CR;
WisconsinEye video

- Supreme Court Digest and
- Court of Appeals Digest, by Profs. Daniel D. Blinka and Thomas J. Hammer, Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee
- Lawyer Discipline, Office of Lawyer Regulation
Wisconsin Lawyer - September 2019

- What Does the State Bar Do for Me? by Jill M. Kastner, Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc., Milwaukee, President, State Bar of Wisconsin;
- When a House Becomes a Home, by Larry J. Martin, executive director, State Bar of Wisconsin;
Wisconsin Lawyer - September 2019

Appeals Court: Voluntary Retirement Precludes Worker’s Compensation Benefits, by Joe Forward, WisBar News

Fiction or Felony? An Uber Driver's Facebook Posts Inspire Fear, by Jeremy Conrad, FindLaw 7th Circuit

“Women and the Wisconsin Supreme Court”: An Update through 2018-19, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

Defense win! SCOW reverses courts of appeals’ dismissal of Chapter 51 appeal for mootness, On Point blog, Wisconsin State Public Defender

Wisconsin Court of Appeals Enforces Knowledge Requirement for Preference Claims, by Rachel M. Blise, Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee

Appeals court reduces award in legal battle over bedbugs, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

State Bar of Wisconsin Policy Positions - 2019

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 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
- October 2019 (October 7-16, 2019)
- November 2019 (November 4-13, 2019)
- December 2019(December 2-11, 2019P

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