Sunday, December 8, 2019

Wisconsin appellate court week December 9th-13th 2019

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

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

January 14th Steve Simpson, Pacific Legal Foundation, "Reinvigorating the Non-Delegation Doctrine", Madison Lawyers Chapter (details and registration)

February 3rd Nadine Strossen "Hate: Why We Should Resist it with Free Speech, Not Censorship" Marquette Student Chapter (save the date)

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

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


Supplement to last week

Proposed Revision to the Seventh Circuit Criminal Jury Instructions 18 U.S.C. § 922(g), Pattern Criminal Jury Instructions Committee

Supreme Court: Multiple Minor Retail Thefts Can Be Aggregated into Felony, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on State v. Lopez, 2019 WI 101

Supreme Court Candidates Debate at Forum, Wisconsin Civil Justice Council (with link to video)

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1971-72, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

SCOW does away with 'Dubose', On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Roberson, 2019 WI 102

- Top 10 Recent Wisconsin Supreme Court Decisions, Lisa M. Lawless, Indiana 1992, Husch Blackwell LLP, Milwaukee
- Court of Appeals Digest, by Profs. Daniel D. Blinka and Thomas J. Hammer, Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee
- Lawyer Discipline, Office of Lawyer Regulation
- Top 8 Recent Wisconsin Federal Court Decisions, by Daniel Kennedy, Gass Weber Mullins LLC, Milwaukee
Wisconsin Lawyer - December 2019

- 'Tis the Season for Giving, by Jill M. Kastner, Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc., Milwaukee, president, State Bar of Wisconsin
- Mock Trial: Investing in Our Civic Future, by Larry J. Martin, executive director, State Bar of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Lawyer - December 2019

Who wants to be friends – with a judge?, by Gregg Herman, Loeb & Herman, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Law Journal

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;
  • January 17th: Ghostwriting, 19-16; and Petitions for Review: Online access, 19-19;

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)
- February 2020 (February 24th-March 4th
Latest slip opinions

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

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Wisconsin appellate court week December 2nd-6th 2019

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

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

February 3rd Nadine Strossen "Hate: Why We Should Resist it with Free Speech, Not Censorship" Marquette Student Chapter (save the date)

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

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


Supplement to last week

Wisoconsin Supreme Court oral argument:
- Marathon County v. D. K., 2017AP2217
- Langlade County v. D. J. W., 2018AP145-FT
- Emer's Camper Corral, LLC v. Western Heritage Insurance Co., 2018AP458
WisconsinEye video

Wisconsin Supreme Court table toppled, police take away man, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

SCOW: 7 misdemeanor retail thefts can =1 felony theft, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Lopez, 2017AP913-CR

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. (Agenda)

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)
- February 2020 (February 24th-March 4th
Latest slip opinions

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

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Wisconsin appellate court week November 25th-29th 2019

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

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

February 3rd Nadine Strossen "Hate: Why We Should Resist it with Free Speech, Not Censorship" Marquette Student Chapter (save the date)

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

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


Supplement to last week

Supreme Court candidates debate partisanship on high court, tout experience (UPDATE), by Michaela Paukner, Wisconsin Law Journal

Fifth Amendment Cases,2004-05 through 2018-19, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

SCOW: waiver in any county means adult jurisdiction in every county, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, State v. Hinkle, 2019 WI 96

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

Court of Appeals Published Opinions Order - November 2019, 2019 WI App 59-64, Wisconsin Court System

Reflecting upon an Extraordinary Career on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Tributes to Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson, Marquette Lawyer

A Barrel of Whiskey for Thanksgiving, Letter from Ralph V. Wechsler to Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes, "Did You Know?" feature, United State Supreme Court

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

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Wisconsin Supreme Court Declines to Apply Borrowing Statute in Medical Misdiagnosis Case

Marcella S. Spoto, Crivello Carlson S.C., Milwaukee, on Paynter v. ProAssurance Wisconsin Insurance Co, 2019 WI 65, 387 Wis. 2d 278, N.W. 2d 113, in the current issue of the Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal.

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