On January 3, 2008, A. John Voelker, Director of State Courts petitioned this court on behalf of the Committee of Chief Judges and the Chief Judge Subcommittee on Juror Treatment and Selection for an amendment to Chapter 756, of the Wisconsin Statutes relating to juries. The petition states that the goal of the rule petition "is to improve and clarify provisions governing the management of jurors in the circuit courts."
In this January 4, 2008 order the Wisconsin Supreme Court scheduled a Public Hearing for April 7, 2008, 9:45 a.m..
'In the matter of the Amendment of Rules of Pleading, Practice and Procedure: Wis. Stat. Ch. 756, Juries' (08-01)