Thursday, June 27, 2013

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts four new cases (June 25, 2013)

The Wisconsin Court System announced the recently accepted cases are:

UW System Board of Regents v. Decker (2011AP2902) review [Court of Appeals opinion] on "whether the UW System Board of Regents is eligible to obtain a harassment injunction against a former UW-Stevens Point student who has been lawfully banned from system property yet repeatedly trespasses and engages in a pattern of harassing and intimidating conduct."
High court to hear UW harassment case, by the Associated Press, at Wisconsin Law Journal

State's Supreme Court to hear UW's harassment case against ex-student, by the Associated Press, at Wisconsin Law Journal
Greer v. Schwarz (2011AP2188) review [Court of Appeals opinion 2012 WI App 122] on "whether the state Department of Corrections (DOC) can pursue revocation proceedings against an individual for an action committed after he received an erroneously issued discharge certificate."

Wisconsin Title Auto Loans v. Jones (2011AP2482) [Court of Appeals certification] on "the impact of the Concepcion case [AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, ___ U.S. ___, 131 S. Ct. 1740 (2011)] on Wisconsin law" and "whether an order to compel arbitration is immediately appealable."

State v. Tate (2012AP336-CR) review [Court of Appeals opinion] on "whether obtaining a cell phone's location constitutes a 'search' within the meaning of the Fourth Amendment, and if so, what probable cause standard applies before police can obtain location information."
Wisconsin Supreme Court Will Hear Cell Phone Tracking Case, Among Others, State Bar of Wisconsin
Among the cases not accepted are:
State v. Villarreal (2011AP998-CR) Justice Roggensack dissents.
State v. Hawthorne (2011AP1427-CR) Chief Justice Abrahamson dissents.
State v. Wilcenski (2012AP142-CR) Chief Justice Abrahamson dissents.
Go Wireless v. Maryland (2012AP321) Chief Justice Abrahamson dissents.