Saturday, December 14, 2019

Wisconsin appellate court week December 16th-20th 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

Wisconsin Supreme Court Public Hearing, Rule Petition 19-11 and Rule Petition 19-12, WisconsinEye video

Board Discusses Emeritus Status, Supports Ghostwriting for Pro Se Litigants, WisBar News

- SCOW will decide if cops can tow, search a legally parked car after giving ticket, on State v. Brooks, 2018AP1774
- SCOW to address interplay between restitution statute, marital property statute, and contract law. on State v. Muth, 2019AP875-CR
- SCOW will clarify the "strong proof of guilt" requirement for an Alford plea, State v. Nash, 2018AP731-CR
On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender

Supreme Court denies 2 motions in lame-duck lawsuits, by Michaela Paukner, Wisconsin Law Journal

Federal District Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against the State Bar of Wisconsin, WisBar News

Government Attorneys Top Slate of State Bar Officer Candidates, WisBar News

2019 Legislative Year in Review, 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:

  • 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