Sunday, March 1, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week March 2nd-6th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

March 5th On Statutory Interpretation, Judge Diane Sykes of the 7th Circuit, Madison Lawyers Chapter and University of Wisconsin Student Chapter (details and registration)

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)

April 28th "Separation of Powers and the Administrative State" Eighth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference, Washington, DC (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 denies review in a number of cases, Wisconsin Court System

State Bar Board Hears Remarks from Justice Hagedorn, Discusses 2021 Budget, WisBar News

Insurer Did Not Breach Duty to Defend, Followed Judicially Preferred Procedures, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on Choinsky v. Employers Insurance Co. of Wausau, 2020 WI 3

Court: Wisconsin must expunge criminal records from database, by Todd Richmond, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal, on Hall v. Wisconsin Department of Justice, 2018AP2274, (Recommended for Publication)

February 2020 Published Order, 2020 WI App 7-9

Justia Opinion Summary, on DSG Evergreen Family Limited Partnership v. Town of Perry, 2020 WI 23

Partial SCOW defense win; two charges for two different strength pills multiplicitous, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Brantner, 2020 WI 21

Comparing the Supreme Courts of Wisconsin and its Four Neighbors–An Update for 2016-17 through 2018-19, by Alan Ball, Marquette University, SCOWstats

Wisconsin court overturns ruling ordering voter purge, by Scott Bauer, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal, on Zignego v. Wisconsin Elections Commission, 2020AP112 and 2019AP2397 (Recommended for Publication)

Legislature Expands Courts, Approves Merit Pay for SPD, Rotunda Report, State Bar of Wisconsin

Court of appeals rejects DOJ’s reading of arrest record expungement statute, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on Hall v. Wisconsin Department of Justice, 2018AP2274, (recommended for publication)

Sanction for violation of juvenile disposition order limited to 10 calendar days, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. A.A., 2018AP1497 (recommended for publication)

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
- February 2020 (February 24th-March 4th
- March 2020 (March 23rd-April 1st)
- April 2020 (April 20th-29th)
Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders