Sunday, April 19, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week April 20th-24th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

April 28th-May 1st webinars and teleforum discussions "Separation of Powers and the Administrative State" Eighth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference, Washington, DC (save the dates)

September 3rd Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter -rescheduled from May 8th- (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Liberal Karofsky wins Wisconsin Supreme Court seat, by Todd Richmone, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

A U.S. Supreme Court first: arguments by teleconference including major one involving Trump, by Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung, Reuters

Defense win: Drug court judge turned sentencing judge was objectively biased, State v. Marcotte, 2019AP695-CR, Wisconsin State Public Defender

Defense win! SCOW declares part of Ch. 51’s involuntary medication statute unconstitutional, Winnebago County v. C.S., 2020 WI 33, Wisconsin State Public Defender

Wisconsin Supreme Court April oral arguments to be livestreamed, Wisconsin Court System

Supreme Court Issues Temporary Mailbox Rule for Paper Filings, Inside Track, State Bar of Wisconsin

COA: Counties needn’t attempt personal service of Ch. 51 recommitment petitions, Marathon County v. R.J.O., 2018AP1037, Wisconsin State Public Defender

Supreme Court Extends Order on Remote Hearings, Clarifies Order for Juvenile Cases, WisBar News

Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Justia Opinion Summary, United States v. Caya, No. 19-2469 (7th Cir.)

Supreme Court Monthly Statistical Report - March 2020, Wisconsin Court System

State Bar Responds to Impact of Pandemic; No Change in Dues for FY 2021, WisBar News

Partial defense win on 4th Amendment grounds, State v. Abott, 2019AP21-CR, Wisconsin State Public Defender

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 (none currently 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
- May 2020 (May 4th-13th)
Latest slip opinions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit: this week's Opinions and Unpublished Orders