Sunday, May 24, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week May 25th-29th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

May 26th 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter "National Security in the Post-Coronavirus Era" a conversation with Congressman Mike Gallagher of Wisconsin's 8th District, Atty. Robert Driscoll, moderator (online)

September 3rd Wisconsin Lawyers Chapters Conference, Pewaukee, Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter and Madison Lawyers Chapter (save the date)


Supplement to last week

Plaintiff need not prove how long the unsafe condition commenced, only whether long enough to give the defendant constructive notice, Justia Opinion Summary, on Correa v. Woodman's Food Market, 2020 WI 43

Judicial Education Requirements Amendments, 2020 WI 44

Wisconsin conservatives feel ‘snookered’ by court justice, by Scott Bauer, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Position Vacancy, Paralegal or Judicial Assistant to Circuit Judge Diane S. Sykes when she assumes the role of Chief Judge of the Seventh Circuit on July 3, 2020

District Court refusal to recruit counsel for inmate's claim, Justia U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion Summaries, McCaa v. Hamilton, No. 19-1603

Final Order: Waiving In-person Attendance Requirement for State Bar Board of Governors Meetings and Annual Meeting, Inside Track, State Bar of Wisconsin

Policyholder's case against agent must show not just that agent procured policy that did not conform to Plaintiff's requirements, but that policyholder could qualify for such a policy, Justia Opinion Summary, on Emer's Camper Corral, LLC v. Western Heritage Insurance Co., 2020 WI 46

Seventh Circuit oral argument, "All cases scheduled for oral argument through August 31, 2020, will be argued by counsel either telephonically or by Zoom Video Communications. ... The courtroom will be closed to the public. The Court, on a temporary basis, will live stream the audio from oral arguments to YouTube. Arguments will also be recorded and posted on the court’s website."

Final Report of the Wisconsin Courts COVID-19 Task Force adopted, Wisconsin Supreme Court order

Extension of orders concerning appellate court operations and remote proceedings, Wisconsin Supreme Court

Extension of orders and an interim rule concerning jury trials and remote hearings in the circuit courts, Wisconsin Supreme Court

Court preserves damage award for 2 inmates assaulted in jail, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal, on J.K.J. v. Christensen, No. 18-2177 (7th Cir. 2020)

A Favorable Court Opinion, but Not Unanimous, by Alan J. Borsuk, Marquette Law School Poll on U.S. Supreme Court, Marquette Lawyer

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 have no argument scheduled. 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 no oral argument scheduled.


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