Sunday, July 19, 2020

Wisconsin appellate court week July 20th-24th 2020

Events | Courts last week | Courts this week

Upcoming Federalist Society events include

July 29th "The Constitutionality of Pandemic Executive Orders", Misha Tseytlin, Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP & Former Wisconsin Solicitor General, and Ryan Walsh, Partner, Eimer Stahl LLP & Former Chief Deputy Solicitor General of Wisconsin, presented by Chicago Lawyers Chapter (details and registration)

August 18th "Recent Trends in the Roberts Court", Don Daugherty, Senior Counsel, Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, presented by Milwaukee Lawyers Chapter (details and registration)

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

February 26-27 National Student Symposium, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School (save the dates)


Supplement to last week

No harm where the defendant’s lawyer was also the judge who bound him over for trial, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Henyard, 2019AP548-CR (recommended for publication)

Defense win in unusual self-defense homicide case, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Johnson, 2018AP2318-CR (recommended for publication)

SCOW: expert testimony needn’t meet Daubert if it’s not "opinion," Miranda violation was harmless, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Dobbs, 2020 WI 64

Fractured SCOW okays restitution order on top of civil settlement, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on State v. Muth, 2020 WI 65

Federal District Court Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Mandatory Bar, WisBar News, on File v. Kastner, No. 19-C-1063 (E.D. Wis.)

Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Justia Opinion Summary, on Brown v. Polk County, No. 19-2698 (7th Cir. 2020)

Divided Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules on Governor’s Partial Vetoes, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on Bartlett v. Evers, 2020 WI 68

Labor & Employment Law, Justia Opinion Summary, on McCann v. Badger Mining Corp., No. 19-2420 (7th Cir. 2020)

Final Orders 19-06 through 19-12: Amending Supreme Court Rules Pertaining to Attorney Disciplinary Proceedings, Inside Track, State Bar of Wisconsin, on 2020 WI 62

Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Justia Opinion Summary, on Pulera v. Sarzan, No. 19-2291 (7th Cir. 2020)

Executive Committee Takes Up Keller Dues Evaluation Aug. 21 for Fiscal Year, Inside Track, State Bar of Wisconsin

Supreme Court: Challenge to Former Gov. Walker's Budget Bill Vetoes Barred, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on Wisconsin Small Business United Inc. v. Brennan, 2020 WI 69

Candidates, groups spent record $10M on Wisconsin court race, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

Labor & Employment Law, Justia Opinion Summary, on McCray v. Wilkie, No. 19-3145 (7th Cir. 2020)

Appeals court won’t reinstate Democrats’ lame-duck challenge, by Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal, on Democratic Party of Wisconsin v. Vos, No. 19-3138 (7th Cir. 2020)

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:

Next conferences 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 Calendars and Lists, Argument Calendar:

Calendar for October Term 2020
Argument for
- October 2020 (Oct. 5th-14th)
Latest slip opinions (2019 Term)

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