The Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday in three cases, two involving double-jeopardy claims and one involving out-of-state corporations.Read More »
Wisconsin Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical Friday of arguments that an agency charged with reviewing crime victims' rights could sanction a judge for holding off on sentencing a defendant in a sex-assault case.Read More »
Even though a Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling from last week resolved conflicting case law governing the admissibility of certain toxicology reports, criminal-law practitioners say it did little to answer questions over testimonial hearsay.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has decided to respond to dozens of counts of misconduct against a Milwaukee lawyer by tacking on more requirements to his conditional reinstatement and ordering him to pay restitution instead of suspending his license.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court wrestled with how broadly to apply the state's open meetings law in a case Wednesday that open government advocates warn could provide a gateway to getting around public access requirements.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday grilled lawyers in the case of a Lafayette County man who was convicted of resisting arrest and pointing a gun at a state Department of Nature Resources warden.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled that certain toxicology reports may be admitted at trial without testimony from or cross-examination of the authors of those reports without violating the Sixth Amendment’s confrontation clause.Read More »
Can a government agency that reviews crime-victim complaints sanction a judge over the timing of a sentencing in a sex assault case?
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Gov. Scott Walker last week revealed his proposals for the 2017-2019 budget, which calls for more money for drug courts and pay progression for certain government lawyers while proposing eliminating certain review and advisory boards.Read More »
Is a private bid price for a project considered a trade secret under state law? When does the clock start running for a resident to challenge changes towns make to their highways? And was a Waukesha County man’s involuntary commitment properly extended?
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