The Wisconsin Supreme Court will take two new cases this term.Read More »
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Milwaukee County wants the state Supreme Court to weigh in on its proposed sale of land for The Couture high-rise development, but the court first has to determine if it has jurisdiction over the matter.Read More »
In a pair of decisions released on the same day, the Wisconsin Supreme Court decided that manure and septage are pollutants at the point they contaminate wells.Read More »
A measure for a proposed state constitutional amendment to change how the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s chief justice is selected is on its way to passing a second consecutive legislative session, in time to appear on the April 7 ballot.Read More »
The board that oversees Wisconsin elections decided Tuesday to ask legislators to rework the state's campaign finance laws, saying the statutes have grown so complex and riddled with holes in the wake of court rulings that they need a complete overhaul.Read More »
Setting a mandatory retirement age for judges isn't a priority, the Republican lawmaker floating the idea said Thursday, adding that details of any proposal remain very much in flux as he looks for enough support to pass it.Read More »
A case argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday will help define when municipalities have the right to revoke a project permit following an initial approval.Read More »
One of the candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court said Thursday that doesn't have an opinion on proposals that would set a mandatory retirement age for judges and change the way the chief justice is selected, which wasn't the case two weeks ago.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court this term will consider cases involving destruction of evidence, the state’s Open Records Law and how to characterize certain prior convictions, among others.
Tagged with: Ash Park v. Alexander & Bishop Mayhugh v. State MS Real Estate Holdings LLC v. Donald P. Fox Family Trust State v. Chamblis State v. Guarnero State v. Hogan State v. Obriecht The Journal Times v. Racine Bd. of Police and Fire Commissioners Wisconsin Supreme CourtRead More »
Even though a state project eliminated a Kenosha shopping center’s connection to a city street and forced customers to use a private drive, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled, the owners are entitled to no compensation under the state’s eminent-domain law.Read More »
The Bench Blog’s Santa asked Wisconsin Supreme Court justices and Court of Appeals judges what they want in their appellate Christmas stockings.
Tagged with: Bench Blog Brian Blanchard Coleen Kennedy Gary Sherman Jean DiMotto Kitty Brennan Lisa Stark Mark Gundrum Michael Hoover Patricia Curley Patrick Crooks Paul Reilly Wisconsin Supreme CourtRead More »
A Waukesha attorney publicly reprimanded for deleting potential evidence when representing an aide to Scott Walker during the first John Doe investigation is now asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to change the rule that he violated.Read More »