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Case Digests - WI Supreme Court

May 20, 2024

Involuntary Medication Order

The Wisconsin Supreme Court dismissed as improvidently granted the petition for review filed by D.E.W. in his case against Winnebago County concerning his involuntary medication order.

May 6, 2024

Adoption Petition

In the case concerning the adoption of M.M.C. by A.M.B.'s nonmarital partner T.G., the Supreme Court of Wisconsin affirmed the circuit court's decision to deny the adoption petition based on the ineligibility of T.G. under the current adoption statutes.

May 6, 2024

Due Process-Employment 

The case primarily focused on the procedural aspects of Andrade's dismissal following controversial social media posts that he made, which garnered significant public and legal attention.

Apr 29, 2024

Attorney Professional Misconduct-Attorney-Client Relationship 

The Supreme Court revoked of Merry’s law license after determining that he committed serious professional misconduct by using confidential information from a former client, M.S., to publish a book without her consent.

Apr 1, 2024

Judge Substitution Request

Davis faced charges for misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct.

Apr 1, 2024

Independent Contractors

The Supreme Court of Wisconsin dismissed as improvidently granted a petition from Amazon Logistics, Inc., seeking review of an appeals court decision.

Mar 18, 2024

Tax- “Religious Purposes”

The petitioners, Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc. (CCB) and four of its sub-entities, seek an exemption from having to pay unemployment tax to cover their employees.

Mar 4, 2024

Attorney Disciplinary Proceedings

On January 29, 2024, Attorney David Patton filed a petition, pursuant to Supreme Court Rule (SCR) 22.34(11), for the indefinite suspension of his license to practice law in Wisconsin due to his medical incapacity.

Mar 4, 2024

Attorney Disciplinary Proceedings

The Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR) and Attorney Erick R. Tyrone have filed a stipulation pursuant to Supreme Court Rule (SCR) 22.12,1 that Attorney Tyrone's license to practice law in this state should be suspended for a period of six months, as discipline reciprocal to that imposed by the Court of Appeals of Maryland.

Mar 4, 2024

Attorney Disciplinary Proceedings

The supreme court reviews Referee V.L. Bailey-Rihn's report recommending that the court declare Attorney Paul A. Strouse in default and revoke his license to practice law in Wisconsin due to professional misconduct.

Feb 12, 2024

Ballot Inclusion for Presidential Primary

Phillips, a U.S. representative from Minnesota and a declared Democratic presidential candidate, sought to be listed on Wisconsin's ballot after being included in New Hampshire's Democratic primary.

Feb 7, 2024

Professional Misconduct – Costs

The supreme court reviews the recommendation of Referee James D. Friedman that the license of Attorney John O. Ifediora to practice law in Wisconsin be revoked due to professional misconduct.


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