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Ann Walsh Bradley

Apr 15, 2020

Supreme Court finds appellate court ‘jumped the gun’ in lawsuit over MSA provision

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has found the Court of Appeals "short-circuited" a circuit court by issuing a constructive trust in the absence of fact-finding.

Dec 30, 2019

‘Really?’: Supreme Court justices disagree on invoking laches in homicide appeal

The Wisconsin Supreme Court disagreed on invoking laches in an appeal case that concerns a defendant's rights in a 2007 homicide conviction. Last week, a 4-3 majority upheld imposing laches in the case, prompting the responses "Really?" in one of the arguments.

Jun 25, 2019

Justices say governor should oversee school policy (UPDATE)

Wisconsin's Supreme Court reversed itself Tuesday and allowed the governor to take control of public school policy from the state superintendent, a decision that could translate to a major victory for Republicans if they can defeat Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in three years.

Mar 26, 2019

Abrahamson withdraws herself from another 3 cases

Justice Shirley Abrahamson has withdrawn herself from three more cases pending before the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Oct 11, 2018

Justice voices concern about proposed change to default-judgment rule (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court’s public hearing on Thursday was a short one, with just one justice voicing concerns about a proposed rule change.

Jun 5, 2018

Supreme Court allows for vacation rental along Hayward Lake

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a family that wants to rent out its house along Hayward Lake in northern Wisconsin, despite complaints from the neighbors.

Apr 16, 2018

High court OKs dissolving sixth judicial administrative district

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has approved a reorganization of the state’s judicial administrative districts.

Feb 20, 2018

Supreme Court affirms Richfield man’s murder conviction

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has affirmed the murder conviction of a Richfield man who got life without parole in the strangulation death of his ex-girlfriend in 2013.

Jan 29, 2018

High court issues order on proposal to change appellate record rules

The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently issued an order rejecting a request that the court revise its rules involving the appellate record.

Apr 12, 2017

Supreme Court: Building permits key to having vested property interest

The Wisconsin Supreme Court declined Wednesday to overturn the state’s “bright-line” rule stipulating that developers have no vested interest in a property until they’ve obtained a building permit.

Jul 25, 2016

For Prosser, long career remembered for one heated moment

David Prosser filled a lot of roles: prosecutor, legislator, state Supreme Court justice. But he's likely to be best remembered for getting into a physical altercation with another justice that brought national ridicule to Wisconsin's highest court.

Mar 11, 2016

Justice Ann Walsh Bradley has also left oral arguments early

After Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley left oral arguments early in February, her colleague Justice Ann Walsh Bradley labeled it an unusual occurrence.

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