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Annette Ziegler

Randy Koschnick
Aug 2, 2023

Wisconsin Supreme Court chief justice accuses liberals of ‘raw exercise of overreaching power’

The conservative chief justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court accused her liberal colleagues of a "raw exercise of overreaching power" after they flexed their new majority Wednesday and fired the director of the state's court system.

Dan Kelly
Mar 28, 2023

Wis. Supreme Court Chief Justice endorses Kelly

Ziegler said Kelly will uphold the rule of law. Wisconsin State Journal reports when Kelly was a Wis. Supreme Court justice several fellow conservative justices dissented on his decisions for alleged judicial errors, such as misreading simple language in a statute, ignoring straightforward statutory interpretations and misapplying judicial precedent.

Mar 16, 2023

Ziegler to continue as Wisconsin Supreme Court chief justice

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Annette Ziegler has been reelected by her fellow justices to a second two-year term leading the state’s highest court. The court announced Thursday that justices had voted in private to keep Ziegler in the post she first assumed in 2021. The court did not announce the vote breakdown. […]

Office of Lawyer Regulation
Jun 8, 2022

Lawyer loses license over physically assaulting, threatening ex-girlfriend

A criminal-defense attorney is losing his law license after threatening to use former criminal defendants to cause harm to an ex-girlfriend, physically assaulting her, making hundreds of unwanted phone calls to her and threatening to send harmful information to her employer, among other things.

May 9, 2022

High court honors wrongful death claim, affirms court of appeals decision

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has affirmed a court of appeals decision for a wrongful death suit. The ruling came Friday after the defendants filed a petition for review with the high court following the appeal decision in favor of plaintiff Kim Andruss in Estate of Oros v. Divine Savior Healthcare, Inc.

Jan 27, 2022

Wisconsin court OKs lawyers for lawmakers before lawsuits

The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled in a divided vote on Thursday that state lawmakers can hire private attorneys at taxpayer expense even before a lawsuit has been filed, an extension of what had been done under current law.

Dec 1, 2021

Top Wisconsin court affirms GOP’s preferred approach to maps

A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with Republicans in a redistricting dispute, ruling that it saw no need to make significant changes to the maps that have helped the GOP win majorities in the state Legislature and congressional delegation.

Nov 2, 2021

Chief Justice Ziegler to deliver State of the Judiciary on Wednesday

Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Annette Ziegler will deliver the State of the Judiciary address in Green Bay on Wednesday at the opening of the Annual Meeting of the Wisconsin Judicial Conference.

May 24, 2021

Judicial Council hopeful about reviving relationship with Supreme Court

Wisconsin Judicial Council members are hopeful about reviving the council’s relationship with the Wisconsin Supreme Court after their latest meeting.

May 4, 2021

Divided Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds man’s gun conviction

A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of a man who was found guilty of arming himself with a gun while intoxicated, rejecting his arguments that his core Second Amendment rights outweighed a state law against brandishing firearms while drunk.

Apr 14, 2021

Ziegler to replace Roggensack as Supreme Court chief justice

Wisconsin's Supreme Court justices on Wednesday picked Annette Ziegler to replace Pat Roggensack as chief justice.

Jun 16, 2020

Court says judge’s Facebook friendship gave rise to conflict

A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a judge's decision to become Facebook friends with a woman whose child-custody case he was hearing gave rise to at least the appearance of bias, upholding a lower court's order that the case be re-heard by another judge.


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