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Annette Ziegler

Apr 7, 2020

‘Broad sweep of power’ or within public interest? How justices argued provisions in the state election order

Wisconsin is the only state in the U.S. with an April election proceeding as planned, the result of an order the state Supreme Court issued on Monday.

Feb 5, 2020

Fractured Supreme Court opinion criticizes lower courts

A fractured opinion from the Wisconsin Supreme Court criticizes the lower courts' lack of detail in an appeal over a Marathon County man's involuntary commitment to a mental institution.

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.

Dec 17, 2019

Supreme Court rejects new trial in 1996 double homicide, clarifies transcript procedure

In a 4-3 decision announced Tuesday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court rejected the possibility of having a new trial in a decade-old double homicide case — a request made because of missing transcripts. In upholding an appellate court's previous decision, the majority concluded the defendant could not prevail without make a facially valid claim of arguably prejudicial error, no matter if all or part [...]

Apr 4, 2017

Ziegler unopposed for 10-year Supreme Court term

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Annette Ziegler is on the ballot unopposed for a second 10-year term.

Jan 3, 2017

Ziegler submits signatures for re-election

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Annette Ziegler has filed nearly 4,000 signatures to get on the ballot this spring.

Nov 28, 2016

No challengers yet for Ziegler in Wisconsin Supreme Court race

No one has announced plans to challenge Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Annette Ziegler's re-election — potentially setting up an uncontested race for a seat on the state's highest court for the first time since 2006.

Sep 20, 2016

Supreme Court justice announces re-election committee

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Annette Ziegler is starting to put together her re-election campaign.

Jul 5, 2016

BENCH BLOG: Supreme Court has wrong say on pro se

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals recently rebuked the Wisconsin Supreme Court for a 2010 opinion upholding a Waukesha County judge’s cursory denial of a defendant’s right to self-representation.

Jun 30, 2015

State Supreme Court upholds wind turbine rules (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld a rule that puts a maximum limit on restrictions local governments can place on wind power projects.

Apr 28, 2015

Court gives initial OK to privacy rule (UPDATE)

Lawyers and others who file court documents will be responsible for removing Social Security numbers and similar personal information beforehand, under a rule petition adopted by the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Apr 15, 2015

Republicans say they won’t touch judicial panels (UPDATE)

The Joint Finance Committee has approved a motion to delete Gov. Scott Walker's budget recommendation to eliminate the Judicial Council.

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