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Apr 27, 2023

Madison, ABC of Wisconsin begin arguments on bird glass ordinance before Wisconsin Court of Appeals

By Ethan Duran [email protected] Attorneys for the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin and the City of Madison began oral arguments Wednesday for an appeal to reverse the city’s bird glass ordinance before a three-judge panel from the Wisconsin Court of Appeals District 4 inside the Wisconsin Supreme Court Hearing Room in Madison. The […]

Mar 9, 2023

Appeals court sides with AP, others in open records case

A Wisconsin appeals court ruled Thursday that the state Assembly violated the open records law when it initially rejected, then fulfilled with redactions, documents sought by The Associated Press and three other media outlets related to sexual harassment allegations against a former legislator.

Dec 12, 2022

Appeal filed by 19-year-old convicted of homicide

A Wisconsin 19-year-old has appealed his conviction of first-degree reckless homicide for the April 2018 death of a 7-year-old who was beaten, forced to carry a 44-pound log and buried in the snow before he died.

Feb 3, 2022

The Valadez case: A bad start to the year

The first family-law case to be recommended for publication by the Court of Appeals in almost two years makes me wish that it would have been longer. Well, the good news is that when I write my end of the year column for 2022 highlighting bad decisions, I will have a good start.

Apr 22, 2020

Appeals court rules against Menomonee Falls subcontractor in breach of contract claim

A Menomonee Falls subcontractor is finding no relief in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in a lawsuit alleging breach of contract. The company was deemed to have done nothing wrong when it decided not to use Skyrise Construction Group as a subcontractor for a housing project near UW Oshkosh.

Apr 6, 2020

Appellate court operational changes extended through May 22

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has extended changes to its appellate court operations through May 22.

Feb 28, 2020

Wisconsin court overturns ruling ordering voter purge

A Wisconsin appeals court on Friday overturned a ruling that ordered the removal of up to 209,000 people from the state's voter rolls.

Feb 26, 2020

Court: Wisconsin must expunge criminal records from database

The Wisconsin Department of Justice must expunge arrest records of people who aren't charged from its criminal database, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.

Dec 22, 2014

BENCH BLOG: Appeals court clarifies identity theft confusion

During a season when theft in all forms increases, the Court of Appeals delved into the nature of the intentionality underlying identity theft and thereby clarified the elements of the crime.

Nov 19, 2014

Get off to a good start with a strong statement of issues

A carefully drafted statement of issues is critical to the success of your appellate brief.

Apr 29, 2014

Appeals court overturns Milwaukee homicide conviction (UPDATE)

A state appeals court has ordered a new trial for a Milwaukee homicide suspect.

Nov 27, 2013

Court says police can negotiate deductibles (UPDATE)

Wisconsin's public union restrictions don't prevent Eau Claire County Sheriff's deputies from negotiating over their share of health care deductibles, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.


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