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Brian Hagedorn

Dec 28, 2020

Roggensack ‘concerned’ about recent comments about courts, calls for togetherness

Chief Justice Pat Roggensack said she's "concerned" about comments made about members of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, releasing a statement on Christmas Day decrying online attacks against justices and calling for togetherness.

Dec 10, 2020

Wisconsin state court judge rules against Trump lawsuit (UPDATE)

President Donald Trump's extraordinary effort to overturn Joe Biden's win in Wisconsin returns to the courtroom on Thursday, as hearings in federal and state lawsuits seek to invalidate hundreds of thousands of ballots and give the GOP-controlled Legislature the power to name Trump the winner.

Sep 30, 2020

Voter rolls case hinges on Brian Hagedorn, a conservative justice who at times parts ways with GOP-backed colleagues

Whether more than 100,000 Wisconsinites remain on the voter rolls likely hinges on Brian Hagedorn, who won a seat on the state Supreme Court last year by appealing to conservatives but who has parted ways at times with other Republican-backed justices.

Sep 29, 2020

Wisconsin justices weigh removal of 130K from voter rolls (UPDATE)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday in a case that could result in the purging of about 130,000 people from voter rolls in the hotly contested battleground state.

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.

Jun 12, 2020

Court rules phone charging kiosks are illegal gambling

A unanimous Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday ruled that cellphone-charging kiosks that allow users to win or lose money by playing a video game are illegal gambling machines.

May 18, 2020

Wisconsin conservatives feel ‘snookered’ by court justice

The euphoria that Wisconsin Republicans felt after winning yet another major political battle in the state Supreme Court this week is being dampened by a scathing dissent written by one of the conservative justices, raising doubts about how solid the conservative majority actually is.

May 14, 2020

Summary: Justices file 7 opinions in stay-at-home order ruling

The Wisconsin Supreme Court justices filed seven separate opinions in their decision on Wednesday striking down the state's extended stay-at-home order.

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 4, 2020

Wisconsin court: Bid to recover smuggled car can continue

An attempt to recover a rare car that thieves smuggled from Milwaukee to Europe more than a decade ago can continue, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

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 [...]


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