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Civil Procedure

Jan 31, 2019

Judicial Council mulling open-record request

The Judicial Council has received a wide-ranging open-records request from the Wisconsin Civil Justice Council concerning recent changes to the state's civil-litigation rules.

Jan 25, 2019

ACT 235 REVISITED: Further analysis of civil-procedure changes

Lawmakers, judges and lawyers have all struggled to find the appropriate balance between the ideas of liberal discovery, designed to ensure that every party can secure the best facts to support its positions, and the rising cost of litigation, much of which is spent on discovery, especially of electronic information.

Jan 24, 2019

Judicial Council takes first crack at changes to Act 235

The Judicial Council recently voted to advance to the state Legislature a proposal to revise changes recently made by lawmakers to the state's rules of civil procedure.

Apr 23, 2018

New changes to Wisconsin civil procedure

The Wisconsin Legislature has made important new rules for civil litigation, implemented new periods of limitations and repose, and made other significant changes to state law.

Nov 29, 2012

Civil Procedure — choice of law clauses

12-3264 Laplant v. the Northwestern Mut. Life Ins. Co.

Mar 27, 2012

Civil Procedure — service

2009AP2549 Johnson v. Cintas Corporation No. 2

Mar 27, 2012

Civil Procedure – appeal — final judgments

2009AP2099 Admiral Ins. Co. v. Paper Converting Machine Co.

Nov 28, 2011

Civil Procedure; Appeals

11-1665 & 08-2792 Gonzalez-Servin v. Ford Motor Co.

Nov 25, 2011

Civil Procedure; Class actions

11-8020 Creative Montessori Learning Centers v. Ashford Gear, LLC

Nov 25, 2011

Civil Procedure; Claim preclusion

2010AP1695 Berg v. General Casualty Ins. Co. of Wisconsin

Nov 23, 2011

Civil Procedure — relation back doctrine

2010AP2789 Wiley v. M.M.N. Laufer Family Limited Partnership

Nov 21, 2011

Civil Procedure; Class actions; removal

11-8017 LG Display Co., Ltd., v. Madigan


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