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Apr 5, 2022

Wisconsin appeals court race takes partisan turn

Voters in southeastern Wisconsin on Tuesday were choosing a Court of Appeals judge in a race that took a sharp partisan turn and featured ads referring to the Waukesha Christmas parade killings.

Judge William W. Brash III. Photo from the Wisconsin Court System website
Jul 1, 2021

Brash appointed as Court of Appeals chief judge

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has appointed Judge William Brash III as chief judge of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.

Jun 28, 2021

Appellate eFiling becomes mandatory on Thursday

Electronic filing in the Wisconsin Court of Appeals will become mandatory on Thursday.

Mar 10, 2021

Supreme Court: Reasoning unnecessary in appellate court’s denial of petition for interlocutory appeal

A Wisconsin Supreme Court majority has ruled that appellate courts are under no obligation to explain their reasoning for discretionary denials petitions for interlocutory appeal.

Jul 27, 2020

Court of Appeals District III to begin accepting eFiling on Aug. 3

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals District III will begin to accept all documents by eFiling on Aug. 3.

May 28, 2020

Wisconsin joins states, cities challenging Trump mileage standards rollback

Nearly two dozen states and several cities on Wednesday filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's rollback of Obama-era mileage standards, saying science backed up the old regulations developed with the help of the nation's car makers.

Apr 15, 2020

Supreme Court finds appellate court ‘jumped the gun’ in lawsuit over MSA provision

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has found the Court of Appeals "short-circuited" a circuit court by issuing a constructive trust in the absence of fact-finding.

Apr 10, 2020

Dávila appointed Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge

Gov. Tony Evers has named Jack L. Dávila the newest Milwaukee County circuit court judge. Dávila fills a vacancy made by Judge Maxine White's appointment to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.

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 24, 2020

US appeals court upholds Trump rules involving abortions

A U.S. appeals court on Monday upheld Trump administration changes that include additional hurdles for those seeking abortions through a federal program that helps low-income women.

Feb 12, 2020

Triggiano named new Milwaukee County chief judge (UPDATE)

Judge Mary Triggiano is the new chief judge of the First Judicial Administrative District in Milwaukee County. The Wisconsin Supreme Court announced Triggiano's appointment on Wednesday.

Jan 16, 2020

Judge Maxine White appointed to Court of Appeals

Judge Maxine White has been appointed to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District 1. She’s the first woman of color to serve on the Wisconsin appellate court. White is the chief judge of the First Judicial District and is responsible for the administrative, fiscal and personnel oversight of the Milwaukee County Circuit Court. She’s been […]

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