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Gary Sherman

Jun 13, 2019

Evers appoints Quarles & Brady attorney to Court of Appeals

Gov. Tony Evers has appointed Rachel A. Graham to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District IV. The appointment fills a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Gary Sherman.

Jul 30, 2015

Appeals court dismisses charges against sex offender (UPDATE)

A state appeals court threw out charges Thursday against a sex offender who clipped photos of children out of magazines and newspapers, ruling he can possess the images because he didn't create them himself.

Jul 7, 2015

BENCH BLOG: Drunken driving case leads Supreme Court to correct Court of Appeals

The Wisconsin Supreme Court unanimously reversed the Court of Appeals in a decision that would have remanded a case to the circuit court in order to expose a drunken driver to a higher maximum sentence.

Feb 19, 2015

Court agrees part of Walker rule-making law unconstitutional

A portion of a Republican-written law that gives the governor the power to block new education rules is unconstitutional, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.

Dec 3, 2014

BENCH BLOG: Justices, judges assemble their wish lists

The Bench Blog’s Santa asked Wisconsin Supreme Court justices and Court of Appeals judges what they want in their appellate Christmas stockings.

Nov 6, 2014

Appeals court keeps damages award for cab that never arrived

A Dane County couple whose trip to Mexico was delayed because a cab driver didn't show up is entitled to thousands in damages, the Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.

May 22, 2014

BENCH BLOG: Punitive damage case shows bias for insurance co.

The Wisconsin Supreme Court used a numerical ratio to reduce what it considered to be an unconstitutionally excessive punitive damages award.

Apr 7, 2014

BENCH BLOG: Disappointing majority opinion lacks guidance

In an overly long opinion, the Wisconsin Supreme Court decided a child abuse case involving a presentence plea withdrawal without an appropriate illumination of the law.

Nov 27, 2013

Court says student’s vulgar video is protected (UPDATE)

A student's YouTube video degrading his Spanish teacher is protected speech but the boy is still delinquent for violating Wisconsin's law against abusing computer communications, a state appeals court judge ruled Wednesday.

Nov 21, 2013

Milwaukee County votes to petition state high court over pensions

Milwaukee County’s Board of Supervisors narrowly approved a measure Thursday to petition the state Supreme Court to review a case that could affect county employees’ pensions.

Nov 14, 2013

Appeals court: New pension agreement does not affect existing users

A pension board’s decision to alter the terms of a pension does not affect those already vested in the system, the state appellate court said in an opinion Thursday.

Jun 20, 2013

Appeals judge will run for election

A former legislator says he'll run to retain his seat as a Wisconsin appeals court judge in next spring's election.


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