In 2018, there was little change from 2017 in the rate at which the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court affirmed trial-court judges.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Dallet took the oath of office at the state Capitol on Monday in a ceremony attended by four of the other six justices.
In a carefully reasoned decision, the Court of Appeals required certain safeguards before a defendant may be allowed to plead guilty by phone.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court will hold public hearings Thursday on proposals to set up business courts and change the rules governing conditional admissions to the State Bar.
A committee charged with studying how the state can reduce recidivism and obstacles to employment for ex-offenders is winding down.
The Court of Appeals recently tackled the novel question of whether an employee of a health care organization can access a patient’s records without the patient’s consent.
The Wisconsin Court of Appeals reviewed more than 800 cases in 2015 and, in the end, affirmed circuit court judges around the state about 82 percent of the time.
In a case that saw a woman injured while trying to pull her dog from the jaws of a pit bull, a judge’s unrequested jury instruction concerning the emergency doctrine and unrequested restructuring of the verdict form's damages section led to a remand for a new trial.
Four Wisconsin Court of Appeals judges were selected Thursday to serve on the Government Accountability Candidate Committee to help select potential new judges.
The Bench Blog’s Santa asked Wisconsin Supreme Court justices and Court of Appeals judges what they want in their appellate Christmas stockings.
How long should it take for an insurer’s check to arrive after a settlement has been reached? Does it matter on which continent the insurer is located? The Court of Appeals recently analyzed these questions.
In December the Court of Appeals decided a novel insurance exclusion case involving a grade-school boy’s gun death.
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