Two side comments in recent Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions have left appellate lawyers wondering whether the rules of procedure have changed for parties defending a Court of Appeals decision before the high court.
Open letter to next State Bar president-elect: Lawyers should be allowed to discuss public aspects of closed cases
The next president of the Wisconsin State Bar, Paul Swanson, has promised to serve the organization's members in a variety of ways. I take him at his word, and am writing this open letter to suggest a starting point.
A Wisconsin appeals court says a Black Earth pastor accused of conspiring to commit child abuse was properly convicted.
A state appeals court says a man accused of opening fire on Forest County Sheriff's deputies in 1999 was properly convicted.
With less than a week before the Wisconsin Legislature breaks for the year, Rep. Gary Hebl, D-Sun Prairie, introduced a flurry of bills to reform recusal and decision-making standards for judges.
By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state appeals court granted a new trial Tuesday for a Milwaukee man convicted of a murder after a gun battle, saying a jury should hear from people who say he was never there. Kenneth Davis has been trying to prove he did not take part […]
When walking in Wauwatosa, people best keep their saliva to themselves, or risk running afoul of the law. Local ordinance 8.08.130, which mandates that nobody shall “spit, expectorate or deposit any sputum, spittle, saliva, phlegm, mucus, tobacco juice or wads of tobacco” on public property, is one of several strange Wisconsin laws still on the […]
Defense attorneys may renew their campaign to recuse Justice Michael Gableman from criminal cases should attorney JoAnne Kloppenburg defeat Incumbent Justice David Prosser in Tuesday’s Wisconsin Supreme Court election. With Prosser on the court, the six state Supreme Court justices outside Gableman deadlocked on a previous motion regarding whether the court has power to consider […]
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