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WI Supreme Court

Oct 4, 2021

What’s old is new again: Justices back at court for new term

The Supreme Court has begun a momentous new term, back in the courtroom after a nearly 19-month absence because of the coronavirus pandemic.

May 13, 2020

Wisconsin high court tosses out governor’s stay-home order (UPDATE)

Gov. Tony Evers' administration overstepped its authority when it extended the governor's stay-at-home order through the end of May, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

Jan 28, 2020

MAY IT PLEASE THE COURT: Judicial candidates make their case ahead of February primary

Wisconsinites will weigh in on the current makeup of the state Supreme Court in February as Justice Dan Kelly seeks election to a full 10-year term on the high court.

Oct 28, 2019

Wisconsin justice hopefuls to gather for first debate

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Dan Kelly will square off next month against his two challengers in their first debate.

Nov 27, 2018

Proposal would remove financial-disclosure requirement for certain court staff

The Director of State Courts’ Office is asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to eliminate requirements calling for the disclosure of financial relationships by certain court employees, such as the director of state courts, supreme court commissioners and staff attorneys for the Court of Appeals.

Jan 8, 2018

Public hearing set for proposal to change appellate record rules

The Wisconsin Supreme Court will be hearing public testimony on a proposal to change some of the state's rules involving the appellate record.

Nov 15, 2017

High court issues order for changes to appellate briefing rules

The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently issued the final language for changes to the state’s rules of appellate procedure involving briefing rules for multi-party briefs and briefs filed by guardians ad litem.

Jun 29, 2017

Court: No new trial in Milwaukee homicide

The state Supreme Court says an Illinois man doesn't deserve a new trial in a Milwaukee shooting.

Apr 27, 2012

Cayo gets what he wants from specialized practice

Defending lawyers accused of professional misconduct isn’t glamorous, but Milwaukee attorney Richard Cayo, of Halling Cayo SC, said he loves it anyway.

Apr 26, 2012

State justices’ boycott reflects divided court

A Wednesday afternoon boycott staged by four state justices enhanced the fractured image of the Supreme Court and could happen again if its leader doesn’t conform to a new protocol.

Nov 21, 2011

State Supreme Court to take up name game issue

A misnomer in the summons and complaint against a corporate defendant can really foul up court proceedings.

Jun 14, 2011

THE DARK SIDE: Reflections on the protests at the Capitol

The Takings Clause provides that no person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.


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