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.Read More »
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.
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Last summer, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held that a Court of Appeals opinion loses all precedential value when it is overruled by the Supreme Court, abrogating the long-standing rule that holdings not specifically reversed on appeal retain precedential value.
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Attorneys argue the State Bar of Wisconsin should have proof, rather than theory, when spending mandatory dues on activities that either regulate the legal profession or improve the quality of legal services.Read More »
Waukesha, WI (AP) – The candidate on the losing end of Wisconsin’s hotly contested state Supreme Court race has started raising money for a recount. JoAnne Kloppenburg’s campaign manager, Melissa Mulliken, said Friday that fundraising efforts for a recount have ...Read More »
Madison (AP) —As the votes for yesterday’s hotly contested state Supreme Court race continued to be tallied Wednesday, Gov. Scott Walker spoke out against claims the close battle was a referendum on him.Read More »