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Apr 27, 2023

Madison, ABC of Wisconsin begin arguments on bird glass ordinance before Wisconsin Court of Appeals

By Ethan Duran [email protected] Attorneys for the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin and the City of Madison began oral arguments Wednesday for an appeal to reverse the city’s bird glass ordinance before a three-judge panel from the Wisconsin Court of Appeals District 4 inside the Wisconsin Supreme Court Hearing Room in Madison. The […]

Apr 6, 2023

Sara Geenen wins Court of Appeals District I race, unseats William Brash

Geenen has spent the past 16 years as an attorney with a focus on labor, bankruptcy and employment law and primarily representing workers and local and international labor organizations.

Jan 18, 2023

Lawsuit challenging Madison bird-safe glass ordinance delivered to appeals court

The case to decide whether a Madison ordinance requiring bird-safe glass on tall buildings will stay in effect is now awaiting assignment in the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.

Jul 1, 2022

Opinion Round-up, Wisconsin Supreme Court June 27-July 1

Wisconsin's high court ruled on five matters this week, affirming two and reversing three.

Jun 24, 2022

Wisconsin Supreme Court opinion round-up, June 20-24

Touching on subjects from sexual assault charges to disputes over construction liens, the Wisconsin Supreme Court released six opinions from its caseload this week. Of those, five reversed court of appeals decisions.

Jul 8, 2021

Court of Appeals: Ozaukee County village must pay fees, costs in open-records lawsuit

An Ozaukee County village must pay at least part of its former trustee's attorney fees, costs and statutory damages in an open-records lawsuit, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday.

May 13, 2021

Wisconsin appellate court rejects most of shaming sentence

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals on Wednesday threw out part of a woman's shoplifting sentence that required she tell the management of any store she entered that she was on supervision for the offense.

Chief Judge Maxine White
Mar 31, 2020

Judge Maxine White to put perspective into practice on Appeals Court (VIDEO)

“I always thought that I saw a little bit of myself and my family in the sufferings of people who came before us.”

Jan 28, 2019

HOW THE JUDGES FARED: State courts’ affirmance rates hold steady in 2018

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.

Apr 3, 2018

Dairy feedlot appeal will proceed in Waukesha, not Madison

The Wisconsin Supreme Court says an appeal in an environmental case involving a large dairy feedlot should be heard in Waukesha, not Madison.

Jan 25, 2018

How the judges fared in 2017

The Wisconsin Law Journal has conducted its annual review of the state's judges by looking at decisions released by the appeals courts and the Wisconsin Supreme Court from Jan. 1, to Dec. 31, 2017. See how the judges fared.

Aug 15, 2017

Wisconsin appeals court revises ruling that doctor says caused harm (UPDATE)

A Wisconsin appeals court has taken the unusual step of correcting a ruling after a pediatric allergist said an error in the opinion caused him irreparable personal and professional harm.


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