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Tag Archives: Wisconsin Court of Appeals

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.

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HOW THE JUDGES FARED: A look at 2016’s affirmed and reversal rates

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals issued nearly 800 decisions in 2016 and affirmed circuit-court judges throughout the state about 86 percent of the time. Of the cases that the Wisconsin Supreme Court chose to review, the justices released 42 decisions and affirmed trial-court judges 65 percent of the time.

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Appeals court reverses drug-sniffing dog decision

When Mequon patrol officer John Hoell returned Kenneth House’s driver’s license and issued a warning for driving a car with expired registration, House’s roadside seizure should have stopped right then, according to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals in State of Wisconsin v. Kenneth C. House, 2012 AP 2414.

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