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Tag Archives: Wisconsin Judicial Council

Proposal seeks to simplify discovery from out-of-state cases

The Wisconsin Supreme Court plans to hear a proposal Monday that proponents say would make it easier for parties to a civil case in another state to compel evidence or testimony from Wisconsin residents. The proposal, shepherded by the Wisconsin Judicial Council, would rewrite Wisconsin’s law governing depositions and discovery for cases that are being filed and litigated in other state ...

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Budget reinstates half of Judicial Council’s annual costs

The Wisconsin Judicial Council will remain in business, with a paid staff attorney, after the state budget signed Sunday by Gov. Scott Walker included money to maintain the agency. But the 2011-13 budget only pays for half the annual operating costs of the council, providing $69,700 of the $127,700 the council was given in the state’s 2009-11 budget. Staff Attorney ...

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