In a rare move, the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Oct. 21 published a disciplinary opinion dismissing a case alleging that an attorney violated the rules against conflicts of interest.Read More »
An equally divided Wisconsin Supreme Court was unable to decide the constitutionality of a Milwaukee ordinance requiring city employers to provide sick leave to workers, according to a decision released on Thursday morning.Read More »
A federal court has held that the Wisconsin Supreme Court unreasonably applied federal law in State v. Fischer, 2010 WI 6, 322 Wis.2d 265, 778 N.W.2d 629, when it upheld a trial court's exclusion of expert testimony based on the defendant's preliminary breath test (PBT).
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The popular perception of the Wisconsin Supreme Court is that of a court deeply divided on personal grounds, with Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson and Justices Ann Walsh Bradley and N. Patrick Crooks in the minority.Read More »