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Wisconsin Supreme Court

May 30, 2017

High court reprimands Whitewater attorney for third time

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has publicly reprimanded a Whitewater attorney for mishandling money held in trust for a client, among other misdeeds.

May 25, 2017

Attorneys ask for higher pay rate for defending indigent (UPDATE)

Private attorneys who accept indigent defense appointments in Wisconsin say it's time the state raise the hourly rate for taking such cases.

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May 19, 2017

Large dairy farm developers turn to Wisconsin Supreme Court

The owners of a proposed large-scale dairy farm in Wood County have asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that blocked the project.

May 18, 2017

High court gives former attorney chance to surrender license

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is giving a former Sheboygan lawyer a chance to voluntarily surrender his law license before deciding whether to discipline him for alleged misconduct.

May 18, 2017

High court reinstates northern Wisconsin attorney’s license

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has reinstated the license of a northern Wisconsin attorney who was suspended last year for using trust-account money to pay for personal expenses.

May 17, 2017

Justices to tackle constitutionality of agency deference, recreational immunity

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to take on 11 new cases, including one in which the justices have asked the parties to submit briefs concerning the constitutionality of courts' practice of deferring to agencies' interpretations of statutes.

May 17, 2017

High court to wrap up term with final rules conference

Proposals to allow work for federally recognized Indian tribes to count as proof of practice and to revise the state's rules of evidence will both be up for discussion before the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday.

May 12, 2017

Court suspends Minnesota attorney’s Wisconsin license

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has suspended an attorney for misconduct in his home state.

May 12, 2017

Wis. high court revokes Illinois attorney’s license

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has revoked the license of an attorney for misconduct in Illinois.

May 11, 2017

Judicial Council asking high court to clarify appellate rules for multi-party briefs

Various judges, lawyers and lawmakers are asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to clarify its rules for briefs filed in appeals involving more than two parties.

May 9, 2017

High court to issue decisions in two attorney-discipline cases

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is scheduled to release decisions in two attorney-discipline cases stemming from misconduct in two neighboring states.

May 4, 2017

High court: Woman’s errors not substantial fault

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has held that government officials incorrectly denied a woman her unemployment benefits under a recently enacted law intended to make it tougher to get benefits.

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