Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1978-1979

These tables are derived from information contained in 245 Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions that were turned up in a Lexis search for decisions filed between September 1, 1978, and August 31, 1979.  The total of 245 decisions does not include … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

As one would expect, the host of cases decided this week provided scoring opportunities for several players.  The Affirmed gained the most ground, with 5 points from Foley & Lardner (brief and oral argument in Winebow, Inc. v. Capitol-Husting … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

A decision filed this week brought five points to the league-leading Gavels of the State Public Defender’s Office (for a brief and oral argument in State v. Williams).  Click here for the current standings. … [Continue reading]

Crowd-Sourcing Invitation

This is a monthly reminder to readers to “nominate” any Wisconsin Supreme Court cases from the 2017-18 term that contain surprising aspects.  I will maintain a collection of cases submitted and post them at the end of the summer.  “Surprising … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

This week’s decisions found Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren delivering 12 points to the Waivers (for briefs, oral arguments and 3-3 outcomes in Wingra Redi-Mix, Inc. v. State Historical Society of Wisconsin and Wingra Redi-Mix, Inc. v. Burial Sites … [Continue reading]

How Justices Vote in Termination of Parental Rights Cases

A recent post on juvenile-defendant decisions filed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court from September 1, 1992, through August 31, 2017, omitted termination-of-parental-rights (TPR) cases, as these did not concern juveniles charged with crimes.  However, … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

This week’s decisions favored the Citations, who gained ten points from the work of Crivello Carlson (brief, oral argument, and favorable decision in Springer v. Nohl Electric).  Although this left the Citations in last place, they pulled to within … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

This week’s decisions brought points to three teams, with the Affirmed making the biggest jump thanks to ten points from Kasdorf Lewis & Swietlik (brief, oral argument, and favorable outcome in Thoma v. Village of Slinger) and five points from … [Continue reading]

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1979-1980

These tables are derived from information contained in 196 Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions that were turned up in a Lexis search for decisions filed between September 1, 1979, and August 31, 1980.  The total of 196 decisions does not include … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

With five points this week for a brief and oral argument in State v. Jones, the Gavels of the State Public Defender’s Office extended their lead. Click here for the current standings. … [Continue reading]