Fantasy League Update

For months, fans of the Writs have been waiting for the preseason acquisition of the Wisconsin Institute For Law & Liberty (WILL) to justify the steep price (two law firms from the team’s 2017-18 roster), and this week that trade finally bore … [Continue reading]

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1974-75

These tables are derived from information contained in 304 Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions that were turned up in a Nexis Uni search for decisions filed between September 1, 1974, and August 31, 1975.  The total of 304 decisions does not include … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

Three teams made gains this week, led by the Waivers (10 points from Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker for a brief, oral argument, and favorable outcome in Rural Mutual Insurance Company v. Lester Buildings, LLC and one point from Boardman … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

With this week’s decisions from the supreme court, the Gavels of the State Public Defender’s Office stunned the rest of the league by adding 21 points to their total: six points for a brief, oral argument, and 3-3 decision in Raytrell K. Fitzgerald … [Continue reading]

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1975-1976

These tables are derived from information contained in 289 Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions that were turned up in a Nexis Uni search for decisions filed between September 1, 1975, and August 31, 1976.  The total of 289 decisions does not include … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

In this week’s batch of decisions, Habush Habush & Rottier delivered seven points to the Writs (for a brief, oral argument, and partially-favorable ruling in David W. Paynter v. ProAssurance Wisconsin Insurance Company)—moving them ahead of the … [Continue reading]

Crowd-Source Reminder

This is a monthly reminder to readers to “nominate” Wisconsin Supreme Court cases from the 2018-19 term that contain surprising aspects.  As I did last year, I will maintain a collection of cases and comments submitted and post them at the end of the … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

After this week’s flurry of decisions, the Gavels of the State Public Defender’s Office are still clinging to their perch at the top of the standing, thanks to five points for a brief and oral argument in State v. Javien Cajujuan Pegeese and one … [Continue reading]

Attorneys and the Justices, 2008-09 through 2017-18

Following a recent post on success rates of 15 private firms responsible for the most oral arguments at the Wisconsin Supreme Court over the past ten years, we turn our attention to the attorneys from these firms who appeared most frequently. We’ll … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

Three teams picked up points from decisions filed this week, including the league-leading Gavels of the State Public Defender’s Office (five points for a brief and oral argument in Portage County v. J. W. K.).  At the other end of the standings, the … [Continue reading]