Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1985-1986

These tables are derived from information contained in 71 Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions that were turned up in a Lexis search for decisions filed between September 1, 1985, and August 31, 1986.  The total of 71 decisions does not include rulings … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

During the past week, the court filed half a dozen decisions that brought points to four of the league’s five contenders—and with the Commissioner's Office staffers now back from their team-building retreat, we can update the standings.  Only the … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

With 12 points from State v. Zimbal (brief, oral argument, successful outcome, as well as an amicus brief and oral argument), the Gavels of the Public Defender’s Office extended their lead over the second-place Affirmed. current standings … [Continue reading]

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1986-1987

These tables are derived from information contained in 84 Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions that were turned up in a Lexis search for decisions filed between September 1, 1986, and August 31, 1987.  The total of 84 decisions does not include rulings … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

After a month-long stretch in which the court issued no decisions involving league participants, a pair of decisions filed on June 8 moved both the Gavels and the Writs up a notch in the standings.  With 5 points for a brief and oral argument in … [Continue reading]

A Spike in Fractured Decisions

Dissenting in State v. Weber, the first decision filed this term, Justice Ann Walsh Bradley worried that readers might misconstrue the opinion authored by Justice Ziegler as the “majority opinion.”  Justice Ziegler’s opinion appeared at the front of … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

The past week witnessed another lead change, with Gass Weber Mullins earning five points for the Affirmed (from a brief and oral argument in Carolyn Moya v. Healthport Technologies, LLC), which thereby moved ahead of the Gavels by a single … [Continue reading]

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1987-1988

These tables are derived from information contained in 67 Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions that were turned up in a Lexis search for decisions filed between September 1, 1987, and August 31, 1988.  The total of 67 decisions does not include rulings … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

This week’s decisions produced another change in the seesaw struggle at the top of the standings.  The Affirmed picked up a point from an amicus brief in Smith v. Anderson, to which Axley Brynelson contributed, but it wasn’t enough to hold off the … [Continue reading]

Fantasy League Update

This week the Writs vaulted out of the cellar and over the Waivers on the strength of 10 points contributed by Habush Habush & Rottier (brief, oral argument, and favorable result in Donna Brenner v. National Casualty Company). current … [Continue reading]