Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 2022-23

These tables are derived from information contained in 45 Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions filed between September 1, 2022, and the end of the court’s term in the summer of 2023.  The total of 45 decisions omits orders pertaining to various motions, petitions, and disciplinary matters involving lawyers and judges. 

Also excluded are (1) Neil J. Rennick v. Teleflex Medical Incorporated (a 3-3 per curiam decision); (2) Robert L. Slamka v. General Heating and Air Conditioning and State v. Daimon Von Jackson, Jr. (both dismissed as improvidently granted); and (3) Pepsi-Cola Metropolitan Bottling Company, Inc. v. Employers Insurance Company of Wausau (Justice Ziegler did not participate, and Justice Hagedorn withdrew from participation.  No trio of the remaining justices could agree on a ruling.)

When two cases were consolidated and decided with a single decision, they are counted as only one.

The tables are available as a complete set and by individual topic according to the subsets listed below.

Four-to-Three Decisions
Decisions Arranged by Vote Split
Frequency of Justices in the Majority
Distribution of Opinion Authorship
Frequency of Agreement Between Pairs of Justices
Average Time Between Oral Argument and Opinions Authored by Each Justice
Number of Oral Arguments Presented by Individual Firms and Agencies

 

About Alan Ball

Alan Ball is a Professor of History at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.

alan.ball@marquette.edu

SCOWstats offers numerical analysis of the voting by Wisconsin Supreme Court justices on diverse issues over the past 90 years.

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