Law Firm Fantasy League

The Gavels of the State Public Defender’s Office showed no signs of relenting in the early spring offensive that they launched last week.  On Thursday they added 10 points to their league-leading total by means of a brief, oral argument, and … [Continue reading]

The Solicitor General’s Ghost

The creation in 2015 of Wisconsin’s Office of the Solicitor General drew vigorous reaction across the political spectrum, for much of the new office’s caseload consisted of challenges to policies of the Obama administration.  Established by the … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

This past week the Gavels of the State Public Defender’s Office added 16 points to their league-leading total (with a brief, oral argument and a 3-3 decision in Portage County v. E. R. R. and a brief, oral argument, and favorable decision in State v. … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

No decisions were filed this week---hence, no change in the standings. … [Continue reading]

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1961-62

These tables are derived from information contained in 238 Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions that were turned up in a Nexis Uni search for decisions filed between September 1, 1961, and August 31, 1962.  The total of 238 decisions does not include … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

This week Godfrey & Kahn delivered 10 points to the Citations for a brief, oral argument, and favorable outcome in Ted Ritter v. Tony Farrow—thereby propelling the Citations into a tie with the Affirmed for second place. Click here for the … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

No decisions were filed this week--hence, no change in the standings. … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

This week’s decisions enabled the Gavels of the State Public Defender’s Office to pad their lead slightly, with five points for a brief and oral argument in Waupaca County v. K.E.K. Click here for the complete, updated standings. … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

With seven points from Godfrey & Kahn (for a brief and a partially-favorable outcome in Mohns Inc. v. BMO Harris Bank National Association), the Citations leaped out of the cellar and past the Writs into fourth place—the only scoring generated by … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

This week’s decisions nudged the Gavels of the State Public Defender’s Office into first place, with five points for a brief and oral argument in State v. Brian L. Halverson.  Meanwhile, the Writs broke into the scoring with a point from Pines Bach … [Continue reading]