Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1947-48

These tables are derived from information contained in 207 Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions that were turned up in a Nexis Uni search for decisions filed between September 1, 1947, and August 31, 1948.  The total of 207 decisions does not include … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

The Gavels of the State Public Defender’s Office gained five points this week for a brief and oral argument in State v. Valiant M. Green. Click here for the complete standings. … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

This week’s decisions yielded a point to the Gavels of the State Public Defender’s Office for an amicus brief in Sheboygan County v. M.W. Click here for the current standings. … [Continue reading]

A 4-3 Surge

One of the most noteworthy features of the decisions filed this term by the Wisconsin Supreme Court is the unprecedented percentage of 4-3 outcomes.  Thirteen times already the justices have split 4-3, accounting for nearly half (46%) of the 28 cases … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

Three of the league’s four teams gained points from this week’s pair of decisions.  The Waivers padded their lead with 12 points—10 from von Briesen & Roper for a brief, oral argument, and favorable outcome in Colectivo Coffee Roasters, Inc. v. … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

The Waivers gained five points this week from a brief and oral argument by Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin, & Brown in State v. Theophilous Ruffin, thereby padding their lead over the second-place Writs. Click here for the complete standings. … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

This week's lone decision did not provide points for any of the teams--hence, no change in the standings. … [Continue reading]

How Many Decisions Can We Expect in 2021-22?

With the arrival of spring, it’s time for SCOWstat’s annual estimate of the number of decisions that the court will have filed once the books close in late July.  Information now in hand should allow us to predict the actual total almost exactly. … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

The Gavels of the State Public Defender’s Office collected seven points this week (for a brief, oral argument, and partially favorable outcome in State v. Joseph G. Green), moving them just two points behind the third-place Affirmed. Click here … [Continue reading]

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1948-49

These tables are derived from information contained in 221 Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions that were turned up in a Nexis Uni search for decisions filed between September 1, 1948, and August 31, 1949.  The total of 221 decisions does not include … [Continue reading]