Law Firm Fantasy League

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

Law Firm Fantasy League

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

An Update on Fourth-Amendment Cases: 2019-20 and 2020-21

With two terms completed since our last update, it’s time for another look at how the justices are handling Fourth-Amendment cases—more specifically, how many of these cases they are accepting; how sympathetically they are reacting to … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

This week’s decision delivered a point to the Gavels of the State Public Defender’s Office for an amicus brief in State v. Teresa L. Clark. Click here for the updated standings. … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

As detailed below, this week’s decisions showered points on three of the league’s teams, moving all of them well above the fourth-place Gavels.  Click here for the updated standings. The Writs: 15 points. Wisconsin Institute for Law & … [Continue reading]

Wisconsin Supreme Court Statistics, 1949-50

These tables are derived from information contained in 208 Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions that were turned up in a Nexis Uni search for decisions filed between September 1, 1949, and August 31, 1950.  The total of 208 decisions does not include … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

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

Law Firm Fantasy League

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

Women on State Supreme Courts: 2015 and 2022

As March is Women’s History Month, it seems an appropriate time to explore certain topics regarding female justices on America’s state supreme courts.  We’ll begin with information from the National Center for State Courts, which describes the … [Continue reading]

Law Firm Fantasy League

This week’s sole decision (State v. Daniel J. Van Linn) provided five points to the Gavels of the State Public Defender’s Office for a brief and oral argument.  This moved the Gavels one point ahead of the Writs into third place. Click here for … [Continue reading]