Supreme Court Digest
In this column, Prof. Daniel Blinka and Prof. Thomas Hammer summarize all decisions of the Wisconsin Supreme Court (except those involving lawyer or judicial discipline).
Court of Appeals Digest
In this column, Profs. Daniel D. Blinka and Thomas J. Hammer summarize select published opinions of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Full-text decisions are linked below.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has set a public hearing on March 17, 2015, at 2 p.m. for Order 14-03 regarding mandatory electronic filing in all circuit courts.
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Court Clarifies Cutoff for Asbestos-related Claims Under Repose Statute
Donald Peter was “exposed” to asbestos decades before the exposure manifested itself through mesothelioma. Recently, a state appeals court ruled that Peter’s claims for “damages” would be too late under the state’s statute of repose, but can continue since the defendant was not engaged in improvements to real property.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
Jan. 21, 2015 – As a service to its members, the State Bar of Wisconsin has entered into an alliance agreement with West, a Thomson Reuters business, to provide award information on Wisconsin civil jury trials, bench trials, settlements, and arbitrations. West's editorial staff selects a few key Wisconsin cases from Westlaw's® West's Jury Verdicts – Wisconsin Reports to highlight in each issue of WisBar InsideTrack.
New Wisconsin Statute Books for Sale
Jan. 21, 2015 – Printing of the 2013-14 Wisconsin Statutes and Annotations is now complete. The six-volume set may be purchased as either hard cover or soft cover books.