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Reviewing the case en banc, a federal appeals court recently ruled that a school district in Wisconsin violated the U.S. Constitution by holding graduation ceremonies at a local Christian church, a practice that non-Christian plaintiffs vehemently opposed.
July 9, 2012 – A unanimous Wisconsin Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of an adult-oriented resort near Wisconsin Dells while clarifying the state’s law on liquor licensing.
July 6, 2012 – The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept ten new cases, including a case involving two parents convicted of reckless homicide after using prayer to treat their 11-year-old daughter's diabetic condition over a two-day period in March 2008.
July 3, 2012 – A Waukesha man convicted of sexual assault and other crimes against four teenage girls recently lost his appeal to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, which clarified the state's interference with child custody statute.
July 2, 2012 – Lee Cain, charged with growing multiple marijuana plants in his home, admitted to growing four at his plea hearing. He said five at his sentencing hearing.
June 28, 2012 – It was harmless error for the jury to hear evidence that a widow received life insurance proceeds after her husband died, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled in a medical malpractice lawsuit favoring three physicians.
June 27, 2012 – The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently clarified that government entities must pay for redaction costs when someone wants access to public records.
June 26, 2012 – A driver who refuses chemical testing for drugs and alcohol can still challenge the initial traffic stop at a "refusal hearing," according to a recent decision by the Wisconsin Supreme Court. For Dimitrius Anagnos, that ruling doesn’t help.
June 25, 2012 – Personal injury lawyers Robert Habush and Daniel Rottier, of Habush & Rottier S.C., say a competing personal injury firm's Internet advertising strategy violates their right to privacy. Now, the Wisconsin Supreme Court may decide.
June 22, 2012 – Pharmacia Corporation, a large pharmaceutical company, gamed Wisconsin's Medicaid system and must pay approximately $9 million in damages, the Wisconsin Supreme Court affirmed today.
June 21, 2012 – The Wisconsin Supreme Court may soon decide whether Wisconsin courts can "void" marriages after a spouse has died despite the state's annulment statute, which does not allow marriages to be "annulled" after a party to the marriage has died.
June 19, 2012 – A prison inmate potentially impacted by Wisconsin's recent repeal of early release provisions won’t get a sentence modification, according to a state appeals court.