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.
June 18, 2012 – Information provided to police from several informants and police corroboration provided the requisite reasonable suspicion for an investigatory stop, according to a recent opinion by Wisconsin Supreme Court in State v. Miller.
June 18, 2012 – Governor Scott Walker announced last week that he is seeking applicants for appointment to the Dane County Circuit Court. The new appointee will replace outgoing Dane County Circuit Court Judge Sarah O’Brien, who retired from office on May 11, 2012.
June 15, 2012 – Only “innovation” will help businesses and lawyers remain successful amidst changing economic tides, according to executive advisor John Di Frances.
June 14, 2012 – Although his height (6-foot-5) is consistent with basketball's power-forward position, attorney Kevin Klein is the State Bar of Wisconsin's new point-guard. Last night, the solo practitioner from Phillips took his oath to become the State Bar's 57th president.
June 13, 2012 – The State Bar of Wisconsin's Board of Governors approved the organization's fiscal year 2013 budget today at its board meeting in Wisconsin Dells. For the ninth consecutive year, dues will remain at $224 for full dues-paying members.
June 12, 2012 – William Ginsberg, who represented Monica Lewinsky in the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal and has tried more than 250 cases in 21 states, says lawyers play a crucial role in preserving the nation's democracy and must help fight to preserve it.
June 11, 2012 – A circuit court's decision to allow for the search of a defendant's person, vehicle, or residence for firearms, at any time and without probable cause or suspicion, was upheld by the Wisconsin Supreme Court in State v. Tally Ann Rowan, 2012 WI 60.