Supreme Court Accepts Three New Cases
Madison, Wis. (Aug. 25) - The Wisconsin Supreme
Court yesterday voted to grant review in three new cases. The case
numbers, issue, and county of origin are listed below. Please note that
the statement of the issue is cursory. To read the full record, go to
the Supreme Court Clerk's office, Ste. 215, Tenney Building, 110 E. Main
St., Madison. Court of Appeals opinions in these cases, if they exist,
may be found on the court
system's Web site.
T. Gritzner v. Miahcel R.
County of Origin: Walworth County
Issues: Was the negligent failure to warn claim
properly barred on public policy grounds pursuant to Kelli T-G v.
Charland, 198 Wis. 2d 123, 542 N.W.2d 175 (Ct. App. 1995) (petition for
review denied)? Was the negligent failure to supervise claim valid under
Restatement of Torts provisions relating to the duties of affirmative
State v. D. Oakley
County of Origin: Sheboygan County
Issues: Was it appropriate for the trial court to
require the payment of fines imposed following earlier unrelated
convictions as a condition of probation on the current conviction?
Hanlon v. Town of Milton
Issues: May a litigant challenging an administrative
determination according to the provisions set forth in Chapter 68, bring
an equal protection claim and may the reviewing Wisconsin court consider
the merits of such a claim under this chapter when the claim arises from
the same transaction forming the basis for the administrative
determination so that the failure to raise such a claim invokes the
doctrine of claim preclusion? A certified question from the federal