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    March 01, 2015

    Official Notices

    Notice of Wisconsin Supreme Court Orders and State Bar of Wisconsin Rules and Bylaws

    Wisconsin Supreme Court Notices

    Hearing Notices

    Hearing Order 14-04: Protection of Information in Circuit Court Records
    The Consolidated Court Automation Programs (CCAP) Steering Committee is petitioning the Wisconsin Supreme Court to create Wis. Stat.§ 801.19. The CCAP Steering Committee contends that the proposed rule will provide protection of certain personal information found in circuit court records, as well as establish procedures for submission of confidential information, sealing, and redaction of documents.

    Hearing Order Issued: Dec. 2, 2014
    Disposition: Public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. in Supreme Court Room, State Capitol

    Final Orders

    Order 12-07: Supreme Court Finance Committee
    Justice Patience Drake Roggensack petitioned the court to amend Supreme Court Rules (SCRs) 70.03 and 70.12(1)(c)3 and create SCRs 70.12(5), 70.12(6), and 70.16 to codify the establishment of a supreme court finance committee.

    Order Issued: Feb. 16, 2015      
    Disposition: Amendments effective
    Feb. 16, 2015

    For more information: To locate orders, petitions, or other material relating to final orders, or other matters awaiting court action, including those scheduled for public hearings or open administrative conferences, visit the Wisconsin Court System’s website at

    State Bar of Wisconsin Notices

    Proposed Rule and Bylaw Changes

    Notice of Bylaw Amendment: Creates Diversity and Inclusion Oversight Committee as a Standing Committee

    The Board of Governors unanimously approved changes to Article IV of the bylaws, which would establish the Diversity and Inclusion Oversight Committee as a standing committee.

    Notice Published: Feb. 18, 2015, in WisBar InsideTrack, including the amended bylaw.

    Disposition: A petition for review of any change in the bylaws will be entertained by the court if signed by 25 or more active State Bar members and filed with the clerk of court within 60 days after publication of notice of change. Hearings upon such a petition will be pursuant to notice in such manner as the court directs. The period to petition for review ends April 18, 2015.

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