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Recent Decisions From the Wisconsin Supreme Court

Office of Lawyer Regulation v. John F. Koenig
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 2014AP001523-D
OLR v. David P. F. Templeton
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 2018AP002457-D
Kieninger v. Crown Equipment Corp.  
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 2017AP000631

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals reversing the judgment of the circuit court granting Defendant’s motion for summary judgment on Plaintiffs’ complaint claiming entitlement to unpaid wages b...

Milwaukee District Council 48 v. Milwaukee County  
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 2016AP001525

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court interpreted Milwaukee County General Ordinance 201.24(4.1) to mean that employees not covered by the terms of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) were entitled to the benefit of the “Rule of 75” if...

State v. Reinwand  
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 2017AP000850-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the circuit court convicting Defendant of first-degree intentional homicide for shooting Dale Meister, the father of his granddaughter, and sentencing him to life in prison with...

State v. Keister  
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 2017AP001618-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the order of the circuit court declaring Wis. Stat. 165.95(1)(a) and (3)(c) unconstitutional as applied to Defendant, holding that circuit court erred in declaring the statute unconstitutional....

Peter Ogden Family Trust of 2008 v. Board of Review for the Town of Delafield  
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 2017AP000516

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals reversing the judgment of the circuit court sustaining the the Board of Review for the Town of Delafield’s reclassification of two lots of land owned by App...

State v. Friedlander  
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 2017AP001337-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals remanding this case to the circuit court with directions to amend Defendant’s judgment of conviction to reflect the sentence credit Defendant requested for...

State v. A.L.  
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 2016AP000880

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals reversing the decision of the circuit court denying the State’s motion to recall A.L.’s juvenile delinquency proceedings, holding that the court of appeals...

West Bend Mutual Insurance Co. v. Ixthus Medical Supply, Inc.  
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 2017AP000909

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals ruling that the allegations in Abbott Laboratories’ complaint against Ixthus Medical Supply, Inc. alleged a potentially covered advertising injury and, as a...

Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Robert T. Malloy
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 1996AP001300-D
Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Melinda Alfredson
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 2018AP000520-D
State ex rel. CityDeck Landing LLC v. Circuit Court for Brown County  
Date: February 21, 2019
Docket Number: 2018AP000291-W

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court vacated the decision of the circuit court ordering the arbitration of a private construction dispute stayed, holding that the circuit court lacked the authority to issue the order staying the arbitratio...

Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Patrick S. Sweeney
Date: February 19, 2019
Docket Number: 2015AP001370-D
State v. C.L.K.  
Date: February 19, 2019
Docket Numbers: 2017AP001414, 2017AP001413

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the termination of Father’s parental rights and remanded this case to the circuit court to conduct a new trial, holding that denying a defendant a...

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