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Myers v. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources  
Date: January 18, 2019
Docket Number: 2016AP001517

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals, holding that the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) did not have the authority to unilaterally amend the pier permit of Philip and Terrie Myer...

Yacht Club at Sister Bay Condominium Ass’n, Inc. v. Village of Sister Bay  
Date: January 18, 2019
Docket Number: 2017AP000140

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed in part and reversed in part the decision of the court of appeals affirming the circuit court’s order dismissing Petitioner’s complaint against the Village of Sister Bay alleging that some summ...

Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Joseph R. Laumann
Date: January 18, 2019
Docket Number: 2018AP001478-D
Engelhardt v. City of New Berlin  
Date: January 4, 2019
Docket Number: 2016AP000801

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals reversing the circuit court’s denial of summary judgment to the City of New Berlin and the New Berlin Parks and Recreation Department (collectively, New Ber...

State v. Wiskerchen  
Date: January 4, 2019
Docket Number: 2016AP001541-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the circuit court’s restitution order of $8,487.41 against Defendant for losses caused by his burglary of a residence, holding that the circuit co...

Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Sonja C. Davig Huesmann
Date: December 28, 2018
Docket Number: 2016AP001603-D
Office of Lawyer Regulation v. David W. Schiltz
Date: December 28, 2018
Docket Number: 2018AP000497-D
Daniel R. Hausserman v. BBE
Date: December 28, 2018
Docket Number: 2018AP000644-BA
DeWitt v. Ferries  
Date: December 27, 2018
Docket Number: 2016AP001765

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals reversing the conclusion of the circuit court that Appellants’ one-acre parcel of property met the statutory requirements for the transfer of a cemetery to...

State v. Braunschweig  
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 2017AP001261-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the circuit court’s judgment of conviction of Defendant for operating while intoxicated (OWI) as a second offense, holding, among other things, th...

Midwest Neurosciences Associates, LLC v. Great Lakes Neurosurgical Associates, LLC  
Date: December 19, 2018
Docket Number: 2016AP000601

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue was the circuit court’s role in determining the proper forum of dispute resolution when a subsequent contract, if enforceable, does not contain an arbitration clause that is present in an initial contract. The...

Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Daniel Parks
Date: December 13, 2018
Docket Number: 2016AP000085-D
State v. Reed  
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 2016AP001609-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the court of appeals affirming the denial of Defendant’s motion to suppress and remanded the cause to the circuit court with instructions to suppress the challenged evidence and...

Office of Lawyer Regulation v. Gerald P. Boyle
Date: November 30, 2018
Docket Number: 2017AP000512-D
State v. Pinder  
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 2017AP000208-CR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court denying Defendant’s motion to suppress and convicting Defendant of burglary and possession of burglarious tools, holding that a search warrant issued for the p...

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