Wisconsin Supreme Court
Sen. Jerry Petrowski (R-Marathon) and Rep. Bill Kramer (R-Waukesha) have introduced SB182/AB200, which will help bring Wisconsin’s lemon law back into the mainstream with a number of reasonable changes. The bill's introduction has drawn national attention, as Wisconsin is known for having the worst lemon law in the country.
The past few weeks have been very active on the civil justice reform front. The Assembly and Senate Judiciary Committees have held a number of public hearings on bills supported by various Hamilton Consulting clients related to the state’s civil justice system.
This week the Wisconsin Supreme Court marked a major milestone, as Chief Justice Abrahamson became the longest serving supreme court justice in Wisconsin history. During her current term in office she will also break the record for longest serving Chief Justice.
The results of the 2013 Spring Elections will be posted here as they become available.
The Wisconsin Court System has published its first issue of The Third Branch, for 2013. Among other things, the newsletter covers the orientation session the courts held for new members of the state legislature and provides information on the state budget's impact on the court system.