Courts in Wisconsin
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The Wisconsin State Court system is simple, and consists of four levels of courts, with one court at each level. There are 241 Wisconsin Municipal Courts that exclusively handle traffic infractions and other ordinance violations. Next are Wisconsin's Circuit Courts, which handle many types of cases including those relating to domestic relations and juvenile matters, as well as most other civil and criminal cases. The next highest Wisconsin court is its Court of Appeals, which hears civil, criminal, administrative agency and juvenile appeals, and the Wisconsin Supreme Court is the state's highest court. If you're looking for Wisconsin public records, you can use the Consolidated Court Automation Programs (CCAP) online database, located at, to find information regarding Wisconsin court records for Circuit Court cases. There is a separate online system,, that provides information about Wisconsin cases in appellate courts. The Wisconsin Court System's website,, provides a list of current Supreme Court cases, information about representing yourself in Wisconsin, allows you to pay Wisconsin court fees online, and tells you how to file a small claims cases in Wisconsin.
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21, Dec 2014 - LATEST: Judge rules Slender Man stabbing defendants competent
A Wisconsin judge has ruled that one of two girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fantasy character known as Slender Man is competent to stand trial.
21, Dec 2014 - Faith-based group calls for prison reforms in Wisconsin
A group of activists and religious leaders says a goal to decrease Wisconsin's prison population from about 22,000 to 11,000 by the end of 2015 is still achievable.
21, Dec 2014 - Kenosha, WI Wisconsin man gets 16 years in prison for selling heroin with his kids present
A Racine County man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for conducting heroin sales with their small children present.
21, Dec 2014 - Kenosha, WI Wisconsin man gets 16 years in heroin case
A Racine County man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for conducting heroin sales with their small children present.
21, Dec 2014 - Wisconsin high court to take up some Doe cases
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to hear three cases stemming from a John Doe investigation of fundraising and spending by Gov. Scott Walker's campaign and conservative groups backing him.
21, Dec 2014 - Wisconsin Supreme Court agrees to take up John Doe cases centered on Walker's campaign
MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to hear three cases stemming from a John Doe investigation of fundraising and spending by Gov. Scott Walker's campaign and conservative groups backing him.
21, Dec 2014 - Pierce, WI Wisconsin man faces homicide charge after friend falls from car roof
A Beldenville man has been charged in Pierce County Court with vehicular homicide in the death of a friend who was riding on top of a car and was killed after falling off.
20, Dec 2014 - Great Lakes wolves ordered returned to endangered list
A federal judge's order has put the gray wolf back on the endangered species list in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan -- a decision that, unless overturned, stops the hunting and trapping of wolves in the three states.
20, Dec 2014 - Gov. Walker, J.B. Van Hollen join 17 states in lawsuit against Obama’s executive action on immigr
WASHINGTON (CNN) — Texas is leading a group of 17 states — all but two with Republican governors — that are suing to block President Barack Obama’s executive overhaul of U.S. immigration and deportation rules. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen have joined the lawsuit. Texas’ incoming governor, Greg Abbott, announced the […]
20, Dec 2014 - Texas should not kill Wisconsin native Scott Panetti
It would be wrong to execute Scott Panetti, who has severe mental illness.
20, Dec 2014 - Vernon, WI Man sentenced for beating that cost Madison woman an eye
A man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for a beating last summer that cost a Madison woman her left eye. Twenty-seven-year-old Vernon Womble continues to maintain that the woman fell and struck her head after he pushed her, and that he did not beat and kick her. But Judge Stephen Ehlke said that regardless of how it happened, Womble caused a "great harm." The Wisconsin State Journal ...
20, Dec 2014 - 2014 brings Wisconsin legal gay marriage, a governor winning re-election, and unusual crime
MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin's top story in 2014 was a historic one, as the state joined the ranks of those that allow gay marriage.
20, Dec 2014 - Waukesha, WI Fit to stand trial? Experts clash over competency in Slendman stabbing case
WAUKESHA (AP) — Experts have made contrasting arguments for whether one of two Wisconsin girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to please the fictional character Slender Man is competent to stand trial. Psychiatrist Robert Rawski testified Thursday that he believes the girl is extremely intelligent. Psychologist Anthony Jurek testified, though, that the girl doesn’t […]
20, Dec 2014 - Two area administrators up for Stillwater Minnesota job
Two western Wisconsin executives are hoping to head west for a new job.
20, Dec 2014 - Wolf Hunting Banned In Minnesota
A federal judge on Friday threw out an Obama administration decision to remove gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the endangered species list — a decision that will ban further wolf hunting and trapping in three states. The order affects wolves in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin, where the combined population is estimated at around 3,700.
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