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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31, Oct 2014 - Wisconsin court won't reconsider voter ID case
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has refused to reconsider whether the state's voter photo identification law is unconstitutional.
31, Oct 2014 - Consumer Watchdog, Public Patent Foundation Take Human Stem Cell Patent Challenge to U.S. Supreme C
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog and the Public Patent Foundation today asked the U.S Supreme Court to overturn a lower court's decision and allow the two public interest groups to seek the cancellation of a patent on human embryonic stem cells held by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF).In its petition, Consumer Watchdog, which is represented by ...
31, Oct 2014 - Texas Voter-ID Law Allowed by U.S. Supreme Court
Nine days after halting Wisconsin’s voter-ID law, the U.S. Supreme Court justices refused to take the same step with a Texas measure that civil rights groups call the strictest in the nation.
31, Oct 2014 - Milwaukee, WI 7th Circuit hears appeal in poisoning death
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) - The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has heard arguments in the case of a Wisconsin man whose conviction for poisoning his wife was overturned. The state appealed the case to the 7th Circuit after a federal district judge in Milwaukee overturned Mark Jensen's 2008 ...
31, Oct 2014 - Vilas, WI Wisconsin Rapids man gets life in 2008 homicide
WISCONSIN RAPIDS - A 55-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man has been sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison after a jury convicted him of killing his daughter's ex-boyfriend.
31, Oct 2014 - Lafayette, WI Purdue student who killed Wisconsin peer kills self in prison
INDIANAPOLIS -- An Indiana man who fatally stabbed and shot a fellow Purdue University student earlier this year has been found dead from an apparent suicide in his prison cell, state correction officials said Wednesday.
31, Oct 2014 - Opponents of Wisconsin voter ID law ask Supreme Court to step in
The Supreme Court has been asked to block the controversial voter ID law before the November elections
31, Oct 2014 - Racine, WI Van Hollen: On Election Day, attorneys general, special agents will be watching at polling location
MADISON (WITI) — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ), as a part of its ongoing election integrity efforts, will again be sending assistant attorneys general and special agents from the Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) to various polling locations across the state on Election Day (Tuesday, November 4, 2014), to […]
31, Oct 2014 - Milwaukee, WI Identity theft ring busted in Wisconsin: “You could spend a lifetime trying to unravel what this
BROWN DEER (WITI) — A family of thieves is busted in Brown Deer and it leads to an investigation of crimes throughout the Midwest. Surveillance video from October 4th, 2012 shows a crime in progress at the Kohl’s on Green Bay Road. Verita Hines-Flagg and her nephew are about to be caught spending other people’s […]
31, Oct 2014 - Judge blocks Wisconsin law used in Walker probe
In this Sept. 23, 2014 photo Wisconsin Repubican Gov. Scott Walker makes a re-election campaign stop at a small business in Racine, Wis. A federal judge on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 put on hold Wisconsin’s law limiting coordination between third-party groups and political candidates.
31, Oct 2014 - Madison, WI NEW INFORMATION: Democrats file lawsuit seeking Schimel videos
Wisconsin Democrats have filed a lawsuit seeking videos of prosecutor training sessions involving Republican attorney general candidate Brad Schimel.
31, Oct 2014 - Milwaukee, WI Wisconsin man gets life in ex-classmate's killing
WEST BEND, Wis. -- A judge on Tuesday sentenced a 20-year-old Wisconsin man to life in prison with no chance of parole for the 2013 strangulation of a former high school classmate in her bedroom.
31, Oct 2014 - River Falls couple accused in revenge plot to kill police and judge
RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- A western Wisconsin couple have been charged with plotting to kill police and a judge in revenge for an early October search warrant and arrest at their River Falls home.
31, Oct 2014 - Prairie du Chien couple sentenced in Iowa meth case
A Wisconsin couple has been sentenced to five years in prison after Clayton County authorities discovered a methamphetamine manufacturing operation at their Iowa home.
31, Oct 2014 - Latest Wisconsin sports
A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme is due in court to argue for a new trial.
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