The Wisconsin Supreme Court issued one opinion from May 8-14. As of May 14, the court issued 31 opinions in 2023 — eight more than this point a year ago. The opinion is below:
- State v. Daimon Von Jackson, Jr., where the court dismissed a case as improvidently granted.
From May 8-14, state supreme courts issued 110 opinions nationally. The North Dakota Supreme Court issued the most with 12. State supreme courts in 20 states issued the fewest with zero. Courts where judges are elected have issued 68 opinions, while courts whose members are appointed have issued 42.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is the state’s court of last resort and has seven judgeships. The current chief of the court is Annette Ziegler. The court issued 68 opinions in 2022 and 79 in 2021. Nationally, state supreme courts issued 7,423 opinions in 2022 and 8,320 in 2021. The courts have issued 2,474 opinions in 2023. Courts where judges are elected have issued 1,390 opinions, while courts whose members are appointed have issued 1,084. Wisconsin is a divided government, meaning neither party holds trifecta control.