Archive: July 2013

More on Schissel Decision

Published: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

As reported earlier, in Rosecky vs. Schissel, 2013 WI 66, the Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld the ability of parties to stipulate to a parenting agreement in a surrogacy case, reversing the trial court which refused to honor the agreement. My article discussing the holding was just published in the Wisconsin Law Journal. Essentially, I have […]

Decision on Custody Agreement Leaves Large Gap

Published: Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Apparently the Wisconsin Supreme Court does recognize, after all, the rights of people to privately agree on their own affairs.

Wisconsin Supreme Court Decides First Surrogacy Case

Published: Thursday, July 11th, 2013

The Wisconsin Supreme Court today released its decision in Rosecky v. Schissel, which is the first surrogacy case to be decided by an appellate court in this state.

Should There Be a Term Limit for the Wisconsin Supreme Court?

Published: Monday, July 8th, 2013

One way to perhaps take the politics out of the Wisconsin Supreme Court would be term limits. Or, according to a recent proposal, a term limit.

Wisconsin Supreme Court’s “Decision” in Johnson

Published: Friday, July 5th, 2013

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has done some strange things over the years, but its “decision” (there is a reason I put quotation marks around that word) in State v. Johnson, 832 NW 2d 609, 2013 WI 59, 348 Wis. 2d 450 (WI Supreme Court, 2013), this week is really weird.