Wisconsin Justice Initiative, Inc. v. Wisconsin Elections Commission

Appeal Number 2020AP002003

Supreme Court

CASE HISTORY
Status
Court
Filing Date
Anticipated Due Date
Activity
PEND
SC
Awaiting Opinion/Decision

OCCD
SC
09-06-2022
Oral Argument
Comment: 1st case, 9:45 a.m., State Capitol SC Hearing Room. Hannah S. Jurss for Defendants-Appellants. Dennis M Grzezinski for Plaintiffs-Respondents

OCCD
SC
07-01-2022
Assigned-Oral Argument

OCCD
SC
06-09-2022
Filed By: Rachel Sattler
Comment: LOTUS Legal Clinic, Inc.

OCCD
SC
05-26-2022
Filed By: Mel Barnes
Comment: ACLU of Wisconsin, Inc. & Law Forward, Inc.

OCCD
SC
05-26-2022
Brief of Amicus Curiae
Brief of Amicus Curiae (SPD)
Filed By: Katie York
Comment: State Public Defender

OCCD
SC
05-26-2022
Response
Comment: 10 addl copies of CA briefs due for SC unless standing on CA briefs

OCCD
SC
05-23-2022
Motion to Extend Time
Filed By: Erika Petty
Submit Date: 5-24-2022
Decision: (G) Grant
Decision Date: 5-26-2022
IT IS ORDERED that the motion is granted. Twenty-two copies of the brief shall be filed on or before June 9, 2022.
See BAM event due on 6-9-2022

OCCD
SC
05-11-2022
Certificate of Service

OCCD
SC
05-11-2022
Filed By: Scott Rosenow
Comment: Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, Inc. Cover letter re: Brief of Amicus Curiae of WMC, Inc.

OCCD
SC
04-27-2022
Filed By: Kendall Harrison
Comment: Marsy's Law for Wisconsin, L.L.C., Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Wisconsin Victim/Witness Professionals Association, Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association, Milwaukee Police Association, Wisconsin Professional Police Association, Bolton Refuge House, Inc., Golden House, Inc., UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence, New Day Advocacy Center & Eau Claire Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association, Inc.

OCCD
SC
04-25-2022
Motion to File Amicus/Non-Party Brief
Filed By: Erika Petty
Submit Date: 4-27-2022
Decision: (G) Grant
Decision Date: 4-29-2022
IT IS ORDERED that the motion is granted. Twenty-two copies of the brief shall be filed on or before May 26, 2022.
Comment: LOTUS Legal Clinic, Inc.; motion does not bear original/wet signature, spoke w/Atty Petty same day, she will arrange for filing of one copy of motion bearing original signatures ASAP; originally signed copy of motion rec'd 4/27/22

OCCD
SC
04-25-2022
Motion to File Amicus/Non-Party Brief
Filed By: Katie York
Submit Date: 4-25-2022
Decision: (G) Grant
Decision Date: 4-26-2022
IT IS ORDERED that the motion of Marsy's Law for Wisconsin, LLC, et al., is granted, and the brief submitted with the motion is accepted as filed; and
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the motions of Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, Inc.; the State Public Defender; and the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, Inc., and Law Forward, Inc., are granted. Twenty-two copies of their briefs shall be filed and served on or before May 26, 2022.
Comment: State Public Defender Court Order of 4/26/2022

OCCD
SC
04-25-2022
Motion to File Amicus/Non-Party Brief
Filed By: Mel Barnes
Submit Date: 4-25-2022
Decision: (G) Grant
Decision Date: 4-26-2022
IT IS ORDERED that the motion of Marsy's Law for Wisconsin, LLC, et al., is granted, and the brief submitted with the motion is accepted as filed; and
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the motions of Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, Inc.; the State Public Defender; and the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, Inc., and Law Forward, Inc., are granted. Twenty-two copies of their briefs shall be filed and served on or before May 26, 2022.
Comment: ACLU of Wisconsin, Inc. & Law Forward, Inc.

OCCD
SC
04-22-2022
Certificate of Filing by Mail

OCCD
SC
04-22-2022
Reply Brief-Supreme Court
Reply Brief-Supreme Court
Filed By: Jody Schmelzer

OCCD
SC
04-21-2022
Certificate of Service
Comment: Certificate of Service

OCCD
SC
04-21-2022
Motion to File Amicus/Non-Party Brief
Filed By: Scott Rosenow
Submit Date: 4-25-2022
Decision: (G) Grant
Decision Date: 4-26-2022
IT IS ORDERED that the motion of Marsy's Law for Wisconsin, LLC, et al., is granted, and the brief submitted with the motion is accepted as filed; and
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the motions of Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, Inc.; the State Public Defender; and the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, Inc., and Law Forward, Inc., are granted. Twenty-two copies of their briefs shall be filed and served on or before May 26, 2022.
Comment: Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, Inc.; motion does not bear wet signature, LVM for atty. Rosenow 4/21/22 seeking original signature on one copy. Motion to be submitted upon receipt of originally signed version; originally signed motion rec'd 4/25/22

OCCD
SC
04-20-2022
Motion to File Amicus/Non-Party Brief
Filed By: Mike Wittenwyler
Submit Date: 4-20-2022
Decision: (G) Grant
Decision Date: 4-26-2022
IT IS ORDERED that the motion of Marsy's Law for Wisconsin, LLC, et al., is granted, and the brief submitted with the motion is accepted as filed; and
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the motions of Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, Inc.; the State Public Defender; and the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, Inc., and Law Forward, Inc., are granted. Twenty-two copies of their briefs shall be filed and served on or before May 26, 2022.
Comment: re: Marsy's Law for Wisconsin, L.L.C., Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Wisconsin Victim/Witness Professionals Association, Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association, Milwaukee Police Association, Wisconsin Professional Police Association, Bolton Refuge House, Inc., Golden House, Inc., UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence, New Day Advocacy Center & Eau Claire Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association, Inc.

OCCD
SC
04-14-2022
Certificate of Filing by Mail

OCCD
SC
04-14-2022
Response Brief-Supreme Court
Response Brief-Supreme Court
Filed By: Dennis Grzezinski

OCCD
SC
03-23-2022
Rejected Electronic Document
Comment: The electronic copy of the Certificate of Mailing is rejected because there is currently no statutory provision for the acceptance of this type of electronic document in the Supreme Court.

OCCD
SC
03-23-2022
Rejected Electronic Document
Comment: The electronic version of the Appendix to First Brief-Supreme Court is rejected due to errors in the case caption on the brief's cover page. A listing of the complete case caption can be found on the case docket located at: https://wscca.wicourts.gov/index.xsl. Please upload a corrected electronic version of the brief that displays the appropriate caption.

OCCD
SC
03-23-2022
Rejected Electronic Document
Comment: The electronic version of the First Brief-Supreme Court is rejected due to errors in the case caption on the brief's cover page. A listing of the complete case caption can be found on the case docket located at: https://wscca.wicourts.gov/index.xsl. Please upload a corrected electronic version of the brief that displays the appropriate caption.

OCCD
SC
03-21-2022
Certificate of Filing by Mail

OCCD
SC
03-21-2022
First Brief-Supreme Court
First Brief-Supreme Court
Filed By: Jody Schmelzer
Comment: Separate appendix. Note that the caption has been corrected on this brief. Please use the above caption on all future briefs.

OCCD
SC
02-17-2022
Court Changed to Supreme Court

OCCD
CA
02-17-2022
Hold Status

OCCD
CA
12-21-2021
Attorney address updated
Comment: Address changed for attorney: 5133 Dennis M. Grzezinski

OCCD
CA
12-21-2021
Attorney address updated
Comment: Address changed for attorney: 5133 Dennis M. Grzezinski

OCCD
CA
12-21-2021
Attorney address updated
Comment: Address changed for attorney: 5133 Dennis M. Grzezinski

OCCD
CA
12-21-2021
Attorney address updated
Comment: Address changed for attorney: 5133 Dennis M. Grzezinski

OCCD
CA
12-21-2021
Attorney address updated
Comment: Address changed for attorney: 5133 Dennis M. Grzezinski

OCCD
SC
12-21-2021
Certification Filed
Filed By: Unassigned District 3
Submit Date: 12-21-2021
Decision: (G) Grant
Decision Date: 2-17-2022
IT IS ORDERED the certification is granted and the appeal is accepted for consideration of all issues raised before the court of appeals. When this court grants direct review upon certification, it acquires jurisdiction of the case, Wis. Const. art. VII, 3(3), that is, the entire appeal, which includes all issues, not merely the issues certified or the issue for which the court accepts the certification. State v. Stoehr, 134 Wis. 2d 66, 70, 396 N.W.2d 177 (1986); Wis. Stat. 808.05(2) and (Rule) 809.61. Further, the court has jurisdiction over issues not certified because the court may review an issue directly on its own motion. Wis. Stat. 808.05(3); and
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that within 30 days after the date of this order the defendants-appellants must file either a brief in this court or a statement that no brief will be filed; that within 20 days of filing, the plaintiffs-respondents must file either a brief or a statement that no brief will be filed; and that if a brief is filed by the plaintiffs-respondents, within 10 days of filing, the defendants-appellants must file either a reply brief or a statement that no reply brief will be filed; and
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that in any brief filed in this court the parties shall not incorporate by reference any portion of their court of appeals' brief; instead, any material upon which there is reliance should be restated in the brief filed in this court; and
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that in the event any party elects not to file a brief in this court, the briefs previously submitted by that party to the court of appeals shall stand as that party's brief in the Supreme Court; and
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that within the time period established for the filing of briefs, each party must provide the clerk of this court with copies of the briefs previously filed on behalf of that party in the court of appe

OCCD
CA
12-21-2021
Judge Panel: Stark, Hruz, Nashold
Opinion: Certification
Decision: Certification Filed Pages: 19
Order Text: Certification filed
Comment: Opinion/Decision

OCCD
CA
07-01-2021
Other Papers
Comment: Notice of Withdrawal of Counsel

OCCD
CA
06-30-2021
Submitted on Briefs

OCCD
CA
04-16-2021
Briefs Received At State Law Library

OCCD
CA
04-06-2021
Record and Briefs Sent to District 3

OCCD
CA
04-05-2021
Filed By: Mel Barnes

Comment: American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, Inc. and Law Forward, Inc.

OCCD
CA
03-26-2021
Filed By: Kendall Harrison

Comment: Marsy's Law for Wisconsin, L.L.C. and Mothers Against Drunk Driving 05-02-22: Received 10 copies of CA briefs for SC use.

OCCD
CA
03-25-2021
Reply Brief
Reply Brief
Filed By: Jennifer Vandermeuse

Comment: 03-21-22: 10 copies of CA reply brief received for SC use.

OCCD
CA
03-24-2021
Motion to File Amicus/Non-Party Brief
Filed By: Mike Wittenwyler
Submit Date: 3-25-2021
Decision: (G) Grant
Decision Date: 3-26-2021
IT IS ORDERED that Marsys Law for Wisconsin, LLC, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving, may file a joint nonparty brief in this matter pursuant to WIS. STAT. RULE 809.19(7). The brief shall be limited to 3,000 words and shall be due April 7, 2021.
Comment: Marsy's Law for Wisconsin, L.L.C. and Mothers Against Drunk Driving

OCCD
CA
03-23-2021
Motion to File Amicus/Non-Party Brief
Filed By: Christine Donahoe
Submit Date: 3-23-2021
Decision: (G) Grant
Decision Date: 3-24-2021
IT IS ORDERED that The American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin and Law Forward, Inc. may file a joint nonparty brief in this matter pursuant to WIS. STAT. RULE 809.19(7). The brief shall be limited to 3,000 words and shall be due April 5, 2021.
Comment: re: American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, Inc. and Law Forward, Inc.

OCCD
CA
03-10-2021
Brief of Respondent(s)
Brief of Respondents
Filed By: Dennis Grzezinski

Comment: 04-14-22: Received 10 copies of CA briefs for SC use.

OCCD
CA
02-08-2021
Brief & Appx of Appellant(s)
Brief of Appellants
Filed By: Hannah Jurss

Comment: 03-21-22: 10 copies of CA appellant's brief received for SC use.

OCCD
CA
12-28-2020
Record
Comment: 1-22 to 49-1 ELECTRONICALLY FILED Record Filing Notice

OCCD
CA
12-07-2020
Notif. Sent-Filing of NAP & Ct. Record

OCCD
CA
12-07-2020
Transfer to District III

OCCD
CA
12-07-2020
Transfer District Designation

OCCD
CA
12-07-2020
Fee Waived
Comment: Filed by state entity

OCCD
CA
12-07-2020
Notice of Appeal & Court Record

OCCD
CA
12-02-2020
Statement on Transcript
Filed By: Jennifer Vandermeuse
Status: Prev. Filed

OCCD
CA
12-02-2020
Notice of Appeal filed in Cir. Ct.

OCCD
CA
12-02-2020
Docketing Statement from Appellant

OCCD
CA
11-23-2020
Judgment of Circuit Court

OCCD
CA
11-03-2020
Order of Circuit Court