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Publication of Decisions Committee      Folder: 1 of 2

1. Letter of May 1, 1981 to Appellate Procedures Committee of the Judicial Council from Orlan L. Prestegard regarding exceptions to times for filing appeal

2. Letter of July 1, 1981 to Gordon Samuelsen from James Fullin regarding formal creation of committee and appointment of chair

3. Letter of August 18, 1981 to Steven A. Felsenthal from James Fullin regarding the committee

4. Letter of August 21, 1981 to James Fullin from Edward S. Marion regarding appointment to committee. Attached letter of July 6, 1981 to Gordon Samuelsen from Steve Felsenthal. Letter of July 1, 1981 to Richard J. Weber from Steve Felsenthal. Letter of June 30, 1981 to Richard J. Weber from Chief Judge Decker.

5. Memorandum of September 9, 1981 to Publication of Appellate Decisions Committee from Steve Felsenthal. Regards formation of committee, its intended review of secs. 752.41 and 809.23, stats., governing publication of court of appeals’ opinions and sec. 808.04 (2), stats., exception to the general time for filing a notice of appeal

6. Memorandum of October 6, 1981 to Publication of Decisions Committee from Steven A. Felsenthal regarding October 16, 1981 meeting. Includes enclosed copies of: Minutes of the September 25, 1981 meeting, Copies of the statutes containing exceptions to the general appeal times, An analysis of several appeal time exceptions, with recommendations, and a Bibliography of material pertaining to publication of court of appeals’ decisions

7. Letter of October 19, 1981 meeting to Mark Lukoff from James Fullin regarding committee. Letter of October 6, 1981 to John J. Kircher from Dominic S. Amato regarding Ad Hoc Bench and Bar Committee – Court of Appeals. Letter of September 21, 1981 to David J. Cannon, et. al from Dominic S. Amato regarding Ad Hoc Bench and Bar Committee – Court of Appeals. Letter of September 18, 1981 to Thomas W. Nedwek from Dominic S. Amato regarding Ad Hoc Bench and Bar Committee – Court of Appeals

8. Letter of October 23, 1981 to James Fullin from Thomas J. Curran regarding six-month appeal time limit

9. Membership list of the Publication of Decisions Committee (revised 11/1/81)

10. Memorandum of November 5, 1981 to Publications of Decisions Committee from Steve Felsenthal regarding November 13, 1981 meeting. Includes enclosed copies of: Minutes of the October 16, 1981 meeting; an Analysis of several appeal time exceptions, with recommendations; a Memo to the Publications of Decisions Committee from Charles B. Vetzner with respect to appellate procedures in children’s code and termination of parental rights cases; a Copy of “The Nonprecedential Precedent – Limited Publication and No Citation Rules in the United States Courts of Appeals,” 78 Col. L. R. 1167 (1978); a Copy of the 1979 report on the Chief Justices Advisory Committee for an effective publication rule in California

11. Memorandum of December 7, 1981 to Publication of Decisions Committee from Steve Felsenthal regarding December 18, 1981 meeting. Includes enclosed copies of: Minutes of the November 13, 1981 meeting; an Analysis of several appeal time exceptions, with recommendations; and Three alternative proposed amendments to sec. 809.23, stats., creating limited citation of unpublished opinions

12. Memorandum of December 8, 1981 to Publication of Decisions Committee from Steve Felsenthal regarding Rule 809.23 (3), elimination of no citation rule

13. Letter of December 28, 1981 to David L. Walther from John J. Kircher and Gordon L. Samuelsen regarding resignation from committee. Original resignation letter

14. Proposed statute changes, 9.10 (4) (a), 30.30 (3) (c), 62.075 (4), 66.014 (7) (b) stats.

Subject: Publication of Decisions Committee      Folder: 2 of 2

1. Letter of January 11, 1982, to Publication of Decisions Committee from Steve Felsenthal regarding January 15, 1982 meeting. Includes enclosed copies of: Minutes of the December 18, 1981, meeting; an Analysis of several appeal time exceptions, with recommendations; Communications received regarding appeal time exceptions

2. Letter of January 25, 1982, to Steve Felsenthal from James Fullin regarding reference to s. 809.30 in s. 974.02 (1)

3. Letter of January 25, 1982, to Steve Felsenthal from James Fullin regarding Rough Draft A of the Anomalous Appeal Deadlines bill

4. Letter of February 8, 1982, to Publication of Decisions Committee from Steve Felsenthal regarding February 19, 1982, meeting. Includes enclosed copies of: Minutes of the January 15, 1982, meeting; a Proposed bill regarding appeal time; and a Memorandum analyzing the proposed bill

5. Memorandum of March 1, 1982 to James Fullin from Steve Felsenthal. Accompanied by revisions to the proposed bill to repeal 32.05 (13), 32.06 (13), 66.05 (8) (c), 88.09 (2), 117.03 (5), 182.60 (10) (b), 808.04 (2) (a), 879.27 (3) and 971.08 (2) … relating to revising and making more uniform the time for commencing appeals from judgments and orders of the circuit court

6. Letter of March 4, 1982, to Gordon Samuelsen, Ed Marion, Chuck Vetzner from James Fullin. Enclosed second draft of appeal times bill

7. Memorandum of March 12, 1982, to Publications of Decisions Committee from Steve Felsenthal. Includes enclosed copies of: Minutes of the February 19, 1982, meeting; the Redrafted proposed bill regarding appeal times; and a Memorandum highlighting several aspects of the redrafted bill

8. Letter of March 18, 1982, to Dominic S. Amato from Mark Lukoff

9. Letter of March 29, 1982, to James Fullin from Steve Felsenthal. Accompanied by, Statutes Containing Mandates Requiring Courts to Give Subject Matter Precedence; Statutes not Included in Present Bill Draft

10. Memorandum of March 29, 1982, to Publications of Decisions Committee from Steve Felsenthal regarding April 23, 1982, meeting. Includes enclosed copies of: Minutes of the March 19, 1982, meeting; the Redrafted proposed bill regarding appeal times; a Memorandum highlighting several aspects of the redrafted bill referred to a subcommittee consisting of Mr. Marion, Mr. Vetzner and myself; and Proposed amendment to Rule 809.23 regarding citation of unpublished court of appeals’ decisions

11. Departmental correspondence dated May 1, 1981 to Appellate Procedures Committee of the Judicial Council from Orlan L. Prestegard. Regarding exceptions to times for filing appeal

12. Memorandum of May 13, 1982, to Publication of Decisions Committee from Steve Felsenthal regarding May 21, 1982, meeting. Includes enclosed copies of: Minutes of the April 23, 1982, meeting; a Memo describing proposed amendments to Rule 809.23; a Proposed draft of Rule 809.23 containing the proposed amendments; and Criteria for publication of opinions

13. Memorandum of May 14, 1982, to Publication of Decisions Committee from Steve Felsenthal regarding Rule 809.23, amendments. Accompanied by: May 21, 1982, Minutes of Meeting Judicial Council Publication of Decisions Committee and Rule 809.23 Publication of Opinions

14. Memorandum of June 8, 1982, to Judicial Council from Gordon Samuelsen regarding publication of decisions

15. Letter of June 30, 1982, to Judge John A. Decker from John J. Kircher and Gordon Samuelsen

16. News Briefs, Wis. Bar Bulletin, July, 1982 regarding appeal times, proposed legislation

17. Letter of July 2, 1982, to Steven Felsenthal from John J. Kirchner and Gordon Samuelsen

18. Memorandum of July 14, 1982, to James Fullin from Steve Felsenthal regarding publication rule

19. Memorandum of November 19, 1982, to James Fullin from Steve Felsenthal regarding appeal times. Accompanied by preliminary copy of act

20. Rule of Civil, Criminal and Appellate Procedure and Supreme Court Rules, Wisconsin Bar Bulletin 47 (December 1982)

21. Order in the matter of the amendment of section (rule) 809.23 (3), stats.

22. Institute of Judicial Administration American Bar Association, Juvenile Justice Standards

23. Petition in the matter of amendment of: Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rules of Appellate Procedure, and Supreme Court Rules

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