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1. Letter of December 1, 1966, to Justice George R. Currie from Henry A. Hillemann. Accompanied by Amendment to Judicial Council Report of November 7, 1966 December 1, 1966

2. Letter of May 22, 1967, to the Supreme Court from Judicial Council regarding item 3 of the Council’s report to the court, dated May 22, 1967

3. Thomas G. Lubenow, Judge Attacks High Court for ‘Astounding’ Decisions, The Milwaukee Journal, May 28, 1969

4. Letter of April 29, 1970, to Chief Justice E. Harold Hallows from James E. Hough

5. Breakdown in Judicial Appeals , Wisconsin State Journal, Jan. 26, 1971 at 8

6. In the Matter of the Implementation of the Code of Judicial Ethics

7. Press Release of December 4, 1972. Accompanied by State of Wisconsin Petition of the Judicial Council to the Supreme Court

8. Letter of October 24, 1973, to Chief Justice E. Harold Hallows from Richard R. Malmgren

9. Letter of October 15, 1974, to Richard R. Malmgren from Chief Justice Horace W. Wilkie

10. The State of the Judiciary by Horace W. Wilkie, January 23, 1975

11. Memo of August 4, 1975, to Richard R. Malmgren. Accompanied by Statement by Chief Justice Horace W. Wilkie on Legislative Proposals to Restrict Power of Judicial Branch Over Practice and Procedure in the Courts

12. Notice for immediate release October 28, 1975. Accompanied by Order in the matter of the Promulgation of Rules Relating to the Creation of the Office of Chief Judge in Every Multi-Judge Trial Court and the Creation of Administrative Districts for the Trial Courts

13. Letter of January 26, 1976, to Reuben W. Peterson, Jr. from Chief Justice Horace W. Wilkie regarding standards for criminal justice for the State of Wisconsin. Accompanied by Order in the matter of Standards for Criminal Justice for the State of Wisconsin

14. Letter of May 3, 1976, to Richard R. Malmgren from Chief Justice Horace W. Wilkie

15. Letter of June 28, 1976, to Robert O. Uehling from Richard R. Malmgren

16. Letter of September 14, 1976, to Jerome A. Boyer from Edwin M. Wilkie. Accompanied by: More Jobs Urged for Court Commissioners, Sept. 5, 1976; and Letter of Sept. 8, 1976, to Edwin M. Wilkie from J. A. Boyer

17. Letter of September 24, 1976, to Robert O. Uehling from Richard R. Malmgren regarding proposed modifications to Rules of Civil Procedure

18. Letter of November 9, 1976, to Richard R. Malmgren from Robert O. Uehling

19. Letter of November 15, 1976, to Chief Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss from Richard R. Malmgren. Accompanied by Order in the Matter of Amendment of State Bar Rule : Rule 2, Section 5, Membership Dues

20. Letter of January 11, 1977, to Richard Malmgren from William G. Lunney. Accompanied by letter of October 22, 1976, to Governor Patrick J. Lucey from Edwin M. Wilkie with enclosures

21. Letter of February 21, 1977, to Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson from Richard R. Malmgren. Accompanied by letters to Justices Beilfuss, Day, Hansen, and Heffernan

22. Letter of April 28, 1977, to David G. Berger from Chief Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss

23. Letter of June 2, 1977, to Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss from Richard R. Malmgren. Accompanied by Report on Supreme Court Internal Operating Procedures

24. Letter of June 20, 1977, to Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss from Richard R. Malmgren

25. Letter of September 8, 1977, to Judicial Planning Committee Members from Karen Knab. Accompanied by: Sept. 16, 1977 agenda of the Judicial Planning Committee; Project synopsis regarding Supreme Court Grant Application Under Program 1E, “Appellate Court System Improvement” (1977-78 Annual Judicial Plan); and Project synopsis regarding Wisconsin Trial Court Administration Project

26. Memorandum of September 16, 1977, to All Justices, Staff Counsel, Clerk of Supreme Court, Law Clerks from Chief Justice Beilfuss regarding internal operating procedures

27. Letter of November 3, 1977, to Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson from Richard R. Malmgren. Accompanied by original memo of Oct. 31, 1977

28. Letter of April 11, 1978, to Chief Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss from Gary B. Schlosstein

29. Letter of April 18, 1978, to Chief Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss from Richard R. Malmgren regarding new Municipal Court procedure. Accompanied by letter of April 14, 1978, to Sofron B. Nedilsky from Walter L. Harvey regarding municipal court procedures

30. Letter of August 14, 1978, to Chief Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss from Circuit Judge Gary B. Schlosstein and Richard R. Malmgren regarding the status of the Judicial Council petition to Rules of Judicial Administration. Accompanied by letter of July 24, 1978, to Gary B. Schlosstein and Richard L. Malmgren from Chief Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss

31. Letter of October 3, 1978, to Chief Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss from Richard R. Malmgren regarding internal operating procedures of the Wisconsin Supreme Court

32. Letter of January 8, 1979, to Chief Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss from Chief Judge John A. Decker regarding one-judge appeals

33. Letter of February 13, 1979, to Chief Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss from Richard R. Malmgren regarding sec. 128.21 (10) stats. Accompanied by proposed petition, order, and list of creditors to implement the provisions of sec. 128.21 (10)

34. Letter of February 15, 1979, to Chief Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss from Richard R. Malmgren regarding referrals to Judicial Council pertaining to sec. 906.15 of the Wisconsin Rules of Evidence and suggested re-examination of the issue of disqualification and substitution of judges

35. Letter of June 14, 1979, to J. Denis Moran from Richard R. Malmgren

36. SCR Chapter 11, Regulation of Members of the State Bar

37. SCR Chapter 61, Rules Governing Electronic Media and Still Photography Coverage of Judicial Proceedings

38. Letter of August 16, 1979, to Richard Malmgren from J. Denis Moran regarding redrafted SCR chapters and appendix

39. Letter of August 28, 1979, to Orlan Prestegard from J. Denis Moran regarding Judicial Council petition. Accompanied by original letter of August 1, 1979

40. SCR Chapter 70, Rules of Judicial Administration. Accompanied by Appendix III

41. Letter of September 14, 1979, to Wisconsin Supreme Court from Justice Roland B. Day resigning from the Judicial Council

42. Memorandum of January 14, 1980, to Judicial Council from Marilyn L. Graves regarding SCR rules. Accompanied by errata

43. Letter of March 11, 1980, to James Fullin from J. Denis Moran. Accompanied by: Letter of Feb. 14, 1980, to J. Denis Moran from Warren A. Grady; Memorandum of Feb. 22, 1980, to J. Denis Moran from William Mann; Letter of March 11, 1980, to James Fullin from J. Denis Moran; 1979 Assembly Bill 1241, LRB-11083/1; and Assembly Amendment 3, to 1979 Assembly Bill 1241, LRB-11930/1

44. Letter of March 25, 1980, to Chief Justice Bruce Beilfuss from Irving D. Gaines regarding rules as to size of paper to be utilized for the filing of legal pleadings

45. Letter of April 11, 1980, to Irving D. Gaines from Bruce F. Beilfuss

46. Letter of April 16, 1980, to James L. Fullin, Jr. from J. Denis Moran regarding rules as to size of paper. Accompanied by: Letter of April 11, 1980 to Irving D. Gaines from Chief Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss; and original letter of March 25, 1980

47. Letter of October 14, 1980, to James Fullin, Jr. from William Mann. Accompanied by Resolution regarding criminal procedure

48. Letter of October 8, 1981, to Chief Justice Bruce Beilfuss from Denis Austin

49. Letter of October 9, 1981, to Marilyn Graves from Stephen L. Knowles regarding objection to Appellate Rule 809.19(8) (b) 4

50. Objection to Appellate Rule 809.19(8) (b)4

51. Letter of October 13, 1981, to Chief Justice Bruce F. Beilfuss from Chief Judge John A. Decker

52. Letter of July 19, 1982, to Marilyn Graves from James Fullin, Jr.

53. Letter of April 5, 1983, to Members Joint Committee on Finance from Bob Lang regarding 1983-85 Biennial Budget: Judicial Council-Termination of the Agency

54. Technology and the Courts, 9/9/83

55. Public Defender Response to Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons Program Statement on the Petition for Amendment of the Rules of Criminal Appellate Procedure

56. Distribution List regarding in the Matter of the Amendment of Supreme Court Rules: Regulation of the State Bar, SCR 10.05 (1) dated February 21, 1986

57. Position of State Public Defender in the Matter of the Amendment of the Rules of Civil, Criminal and Appellate Procedure: Chapters 48, 51, 345, 751, 752, 767, 799, 801, 802, 803, 804, 805, 807, 808, 813, 814, 822, 946, 967, 968, 970, 971, 972, and 974

58. Position of State Public Defender in the Matter of the Amendment of the Rules of Civil, Criminal and Appellate Procedure: Secs. 801.11, 801.14, 804.01, 804.05, 804.07, 808.03, 808.04, 808.07, 809.40, 814.49 and 971.04, Stats.

59. Proposed Modifications, Refinements and Changes to Statutes 885 and 804 Scheduled for Hearing on October 20, 1987. Accompanied by: Letter of June 23, 1987, to James Fullin, Jr. from Robert J. Ruth regarding petition for the amendment of the Rules of Videotape Procedure; Minutes of the Meeting of the Judicial Council June 26, 1987; and Letter of July 10, 1987, to Shirley Smith from Frank Wiener regarding notice of filing of discovery documents

60. Letter of October 30, 1987, to Frank Wiener from Marilyn L. Graves

60.1 Certiorari Returns Draft A, 4/8/88

60.2 Certiorari Returns Draft B, 5/12/88

60.3 Certiorari Returns Draft C, 6/10/88

61. Certiorari Returns Draft D, 7/27/88

62. Letter of August 2, 1988, to Jim Fullin, [et al.] from Stuart Gullickson regarding prisoner certiorari matters. Accompanied by: Certiorari Returns Draft D; and Memorandum of August 20, 1988, to Judicial Council Members from Stuart Gullickson

63. An Act to repeal 48.02(9), 48.23(1) (d) and 880.33(2) (c)…, LRB-1967/2

64. To the Justices of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin regarding Guardians Ad Litem in the Matter of the Amendment of Statutes and Rules Governing Guardians ad Litem

65. Report of Judicial Council Relating to Rules Permitting Conduct of Judicial Proceedings by Telephone or Live Audiovisual Means

66. Letter of June 27, 1990, to Members of the Supreme Court from Judicial Council regarding discipline and disability of members of the Supreme Court. Accompanied by: Letter of September 22, 1988, to Thomas S. Williams from Elena A. Cappella; Letter of April 5, 1990, to Walter J. Dickey from Richard R. Aretz; Order in re Complaint Concerning the Honorable John J. Todd, Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court; Summary of proceedings of February 16, 1990, meeting of the Disability of Justice Committee; Summary of proceedings of March 16, 1990, meeting of the Disability of Justice Committee; Summary of proceedings of April 20, 1990, meeting of the Disability of Justice Committee; Summary of proceedings of May 18, 1990, meeting of the Disability of Justice Committee; and the February 1990, membership list of the Disability of Justice Committee

67. Letter of April 21, 1992, to Justice Nathan S. Heffernan, [et al.] from James Fullin, Jr. regarding rulemaking petition in re s. 802.08(2), time for serving summary judgment papers. Accompanied by: Summary Deadline for Movant to File Briefs Regarding Motion for Summary Judgment in Rules of Wisconsin Circuit Court Counties; Deadline for Respondent’s Brief Regarding Motion for Summary Judgment in Rules of Wisconsin Circuit Court Counties; Deadline for Reply Briefs in Motions for Summary Judgment where specified, in Rules of Wisconsin Circuit Court Counties; Summary Effect of Respondent’s Non-Compliance with Time Deadlines for Filing of Briefs in Motions for Summary Judgment; and Amendment Petition in re s. 802.08(2), Time for Serving Motions and Other Papers Relating to Summary Judgment

68. Time for Serving Affidavits Opposing Summary Judgment , Wisconsin Lawyer. Accompanied by Minutes of the Meeting of the Judicial Council, September 20, 1991; and Minutes of the Meeting of the Judicial Council, October 18, 1991

69. Letter to Wisconsin Supreme Court from Daniel A. Noonan regarding Petition by the Judicial Council with respect to a new proposed Rules of Evidence Section 904.085 as heard before the Supreme Court on March 23, 1993

70. Letter of April 1, 1993, to Justice Nathan S. Heffernan, [et al.] from James Fullin, Jr. regarding evidentiary privilege for child custody mediation s. 905.035. Accompanied by: Address list; List of Hearings for Tuesday, March 23, 1993; Letter of March 12, 1993, to James Fullin, Jr. from Judge Andrew P. Bissonnette regarding hearing on March 23, 1993, regarding a change in the mediation rules; and Letter of March 12, 1993, to James Fullin, Jr. from Eugene Wurtz regarding inadmissibility of communications in mediation proposed rule change

71. Letter of April 7, 1993, to Justice Nathan S. Heffernan, [et al.] from Judge Gary L. Carlson regarding revision of rule 804.085 relating to child custody mediation; Petition in the matter of amendment of SCR 81.02 (1); Petition in the matter of the State Bar Wisconsin’s Proposed Amendment to Supreme Court Rule 81.02 (1); Order in re Compensation to be Paid to Attorneys Appointed by the Supreme Court; Letter of April 2, 1992, to Gerald C. Sternberg from Thomas J. Basting, Sr. regarding State Bar petition to amend SCR 81.02; Petition of Racine County in the matter of the Amendment of SCR 81.02; Letter of March 17, 1993, to the Justices of the Wisconsin Supreme Court from Stephen A. Simanek regarding the matter of the amendment of Supreme Court rules: SCR 81.02(1) compensation of Court-appointed Attorneys; and Petition of the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee, Inc. in the matter of the Amendment of SCR 81.02

72. Letter of May 28, 1993, to Chief Justice Nathan S. Heffernan from James Fullin, Jr. regarding resubmission of petition relating to inadmissibility of communications made in mediation. Accompanied by Revised Petition

73. Letter of June 7, 1993, to James Fullin, Jr. from Chief Justice Nathan S. Heffernan. Accompanied by: Proposed Amendment of Sec. 809.62 Rule (Petition for Review); Order in the Matter of the Amendment of the Rules of Appellate Procedure: Sec. (Rule) 809.62, Stats. – Petition for Review; Letter of June 7, 1993, to James Fullin, Jr. from Chief Justice Nathan S. Heffernan; Letter of November 15, 1993, to Chief Justice Nathan S. Heffernan from James Fullin, Jr. regarding proposed amendment of s. 809.62 (Petition for Review); and Letter of September 3, 1993, to James Fullin, Jr. from Robert A. Selk

74. Committee Reports and Miscellaneous Matters, 11/93

75. Petition for Waiver of Fees/Costs Affidavit of Indigency and Order

76. Letter of February 16, 1994, to J. Denis Moran from Gary L. Carlson regarding petition for waiver of fees/costs affidavit of indigency CV-410. Accompanied by: Form Summary, Petition for Waiver of Fees/Costs, Affidavit of Indigency and Order; and Petition for Waiver of Fees/Costs Affidavit of Indigency and Order

77. Letter of April 13, 1994, to Marilyn Graves from Richard S. Brown

78. Rulemaking 95-03, 95-04, Supreme Court Rulemaking 95-01

79. Resolution regarding technologies in the courts

80. Evidence Report

81. Telephone list, Supreme Court

82. Court Rules, State of Wisconsin – In Supreme Court, Effective July 1, 1985

83. SCR Chapter 20, Rules of Professional Conduct for Attorneys

84. Neil H. Shively, Court Proceedings by Telephone Allowed in State , Milwaukee Sentinel, at 1, 10. Accompanied by High Court Opens Door for Phone Trials

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