Wisconsin Legal Resources
Recent Opinions of the Attorney General of the State of Wisconsin (http://www.doj.state.wi.us/ag/attorney-general-opinions)
-- recent formal and advisory opinions
Opinions of the Attorney General of the State of Wisconsin (http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/misc/oag)
-- searchable database of opinions from 1983 - Revisor of Statutes Bureau.
Wisconsin Administrative Code and Register - Revisor of Statutes Bureau (http://legis.wisconsin.gov/rsb/code.htm)
-- searchable database. Also contains table of contents and index.
Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission - WERC Decisions
-- searchable database of decisions and grievance awards from 1962 - present from the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission. Search by date, decision number, employer name.
Wisconsin Labor and Industry Review Commission - LIRC Decisions
-- website of the Wisconsin Labor and Industry Review Commission. LIRC is an independent administrative agency which decides appeals in cases involving
Unemployment Insurance (UI), Worker's Compensation (WC), and Equal Rights (ER).
Wisconsin Court System
-- provides an overview of the Wisconsin Courts System including the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Circuit Courts and Municipal Courts.
Wisconsin Supreme Court
-- links to opinions and dispositional orders, from 1995 to present, oral arguments and briefs. Briefs filed after July 1, 2009, are available on the Wisconsin Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Access site. For briefs filed pre-July 1, 1992, use the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law Library.
Wisconsin Cities, Towns, and Villages
-- alphabetical list of links to Wisconsin Cities, Towns, and Villages
--list of zip codes within each municipality
Wisconsin Legislative Drafting Records
Drafting records include written materials, letters, and memoranda created during the drafting of a bill, resolution, or subsequent amendments.
- 1999 - current: drafting files are available online through the WI State Legislature
- 1927-1998 files are available at Marquette University Law Library on microfiche.
- 1999-2005 drafting files are available online at the University of Wisconsin Madison (http://library.law.wisc.edu/eresources/draftingrecords/index.html).
Researching Legislative History in Wisconsin (http://lrbdigital.legis.wisconsin.gov/cdm/singleitem/collection/p16831co...) by Michael J. Keane, Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court (Eastern District) (http://www.wieb.uscourts.gov/)
-- contains court calendars, local rules, electronic filing/case management information and links to judges' policies, procedures, and standing orders.
Wisconsin Appellate Briefs (http://library.law.wisc.edu/eresources/wibriefs/)
-- includes full-image briefs for Wisconsin Supreme Court and Court of Appeals cases from 173 Wis.2d (November 1992). This collection is generated from scanned images created by the Wisconsin State Law Library and placed on the UW Law library web site.
Wisconsin Self-Help Family Law
-- developed by the Wisconsin Court System for use by people representing themselves in divorce and legal separation actions.
Wisconsin Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Access - WSCAAi (http://wscca.wicourts.gov/index.xsl)
-- contains status of appeals filed with the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Coverage begins in 1993.