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Toepel, M. G.; Theobald, H. Rupert (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1962
(1962)

Judicial branch,   pp. [549]-564 PDF (4.4 MB)


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WISCONSIN COURTS
court, a circuit judge, a county judge, and a judge, selected respec-
tively by the Board of Circuit Judges, the Board of County Judges,
and the Board of Criminal Court Judges; one member each from
the Judiciary Committees of the Senate and the Assembly designated
by the chairmen of such committees; the Attorney General or an
assistant; the Revisor of Statutes or an assistant; the deans of the
Wisconsin and Marquette Law Schools or faculty members desig-
nated by them; the president-elect of the State Bar of Wisconsin;
3 other members selected by that association; and 2 citizens ap-
pointed by the Governor.
  Council members receive no pay other than reimbursement for
expenses. The council meets monthly except in July and August.
It operates through several committees which usually meet monthly.
By law it must report to the Governor and Legislature in February
of each odd-numbered year.
  Functions of the Council
  1. To collect, compile, analyze, and publish judicial statistics
     on all the courts of the state.
   2. To study the rules of pleading, practice, and procedure in the
     courts and to make recommendations to the Supreme Court
     and Legislature for changes to simplify procedure and to pro-
     mote the speedy determination of litigation.
  3. To make a continuous survey and study of the organization,
     jurisdiction and methods of administration and operation of
     all the courts of the state, including the volume and condition
     of business in the courts, the work accomplished and the
     results obtained, and to recommend improvements.
                     State Bar of Wisconsin
Board of Governors: 1st District, ROBERT F. LEHMAN, ROBERT C.
    LOVEJOY, SAMUEL P. MYERS; 2nd District, LYALL T. BEGGS, JOHN H.
    ESCH, LEO C. HARTMAN, JOHN C. LOVE; 3rd District, WALTER J.
    COLE, LEONARD F. RORAFF; 4th District, DAVID E. BECKWITH, JACKSON
    M. BRUCE, SR., JAMES T. HARRINGTON, FRANCIS X. KREMBS, EDWARD
    H. MELDM)vAN, EDMUND W. POWELL, RICHARD M. RICE, PATRICK T.
    SHEEDY, WALTER J. STEININGER, ROLAND K. WILDE; 5th District,
    WILLIAM E. CRANE, JOHN M. HAYES; 6th District, RICHARD E.
    JOHNSON, JAMES L. McMoNIGAL; 7th District, DONALD E. SOQUET,
    EVERETT A. STECKER; 8th District, FRANK E. BETZ, INGOLF E.
    RASMUS; 9th District, ROBERT H. GEE, DONALD C. O'MELIA.
Officers: JOHN C. WHITNEY, president; WALTER H. BRUMMUND, secre-
    tary; HUGH F. GWIN, treasurer.
Executive Director: PHILIP S. HABERMANN.
Office: 402 W. Wilson St., Madison.
Publications: Wisconsin Bar Bulletin; WisBar Newsletter; The Law
    and You.
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