1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to sidebar



U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

The United States Courts are an independent, national judiciary providing fair and impartial justice within the jurisdiction conferred by the Constitution and Congress. As an equal branch of government, the federal Judiciary...

Pro Bono Honor Roll

Court Announcements and News

Robert W. Kastenmeier, 1924-2015

March 25, 2015

 

Former U.S. Rep. Robert Kastenmeier, after whom the U.S. District Court in Madison is named, passed away on March 20 at the age of 91. During his 32 years in Congress, Rep. Kastenmeier sponsored the Magistrates Act of 1976 and 1979, the Federal Courts Improvement Act of 1982, which created the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990. More on the lasting impact of Rep. Kastenmeier can be found here.

Court E-mail Scam

March 3, 2015

 

The court has received reports of fraudulent e-mail messages that appear to come from court employees. Often, the sender demands payment or personal information, or directs the reader to open an attachment. The message may look like this:

 

Notice to Appear,

 

You are notified that you have been scheduled to appear for a hearing that will take place on [mm/dd/yyyy] at 9:00 a.m.  Please bring all documents and witnesses with you to court.

 

A copy of the court notice is attached.  Please read it thoroughly.

 

Assignment of Cases

December 11, 2014

 

The court has issued new administrative orders, 320 and 321, regarding the assignment of cases in the Western District of Wisconsin.  Order 320 establishes ratios for the assignment of cases to District Judges Crabb, Conley and Peterson and Magistrate Judge Crocker. Order 321 establishes general rules for assignment by the clerk's office.

Court Calendar

APR 25

View
Powered by Drupal, an open source content management system

Email Subscription

To receive email updates, enter your email address and click subscribe.

Email: