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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...

Court Announcements and News

Jury Scam

August 4, 2014


The courts have learned recently of scams involving telephone calls and e-mail messages that appear to come from court employees. Often, the caller/sender demands personal information, such as your SSN or DOB.  If you are contacted by someone claiming to be a court employee and you suspect fraud or foulplay, please contact the court immediately.


The courts have prepared a short video to protect against this type of crime.  Click here to watch

Career Opportunity

August 1, 2014

The U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Office is accepting applications for the position of U.S. Probation Officer to serve in Madison, Wisconsin. The position is open until filled. Applications received on or before August 18, 2014 will be given priority referral. Click here for more information.

Judge Peterson Confirmed

May 14, 2014


The Western District of Wisconsin welcomes District Judge James D. Peterson.  Judge Peterson was confirmed by the Senate on May 8,   2014 and his commission was signed by President Barack Obama on May 13, 2014.  Previously, Peterson was head  of the intellectual property and litigation practice groups in the Madison office of Godfrey & Kahn S.C.

Court Calendar

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