News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Tue, 02/14/2017

The court's opinion and order on summary judgment in the matter of The Estate of Tony Robinson v. The City of Madison et al., Case No. 15-cv-502-jdp, is available here.

Thu, 01/19/2017

The current term of part-time United States Magistrate Judge Peter Oppeneer at Madison, Wisconsin, is due to expire on July 22, 2017.  The United States District Court is required by law to establish a panel of citizens to consider the...

Tue, 12/20/2016

A three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin has issued an Opinion and Order in case number 15-cv-421-bbc, William Whitford et al. v. Beverly R. Gill  et al. A copy of the opinion and order is...

Wed, 10/26/2016

The Judicial Conference of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts has approved changes to the miscellaneous fee schedule for the District Court.  As of December 1, 2016, the following fees are changing as noted below.  Please be...

Wed, 06/01/2016

As of June 1, 2016, the miscellaneous fee schedule has been reorganized and updated. In particular, there is now a cost associated when requesting documents from the FRC via email through the Clerk's Office,...

Wed, 05/18/2016

The Western District of Wisconsin has adopted an online system for reimbursement under the Criminal Justice Act. eVoucher is a web-based, paperless application to electronically process payments to attorneys and experts.

 

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Fri, 03/08/2013

The District Court has discontinued over-the-phone credit card payments and payment by check of the fee for admission to practice in this district.  Instead, attorneys seeking admission will be asked to pay the fee electronically.  For...

Mon, 07/09/2012

When you provide a check as payment, you authorize the court to use information from your check to make a one-time electronic funds transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction.

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