CHAPTER 752
COURT OF APPEALS
752.01   Jurisdiction.
752.02   Supervisory authority.
752.03   Number of judges.
752.04   Elections.
752.05   Administrative headquarters.
752.07   Chief judge.
752.11   Districts.
752.13   District I.
752.15   District II.
752.17   District III.
752.19   District IV.
752.21   Venue.
752.31   Disposition of cases.
752.35   Discretionary reversal.
752.37   Enforcement of judgments and determinations.
752.39   Referral of issues of fact.
752.41   Decisions.
752.61   State assumption of costs.
752.01 752.01 Jurisdiction.
752.01(1)(1) The court of appeals has appellate jurisdiction as provided by law.
752.01(2) (2) The court of appeals has original jurisdiction only to issue prerogative writs.
752.01(3) (3) The court of appeals may issue all writs necessary in aid of its jurisdiction.
752.01 History History: 1977 c. 187.
752.01 Annotation The court of appeals does not have jurisdiction to entertain an original action unrelated to its supervisory or appellate authority over circuit courts. State ex rel. Swan v. Elections Bd. 133 Wis. 2d 87, 394 N.W.2d 732 (1986).
752.01 Annotation Jurisdiction of the Wisconsin court of appeals. Hazeltine. 69 MLR 545 (1986).
752.01 Annotation A Shift in the Bottleneck: The Appellate Caseload Problem Twenty Years After the Creation of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Garlys. 1998 WLR 1547.
752.01 Annotation Wisconsin court of appeals: 1983 internal operating procedures. WBB Nov. 1983.
752.02 752.02 Supervisory authority. The court of appeals has supervisory authority over all actions and proceedings in all courts except the supreme court.
752.02 History History: 1977 c. 187.
752.02 Annotation The court of appeals is authorized to exercise its supervisory authority over a chief judge who is ruling on a substitution request. James L.J. v. Walworth County Circuit Court, 200 Wis. 2d 496, 546 N.W.2d 460 (1996), 94-2043.
752.03 752.03 Number of judges. There shall be 16 court of appeals judges. Three judges shall be elected from the district specified in s. 752.17, 4 judges shall be elected from each of the 2 districts specified in ss. 752.13 and 752.15 and 5 judges shall be elected from the district specified in s. 752.19.
752.04 752.04 Elections. Court of appeals judges shall be elected by district on an at-large basis for terms of 6 years. Terms shall commence on August 1 next succeeding each election and shall terminate on July 31. A court of appeals judge shall reside within the district in which he or she is elected. Only one court of appeals judge may be elected in a district in any year.
752.04 History History: 1977 c. 187.
752.05 752.05 Administrative headquarters. The court of appeals shall have administrative headquarters in Madison.
752.05 History History: 1977 c. 187.
752.07 752.07 Chief judge. The supreme court shall appoint a court of appeals judge to be the chief judge of the court of appeals for a term of 3 years.
752.07 History History: 1977 c. 187.
752.11 752.11 Districts.
752.11(1)(1) The court of appeals is divided into districts as follows:
752.11(1)(a) (a) District I consists of the judicial circuit for Milwaukee County.
752.11(1)(b) (b) District II consists of the judicial circuits for Kenosha, Racine, Walworth, Waukesha, Washington, Ozaukee, Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Winnebago and Calumet counties.
752.11(1)(c) (c) District III consists of the judicial circuits for Door, Kewaunee, Brown, Oconto, Marinette, Forest and Florence (a combined 2-county circuit), Outagamie, Menominee and Shawano (a combined 2-county circuit), Langlade, Marathon, Lincoln, Oneida, Vilas, Taylor, Price, Iron, Ashland, Bayfield, Sawyer, Rusk, Chippewa, Eau Claire, Trempealeau, Buffalo and Pepin (a combined 2-county circuit), Dunn, Pierce, St. Croix, Barron, Polk, Burnett, Washburn and Douglas counties.
752.11(1)(d) (d) District IV consists of the judicial circuits for Rock, Green, Jefferson, Dodge, Dane, Lafayette, Iowa, Grant, Richland, Crawford, Sauk, Columbia, Marquette, Waushara, Waupaca, Portage, Wood, Adams, Juneau, Jackson, Clark, Monroe, Vernon and La Crosse counties.
752.11(2) (2) The court shall hear cases in any city where it has chambers or where it is specifically required to sit and such other locations as the supreme court may designate by rule for the convenience of litigants.
752.11 History History: 1977 c. 187, 449.
752.13 752.13 District I. The court chambers for the court of appeals in district I are located in Milwaukee.
752.13 History History: 1977 c. 187.
752.15 752.15 District II. The court chambers for the court of appeals in district II are located in Waukesha. The court shall also sit in Fond du Lac and Racine.
752.15 History History: 1977 c. 187.
752.17 752.17 District III. The court chambers for the court of appeals in district III are located in Wausau. The court shall also sit in Eau Claire, Superior and Green Bay.
752.17 History History: 1977 c. 187.
752.19 752.19 District IV. The court chambers for the court of appeals in district IV are located in Madison. The court shall also sit in La Crosse and Stevens Point.
752.19 History History: 1977 c. 187.
752.21 752.21 Venue.
752.21(1)(1) Except as provided in sub. (2), a judgment or order appealed to the court of appeals shall be heard in the court of appeals district which contains the court from which the judgment or order is appealed.
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2015-16 Wisconsin Statutes updated through 2017 Wis. Act 20 and all Supreme Court and Controlled Substances Board Orders effective on or before June 24, 2017. Published and certified under s. 35.18. Changes effective after June 24, 2017 are designated by NOTES. (Published 6-24-17)