Personnel File

Diane Sykes

Diane Sykes.

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice from 1999 to 2004.

Photos

Content referencing Diane Sykes

Competing Redistricting Lawsuits in Federal, State Courts

Competing Redistricting Lawsuits in Federal, State Courts

Liberal groups file in federal court, conservative group asks state Supreme Court to act.

Republicans Attack Zuckerberg Election Grants Again

Republicans Attack Zuckerberg Election Grants Again

Using emails from Green Bay's former clerk, GOP lawmakers are calling for an investigation.

The State of Politics: Abrahamson’s Remarkable Legacy Honored
The State of Politics

Abrahamson’s Remarkable Legacy Honored

State’s longest serving justice, longest serving chief justice, a trailblazer for women jurists.

Appeals Court Upholds Early Voting Restriction

Appeals Court Upholds Early Voting Restriction

Overrules federal district court, upholds Republican restrictions on voting in Wisconsin.

The Contrarian: Karofsky Wrong About State Supreme Court
The Contrarian

Karofsky Wrong About State Supreme Court

Her campaign charges against the Supreme Court amount to slander.

Shirley Abrahamson Steps Down

Shirley Abrahamson Steps Down

Her legacy saluted by liberal Ruth Bader Ginsberg and conservative Diane Sykes.

New Hire: WILL adds former Deputy Solicitor General
Press Release

New Hire: WILL adds former Deputy Solicitor General

Litigation team grows to meet heightened challenges

The Contrarian: The Dark Side of Justice Abrahamson
The Contrarian

The Dark Side of Justice Abrahamson

A great legal scholar, but her style created bitter turmoil on the court.

Court Watch: Appeals Court Gives Immigrant Second Chance
Court Watch

Appeals Court Gives Immigrant Second Chance

Seventh circuit, based in Northern Illinois, overrules federal government, says law protects asylum seeker.

Smart Politics: Dallet Would Make History If Elected
Smart Politics

Dallet Would Make History If Elected

6 of 7 state Supreme Court members would be women, highest percentage in American history.

Governor Walker Announces Administration Staff Changes
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces Administration Staff Changes

Governor Scott Walker today announced the following administration staff changes

Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Short List Includes Extreme, Ultra-Partisan Judge Diane Sykes
Press Release

Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Short List Includes Extreme, Ultra-Partisan Judge Diane Sykes

In 2013, Sykes wrote the opinion on the decision to ban women’s access to birth control through the Affordable Care Act.

Murphy’s Law: Shirley Abrahamson Against the World
Murphy’s Law

Shirley Abrahamson Against the World

Chief Justice’s fight against a constitutional change to demote her is a minor issue. So why such a juicy battle involving so many conservatives?

The State of Politics: Confusion Reigns on Campaign-Finance Law
The State of Politics

Confusion Reigns on Campaign-Finance Law

Court rulings leaves state regulators reeling and candidates mystified.

Murphy’s Law: Is David Skiles Stalling Efforts to Save the Bucks?
Murphy’s Law

Is David Skiles Stalling Efforts to Save the Bucks?

Community leaders seem to agree the Bradley Center and Wisconsin Center should combine forces to save the Milwaukee Bucks.