Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: Judicial Council
Definition: State council created in 1951 as an independent body consisting of representatives from the bench, the assembly and senate judiciary committees, the attorney general's office, the state bar association, the state's two law schools, and the public; authorized to compile and analyze statistics on such matters as case loads and case types and the condition of court calendars, and to make recommnedations to the supreme court and to the legislature.
[Source: The History of Wisconsin, v.6: Continuity and change, 1940-1965 (Madison, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1973-1998)]