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SVP: Discovery Violation — Waiver

State v. Eric Pletz, 2000 WI App 221, 239 Wis.2d 49, 619 N.W.2d 97 For Pletz: Michael J. Backes Issue: Whether the state’s pretrial failure to disclose that its witness used the RRASOR screening instrument to evaluate Pletz violated his discovery rights. Holding: Pletz waived any discovery objection by not promptly objecting, given that he… Read More


SVP – Pretrial discovery – expert’s report

State v. Tory L. Rachel, 224 Wis.2d 571, 591 N.W.2d 920 (Ct. App. 1999). For Rachel: Donald T. Lang, SPD, Madison Appellate. Holding: Tory L. Rachel appeals a nonfinal order of the trial court ruling that the findings and conclusions of a court-appointed expert are subject to discovery in a ch. 980, STATS., proceeding. Because… Read More