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July 2019 publication list

We’re a bit slow to report this (we blame the dog days of summer), but on July 31, 2019, the court of appeals ordered the publication of the following criminal law related decisions: State v. Courtney C. Brown, 2019 WI App 34 (extension of stop for seat belt violation to conduct search of car was lawful)… Read More

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State v. Malcolm J. Sanders, 2018AP1310-CR, 8/7/19, District 2 (recommended for publication); case activity (including briefs) Sanders is black, and the DA struck the only black jurors from serving on his case because, even though they said they could be fair, they had had prior bad experiences with police, including being the subjects of racial… Read More

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June 2019 publication list

On June 26, 2019, the court of appeals ordered the publication of the following criminal law related decisions: State v. Traci L. Kollross, 2019 WI App 30 (filing a citation in municipal court didn’t toll statute of limitations for criminal case based on same conduct) State v. Christopher L. Gee, 2019 WI App 31 (other-acts… Read More

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James P. Moran v. Wisconsin Department of Justice, 2019 WI App 38; case activity (including briefs) James Moran was convicted of a felony in Virginia. That state has a procedure by which a person can petition to have his or her right to own a gun restored, and Moran’s petition was successful. So he can buy… Read More

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Bill Lueders v. Scott Krug, 2019 WI App 36; case activity (including briefs) Here’s a non-criminal case that may nevertheless prove useful to your criminal practice, if you seek information via the open-records law. Lueders (a reporter) sent an open records request to Krug (a state legislator)’s office, asking for emails referring to a particular… Read More

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State v. Courtney C. Brown, 2019 WI App 34; case activity (including links to briefs) This is a published, split decision with a vigorous, showstopping “concurrence” by Reilly. Neubauer and Hagedorn hold that after writing Brown a ticket for a seatbelt violation, an officer’s request that he exit his car and consent to a search (where… Read More

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May 2019 publication list

On May 29, 2019, the court of appeals ordered the publication of the following criminal law related decisions: State v. Michael J. Scott, 2019 WI App 22 (the exclusionary rule applies to property forfeiture actions; but so does the good-faith exception) State v. Mose B. Coffee, 2019 WI App 25 (OWI arrest automatically permits a… Read More

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State v. Traci L. Kollross, 2019 WI App 30; case activity (including briefs) The circuit court held that the filing of a municipal court citation against Kollross for OWI 1st tolled the three-year statute of limitation for a criminal charge based on the same incident. The court of appeals disagrees and orders the criminal OWI… Read More

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