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State v. Taurus Donnell Renfro, 2019AP193, 9/17/19, District 1 (one-judge decision; ineligible for publication); case activity (including briefs) Renfro was a passenger in a car stopped by the police. He was riding from his old residence to his parents’ house–he was moving in with them. When asked, he told the officers that he was carrying… Read More

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Question presented: Whether a guilty plea inherently waives a defendant’s right to challenge the constitutionality of his statute of conviction? Lower court opinion: United States v. Class (unreported) (D.C. Cir. 2016) Docket Scotusblog page Though this is an appeal of a federal prosecution, it may well affect state practice. We’re all familiar with the general rule… Read More

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State v. Munir A. Hamdan, 2003 WI 113, on bypass For Hamdan: Chris J. Trebatoski Issue/Holding: ¶86. In the meantime, we must give effect to the constitutional right embodied in Article I, Section 25.39 A defendant who challenges on constitutional grounds a prosecution for carrying a concealed weapon will be required to secure affirmative answers to the following legal… Read More

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