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State v. Jacqueline Robinson, 2014 WI 35, affirming an unpublished court of appeals decision; case activity From the majority opinion, this looks like an open and shut case. When sentencing Robinson, the trial judge said he misunderstood the sentence she had received in another matter. One day later, he recalled the case and increased the… Read More

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Review of per curiam court of appeals decision; case activity Issue (from the Petition for Review): Were Robinson’s state and federal constitutional rights against double jeopardy violated when, after imposing a sentence and remanding her to start serving the sentence forthwith, the circuit court recalled the case the next day and increased her sentence, not… Read More

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State v. Bart C. Gruetzmacher, 2004 WI 55, on certification For Gruetzamacher: Jennelle London Joset Issue/Holding: ¶14. We now decide whether circuit courts should be allowed to correct obvious errors in sentencing where it is clear that a good faith mistake was made in an initial sentencing pronouncement, where the court promptly recognizes the error, and… Read More

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State v. Guy R. Willett, 2000 WI App 212, 238 Wis.2d 621, 618 N.W.2d 881 For Willett: Susan E. Alesia, SPD, Madison Appellate Issue: Whether the trial court had authority to change its sentences from concurrent to consecutive to a separately imposed sentence, four months later, after concluding that its sentencing was based on an… Read More

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