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b. Bail-jumping

Demetrius M. Boyd v. Gary A. Boughton, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals No. 14-2809, 8/14/15 Boyd challenged his convictions in state court for both bail jumping and the substantive offense on which the bail jumping charges were premised, arguing that convictions for both crimes violate the Double Jeopardy Clause. That challenge having failed, he sought… Read More

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State v. Demetrius M. Boyd, 2011 WI App 25; for Boyd: Rebecca Robin Lawnicki; case activity; Boyd BiC; State Resp.; Reply Request for New Counsel An indigent defendant doesn’t have the right to counsel of choice, but does have the right to counsel with whom he or she can communicate effectively. When an indigent defendant… Read More

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State v. Dana Eaglefeathers, 2009 WI App 2, PFR filed 1/9/09 For Eaglefeathers: Patricia A. Fitzgerald Issue/Holding: Violation of the same condition in a single bond applicable to two different cases (failure to appear at both preliminary hearings scheduled for the same time and court) supports multiple bail jumping charges: ¶8        The parties do not dispute that… Read More

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State v. Daniel Anderson, 219 Wis.2d 739, 580 N.W.2d 329 (1998), reversing State v. Anderson, 214 Wis. 2d 126, 570 N.W.2d 872 (Ct. App. 1997) For Anderson: Jack E. Schairer, SPD, Madison Appellate Issue: Whether violating different conditions of a single bond supports multiple bail jumping counts. Holding: Anderson, released on an otherwise unrelated case, was ordered as… Read More

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