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d. awareness of innocence

State v. Forest S. Shomberg, 2006 WI 9, affirming unpublished decision For Shomberg: Charles W. Giesen; Morris D. Berman Issue/Holding: ¶39 Finally, we determine that the circuit court did not erroneously exercise its discretion in refusing to admit testimony regarding Shomberg’s offer to take a polygraph examination. … However, such an offer is only “relevant… Read More

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State v. Gregg A. Pfaff, 2004 WI App 31 For Pfaff: Rex Anderegg Issue/Holding: ¶26. While a polygraph test result is inadmissible in Wisconsin, see State v. Dean, 103 Wis. 2d 228, 279, 307 N.W.2d 628 (1981), an offer to take a polygraph test is relevant to an assessment of the offeror’s credibility and may… Read More

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State v. Miguel Angel Santana-Lopez, 2000 WI App 122, 237 Wis.2d 332, 613 N.W.2d 918 For Santana-Lopez: Rex Anderegg Issue: Whether a sexual assault defendant’s pretrial offer to take a DNA test is relevant as consciousness of innocence. Holding: “(A)n offer to undergo DNA analysis [is] relevant to the state of mind of the person… Read More

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