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K. Rape shield, 972.11(2)

State v. Bradley Alan St. George, 2002 WI 50, reversing unpublished court of appeals decision For St. George: Donald T. Lang, SPD, Madison Appellate Issue: “Was the circuit court’s exclusion of the defendant’s proffered evidence of the child victim’s prior sexual contact with another child a denial of the defendant’s constitutional right to present evidence?” ¶2. Holding: Application of § 972.11 to… Read More

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State v. Charles A. Dunlap, 2002 WI 19, reversing 2000 WI App 251, 239 Wis. 2d 423, 620 N.W.2d 398; affirmed on habeas, Dunlap v. Hepp, 436 F. 3d 739 (7th Cir 2006) For Dunlap: Jack E. Schairer, SPD, Madison Appellate Issue: “(W)hether a defendant who is charged with sexual assault should be allowed to present evidence of sexual… Read More

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Rape-Shield, § 972.11 – Generally

State v. Edward A. Hammer, 2000 WI 92, 236 Wis. 2d 686, 613 N.W.2d 629, on certification, habeas denied, Hammer v. Karlen, 342 F.3d 807 (7th Cir. 2003) For Hammer: Rex Anderegg Issue/Holding: The rape shield statute will be overcome if the five-part test of State v. Pulizzano, 155 Wis. 2d 633, 656, 456 N.W.2d 325 (1990) is met. ¶44… Read More

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State v. Richard Dodson, 219 Wis.2d 65, 580 N.W.2d 181 (1998), unpublished decision below. For Dodson: Michael J. Backes Issue/Holding: Applying the test of State v. Pulizzano, 155 Wis. 2d 633, 647-48, 456 N.W.2d 325 (1990), the court finds evidence of prior sexual assaults necessary “to rebut the logical and weighty inference that the victim gained sexual… Read More

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