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4. Procedural requirements

State ex rel. William E. Marberry v. Macht, 2003 WI 79, reversing 2002 WI App 133, 254 Wis. 2d 690, 648 N.W.2d 522 For Marberry: Donald T. Lang, SPD, Madison Appellate Issue/Holding: ¶23. The extraordinary relief provided by the writ of habeas corpus is available only in limited circumstances and is subject to three prerequisites. Haas , 252 Wis. 2d 133… Read More


State ex rel. Gerard Noel Haas v. McReynolds, 2002 WI 43, affirming unpublished court of appeals decision For Haas: Robert G. Bernhoft Issue/Holding: By voluntarily dismissing an appeal from denial of a first habeas petition, Haas was estopped from filing a second habeas petition in the court of appeals raising the same issue contained in the… Read More


(State) Habeas Corpus – Venue

State ex rel Edwin C. West v. Bartow, 2002 WI App 42 For West: Leonard D. Kachinsky Issue: Whether the court had discretion to order change of venue from Winnebago (county of current SVP confinement) to Milwaukee (county of commitment), on habeas challenge to the commitment. Holding: Venue was proper in Winnebago under § 801.50(4)(b) (where petitioner is being… Read More