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State ex re. Lorenzo D. Kyles v. William Pollard, 2013 WI 38, reversing an unpublished court of appeals decision; case activity Settling a somewhat obscure but still important point of appellate procedure, the supreme court unanimously holds that when a defendant seeks to reinstate the deadline for filing a notice of intent to pursue postconviction relief under §… Read More

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(State) Habeas Corpus – Venue

State ex rel. Steven M. Rupinski v. Smith, 2007 WI App 4 For Rupinski: Daniel R. Drigot Issue/Holding: ¶12 n. 3: The State challenges the venue of Milwaukee County as improper because Rupinski is confined at the Oshkosh Correctional Institution located in Winnebago County. The State argues that, as a result, the writ was improperly filed… Read More

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(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

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