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B. Juvenile delinquency

State v. A.L., 2016AP880, review of a published court of appeals decision granted 6/11/18; case activity Where a juvenile has been found incompetent to stand trial, Wis. Stat. § 938.30(5)(e)1. says he or she can be later reevaluated–but only if he or she was found likely to regain competence. Nevertheless, the court of appeals, relying on… Read More

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State v. Shaun M. Sanders, 2018 WI 51, 5/18/18, affirming a published court of appeals decision, 2017 WI App 22, case activity (including briefs) The state can criminally punish a person for something he or she did as a small child. Sanders was tried on four counts relating to sexual acts with his sister, two years his junior, over… Read More

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State v. Shaun M. Sanders, 2015AP2328-CR, granting review of a published court of appeals decision, 6/13/17, case activity (including briefs Issue (copied from the petition for review): Can a person be criminally responsible for acts he allegedly committed before the age of original juvenile court jurisdiction? A jury convicted Sanders of enticement, incest, and child… Read More

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State v. Cody Phillips, 2014 WI App 3; case activity This case reached the court of appeals via a petition for leave to appeal a non-final order. The State’s juvenile delinquency petition alleged that Phillips committed one count of 1st-dgree sexual assault of child by use or threat of force and a second count of 2nd-degree assault of a… Read More

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State v. Drew E. Bergwin, 2010 WI App 137; for Bergwin: Roberta A. Heckes; BiC; Resp.; Reply Manipulation of Adult Jurisdiction over Juvenile Offense When  the State brings a criminal charge against an adult defendant for an offense committed as a juvenile, the State must affirmatively show that the delay in charging wasn’t intended to… Read More

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