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B. Juvenile delinquency

State v. Morgan E. Geyser, 2018AP1897-Cr, 8/12/20, District 2  (recommended for publication); case activity (including briefs) Morgan Geyser, one of the two 12 year old defendants in the Slenderman case, was charged in adult court with attempted 1st degree intentional homicide. At her preliminary hearing, the court found probable cause that she committed a crime… Read More

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State v. A.L. , 2019 WI 20, affirming a published court of appeals decision, 2017 WI App 72; case activity This appeal centers on the proper interpretation of §938.30(5)(d) and §938.13 governing juveniles found not competent during a delinquency proceeding. SCOW holds a circuit court may resume suspended juvenile delinquency proceedings to reexamine the competency of a… Read More

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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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