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2. Unanimity

United States v. Lemurel E. Williams, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals No. 15-1194, 4/26/16 Williams is entitled to a new trial because under the totality of the circumstances, the jury’s continued deliberations after an aborted delivery of the initial verdict were impermissibly coercive. The jury returned a guilty verdict but, during the polling of the jurors, the… Read More

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State v. Julian L. Perez, 2013AP750-CR, District 1, 12/10/13; court of appeals decision (not recommended for publication); case activity Where the evidence at trial showed that the defendant possessed a firearm over a short span of time at two locations in the same apartment building, the jury did not need to be unanimous as to… Read More

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State v. Carl Mills, 2010AP1746-CR, District 1, 9/7/11 court of appeals decision (not recommended for publication); for Mills: Randall E. Paulson, SPD, Milwaukee Appellate; case activity Trail counsel was not ineffective for failing to object to jury instructions and verdict forms with respect to unanimity on multiple counts of sexual assault of a single victim… Read More

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