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a. Dispositional options

State v. J.P., 2017AP1905, District 1, 9/5/18 (one-judge decision; ineligible for publication); case activity J.P. was adjudicated delinquent for calling in two bomb scares to his high school. The court of appeals rejects his claims that the police lacked probable cause to arrest him and unlawfully searched his phone and that his confession was involuntary… Read More

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There seems to be a debate over this issue. If you practice juvenile law, you might was to weigh in here at the Cyntonia Brown and the “51 to life” project. Attorney Robert Donohoo already has… Read More

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State v. J.J.S., 2016AP1519, 4/25/17, District 3 (1-judge appeal; ineligible for publication); case activity The case appears to be an issue of first impression: Whether §938.34(5)(c), which provides that juveniles under 14 can’t be required to pay more than $250 in restitution, refers to the juvenile’s age when the State filed the delinquency petition or… Read More

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State v. Mercedes S., 2012AP1524, District 2, 1/16/13 Court of appeals decision (1 judge, ineligible for publication); case activity Delinquency — sanctions for violation of disposition order — exercise of discretion Imposition of additional period of secure detention upheld, against challenge that the court did not consider other options and, contrary to State v. Ogden, 199 Wis… Read More

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Delinquency – Secure Detention Order

State v. Justin J., No. 2010AP1796, District 3, 1/19/11 court of appeals decision  (1-judge, not for publication); for Justin J.: Shelley Fite, SPD, Madison Appellate; case activity Secure detention of 30 days was proper exercise of discreiton: ¶10      In this case, the factors the court considered and its statements show that the court used a… Read More

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Juvenile Delinquency — Alternatives to Disposition

State v. Andrew J.K., 2006 WI App 126 For Andrew J.K.: George M. Tauscheck Issue/Holding: Where a juvenile, in response to a State’s motion to lift a stay on corrections commitment, stipulated to placement in a local program, his subsequent termination from that program subjected him to a lifting of the stay notwithstanding that the… Read More

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