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7. Affirmation requirement

State v. James Howard, 2013AP190-CR; 1/22/14; District 1; (not recommended for publication); case activity Howard, a former correctional officer, was convicted of 2nd and 3rd degree sexual assault of an inmate at the Milwaukee County Criminal Justice Facility.  On appeal he argued that his trial counsel was ineffective for failing to: (1) move to suppress… Read More


State v. Wilton Tye, 2001 WI 124 For Tye: Mark D. Richards, Christy M. Hall Issue: Whether evidence seized under a search warrant unsupported by oath or affirmation must be suppressed. Holding: The requirement that a search warrant be supported by oath or affirmation is an explicit and long-standing feature of both state and federal constitutions, as… Read More