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36. Separation of Powers

Honorable William Gabler v. Crime Victims Rights Board, 2017 WI 67, 6/27/2017, affirming circuit court on bypass; case activity (including briefs) The legislature created the Crime Victims Rights Board and tasked it with, among other things, issuing “private and public reprimands of public officials” who violate victims’ rights as defined by our state Constitution and… Read More

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State v. David S. Stenklyft, 2005 WI 71, on bypass For Stenklyft: Suzanne L. Hagopian, SPD, Madison Appellate Issue/Holding: The prosecutorial veto written into the TIS sentence-adjustment provision, § 973.195, is unconstitutional: ¶83 … “[S]hall” is interpreted as directory, thereby giving a circuit court discretion to accept or reject an objection from a district attorney on a… Read More

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State v. Charles Chvala, 2003 WI App 257, affirmed, 2005 WI 30 For Chvala: Lawton & Cates Issue/Holding: ¶1. The criminal complaint in this action charges Charles Chvala, a senator in the Wisconsin Legislature, with extortion, misconduct in public office, and violations of campaign finance statutes. The issue on appeal is whether, as Chvala contends, Wis. Stat… Read More

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