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38. Speedy Trial, 6th Am.

Albert West v. Symdon, 7th Cir No. 11-1172

seventh circuit court of appeals decision, denying habeas relief in 2008AP2735-CRNM (summary order) Habeas Review – Speedy Trial  Habeas relief denied on speedy trial challenge to 14-month delay between filing of complaint and scheduled start of trial, applying familar 4-part test of Barker v. Wingo, 407 U.S. 514 (1972). Although the first three aspects of the test work… Read More


Self-Representation: Klessig Waiver

State v. Dragisa Pavlovic, 2011AP2687-CR, District 2, 8/1/12 court of appeals decision (1-judge, ineligible for publication); case activity Pavlic’s waiver of counsel so that he could represent himself at trial satisfied State v. Klessig, 211 Wis. 2d 194, 564 N.W.2d 716 (1997). ¶8        As a precautionary measure, the trial court granted Pavlovic a Klessig evidentiary hearing.  We conclude the trial court’s… Read More


State v. Daniel W. Kohel, 2010AP1057-CR, District 2, 1/12/11 court of appeals decision (1-judge, not for publication); for Kohel: Andrew Mishlove; case activity; Kohel BiC; State Resp.; Reply Prosecutorial delay, measuring at least 2 years and perhaps longer, in disclosing potentially exculpatory evidence violated Kohel’s right to speedy trial and therefore supports dismissal with prejudice of… Read More