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2003-04 Term

State v. Johnnie Carprue, 2004 WI 111, reversing 2003 WI App 148, 266 Wis. 2d 168, 667 N.W.2d 800 For Carprue: Stephanie G. Rapkin Issue/Holding: ¶34 Subsection (3) of § 906.14 authorizes objections, and it “defers the requirement of a timely objection . . . to the next available opportunity when the jury is not… Read More

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State v. Obea S. Hayes, 2004 WI 80, affirming 2003 WI App 99, 264 Wis. 2d 377, 663 N.W.2d 351 For Hayes: Philip J. Brehm Issue: Whether challenge to sufficiency of evidence must be raised during trial in order to preserve the right to raise the challenge on appeal. Holding: State v. Gomez, 179 Wis… Read More

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State v. Cesar G., 2004 WI 61, reversing unpublished opinion For Cesar G.: Eileen Hirsch, SPD, Madison Appellate Issue/Holding: ¶46. In contrast to the court of appeals, we view the circuit court’s statement that it was not convinced it had the statutory authority to stay the sex registration requirement as persuasive that it made its decision based… Read More

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Review: Administrative Rule

WCCD v. DNR, 2004 WI 40, affirming 2003 WI App 76, 263 Wis. 2d 370, 661 N.W.2d 858 Issue/Holding: ¶5. The central issue in this case is the validity of § NR 10.01(1)(h).5 A court may declare an administrative rule invalid “if it finds that it violates constitutional provisions or exceeds the statutory authority of the agency or was… Read More

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State ex rel. Peter D. Griffin v. Smith / State ex rel. Micah E. Glenn v. Litscher, 2004 WI 36, on certification For Griffin and Glenn: Nathaniel Cade, Jr., State Bar Pro Bono Project Issue/Holding: A new rule of equitable tolling for untimely certiorari petitions seeking review of revocation decisions is subject to the retroactivity analysis adopted by State… Read More

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State v. Thomas A. Greve, 2004 WI 69, on certification For Greve: Jeffrey J. De La Rosa Issue: Whether State v. Crowell, 149 Wis. 2d 859, 440 N.W.2d 352 (1989), construing Wis. Stat. § 972.15 as limiting the use of a court-ordered presentence investigation report (PSI) to postconviction settings, also applies to a defendant’s sentencing memorandum. Holding: ¶17. The confidentiality… Read More

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State v. Curtis E. Gallion, 2004 WI 42, affirming 2002 WI App 265 For Gallion: Randall E. Paulson, SPD, Milwaukee App Amici: Robert R. Henak, WACDL; Walter J. Dickey, et al., UW Law School Issue/Holding: ¶31. Likewise, we agree with the Criminal Penalties Study Committee that the judiciary must address the increased responsibility placed upon the sentencing… Read More

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State v. James D. Crochiere, 2004 WI 78, affirming unpublished opinion For Crochiere: Steven P. Weiss, SPD, Madison Appellate Issue: Whether post-sentencing events such as rehabilitation which would not be considered “new factors” supporting reduction of indeterminate sentence may be regarded as new factors under the determinate regime of TIS-I. Holding: ¶9. Crochiere bases his argument… Read More

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