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1998-99 Term

State v. Anthony D.B., 2000 WI 94, ¶11, 237 Wis. 2d 1, 614 N.W.2d 435 For Anthony D.B.: Ellen Henak, SPD, Milwaukee Appellate Issue: Whether a circuit court has authority, on a Ch. 980 commitment, to order involuntary medication. Holding: “Because those individuals committed under ch. 980 are defined as ‘patients’ in Wis. Stat. §… Read More

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State ex rel. Michael J. Hager v. Marten, 226 Wis.2d 687, 594 N.W.2d 791 (1999), affirming unpublished decision For Hager, Gerhardt F. Getzin, SPD, Wausau Issue: Whether the § 971.14(2) time limit, requiring completion of competency exam w/in 15 days “of the arrival of the defendant at the inpatient facility,” was violated. Holding: Resolution turns… Read More

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State v. John P. Krueger, 224 Wis.2d 59, 588 N.W.2d 921 (1999), affirming unpublished decision For Krueger: Gary S. Cirilli Holding: The court reaffirms the holding of State v. Braunsdorf, 98 Wis.2d 569, 297 N.W.2d 808 (1980) that prior to attachment of jeopardy trial courts don’t possess the authority to dismiss a charge with prejudice except for… Read More

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Forfeiture – Return of Seized Property

Leonard L. Jones v. State, 226 Wis.2d 565, 594 N.W.2d 738 (1999), affirming unpublished decision For Jones: Colleen D. Ball, Reinhart, Boerner, Van Dueren, Norris & Riesselbach. Issue/Holding: Procedure for obtaining return of property seized under Uniform Controlled Substances Act is outlined in two seemingly overlapping statutes, §§ 961.55 & 968.20. The former, part of UCSA, mandates that… Read More

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State ex rel. Jose DeJesus Fuentes v. Court of Appeals, 225 Wis.2d 446, 593 N.W.2d 48 (1999), original action For Fuentes: Robert T. Ruth. The supreme court rectifies loss of the petition for review deadline caused by the court of appeal’s clerical error (failure to mail a copy of decision to appellate counsel). The remedy… Read More

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Postconviction Discovery

State v. Delano J. O’Brien, 223 Wis.2d 303, 588 N.W.2d 8 (1999), reconsideration denied, 225 Wis.2d 247, 591 N.W.2d 846 (1999), affirming 214 Wis.2d 327, 572 N.W.2d 870 (Ct. App. 1997) For O’Brien: Martin E. Kohler, John C. Thomure, Jr. Issue/Holding: O’Brien sought to obtain certain exhibits for postconviction testing. Though the court of appeals enunciated certain guidelines for… Read More

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State v. Daniel G. Scheidell, 230 Wis.2d 189, 601 N.W.2d 284 (1999), on reconsideration of State v. Scheidell, 227 Wis.2d 285, 595 N.W.2d 661 (1999). For Scheidell: Mitchell E. Cooper, SPD, Madison Holding: Having previously refused to entertain Scheidell’s alternative argument in support of the decision being appealed, 227 Wis. 2d at 288 n. 1… Read More

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Waiver of Issue: Failure to Raise in PFR

State v. Jene R. Bodoh, 226 Wis.2d 718, 595 N.W.2d 330 (1999), affirming 220 Wis.2d 102, 582 N.W.2d 440 (Ct. App. 1998) For Bodoh: Michael D. Mandelman. Issue/Holding: Failure to raise an issue in the petition for review waives the right to argue it, though the court may nonetheless reach the merits under certain circumstances… Read More

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