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Review of a summary disposition, case activity Issues (lifted from the State’s PFR here) Did Wilson satisfy the opportunity requirement for presenting third-party-perpetrator evidence under State v. Denny, 120 Wis. 2d 614, 357 N.W.2d 12 (Ct. App. 1984) with respect to Willie Friend? If the answer to the first question is “yes,” was the error… Read More

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Review of a published court of appeals decision; case activity Issues (composed by On Point) Whether Dillard is entitled to withdraw his plea because the primary feature of the plea bargain he accepted was the state’s dismissal of a persistent repeater enhancement, which would have mandated a sentence of life imprisonment without release, when in… Read More

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State v. Cassius A. Foster, 2011AP1673-CRNM: Review of a court of appeals summary disposition; case activity State v. Alvernest Floyd Kennedy, 2012AP523-CR: Review of an unpublished court of appeals decision; case activity State v. Michael R. Tullberg, 2012AP1593-CR: Review of an unpublished court of appeals decision; case activity Issues presented (composed by On Point) Whether the draw… Read More

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Review of unpublished court of appeals decision; case activity Issues (composed by On Point) Did the trial court err in instructing the jury that voluntary consumption of any drug precludes a finding of “mental defect” under § 971.15, where the defendant claimed he suffered from a temporary mental defect based in part on his use of a… Read More

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Review of unpublished per curiam court of appeals decision; case activity Issues (composed by On Point) Whether the defendant’s Wis. Stat. § 974.06 postconviction motion, which alleged postconviction counsel was ineffective for failing to raise a plea withdrawal claim on direct appeal, contained sufficient allegations to warrant an evidentiary hearing. Whether postconviction counsel was ineffective under… Read More

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Review of an unpublished court of appeals decision that is not available online; case activity Issue:  Whether a client alleging ineffective assistance of counsel based on his trial lawyer’s unavailability or failure to respond to a request for an appeal during the 20-day period for filing a notice of intent to pursue postconviction must raise his claim via a… Read More

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Review of unpublished per curium court of appeals decision; case activity Issue (from state’s petition for review) Whether, if it was error for the trial court to prevent a defense witness from testifying about particular facts relevant to the defense, the error was harmless. Hunt was charged with child sexual assault and causing a child… Read More

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Review of unpublished per curiam court of appeals decision; case activity Issues (composed by On Point) Did the adult court lose jurisdiction or competency to proceed against a juvenile by failing to make a specific finding at the preliminary hearing that there was probable cause to believe the juvenile committed an offense that gave the… Read More

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