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3. Prison mailbox rule

State ex rel Norman O. Brown v. Bradley, 2003 WI 14, on original petition for writ of habeas corpus For Brown: Greg J. Carman Issue/Holding: ¶1. The Petitioner, Norman O. Brown, seeks reinstatement of his petition for review which was previously dismissed as untimely filed. Brown contends that this court should apply retroactively the tolling… Read more


State of Wisconsin ex rel. Eugene Nichols v. Litscher, 2001 WI 119 For Nichols: Jeffrey O. Davis, Daniel J. LaFave Issue: Whether a pro se prisoner’s petition for review may be accepted for filing in the supreme court, even though received after the filing deadline, where it was delivered to prison authorities for mailing before… Read more