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5. Disposition

State v. Isaac H. Williams, State v. Willie Hogan, 2001 WI App 263, PFR filed 11/23/01 For Williams: Donna L. Hintze, SPD, Madison Appellate For Hogan: Donald T. Lang, SPD, Madison Appellate Issue1: Whether the § 980.08(1) requirement that the SVP wait 18 months after initial commitment before petitioning for supervised release violates substantive due process. Holding… Read more


State v. Ronald Ransdell, 2001 WI App 202, PFR filed 8/27/01 For Ransdell: Ellen Henak, SPD, Milwaukee Appellate Issue: Whether the automatic initial commitment to institutional care provision, § 980.06, on its face violates substantive due process. Holding: A person challenging the constitutionality of a statute must show its infirmity beyond reasonable doubt; a statute restricting liberty… Read more