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1. Judicial Vindictiveness

Consecutive sentences following partial plea withdrawal and reconviction Click here for court of appeals decision, petition for review granted 10/27/10 Defense counsel: Donna L. Hintze, SPD, Madison Appellate Issue/Holding: After sentencing on 3 separate counts, the trial court granted Lamar’s motion to withdraw his guilty pleas to 2 of the counts. He continued to serve… Read more


State v. Charles Lamar, 2009 WI App 133, PFR filed 9/10/09 For Lamar: Donna L. Hintze, SPD, Madison Appellate Issue/Holding: No presumption of vindictiveness applied to resentencing by a different judge upon guilty pleas re-entered after the original trial court granted Lamar’s postconviction motion to withdraw the initial guilty pleas. ¶17      In Naydihor, our supreme court found that… Read more