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5. Prosecutorial vindictiveness

State v. Peter G. Tkacz, 2002 WI App 281, PFR filed 11/14/02 For Tkacz: Mark S. Rosen Issue/Holding: Even assuming that the law of vindictive prosecution (presumption of vindictiveness attaches to less favorable prosecutorial action following successful appeal) applies to failure to re-offer same plea bargain following reversal of conviction, the facts would not support vindictiveness. The… Read more